(b. 1963) is a retired Japanese Professional Wrestler
best known for her work in All Japan Womens Pro Wrestling
as Lioness Asuka.
She debuted in 1980 and made an immediate impact, winning the AJW Junior Title
within her first year. She would hold the AJW Singles Title
twice. In 1983, she and Chigusa Nagayo formed the Tag Team
the Crush Gals, who would be hugely successful, both in terms of titles won and in terms of television ratings. They were 3x AJW WWWA Tag Team Champions
, and, long
after their initial breakup, they won the GAEA AAAW Tag Team Titles
. Asuka also competed for Aja Kong
's ARSION, NEO, Jd' and various other promotions. She made her PPV debut in the women's match at Survivor Series 95
, where she was on Team Bertha Faye, and was the first one eliminated, courtesy of Alundra Blayze
. She was inducted into the AJW Hall of Fame in 1998 and into the Wrestling Observer Newsletter
Hall of Fame in 1999.
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