Shigeo Okumura

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Shigeo Okumura is a Japanese professional wrestler who works for the Mexican professional wrestling promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) and is billed as Okumura.wikipedia
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All Japan Pro Wrestling

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Okumura originally worked for Tokyo Pro Wrestling (TPW) and later on All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) in Japan but moved to Mexico in 2005 to work for CMLL full-time. In 1996 TPW Closed and Okumura became a freelance wrestler, working for a variety of companies on the Japanese independent circuit as well as a few one-shot appearances for New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) and All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW).
Interpromotional matches were rare, and wrestlers who arrived from other promotions (such as Hiroshi Hase, Shigeo Okumura and Yoshihiro Takayama) were not given pushes, but in Hase's case, it was voluntarily, due to his primary involvement with the House of Councillors.

Yujiro Takahashi

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Okumura and Yujiro won the 2009 version of the Gran Alternativa tournament. In mid-2009 Okumura was once again teamed up with a couple of Japanese wrestlers on a learning trip; this time he teamed with No Limit (Yujiro and Naito) to form an "Anti-Mexico" faction called La Ola Amarilla (Spanish for "The Yellow Wave").
No Limit were presented as "Anti-Mexican" heels ("bad guys") and soon began teaming with Okumura under the name La Ola Amarilla (Spanish for "The Yellow Wave") in matches against Mexicans.

Torneo Gran Alternativa (2009)

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Okumura and Yujiro won the 2009 version of the Gran Alternativa tournament.
The show featured the 2009 version of CMLL's Torneo Gran Alternativa (Spanish for "the Great Alternative tournament), a tournament where an established CMLL star teams with a Novato or rookie in a tag team tournament. None of the Novatos in the 2009 tournament had participated in previous Gran Alternativas. The teams were Místico and Ángel de Oro, Blue Panther and Rey Cometa, Héctor Garza and Ángel de Plata, Atlantis and Camorra, Mr. Niebla and Tiger Kid, Averno and Pólvora, Toscano and Rouge and finally Yujiro and Shigeo Okumura. Shocker was originally scheduled to team with Rouge and Semental was supposed to team with Yujiro but both were replaced before the show.

La Ola Amarilla

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In mid-2009 Okumura was once again teamed up with a couple of Japanese wrestlers on a learning trip; this time he teamed with No Limit (Yujiro and Naito) to form an "Anti-Mexico" faction called La Ola Amarilla (Spanish for "The Yellow Wave").
La Ola Amarilla was created in 2005 by CMLL as a name of a group of Japanese wrestlers working full-time for CMLL consisting of Okumura, Hajime Ohara and Masada.

Máximo (wrestler)

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On June 18, 2006, Okumura once again participated in a multi-man Steel Cage Lucha de Apuesta match, putting his hair on the line against Rey Bucanero, Universo 2000, Negro Casas, Tarzan Boy, Máximo, Heavy Metal, and El Terrible.
In the fall of 2009 Máximo began a feud with Japanese wrestler Okumura as part of a longer running "Mexico vs. Japan" storyline.

Kikutaro

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In late 1999 Okumura began working for Frontier Martial Arts Wrestling (FMW), teaming with Atsushi Onita and Mitsunobu Kikuzawa in a tournament to crown the first ever Barbed-wire Streetfight Six-man Tag Team Title.

Hajime Ohara

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In August 2006, Okumura began teaming up with Hajime Ohara and Hirooki Goto, both on a "learning trip" like Okumura had been, both young wrestlers from NJPW.
In CMLL, Ohara formed La Ola Amarilla (Spanish for "The Yellow Wave") with Masada and Okumura.

Independent circuit

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In 1996 TPW Closed and Okumura became a freelance wrestler, working for a variety of companies on the Japanese independent circuit as well as a few one-shot appearances for New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) and All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW).
On the same year, following the Pro Wrestling Noah split, AJPW was forced to fill its ranks with independent talent; Nobutaka Araya, Shigeo Okumura and Mitsuya Nagai signed up (Araya is the only one who remains, but other signings since then have been Kaz Hayashi, Tomoaki Honma, Hideki Hosaka, and Ryuji Hijikata.)

Averno (wrestler)

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The trio worked on CMLL's 72nd Anniversary show, losing to the all-Mexican team of Último Guerrero, Rey Bucanero and Averno.
This led to a trios match with Averno, Último Guerrero and Rey Bucanero defeating Nakamura, Tanahashi, and Shigeo Okumura in one of the featured bouts on the CMLL 72nd Anniversary Show.

Hirooki Goto

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In August 2006, Okumura began teaming up with Hajime Ohara and Hirooki Goto, both on a "learning trip" like Okumura had been, both young wrestlers from NJPW.
During his time in Mexico he formed a rudo unit Hajime Ohara and Shigeo Okumura in CMLL.

Tokyo Pro Wrestling

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Okumura originally worked for Tokyo Pro Wrestling (TPW) and later on All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) in Japan but moved to Mexico in 2005 to work for CMLL full-time.
One of its top trainees, Shigeo Okumura, ended up spending more time competing for AJPW and eventually joined it in 2000, following the Pro Wrestling Noah split.

Tetsuya Naito

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In mid-2009 Okumura was once again teamed up with a couple of Japanese wrestlers on a learning trip; this time he teamed with No Limit (Yujiro and Naito) to form an "Anti-Mexico" faction called La Ola Amarilla (Spanish for "The Yellow Wave").
No Limit were presented as "Anti-Mexican" heels ("bad guys") and soon began teaming with Okumura under the team name La Ola Amarilla (Spanish for "The Yellow Wave"), in matches against Mexicans.

Atsushi Onita

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In late 1999 Okumura began working for Frontier Martial Arts Wrestling (FMW), teaming with Atsushi Onita and Mitsunobu Kikuzawa in a tournament to crown the first ever Barbed-wire Streetfight Six-man Tag Team Title.

Hiroshi Tanahashi

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In the mid-2005 NJPW sent Shinsuke Nakamura and Hiroshi Tanahashi to Mexico, in order for them to gain international experience, just like Okumura had been sent the year before.
Tanahashi returned to Mexico and CMLL in May 2010 to join La Ola Amarilla (Spanish for "the Yellow Wave") with fellow Japanese wrestlers Okumura, and Taichi.

Ángel de Oro

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Yujiro and Okumura defeated Toscano and Rouge in the first round of the tournament, they were victorious against Héctor Garza and Ángel de Plata, before defeating Místico and Ángel de Oro in the finals to win the 2009 Gran Alternativa.
They defeated Atlantis and Camorra and Mr. Niebla and Tiger Kid en route to the final, where they were defeated by the Japanese duo of Naito and Okumura in an upset.

Jushin Liger

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On May 11, 2007, Okumura and Goto both participated in that year's International Gran Prix teaming with Alex Koslov, Marco Corleone, Minoru Suzuki, Jushin Thunder Liger, and Último Dragón.
Liger returned to CMLL in September 2009 for a longer tour, teaming with Okumura, Naito and Yujiro as La Ola Amarilla ("The Yellow Wave" in Spanish).

No Limit (professional wrestling)

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In mid-2009 Okumura was once again teamed up with a couple of Japanese wrestlers on a learning trip; this time he teamed with No Limit (Yujiro and Naito) to form an "Anti-Mexico" faction called La Ola Amarilla (Spanish for "The Yellow Wave").
During their stay in CMLL, No Limit aligned themselves with Okumura as part of the La Ola Amarilla ("The Yellow Wave") stable.

CMLL 76th Anniversary Show

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Okumura teamed with Liger, Yujiro, and Naito to defeat the team of Último Guerrero, Atlantis, Black Warrior and Héctor Garza, representing Mexico in one of the main events of CMLL's 76th Anniversary Show.
Team Japan consisted of Jushin Thunder Liger, who had travelled to Mexico for the match, No Limit (Yujiro and Naito), who had been in Mexico for several months to gain experience and finally CMLL regular Okumura.

Infierno en el Ring (2009)

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All three members of La Ola Amarila were involved in a 15-man Lucha de Apuesta steel cage match, which was the main event of CMLL's 2009 Infierno en el Ring event.
Besides those already announced CMLL added Blue Panther, Máxmio, Ray Mendoza Jr., Heavy Metal, Shigeo Okumura and Mictlán.

Negro Casas

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The match came down to Okumura and Negro Casas and saw Casas escape, leaving Okumura to be shaved bald per Lucha traditions.

El Hijo del Fantasma

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On May 7, 2010, Okumura and Taichi teamed up with former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi to defeat El Hijo del Fantasma, La Máscara, and Héctor Garza to win the CMLL World Trios Championship in the main event of the weekly Friday night Super Viernes show.
During the title defense on the May 7, 2010 Super Viernes Garza attacked both Hijo del Fantasma and La Máscara, allowing La Ola Amarilla (Hiroshi Tanahashi, Okumura and Taichi) to win the CMLL World Trios Championship, turning full blown rudo in the process.

CMLL Super Viernes (May 2010)

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On May 7, 2010, Okumura and Taichi teamed up with former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi to defeat El Hijo del Fantasma, La Máscara, and Héctor Garza to win the CMLL World Trios Championship in the main event of the weekly Friday night Super Viernes show.
Taichi and Okumura are the only wrestler to appear on all four Super Vierens shows in May.

Carístico

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Yujiro and Okumura defeated Toscano and Rouge in the first round of the tournament, they were victorious against Héctor Garza and Ángel de Plata, before defeating Místico and Ángel de Oro in the finals to win the 2009 Gran Alternativa.
Místico, Misterioso Jr., and Okumura were scheduled to work for NJPW in early May but the tour was canceled due to the outbreak of the Swine flu pandemic.

Homenaje a Dos Leyendas (2013)

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In the months following their first match against Stuka, Jr. and Fuego, La Fiebre Amarilla developed a long-running storyline with Stuka, Jr. and Rey Cometa that evolved into the main event of the 2013 Homenaje a Dos Leyendas show contested under Luchas de Apuestas, or "bet match" rules where Namajague and Stuka, Jr. both risked their masks and Okumura and Rey Cometa would risk their hair on the outcome of the match.
The event will pay tribute to CMLL founder Salvador Lutteroth, who is always honored at Dos Leyendas, and in 2013 it will also pay tribute to luchador and lucha film star Rayo de Jalisco Sr. The main event will be a tag team Lucha de Apuestas, or bet match, where each team will bet their mask or hair on the outcome of the match as the team of Stuka Jr. (mask) and Rey Cometa (hair) will face the team known as La Fiebre Amarilla (Okumura (hair) and Namajague (mask)).

Andrade Cien Almas

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Ola Amarilla's reign as Trios champions only lasted two weeks as they were defeated by La Máscara, La Sombra and Máscara Dorada on May 21, 2010.
On May 14, 2010, La Sombra teamed up with Máscara Dorada and La Máscara to defeat the then CMLL World Trios Champions La Ola Amarilla ("The Yellow Wave"; Hiroshi Tanahashi, Okumura, and Taichi) in a non-title match to earn a shot at the Championship the following week.