Mr Fuji was famous for often throwing salt in the eyes of fan favorite wrestlers.
29 Facts About Mr Fuji
Mr Fuji won his first championship, the NWA Hawaii Tag Team Championship, with King Curtis Iaukea on January 7,1966.
Mr Fuji shortened his ring name to Mr Fuji and toured many territories, including Don Owen's Portland, Oregon based NWA Pacific Northwest Wrestling where he won many championships.
Mr Fuji formed a tag team with Professor Toru Tanaka and the duo were managed by the Grand Wizard.
Tanaka provided his physical massive strength and Mr Fuji brought his devious ring psychology to the team, which earned him the nickname "The Devious One".
Mr Fuji used to throw salt in his opponent's eyes, which earned him victories.
Mr Fuji reunited with Tanaka and debuted in Georgia Championship Wrestling in August 1975.
In 1976, Mr Fuji went on his own to work for Big Time Wrestling in California.
Mr Fuji held the title until leaving the territory in February 1977.
Mr Fuji had success, winning several singles titles in many promotions including World Wrestling Council, NWA New Zealand and Maple Leaf Wrestling.
Mr Fuji returned to World Wide Wrestling Federation, then known as the World Wrestling Federation, in 1981.
Mr Fuji formed a tag team with Mr Saito, which was managed by Captain Lou Albano.
Mr Fuji was mainly used in singles competition and teamed on and off with Tiger Chung Lee, but they had little success in the ring.
Mr Fuji retired from wrestling in 1985 and became a heel manager and wrestled occasionally.
Mr Fuji wore a black tuxedo and bowler hat, akin to the James Bond series character Oddjob, and carried a little bag of salt.
Mr Fuji teamed with him to lose to Hulk Hogan and "Mean" Gene Okerlund when Okerlund pinned Mr Fuji.
Mr Fuji briefly managed Jim Neidhart, whose contract he later sold to Jimmy Hart.
Mr Fuji acquired Kamala from The Wizard, managing him in singles or tag matches with Sika, while leading "Cowboy" Bob Orton.
At WrestleMania V, Mr Fuji teamed with the Powers of Pain in a 3-on-2 handicap match against Demolition for their Tag Team Championship.
Mr Fuji sold the individual contracts of Powers of Pain to managers Slick and Bobby Heenan and brought The Orient Express to the WWF.
Mr Fuji then managed The Berzerker in late 1991 until early 1993.
Later that year, Fuji was joined by "spokesman" James E Cornette.
In late 1993, Mr Fuji began managing Crush after he turned on Randy Savage.
Mr Fuji was last seen accompanying Yokozuna to the ring for a six-man tag team match involving Yokozuna against "Camp Cornette" at WrestleMania XII.
Mr Fuji left the WWF shortly after and retired from the pro wrestling business.
In 1997, he sued the makers of the video game WCW vs nWo World Tour, claiming that the character "Master Mr Fuji" was based on him.
Mr Fuji was a part-time usher at Knoxville Center's movie theater.
Mr Fuji was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on March 31,2007, by his former charge and Fuji Vice co-star Don Muraco.
Mr Fuji was in a wheelchair at the time of the induction, due to nine knee operations.