Shinya Koshika, known by his ring name Great Kojika, is a Japanese professional wrestler.
11 Facts About Great Kojika
Great Kojika co-founded the promotion Big Japan Pro Wrestling.
Great Kojika is the oldest active wrestler in the world.
Great Kojika made his debut on October 13,1963, for Japan Pro Wrestling Alliance against Kakutaro Koma.
In 1967, Great Kojika made his debut in North America for NWA Mid-America in Tennessee.
Great Kojika teamed with Motoshi Okuma and they worked for Georgia Championship Wrestling.
In 1969, Great Kojika went to Los Angeles and won the NWA "Beat the Champ" Television Championship by defeating Pepper Martin on November 19.
In 1973, Great Kojika returned to the United States to wrestle in Texas as Kung Fu Lee.
Great Kojika returned to wrestling in 1995, co-founding Big Japan Pro Wrestling with Kazuo Sakurada where it was a style based on deathmatches and King's Road style.
Great Kojika still wrestles for Big Japan and numerous Japanese promotions at 80 years old.
Great Kojika returned to All Japan Pro Wrestling in 2019 after having last worked for them in 1986.