Atsushi Aoki

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Aoki in 2017

Atsushi Aoki (青木 篤志, Aoki Atsushi, 25 September 1977 – 3 June 2019) was a Japanese professional wrestler. He was born in Tokyo. He started his career in Pro Wrestling Noah in 2005. During his time at Pro Wrestling Noah, he was a two-time winner of the Global Junior Heavyweight Tag League and held the GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship twice during his seven years with the promotion. Aoki moved to All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) in December 2012. He became the top star of the junior heavyweight division at AJPW. He won the AJPW World Junior Heavyweight Championship four times and the All Asia Tag Team Championship 3 times.

Aoki was killed in a motorcycle accident on 3 June 2019 in Tokyo. He was 41.[1]

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  1. Treese, Tyler (3 June 2019). "All Japan Pro Wrestling Star Atsushi Aoki Passes Away After Motorcycle Accident". Wrestlezone. Retrieved 4 June 2019.

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