Masanobu Fuchi (January 14, 1954) is a Japanese professional wrestler currently wrestling in All Japan Pro Wrestling, where he is also a director and the co-head booker. Fuchi holds the record for the longest AJPW World Junior Heavyweight Championship reign and has competed exclusively in All Japan Pro Wrestling, until becoming a freelancer in 2009, but has since officially resigned with the company in 2013 as a director and wrestler, making him the only man that wrestled for the promotion longer than anyone in the current roster.
Championships and accomplishments
- All Japan Pro Wrestling
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- PWI ranked him #323 of the 500 best singles wrestler during the PWI Years in 2003.
- Tokyo Sports
- Effort Prize (1976, 1983)
- Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards
- 5 Star Match (1989) with Jumbo Tsuruta & Yoshiaki Yatsu vs Genichiro Tenryu, Toshiaki Kawada & Samson Fuyuki on January 28
- 5 Star Match (1990) with Jumbo Tsuruta and Akira Taue vs. Mitsuharu Misawa, Toshiaki Kawada and Kenta Kobashi on October 19
- 5 Star Match (1991) with Jumbo Tsuruta and Akira Taue vs. Mitsuharu Misawa, Toshiaki Kawada and Kenta Kobashi on April 20
- 5 Star Match (1992) with Jumbo Tsuruta and Akira Taue vs. Mitsuharu Misawa, Toshiaki Kawada & Kenta Kobashi on May 22
- 5 Star Match (1992) with Yoshinari Ogawa vs. Kenta Kobashi and Tsuyoshi Kikuchi on July 5
- 5 Star Match (1994) with Toshiaki Kawada and Akira Taue vs. Kenta Kobashi, Mitsuharu Misawa & Giant Baba on February 13