Jinsei Shinzaki

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Jinsei Shinzaki
Shinzaki competing at Chikara King of Trios on April 15, 2011
Born December 2, 1966 (1966-12-02) (age 50)
Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) "The White Angel" Hakushi[1]
Nihon Kamikaze
Mongolian Yuga
Jinsei Shinzaki
Billed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[1]
Trained by Gran Hamada
Debut June 11, 1993

Kensuke Shinzaki (born December 2, 1966) is a Japanese professional wrestler. He is better known under the ring names, Jinsei Shinzaki and Hakushi.

Career[change | change source]

He started in Gran Hamada's Universal Lucha Libre promotion where he competed under the name Mongolian Yuga.

He competed in the World Wrestling Federation in 1995 where he portrayed a Japanese villain named Hakushi (White Messenger). e debuted in a match against a young Matt Hardy which Hakushi won.[1]

He gained victories over Aldo Montoya and 1-2-3 Kid.[1] He embarked on a short feud with Bret Hart and also competed in the 1996 Royal Rumble but was eliminated by Bret's brother, Owen Hart.

During a match against Justin "Hawk" Bradshaw, Bradshaw hit Hakushi with a branding iron after Bradshaw defeated him and Hakushi had been so humiliated by the branding that he (kayfabe) left the WWF.[1]

After he left the WWF, he competed in a tag team match at Extreme Championship Wrestling's 1998 ECW Heat Wave with Hayabusa for the ECW World Tag Team Championships against Rob Van Dam and Sabu.[2][1]

Shinzaki owned a restaurant in Japan but his restaurant along with his house were destroyed in the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and he was forced to live in his car.[3]

Championships[change | change source]

  • Michinoku Pro Wrestling
    • Tohoku Tag Team Championship (three times) (with Último Dragón (one) and Gaina (two))
    • Futaritabi Tag Tournament (1994) (with Super Delfin)

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