Ricky Marvin

Birthdate:  January 8th, 1980
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 170 lbs.
Debut:  April 9th, 1995
Background:  Lucha Libre
Promotion History: NOAH (2005 to present)
Alliances:  None
Ring Attire:  Multi-colored tights
Card Position:  Mid-Card
Major Tournaments Won: None
Current Title Held: GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship 

Championship History:

GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship with Kotaro Suzuki:
- Defeated The Briscoe Brothers on 1/21/07 and lost to Doi and Yoshino on 11/24/07

GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship with Taiji Ishimori:
- Defeated Kanemaru and Hirayanagi on 2/18/10

NWA World Welterweight Championship:
- Defeated Super Nova on 7/7/02 and lost to Horiguchi on 7/24/02

Biggest Matches:
- November 1st, 2003 with Juvy Guerrera vs. KENTA and Marufuji (title challenge)
- April 10th, 2006 vs. Scorpio (title challenge)
- January 21st, 2007 with Kotaro Suzuki vs. The Briscoe Brothers (title win)
- November 19th, 2007 vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru (title challenge)

- Marvin with the GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title
- Marvin as Mushiking Joker
- Marvin with a dropkick through the ropes
- An Assisted Kick with Suzuki

Signature Moves:
- Double Jump Lionsault
- Front Flip Piledriver
- Handspring Elbow
- Hit Latino
- La Magistral
- Plancha off the Side Ropes
- Pride Lock
- Rope Running Dropkick
- Santa Maria
- Tornillo

2005 Recap:
One of the lower Jr. Heavyweights, Ricky Marvin frequently participates on NOAH tours in an attempt to move up the card.  Marvin usually wrestles in tag matches in the undercard of events, and frequently squares off against Kotaro Suzuki.  They even had a mid-card match against each other at the Tokyo Dome Show in July, but under costumes in a match especially for the children in attendance.  While Marvin did not get any title shots in 2005, he showed promise in his matches and is young enough that there is still plenty of time for him to achieve more success.

2006 Recap:
Marvin continues touring regularly for NOAH. On April 10th, he got a shot at Scorpio's GHC Hardcore Openweight Championship, but he was defeated by a powerbomb. That was the only title shot he would receive in 2006, and in general he has had difficulty picking up wins even though he puts on a great show. He wrestled regularly in SEM, but lost to Yone in his only singles match for the brand. Marvin also wrestles as Mushiking Joker, usually against his arch nemesis Mushiking Terry.

2007 Recap:
2007 was Marvin's best year in NOAH as he won the GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship with Kotaro Suzuki on January 21st against The Briscoe Brothers. They would hold the titles for over 10 months with five successful defenses before they dropped the titles on November 24th against Naruki Doi and Masato Yoshino. He also challenged for the GHC Jr. Heavyweight Championship against Kanemaru on November 19th, but he would fail to pick up the victory. Marvin broke his leg on November 24th while defending his title and he would be out for the rest of the year.

2009 Recap:
Marvin stayed active in 2009 but failed to win any titles. In the Nippon TV Cup Jr. Heavyweight Tag League he teamed with Eddie Edwards, and the team did well as they reached the Semi Finals but fell to Atsushi Aoki and Kota Ibushi. On June 4th, Marvin challenged KENTA for the GHC Jr. Heavyweight Championship, but would fall to the Go 2 Sleep. In the Jr. Heavyweight League, Marvin came in last place in his Block with his only win over Kotaro Suzuki. On December 6th, he and Taiji Ishimori challenged Suzuki and Kanemaru for the GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship, but Marvin was pinned by Suzuki.

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