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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 29 September 1970Tokyo, Japan
Nickname The Japanese Buzzsaw
Height 5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Yoshihiro Tajiri was born on September 29, 1970 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for WWE Backlash (2004), Eastern Championship Wrestling (1993) and Summerslam (2001). He is married to Tomoe Tajiri.

Spouse (1)

Tomoe Tajiri (? - present)

Trade Mark (20)

Trademark move: Baseball Slide Dropkick to the face of an opponent who is hanging upside down on the turnbuckle
ECW Trademark: Front Dropkick to the opponent's face
Trademark move: The Tarantula (a octopus stretch in the ropes)
ECW Finisher: Brainbuster (Suplex where the opponent lands on their head or neck)
Finishing move: Buzzsaw Kick (Roundhouse kick to the head)
Trademark move: Super Whippersnapper
Trademark move: Diving Double Foot Stomp
Trademark move: Swinging DDT (usually a powerbomb counter)
Trademark move: Multiple kicks
Trademark move: Shining Wizard
Trademark move: Baseball Slide to his opponent who is hanging upside down in a Tree of Woe on the turnbuckle
Trademark move: Spits Asian Mist into his opponent's face, this move is legal Japan but illegal in America (Green Mist is for blinding, Red Mist for burning and Black Mist for blinding)
Trademark move: Dragon Suplex
Trademark move: Octopus Stretch
Trademark move: Asai/Springboard Moonsault
Trademark move: Bridging German Suplex
Trademark move: Handspring Back Elbow Smash
Finishing move: Tarantula (Upside Down Rope Hung Leg Hook Boston Crab)
Trademark move: Brainbuster
Finishing move: Buzzsaw Kick (low Roundhouse Kick to the head or upper back of a seated opponent)

Trivia (18)

Professional wrestler.
At one time Unified the WCW Cruiserweight and WWF Light-Heavyweight Titles.
Has Held the ECW World Tag Team Title (w/Mikey Whipwreck)
Has Held the ECW World Television Title
Has Held the WCW Cruiserweight Title
Has held the WWF Light-Heavyweight Title
Was rewarded for his hard work, talented efforts, and gaining popularity in ECW by wrestling then World Heavyweight Champion Taz for the title in the main event of an ECW Pay Per View card.
Wrestled as the masked Aquarius in Mexico and Japan.
Notable Title Wins Include: CMLL World Light Heavyweight title; BJPW Tag Team title (2); BJPW Junior Heavyweight title; NWA/IWA Hardcore title; ECW Television title; CZW title; WCW Cruiserweight title; WWF Light-Heavyweight title; WCW United States title; WWE Tag Team titles w/Eddy Guerrero & William Regal; WWE Cruiserweight;
On September 19, 1994, Tajiri made his pro-wrestling debut against Takashi Okano in IWA Japan.
Debuted in The WWE In 2001 As Commissioner Regal's Sidekick.
Previous Managers: Don Callis, William Regal, The Sinister Minister, Torrie Wilson.
Former World Tag Team Champion.
In the spring of 1997, Tajiri competed in the prestigious Super Junior tournament for New Japan Pro Wrestling. Jushin Liger, Chris Jericho, and Chavo Guerrero Jr. also competed in the three-week tournament.
Along with William Regal, defeated La Resistance in his hometown of Tokyo, Japan to capture the World Tag Team Titles. [February 2005]
After losing to Gregory Helms on Sunday Night Heat, he announced that that would be his final match in the WWE. [December 2005]
Released from WWE. [December 2005]
Has now resigned from WWE and has headed back to Japan to write a book. [December 2005]

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