There are six wrestlers total, but only five are playable:
- Gunboat Rody, a former Navy sailor
- Spike, a giant of a man from the means streets of New York
- Yasha, a masked Japanese wrestler
- Shadam, a Middle Eastern grappler
- KO Joe, a former boxer now trying his hand at professional wrestling.
Killer Cane, an unknown wrestler from Canada is faced in the championship bout of the tournament, but he is not a playable character.
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There are only three modes, 1P v. CPU, 1P v. 2P (which is achieved through a cable link and an extra cartridge) and a tournament which you compete to go for the TWF (Taito Wrestling Federation) championship.