Chris Benoit

Birthdate: May 21st, 1967
Debut: Nov 22th, 1985
Background: Trained in Stampede Wrestling
Ring Attire:  Usually white tights, early in his New Japan career he also wore a white mask
Reason for Wrestling in Japan: First as a freelancer, later as part of WCW
Championships Held in Japan:  IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship

Signature Moves:
- Diving Headbutt
- Dragon Suplex
- Lariat
- Tombstone Piledriver
- Wild Bomb

Career Highlights in Japan:
Chris Benoit had a very successful career in Japan. A regular in New Japan from 1989 to the 1994, Benoit wrestled as Pegasus Kid and later Wild Pegasus in the Jr. Heavyweight Division. He had several title shots and finally won the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship in 1990. Later, as part of WCW, Benoit returned to Japan on several occasions and had his last match for New Japan in early 2000.

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