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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: He lost his fight with Yoshihisa Yamamoto when he performed a jumping knee drop on Yoshi's back and accidentally slammed his other knee into the ground, injuring it. Otherwise, he was winning the fight and probably would've taken the win.

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: He lost his fight with Yoshihisa Yamamoto Wrestling/YoshihisaYamamoto when he performed a jumping knee drop on Yoshi's back and accidentally slammed his other knee into the ground, injuring it. Otherwise, he was winning the fight and probably would've taken the win.


Alexander Otsuka (born Takashi Otsuka in 1971) is a UsefulNotes/{{Japan}}ese {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er and UsefulNotes/MixedMartialArts fighter. An amateur wrestling fan, he debuted in Wrestling/YoshiakiFujiwara's Pro Wrestling Fujiwara Gumi, but had his true start shortly after in the promotion Wrestling/{{Battlarts}}, created after the fold of Gumi. Though firstly a jobber, Otsuka eventually became one of the big stars of the company and was famous for his violent feuds with Yuki Ishikawa and Daisuke Ikeda. Along his work in lucharesu realm Wrestling/MichinokuProWrestling, Otsuka moved to Wrestling/ProWrestlingZERO1 when Battlarts fell, but around the time he got better known for his MMA career in PRIDE Fighting Championship. He would turn into a cult hero for his guts and toughness, facing the best opponents of the time and coming unfinished from fights which a common wrestler would be lucky to make it out of alive. Upon returning to pro wrestling, Otsuka showed his funnier side by adopting the comedy gimmick of Otoko Sakari, a bisexual wrestler in a thong just as weird as it sounds. Under both that and his usual persona, he freelanced between all kinds of wrestling promotions over the years, especially Wrestling/SatoruSayama's Real Japan Pro Wrestling and Tatsumi Fujinami's Dradition. He doesn't seem to have the retirement on his horizon yet.

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Alexander Otsuka (born Takashi Otsuka in 1971) is a UsefulNotes/{{Japan}}ese {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er and UsefulNotes/MixedMartialArts fighter. An amateur wrestling fan, he debuted in Wrestling/YoshiakiFujiwara's Pro Wrestling Fujiwara Gumi, but had his true start shortly after in the promotion Wrestling/{{Battlarts}}, created after the fold folding of Gumi. Though firstly a jobber, Otsuka eventually became one of the big stars of the company and was famous for his violent feuds with Yuki Ishikawa and Daisuke Ikeda. Along his work in lucharesu realm Wrestling/MichinokuProWrestling, Otsuka moved to Wrestling/ProWrestlingZERO1 when Battlarts fell, but around the time he got better known for his MMA career in PRIDE Fighting Championship. He would turn into a cult hero for his guts and toughness, facing the best opponents of the time and coming unfinished from fights which a common wrestler would be lucky to make it out of alive. Upon returning to pro wrestling, Otsuka showed his funnier side by adopting the comedy gimmick of Otoko Sakari, a bisexual wrestler in a thong just as weird as it sounds. Under both that and his usual persona, he freelanced between all kinds of wrestling promotions over the years, especially Wrestling/SatoruSayama's Real Japan Pro Wrestling and Tatsumi Fujinami's Wrestling/TatsumiFujinami's Dradition. He doesn't seem to have the retirement on his horizon yet.



** He was to Japanese media more or less what Tank Abbott was to UsefulNotes/UltimateFightingChampionship fans: a laid back bruiser with an amateur wrestling background who was barely a cage fighter in the sense of the word, but who gave some great performances by sheer chutzpah and relentless toughness.

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** He was to Japanese media more or less what Tank Abbott was to UsefulNotes/UltimateFightingChampionship fans: a laid back bruiser with an amateur wrestling background who was barely a cage fighter cagefighter in the true sense of the word, but who gave some great performances by sheer chutzpah and relentless toughness.



** He is also arguably one to fellow PWFG alumni, and Pancrase fighter, Kazuo Takahashi. Both were former amateur wrestlers with less talent in fighting than their peers, who mostly survived their MMA careers by being insanely tough. Both also have victories against notable Brazilian fighters, Wallid Ismail for Takahashi and Marco Ruas for Otsuka.

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** He is also arguably one to fellow PWFG alumni, alumni and Pancrase fighter, fighter Kazuo Takahashi. Both were former amateur wrestlers with less talent in fighting than their peers, yet who mostly survived their MMA careers by being insanely tough. Both also have victories against notable Brazilian fighters, Wallid Ismail for Takahashi and Marco Ruas for Otsuka.



* AssKicksYou: Sakari uses plenty of ass-based offense, including hip attacks, sitting on his opponent's face, (Tsubo Genjin's old Bamiyan Stamp,) and a corner headscissors move that shoves his opponent's face into Otoko's butt.

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* AssKicksYou: Sakari uses plenty of ass-based offense, including hip attacks, sitting on his opponent's face, face (Tsubo Genjin's old Bamiyan Stamp,) Stamp) and a corner headscissors move that shoves his opponent's face into Otoko's butt.



* BashBrothers: With Mohammed Yone, (as Love Warriors,) and Yuki Ishikawa. When wrestling as Otoko Sakari, Máximo and other ''exótico'' or queer wrestlers.

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* BashBrothers: With Initially with Mohammed Yone, Yone (as Love Warriors,) and Warriors), Yuki Ishikawa.Ishikawa whenever they are no murdering each other, and occasionally Wrestling/JinseiShinzaki. When wrestling as Otoko Sakari, Máximo and other ''exótico'' or queer wrestlers.



* CharlesAtlasSuperpower: He always deadlifts his suplexes, meaning that he lifts his opponent without the latter's help by jumping up. Otsuka has legit wrestling training after all.

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* CharlesAtlasSuperpower: He always often deadlifts his suplexes, meaning that he lifts his opponent without the latter's help by jumping up. Otsuka has legit wrestling training after all.



* CombinationAttack: His tag team move when teaming up with Jinsei Shinzaki was the Meishan, an aided German suplex.
* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Even after his victory over Marco Ruas was exposed as a fluke and Otsuka was profiled as a ring survivor, he shocked the world by tapping out an opponent with a very low percentage submission hold.

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* CombinationAttack: His best tag team move when teaming up with Jinsei Shinzaki was is the Meishan, an aided German suplex.
* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Even after his victory over Marco Ruas was exposed as a fluke and fluke, Otsuka was profiled as still showed himself to be a heck of a ring survivor, he who could give a tough night to almost everybody and didn't even bother to stop working pro wrestling matches between fight and fight. He also shocked the world by tapping out an opponent with a very low percentage submission hold.hold in a fight taken in short notice.



* {{Face}}: Has never played a clean cut heel, and even in the few occasions he has opposed other babyface wrestlers he has been a LovableRogue or a HeroAntagonist.
* FanDisservice: If wrestling around in a thong is not enough, Otoko Sakari once feuded with Kanjyuro Matsuyama in a cabellera contra cabellera series of matches, but as Otsuka was already bald, he bet his ''pubic hair''. Even worse, he lost, which means the crowd got to witness the ceremony.
* FinishingMove: As Alexander Otsuka, the Alexander Screw Driver (a vertical suplex piledriver), Alek Lock (a cross-legged toehold sharpshooter), Alek Lock II (modified version of the former) and dragon suplex. As Otoko Sakari, the Bamiyan Stamp (a seated pin on his opponent's face, originally created by M-Pro wrestlers Yone and Tsubo Genjin) and a triangle choke.

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* {{Face}}: Has never played a clean cut heel, and even in the few occasions he has opposed other babyface wrestlers he has been more of a LovableRogue or a HeroAntagonist.
* FanDisservice: If wrestling around in a thong is not enough, Otoko Sakari once feuded with Kanjyuro Matsuyama in a cabellera contra cabellera series of matches, but matches; as Otsuka was already bald, he bet his ''pubic hair''. Even worse, he lost, which means the crowd got to witness the ceremony.
* FinishingMove: FinishingMove:
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As Alexander Otsuka, the Alexander Screw Driver (a vertical suplex piledriver), Alek Lock (a cross-legged toehold sharpshooter), Alek Lock II (modified version of the former) and dragon suplex. suplex.
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As Otoko Sakari, the Bamiyan Stamp (a seated pin on his opponent's face, originally created by M-Pro wrestlers Yone and Tsubo Genjin) and a triangle choke.



* GoodIsNotNice: Although usually a babyface when the medium calls for alignment, he is typically crass, uninhibited, and rough, as well as the owner of some nasty tendencies.
* GroinAttack: Suffered an accidental yet scary one from Murilo Rúa in PRIDE, who landed a knee directly to his groin. It actually broke Otsuka's ''metal'' protective cup and caused him to be stretchered out, with the fight being stopped and restarted later that night.
* HardHead: Freakishly hard. His ability to absorb punishment was sometimes scary to watch, and his MMA record shows it, having been finished mostly on petty cuts instead of straight knockouts.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: He was school pals with Wrestling/JinseiShinzaki (though, contrary to popular belief, they weren't in the same class) and is a great friend of his.
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: He lost his fight with Yoshihisa Yamamoto when he performed a jumping knee drop on Yoshi's back and accidentally slammed his other knee into the ground, injuring it. Otherwise, he was winning the fight, and probably would've taken the win.

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* GoodIsNotNice: Although usually a babyface when the medium calls for alignment, he is typically crass, uninhibited, uninhibited and rough, as well as the owner of having some nasty tendencies.
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* GroinAttack: Suffered an accidental yet scary one from Murilo Rúa in PRIDE, who landed a full force knee directly to his groin. It actually broke Otsuka's ''metal'' protective cup and caused him to be stretchered out, with the fight being having to be stopped and restarted later that night.
* HardHead: Freakishly hard. His ability to absorb punishment was sometimes scary to watch, and his MMA record shows it, having as almost every time he has been finished by TKO it has been mostly on petty cuts instead of straight knockouts.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: He was school pals with Wrestling/JinseiShinzaki (though, contrary to popular belief, they weren't in the same class) class, as Otsuka is younger) and is a great friend of his.
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: He lost his fight with Yoshihisa Yamamoto when he performed a jumping knee drop on Yoshi's back and accidentally slammed his other knee into the ground, injuring it. Otherwise, he was winning the fight, fight and probably would've taken the win.



* IKnowKarate: Trained Amateur Wrestling at high school.

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* IKnowKarate: Trained Amateur Wrestling amateur wrestling at high school.



* MadeOfIron: Considering the gallery of opponents he's faced in MMA, and the amount of brutal strikes and suplexes he's endured in pro wrestling, any normal person would be lucky to make it out of Otsuka's career '''alive'''.

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* MadeOfIron: Considering As said in the foreword, considering the gallery of opponents he's faced in MMA, MMA and the amount of brutal strikes and suplexes he's endured in pro wrestling, any normal person would be lucky to make it out of Otsuka's career '''alive'''.



* MeaningfulName: "Otoko Sakari" has no direct translation, but it can be read as "Man in Heat" or "The Human Heat", which is explicit enough about his character.

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* MeaningfulName: "Otoko Sakari" has no direct translation, but it can be read as "Man in Heat" or means "The Human Heat", which is explicit enough about ''sakari''", the latter being a Japanese concept meaning the prime of one's life. Considering his character.gimmick is that of a guy who struts around in a thong, it's no wonder that he gives himself that name.



* PrecisionFStrike: According to him, "Fuck your mother," were the first Spanish words he learned in México.
* RealMenWearPink: He loves everything related to Creator/{{Disney}}, and once famously tweeted his crazy hijinks in Disneyland with fellow fans Takeshi Minamino and Keita Yano.

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* PrecisionFStrike: According to him, "Fuck "fuck your mother," mother" were the first Spanish words he learned in México.
* RealMenWearPink: He loves everything related to Creator/{{Disney}}, and once famously tweeted he has the custom of tweeting his crazy hijinks in Disneyland with fellow fans Takeshi Minamino and Keita Yano.



* RenaissanceMan: This guy has done just everything on the rings: amateur wrestling, MMA, shoot-style, lucha libre, comedy wrestling, joshi wrestling (to his female opponents's chagrin) and everything he could get into.

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* RenaissanceMan: This guy has done just everything on the rings: amateur wrestling, MMA, shoot-style, lucha libre, comedy wrestling, joshi wrestling (to his female opponents's opponents' chagrin) and everything he could get into.



* StoneWall: His biggest assets in MMA were his durability and defensive skills. He could fend off a shrewd grappler, or tank strikes from a hard hitter for entire rounds.

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* StoneWall: His biggest assets in MMA were his durability and defensive skills. He could fend off a shrewd grappler, grappler or tank strikes from a hard hitter for entire rounds.



* UglyGuyHotWIfe: He's not reaaaally ugly, but his wife, J-pop singer Yoko Tanaka, used to be an idol.

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* UglyGuyHotWIfe: He's not reaaaally really ugly, but definitely not handsome either, while his wife, J-pop singer Yoko Tanaka, used to be an idol.idol of all things.


Alexander Otsuka (born Takashi Otsuka in 1971) is a UsefulNotes/{{Japan}}ese {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er and UsefulNotes/MixedMartialArts fighter. An amateur wrestling fan, he debuted in Wrestling/YoshiakiFujiwara's Pro Wrestling Fujiwara Gumi, but had his true start shortly after in the promotion Battlarts, created after the fold of Gumi. Though firstly a jobber, Otsuka eventually became one of the big stars of the company and was famous for his violent feuds with Yuki Ishikawa and Daisuke Ikeda. Along his work in lucharesu realm Wrestling/MichinokuProWrestling, Otsuka moved to Wrestling/ProWrestlingZERO1 when Battlarts fell, but around the time he got better known for his MMA career in PRIDE Fighting Championship. He would turn into a cult hero for his guts and toughness, facing the best opponents of the time and coming unfinished from fights which a common wrestler would be lucky to make it out of alive. Upon returning to pro wrestling, Otsuka showed his funnier side by adopting the comedy gimmick of Otoko Sakari, a bisexual wrestler in a thong just as weird as it sounds. Under both that and his usual persona, he freelanced between all kinds of wrestling promotions over the years, especially Wrestling/SatoruSayama's Real Japan Pro Wrestling and Tatsumi Fujinami's Dradition. He doesn't seem to have the retirement on his horizon yet.

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Alexander Otsuka (born Takashi Otsuka in 1971) is a UsefulNotes/{{Japan}}ese {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er and UsefulNotes/MixedMartialArts fighter. An amateur wrestling fan, he debuted in Wrestling/YoshiakiFujiwara's Pro Wrestling Fujiwara Gumi, but had his true start shortly after in the promotion Battlarts, Wrestling/{{Battlarts}}, created after the fold of Gumi. Though firstly a jobber, Otsuka eventually became one of the big stars of the company and was famous for his violent feuds with Yuki Ishikawa and Daisuke Ikeda. Along his work in lucharesu realm Wrestling/MichinokuProWrestling, Otsuka moved to Wrestling/ProWrestlingZERO1 when Battlarts fell, but around the time he got better known for his MMA career in PRIDE Fighting Championship. He would turn into a cult hero for his guts and toughness, facing the best opponents of the time and coming unfinished from fights which a common wrestler would be lucky to make it out of alive. Upon returning to pro wrestling, Otsuka showed his funnier side by adopting the comedy gimmick of Otoko Sakari, a bisexual wrestler in a thong just as weird as it sounds. Under both that and his usual persona, he freelanced between all kinds of wrestling promotions over the years, especially Wrestling/SatoruSayama's Real Japan Pro Wrestling and Tatsumi Fujinami's Dradition. He doesn't seem to have the retirement on his horizon yet.


* BaldOfAwesome: So much that he once appeared in the famous comedy show Mecha Mecha Iketeru playing a character called "Momo Hage" ("Peach Baldie").

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* BaldOfAwesome: So much that he once appeared in the famous comedy show Mecha Mecha Iketeru playing a character called "Momo Hage" ("Peach Baldie"). He did have hair and even a beard at one time early in his career.


Alexander Otsuka (born Takashi Otsuka in 1971) is a UsefulNotes/{{Japan}}ese {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er and UsefulNotes/MixedMartialArts fighter. An amateur wrestling fan, he debuted in Wrestling/YoshiakiFujiwara's Pro Wrestling Fujiwara Gumi, but had his true start shortly after in the promotion Battlarts, created after the fold of Gumi. Though firstly a jobber, Otsuka eventually became one of the big stars of the company and was famous for his violent feuds with Yuki Ishikawa and Daisuke Ikeda. Along his work in lucharesu realm Wrestling/MichinokuProWrestling, Otsuka moved to Wrestling/ProWrestlingZERO1 when Battlarts fell, but around the time he got better known for his MMA career in PRIDE Fighting Championship. He would turn into a cult hero for his guts and toughness, facing the best opponents of the time and coming unfinished from fights which a common wrestler would be lucky to make it out of alive. Upon returning to pro wrestling, Otsuka showed his funniest side by adopting the comedy gimmick of Otoko Sakari, a bisexual wrestler in a thong just as weird as it sounds. Under both that and his usual persona, he freelanced between all kinds of puroresu promotions through the years, especially Wrestling/SatoruSayama's Real Japan Pro Wrestling and Tatsumi Fujinami's Dradition. He doesn't seem to have the retirement on his horizon yet.

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Alexander Otsuka (born Takashi Otsuka in 1971) is a UsefulNotes/{{Japan}}ese {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er and UsefulNotes/MixedMartialArts fighter. An amateur wrestling fan, he debuted in Wrestling/YoshiakiFujiwara's Pro Wrestling Fujiwara Gumi, but had his true start shortly after in the promotion Battlarts, created after the fold of Gumi. Though firstly a jobber, Otsuka eventually became one of the big stars of the company and was famous for his violent feuds with Yuki Ishikawa and Daisuke Ikeda. Along his work in lucharesu realm Wrestling/MichinokuProWrestling, Otsuka moved to Wrestling/ProWrestlingZERO1 when Battlarts fell, but around the time he got better known for his MMA career in PRIDE Fighting Championship. He would turn into a cult hero for his guts and toughness, facing the best opponents of the time and coming unfinished from fights which a common wrestler would be lucky to make it out of alive. Upon returning to pro wrestling, Otsuka showed his funniest funnier side by adopting the comedy gimmick of Otoko Sakari, a bisexual wrestler in a thong just as weird as it sounds. Under both that and his usual persona, he freelanced between all kinds of puroresu wrestling promotions through over the years, especially Wrestling/SatoruSayama's Real Japan Pro Wrestling and Tatsumi Fujinami's Dradition. He doesn't seem to have the retirement on his horizon yet.



* TenMinuteRetirement: After making his PRIDE debut, Otsuka claimed he would never do mixed martial arts again. We all know how it turned out.

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* TenMinuteRetirement: After making his PRIDE debut, Otsuka claimed he would never do compete in mixed martial arts again. We all know how it that turned out.



** He was to Japanese media more or less what Tank Abbott was to UsefulNotes/UltimateFightingChampionship fans: a laidback bruiser with an amateur wrestling background who was barely a cagefighter in the sense of the word, but who gave some great performances by sheer chutzpah and relentless toughness.

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** He was to Japanese media more or less what Tank Abbott was to UsefulNotes/UltimateFightingChampionship fans: a laidback laid back bruiser with an amateur wrestling background who was barely a cagefighter cage fighter in the sense of the word, but who gave some great performances by sheer chutzpah and relentless toughness.



** He is also arguably one to fellow PWFG alumni and Pancrase fighter Kazuo Takahashi. Both were former amateur wrestlers with less talent in fighting than their peers, who mostly survived their MMA careers by being insanely tough. Both also have victories against notable Brazilian fighters, Wallid Ismail for Takahashi and Marco Ruas for Otsuka.

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** He is also arguably one to fellow PWFG alumni alumni, and Pancrase fighter fighter, Kazuo Takahashi. Both were former amateur wrestlers with less talent in fighting than their peers, who mostly survived their MMA careers by being insanely tough. Both also have victories against notable Brazilian fighters, Wallid Ismail for Takahashi and Marco Ruas for Otsuka.



* AsHimself: In ''Nagurimono'', the film produced in 2005 by PRIDE Fighting Championships.
* AssKicksYou: Sakari uses plenty of ass-based moves, including hip attacks, sitting on his opponent's face (Tsubo Genjin's old Bamiyan Stamp) and a corner headscissors move that shoves his opponent's face into Otoko's butt.

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* AsHimself: In ''Nagurimono'', the a 2005 film produced in 2005 by PRIDE Fighting Championships.
* AssKicksYou: Sakari uses plenty of ass-based moves, offense, including hip attacks, sitting on his opponent's face face, (Tsubo Genjin's old Bamiyan Stamp) Stamp,) and a corner headscissors move that shoves his opponent's face into Otoko's butt.



* BashBrothers: With Mohammed Yone (as Love Warriors) and Yuki Ishikawa. When wrestling as Otoko Sakari, Máximo and other ''exótico'' or gay wrestlers.
* BigDamnHeroes: Had an apparition as a guest on Hiroyuki Ariyoshi's TV show to save an AV actress he likes, Akiho Yoshizawa, from some weird practical joke. He ended up grappling Ariyoshi and making him tap out to some wrestling moves.

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* BashBrothers: With Mohammed Yone Yone, (as Love Warriors) Warriors,) and Yuki Ishikawa. When wrestling as Otoko Sakari, Máximo and other ''exótico'' or gay queer wrestlers.
* BigDamnHeroes: Had an apparition as a guest on Hiroyuki Ariyoshi's TV show to save an AV Adult Video actress he likes, liked, Akiho Yoshizawa, from some weird practical joke. He ended up grappling Ariyoshi and making him tap out to some wrestling moves.



* CastFromHitPoints: Otsuka's trademark giant swing takes out his own balance out after using it, so he typically fails the moonsault he tries to follow up with.
* CategoryTraitor: Upon Otsuka's return to ZERO-ONE, Shinjiro Otani called him a traitor for having left pro wrestling for MMA. Naturally Alexander did not like it.
* CharlesAtlasSuperpower: He always deadlifts his suplexes, meaning that he lifts his opponent without the latter's helping by jumping up. Otsuka has legit wrestling training after all.

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* CastFromHitPoints: Otsuka's trademark giant swing takes out his own balance out after using it, so he typically fails to land the moonsault he tries to follow up with.
* CategoryTraitor: Upon Otsuka's return to ZERO-ONE, Shinjiro Otani called him a traitor for having left pro wrestling for MMA. Naturally Naturally, Alexander did not didn't like it.
* CharlesAtlasSuperpower: He always deadlifts his suplexes, meaning that he lifts his opponent without the latter's helping help by jumping up. Otsuka has legit wrestling training after all.



* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Even after his victory over Marco Ruas was exposed as a fluke and Otsuka was profiled as a ring survivor and little more, he shocked the world by tapping out an opponent with a very low percentage submission move.

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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Even after his victory over Marco Ruas was exposed as a fluke and Otsuka was profiled as a ring survivor and little more, survivor, he shocked the world by tapping out an opponent with a very low percentage submission move.hold.



* DefeatMeansFriendship: Defied. After their MMA fight, Sanae Kikuta admitted he had gained some respect for Otsuka and professional wrestling, which he had previously criticized, but Otsuka continued happily badmouthing him at every occasion.

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* DefeatMeansFriendship: Defied. After their MMA fight, Sanae Kikuta admitted he had gained to gaining some respect for Otsuka and professional wrestling, which he had previously criticized, but Otsuka happily continued happily badmouthing to badmouth him at every occasion.turn.



* {{Determinator}}: One of the toughest Japanese wrestlers ever. As he lacked the skill of some fellow underdogs, he instead built his career over determination and hard head.
* DoesNotLikeShoes: Inverted - he fought with wrestling shows every time he could.

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* {{Determinator}}: One of the toughest Japanese wrestlers ever. to ever come out of Japan. As he lacked the skill of some fellow underdogs, he instead built his career over determination and hard head.
headedness.
* DoesNotLikeShoes: Inverted - he fought with wrestling shows shoes every time he could.



* GoodIsNotNice: Although usually a babyface when the medium calls for alignement, he is typically crass, uninhibited and rough, as well as the owner of some nasty tendences.
* GroinAttack: Suffered an accidental yet scary one from Murilo Rúa in PRIDE, who landed a knee direct to his groin. It actually broke Otsuka's ''metal'' protective cup and caused him to be stretchered out, with the match being stopped and restarted later in the night.
* HardHead: Freakishly hard. His ability to absorb punishment through his skull was sometimes scary to watch, and his MMA record shows it, having got finished mostly on petty cuts instead of straight knockouts.

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* GoodIsNotNice: Although usually a babyface when the medium calls for alignement, alignment, he is typically crass, uninhibited uninhibited, and rough, as well as the owner of some nasty tendences.
tendencies.
* GroinAttack: Suffered an accidental yet scary one from Murilo Rúa in PRIDE, who landed a knee direct directly to his groin. It actually broke Otsuka's ''metal'' protective cup and caused him to be stretchered out, with the match fight being stopped and restarted later in the that night.
* HardHead: Freakishly hard. His ability to absorb punishment through his skull was sometimes scary to watch, and his MMA record shows it, having got been finished mostly on petty cuts instead of straight knockouts.



* HoistByHisOwnPetard: He lost his fight with Yoshihisa Yamamoto when he performed a jumping knee drop on Yoshi's back and accidentally slammed his other knee on the ground, injuring it. Otherwise, he was winning the match, and he would have probably taken the win.

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: He lost his fight with Yoshihisa Yamamoto when he performed a jumping knee drop on Yoshi's back and accidentally slammed his other knee on into the ground, injuring it. Otherwise, he was winning the match, fight, and he would have probably would've taken the win.



* HumbleHero: After defeating Marco Ruas in his mainstream MMA debut, Otsuka (who probably knew he had just defeated a very ill opponent) assessed he was not a fighter or a great victor, but just a pro wrestler who wanted to show that they could do mixed martial arts as well.

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* HumbleHero: After defeating Marco Ruas in his mainstream MMA debut, Otsuka (who probably knew he had just defeated a very ill opponent) assessed he was not wasn't a fighter or a great victor, but just a pro wrestler who wanted to show that they could do mixed martial arts as well.



* IncompletelyTrained: He went on a MMA career with barely any training at all, only relying on his wrestling background, toughness and ingenuity. Somehow he is still more successful than every other Battlarts guy who tried MMA.

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* IncompletelyTrained: He went on a MMA career with barely hardly any training at all, training, only relying on his wrestling background, toughness toughness, and ingenuity. Somehow he is Somehow, he's still more the most successful than every other of the Battlarts guy who alumni to have tried his hand at MMA.



* LetsGetDangerous: Although he was never a top grappler, he got the MMA world open-mouthed with his victory by double armbar against the heavier and better trained Mike Bourke. Not only because nobody in the U.S. would have believed that Otsuka knew how to grapple at all, but also because the technique was a worked pro wrestling move (used as a finishing move by Otsuka's colleague Carl Greco, who taught it to him) and would have been incredibly difficult to pull out by any competent grappler. There are some people who still believe that the fight was a work though, and the fact that Bourke worked a few matches for Battlarts after the fight didnít help matters.

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* LetsGetDangerous: Although he was never a top grappler, he got the MMA world open-mouthed with his victory by double armbar against the heavier and better trained Mike Bourke. Not only because nobody in the U.S. would have would've believed that Otsuka knew how to grapple at all, grapple, but also because the technique was a worked pro wrestling move hold (used as a finishing move finisher by Otsuka's colleague colleague, Carl Greco, who whom had taught it to him) and would have would've been incredibly difficult to pull out off by any competent grappler. There are some people who still believe that the fight was a work though, and the fact that Bourke worked a few matches for Battlarts after the fight didnít help matters.grappler.



* MadeOfIron: Considering the gallery of opponents he has faced in MMA and the amount of brutal strikes and suplexes he has endured in pro wrestling, any other average human would be lucky to make it out of Otsuka's career '''alive'''.
* MajorInjuryUnderreaction: In a famous instance in PRIDE, he ended up with a grotesque golfball-sized hematoma on his head caused by soccer kicks, but he looked more amused by the ordeal than anything.
* ManlyTears: After losing to Chris Haseman in RINGS due to a petty cut.

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* MadeOfIron: Considering the gallery of opponents he has he's faced in MMA MMA, and the amount of brutal strikes and suplexes he has he's endured in pro wrestling, any other average human normal person would be lucky to make it out of Otsuka's career '''alive'''.
* MajorInjuryUnderreaction: In a famous instance Famously in PRIDE, he ended up with a grotesque golfball-sized hematoma on his head caused by soccer kicks, but he looked more amused by the ordeal than anything.
* ManlyTears: After losing to Chris Haseman in RINGS due to a petty minor cut.



* PrecisionFStrike: According to him, "fuck your mother" were the first Spanish words he learned in México.

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* PrecisionFStrike: According to him, "fuck "Fuck your mother" mother," were the first Spanish words he learned in México.



* StoneWall: His biggest assets in MMA were his durability and defensive skills. He could fend off a shroud grappler or eat strikes from a hard hitter for entire rounds.
* StoutStrength: Has a wide waist, but it does not diminish his ability.

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* StoneWall: His biggest assets in MMA were his durability and defensive skills. He could fend off a shroud grappler shrewd grappler, or eat tank strikes from a hard hitter for entire rounds.
* StoutStrength: Has a wide waist, but it does not doesn't diminish his ability.



* TechnicianVersusPerformer: The performer against Sanae Kikuta's technician. They had a very public feud in which Otsuka, the kind of unskilled fighter who stepped on the ring to put a show, called out Sanae, the methodical grappler who didn't care about make the crowd dead bored for minutes in order to secure a submission.

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* TechnicianVersusPerformer: The performer against Sanae Kikuta's technician. They had They'd a very public feud in which Otsuka, the kind of unskilled fighter who stepped on into the ring to put a show, called out Sanae, the methodical grappler who didn't care about make the crowd dead bored for minutes in order to secure a submission.



* TheWorfEffect: By Wrestling/KenShamrock, who is to date the only person who has managed to fully knock out Otsuka.

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* TheWorfEffect: By Wrestling/KenShamrock, who is who's to date the only person man who has managed to fully knock out Otsuka.



* WorthyOpponent: Fellow shoot-style fighter Kenichi Yamamoto, who he defeated in PRIDE.

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* WorthyOpponent: Fellow shoot-style fighter Kenichi Yamamoto, who whom he defeated in PRIDE.


* LetsGetDangerous: Although he was never a top grappler, he got the MMA world open-mouthed with his victory by double armbar against the heavier and better trained Mike Bourke. Not only because nobody in the U.S. wold have believed that Otsuka knew how to grapple at all, but also because the technique was a worked pro wrestling move (used as a finishing move by Otsuka's colleague Carl Greco, who taught it to him) and would have been incredibly difficult to pull out by any competent grappler.

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* LetsGetDangerous: Although he was never a top grappler, he got the MMA world open-mouthed with his victory by double armbar against the heavier and better trained Mike Bourke. Not only because nobody in the U.S. wold would have believed that Otsuka knew how to grapple at all, but also because the technique was a worked pro wrestling move (used as a finishing move by Otsuka's colleague Carl Greco, who taught it to him) and would have been incredibly difficult to pull out by any competent grappler.grappler. There are some people who still believe that the fight was a work though, and the fact that Bourke worked a few matches for Battlarts after the fight didnít help matters.


* TheHeavy: Was Battlarts' best MMA fighter, despite his limited training.


* EverythingIsBetterWithSpinning: One of his signature moves is the giant swing. He also uses the airplane spin from time to time.



* {{Homage}}: His ring name, Alexander, is a nod to the legendary Alexander Karelin.



* [[IKnowKarate I Know Amateur Wrestling]]: Trained it at high school.

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* [[IKnowKarate I Know IKnowKarate: Trained Amateur Wrestling]]: Trained it Wrestling at high school.



* ShoutOut[=/=]{{Homage}}: His ring name, Alexander, is a nod to the legendary Alexander Karelin.

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* ShoutOut[=/=]{{Homage}}: His ring name, Alexander, SpectacularSpinning: One of his signature moves is a nod to the legendary Alexander Karelin.giant swing. He also uses the airplane spin from time to time.

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** He is also arguably one to fellow PWFG alumni and Pancrase fighter Kazuo Takahashi. Both were former amateur wrestlers with less talent in fighting than their peers, who mostly survived their MMA careers by being insanely tough. Both also have victories against notable Brazilian fighters, Wallid Ismail for Takahashi and Marco Ruas for Otsuka.


* AscendedFanboy: He got to train with his idol Alexander Karelin in a training journey with Wrestling/KazuyukiFujita.


** Wrestling magazines used to considered him as a sort of indy version of Wrestling/KeijiMuto due to his bald head and comparative popularity.

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** Wrestling magazines used to considered him as a sort of indy version of Wrestling/KeijiMuto Wrestling/KeijiMutoh due to his bald head and comparative popularity.


* LetsGetDangerous: Although he was never a top grappler, he got the MMA world open-mouthed with his victory by double armbar against the heavier and better trained Mike Bourke. Not only because nobody in the U.S. wold have believed that Otsuka knew how to grapple at all, but also because the technique was a worked pro wrestling move (innovated and used as a finishing move by Otsuka's colleague Carl Greco) and would have been incredibly difficult to pull out by any competent grappler.

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* LetsGetDangerous: Although he was never a top grappler, he got the MMA world open-mouthed with his victory by double armbar against the heavier and better trained Mike Bourke. Not only because nobody in the U.S. wold have believed that Otsuka knew how to grapple at all, but also because the technique was a worked pro wrestling move (innovated and used (used as a finishing move by Otsuka's colleague Carl Greco) Greco, who taught it to him) and would have been incredibly difficult to pull out by any competent grappler.


* TheHeavy: Was Battlart's best MMA fighter, despite his limited training.

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* TheHeavy: Was Battlart's Battlarts' best MMA fighter, despite his limited training.

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* TheHeavy: Was Battlart's best MMA fighter, despite his limited training.


* TheAllSolvingHammer: In one of his apparitions in ZERO-ONE, he came to the ring and challenged Shinjiro Otani to a match. As Otani completely ignored him, Otsuka's solution to draw his attention was taking a fire extinguisher and spraying him in the face. Now he ''did'' get his attention.

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* TheAllSolvingHammer: In one of his apparitions in ZERO-ONE, he came to the ring and challenged Shinjiro Otani Wrestling/ShinjiroOtani to a match. As Otani completely ignored him, Otsuka's solution to draw his attention was taking a fire extinguisher and spraying him in the face. Now he ''did'' get his attention.

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