WWE Profile - Hideo Itami

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Hideo Itami

  • Birthdate: Mar. 12, 1981

  • Billed from: Tokyo, Japan

  • Billed height: 5-foot-9

  • Billed weight: 182 pounds

  • Signature move: Go-2-Sleep

  • WWE main roster debut: Dec. 18, 2017 (Monday Night Raw); made one-off appearance at WrestleMania 31

WWE Accolades

  • Qualified for inaugural Andre the Giant Memorial battle royal at WrestleMania 31 (defeated Finn Balor in tournament final)

Other Accolades

  • Performed for promotions all over the world, including Pro Wrestling NOAH, Ring of Honor and All Japan Pro Wrestling

  • One-time GHC heavyweight champion (NOAH)

  • Three-time GHC junior heavyweight champion (NOAH)

  • One-time GHC heavyweight tag team champion (NOAH)

  • Three-time GHC junior heavyweight tag team champion (NOAH)

  • Tokyo Sports "Best Tag Team" (2003)

  • Tokyo Sports "Match of the Year" (2006)

  • Ranked No. 22 singles wrestler in Pro Wrestling Illustrated's PWI 500 (2013)