About Último Dragón
December 12, 1966
|Place of Birth||:||Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan|
|Also Known As||:||Yoshihiro Asai, 浅井嘉浩, Ultimo Dragon|
|Imdb Profile||:||IMDB Profile|
Yoshihiro Asai (浅井嘉浩) is a Japanese professional wrestler and actor, better known as Último Dragón (ウルティモ・ドラゴン, Urutimo Doragon). In addition to having trained in Japan, Asai learned to wrestle in the lucha libre style while working in Mexico. He is credited with popularizing the "Asai Moonsault". On October 11, 1996, Asai won the J-Crown, a unification of eight lower weight division titles from various international promotions. At the time, he already held the NWA World Middleweight Championship; during this reign he also became the WCW Cruiserweight Champion, making him the most decorated wrestler in history. From December 29, 1996, through January 4, 1997, he concurrently held ten titles, a record which still stands. From 2013 until 2019, he competed primarily for All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) as a freelancer. In 2019, he joined Dragon Gate as a senior advisor and wrestler.