Tamon Honda

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Tamon Honda
Born (1963-08-15) August 15, 1963 (age 51)
Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Professional wrestling career
Billed height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Billed weight 130 kg (290 lb)
Debut October 8, 1993

Tamon Honda (本田 多聞 Honda Tamon?) is a Japanese professional wrestler who is currently a freelancer, he most recently worked for Pro Wrestling Noah.

Amateur wrestling career[edit]

1984, 1988, and 1992 Summer Olympics[edit]

Honda represented Japan in three Olympic Games in freestyle wrestling in 1984, 1988, and 1992. He placed fifth in 1984, making him one of the Top 10 Olympic wrestlers that year, but didn't place in '88 and '92.

Professional wrestling career[edit]

All Japan Pro Wrestling (1993-2000)[edit]

He almost joined All Japan Pro Wrestling in the 1980s, but it wasn't until after he turned 30 years old that he debuted. Although he never reached the main event level many believed he would, Honda held the All Asia Tag Team Championship twice in the late 1990s.

Pro Wrestling Noah (2000-2010)[edit]

After joining Pro Wrestling Noah, he gradually became a regular on the roster, with 2002 and 2003 seeing major progress for him. Honda left NOAH in January 2010, deciding not to sign a new contract with the promotion and become a freelancer. He still appears on occasion in the promotion.

Family[edit]

Honda is married to a piano instructor. His father Daizaburo was a canoeist who represented Japan in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. His cousin Keisuke Honda is a Japanese football player.[1]

In wrestling[edit]

  • Finishing moves
  • Signature moves

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards

Notes[edit]

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