Koichiro Kimura

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Koichiro Kimura
Born(1969-11-18)November 18, 1969
Tatebayashi, Gunma Prefecture, Japan
DiedOctober 28, 2014(2014-10-28) (aged 44)
Tokyo, Japan
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Koichiro Kimura
Lion Man
Super Uchuu Power
Billed height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
DebutJuly 18, 1990

Koichiro Kimura (木村浩一郎, Kimura Koichiro, November 18, 1969 – October 28, 2014) was a Japanese mixed martial artist and professional wrestler.[1] He was also known for the ring name Super Uchuu Power.[2]

Kimura was known for his work in promotions like Dramatic Dream Team, W*ING, Fighting World of Japan Pro Wrestling and All Japan Pro Wrestling, among others. He was also involved in MMA, facing Rickson Gracie at the second event of Vale Tudo Japan and being the founder of the female MMA brands AX and G-Shooto.

Kimura died of pneumonia on October 28, 2014.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Koichiro Kimura profile". Sherdog. Retrieved 2014-02-03.
  2. "Koichiro Kimura profile". Puroresu Central. Retrieved 2014-02-03.
  3. "W☆ING、リングス、DDTなどで活躍した木村浩一郎さんが死去". Battle News (in Japanese). 2014-10-29. Retrieved 2014-10-29.