Tetsuya Naitō 2016

Tetsuya Naito (内藤 哲也 Naitō Tetsuya?, born June 22, 1982) is a Japanese professional wrestler trained by and currently wrestling for New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW). Within NJPW, Naito is currently in his first reign as the IWGP Intercontinental Champion, while also being a former IWGP Heavyweight and NEVER Openweight Champion as well as IWGP Tag Team and IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion with former partner Yujiro Takahashi, with whom he teamed as No Limit. In addition to those, Naito is also a one-time winner of NJPW's premier singles tournament, the G1 Climax, having won it in 2013, and the New Japan Cup, winning it in 2016. In 2016, Tokyo Sports named Naito the wrestler of the year.

In wrestling Edit

  • Finishing moves
    • Destino (Somersault reverse DDT) – 2015–present
    • Pluma Blanca (Koji clutch) – 2013–present
    • Stardust Press (Corkscrew moonsault)
  • Signature moves
    • Dragon suplex
    • Evolucion (Swinging leg hook Samoan drop)
    • Flying forearm smash
    • German suplex
    • Gloria (Lifting hammerlock cradle hold dropped into a sitout side powerslam) – Innovated; 2011–present
    • Leg scissors cross kneelock
    • Multiple kick variations
      • Missile drop
      • Rolling wheel
      • Slingshot corner drop
    • Neckbreaker
    • Polvo de Estrella (Modified hammerlock cradle) – 2011–present
    • Somersault senton
    • Super hurricanrana
    • Tornado DDT