Biography(references)Kiyoshi Tamura is a Japanese professional wrestler and mixed martial artist. Once a student of legendary professional wrestlers Lou Thesz, Billy Robinson and Akira Maeda, Tamura was known for his skill in catch wrestling. A professional MMA competitor from 1995 until 2008, he competed for the PRIDE Fighting Championships, K-1, RINGS, DEEP, DREAM, and fought at K-1 Premium 2007 Dynamite!!
Fighter Trivia(references)On July 7, 2007, Tamura married tarento and pro wrestling host Yumiko Sakurai.
Fighting Network RINGS: 1997 RINGS Mega Battle Tournament Winner
Fighting Network RINGS: 1996 RINGS Mega Battle Tournament Runner Up
Fighting Network RINGS: 1999 RINGS King of Kings Tournament Semifinalist
Pro Wrestling Illustrated: PWI ranked him #98 of the top 500 singles wrestlers of the "PWI Years" in 2003
Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards: Best Technical Wrestler (1998)
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