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How old is Nagata?

53 years (April 24, 1968)
Yuji Nagata/Age

Who is Nagata?

Nagata is a surname which can be either of Japanese (written: 永田 or 長田) or Fijian origin. Apisai Nagata, Fijian rugby union footballer. Hidejirō Nagata (1876–1943), politician and cabinet minister in the Empire of Japan. Hideo Nagata (1885–1949), Japanese poet and playwright.

Who did Yuji Nagata train?

Yuji Nagata
Billed height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Billed weight 108 kg (238 lb)
Trained by NJPW Dojo Kazuo Yamazaki
Debut September 14, 1992

Where was Smokey Nagata born?

Born in Hokkaido in 1964, Smokey Nagata grew up in a provincial part of Japan, with idyllic farmland and rolling hills framing his small town. Despite this, Smokey’s father was already tooling around with cars, giving Smokey a life-long obsession with automobiles.

Where is Njpw strong filmed?

Los Angeles
The premiere episode of Strong aired on August 7, 2020, broadcast live from NJPW’s training dojo in Los Angeles, and streaming on NJPW’s service NJPW World. The event was held with no spectators due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

What happened Kazuhiko Nagata?

At around 4am on November 4, 1998, Kazuhiko ‘Smokey’ Nagata pulled off the hard shoulder into lane two of the A1(M) and came to a stop. With rain falling and the mercury hovering just above freezing, he pinned the throttle, dropped the clutch and performed a monstrous burnout in the middle of the road.

How long was Smokey Nagata in jail?

Thankfully, Smokey Nagata only spent one night in a British jail cell, a relatively lenient sentence that, quite honestly, would never happen today.

How did Minoru Suzuki and Yuji Nagata meet?

Before turning professional, Nagata was a successful amateur wrestler. Nagata met future professional wrestling rival Minoru Suzuki in the amateur wrestling circles. In 1986, when they both were seniors, Suzuki beat Nagata first in a Tokyo high school tournament and again at the Japanese sectionals.

When did Nagata lose the New Japan Cup?

Nagata lost after Suzuki applied the Saka-otoshi. He did not submit, but was knocked-out by the hold. On March 21, 2007, he won the third annual New Japan Cup, becoming the first man to win both the New Japan Cup and the G1 Climax Tournaments.

Who is Yuji Nagata and what is he famous for?

Yuji Nagata (永田 裕志 Nagata Yūji, born April 24, 1968) is a Japanese professional wrestler signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). He is known for his perennial tweener status, currently a solid fan favorite, and his stiff, shoot style wrestling technique. A former two-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion,…

When did Yuji Nagata form the stable Seigigun?

Nagata would make his way to the semifinals of the tournament, before losing to Hirooki Goto. In the fall of 2009 Nagata formed the stable Seigigun (“Blue Justice Army”) with Wataru Inoue, Mitsuhide Hirasawa and Super Strong Machine.