Kaz Hayashi



Height: 5'8"

Weight: 187 lbs

Real Name: Kazuhiro Hayashi

DOB: 5/18/1973

Hometown: Setagaya Ward, Tokyo

Other Names: Shiryu, The Great Hayashi

Wrestler Since: 1992

Finishing Maneuver: Crunch Loop, WA4

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #134(2011), #151(2010), #119(2009), #339(2008), #151(2007), #55(2006), #73(2005), #118(2004), #153(2003), #87(2002), #134(1999), #160(1998), #226(1997)

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (48 - 41)
- FMW Fifth Anniversary Show (May 5, '94) = Shiryu, Hanzo Nakajima, & the Great Sasuke lost to Koji Nakagawa, Masato Tanaka, & the Battle Ranger.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (June 15, '94) = Shiryu, Sato, Taka Michinoku, & the Great Sasuke fell to Jushin Liger, Takeshi Ishizawa, Shinjiro Ohtani, & El Samurai.
- WAR Six-Man Tag Title Tournament (June 30, '94) = Shiryu, Masao Orihara, & the Great Sasuke won over Masanobu Kurisu, Koji Ishinriki, Takashi, & Ishikawa, then lost to Genichiro Tenryu, Animal Hamaguchi, & Koki Kitihara. Hiromichi Fuyuki, Gedo, & Jado won the tournament.
- MPW (Michinoku) Futaritabi Tag-Team League '94 (November) = Shiryu & Sato competed in the league, which was won by Jinsei Shinzaki & Super Delfin.
- Weekly Pro At Tokyo Dome (April 2, '95) = Shiryu, Sato, & the Great Sasuke fell to Taka Michinoku, Gran Naniwa, & Super Delfin.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (June 17, '96) = Shiryu lost to the NWA Junior Heavyweight Champ, Masayoshi Motegi.
- MPW (Michinoku) Sumo Hall (October 10, '96) = Shiryu, Taka Michinoku, Sho Funaki, Dick Togo, & Mens Teioh defeated Gran Hamada, Gran Naniwa, Masato Yakushiji, Super Delfin, & Tiger Mask IV.
- WCW Superbrawl VIII (February 22, '98) = In a dark match, Shiryu was pinned by Ultimo Dragon.
- WCW Malice At The Palace (April 2, '98) = Kaz Hayashi & Juventud Guerrera defeated Psicosis & El Dandy.
- NJPW Top of the Super Junior '98 (May/June) = Shiryu competed in the league, which was won by Koji Kanemoto.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (June 5, '98) = Hayashi, Koji Kanemoto, Shinjiro Ohtani, Tatsuhito Takaiwa, & Masakazu Fukuda lost an "Elimination" Match to Jushin Liger, Kendo Ka Shin, El Samurai, Hayato Nanjyo, & Dr. Wagner Jr.
- WCW Fall Brawl '98 (September 12) = Hayashi lost to the WCW Cruiserweight Champ, Lenny Lane.
- WCW World War III '98 (November 22) = Hayashi & Perry Saturn fell to Ernest Miller & Sonny Ono. Later on, Hayashi competed in the "WWIII Three-Ring Battle Royale", which was won by Kevin Nash.
- WCW Cruiserweight Title Tournament (January/February '00) = Hayashi lost in the first round to Psicosis, but was able to move on due to Psicosis' injury. Hayashi lost in the second round to the eventual winner, the Artist.
- WCW Superbrawl Revenge (February 19, '01) = Hayahi lost a "Four Corners" Match to Shane Helms. The other participants were Shannon Moore, Yun Yang, Jamie Knoble, and Evan Karagias.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (April 13, '02) = Hayashi, Jimmy Yang, & Hi69 beat Gran Naniwa, Kazushi Miyamoto, & Ryuji Hijikata.
- AJPW Giant Baba Memorial Six-Man Tag Tournament (April/May '02) = Hayashi, Keiji Mutoh, & George Hines defeated Satoshi Kojima, Tomoaki Honma & Jimmy Yang, Taiyo Kea, Mitsuya Nagai, & Shigeo Okumura and Genichiro Tenryu, Nobutaka Araya & Arashi to win the tournament.
- AJPW Prefectural Gym PPV (July 17, '02) = Hayashi, Jimmy Yang, & George Hines won over Johnny Smith, Gran Naniwa, & Ryuji Hijikata.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (July 20, '02) = Hayashi was beaten by Kokushi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (August 30, '02) = Hayashi pinned Jimmy Yang.
- AJPW Real World Junior Heavyweight Tag League (September '02) = Hayashi & Jimmy Yang won the league.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (August 31, '02) = Hayashi, Keiji Mutoh, Hiroshi Hase, George Hines, & Jinsei Shinzaki fought in an "Elimination" Match against Genichiro Tenryu, Steve Williams, Masao Orihara, Koki Kitahara, & Arashi. Hayashi was eliminated by Kitahara. Tenryu & Williams 'survived'.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (October 27, '02) = Hayashi & Jimmy Yang beat Gran Naniwa & Hideki Hosaka.
- AJPW Wrestle-1 2002 (November 17) = Hayashi & Taiyo Kea fell to Sam Greco & Dos Caras Jr.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 6, '02) = Hayashi & Jimmy Yang won over Extreme Blade & Mr. Problem.
- AJPW Prefectural Gym PPV (January 13, '03) = Hayashi & Jimmy Yang defeated Super Dragon & Fuego.
- AJPW Wrestle-1 '03 (January 19) = Hayashi & Ultimo Dragon beat Ultimo Guerrero & Rey Buccanero.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (February 23, '03) = Hayashi, Genichiro Tenryu, & Yoji Anjoh took down Jimmy Yang, John Tenta, & Gigantes.
- Zero-One Sumo Hall (March 2, '03) = Hayashi, Kendo Ka Shin, & Ryuji Hijikata defeated Naohiro Hoshikawa, Kazuhiko Ogasawara, & Yoshito Sasaki.
- AJPW Junior Champion Carnival (March/April '03) = Hayashi competed in the league, which was won by Carl Contini.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (April 12, '03) = Hayashi & Jimmy Yang won over Omega Griffon & Low-Ki.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (July 19, '03) = Hayashi, Jimmy Yang, & Hi69 defeated Nobukazu Hirai, Gran Hamada, & Taichi Ishikari.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 6, '03) = Hayashi, Ryuji Hijikata, & Hi69 beat Masanobu Fuchi, Masayuki Kono, & Taichi Ishikari.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (October 26, '03) = Hayashi, Masayuki Kono, & Tomoaki Honma lost a "Handicap" Match to TAKA Michinoku, & Gigantes.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '03 (November/December) = Hayashi & Satoshi Kojima beat Justin Credible & Jamal in the finals to win the league.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 5, '03) = Hayashi & Satoshi Kojima defeated Arashi & Ebeto-san. Later on, Shiryu & the Great Kosuke took down Tengukaizer & Jun Kasai.
- RoH Final Battle '03 (December 27) = Hayashi(AJPW) fell to AJ Styles(RoH).
- Inoki Bom-Ba-Ya 2003 (December 31) = Hayashi lost to Fedor Emelianenko.
- AJPW Junior Heavyweight Battle Royale (January 3, '04) = Hayashi won the battle royal.
- Zero-One Hustle I (January 4, '04) = Hayashi & Satoshi Kojima took down Dos Caras Jr & El Solar.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (February 22, '04) = Hayashi won the vacated AJPW Junior Heavyweight Title, beating Blue-K.
- Zero-One Hustle II (March 7, '04) = Hayashi & Leonardo Spanky defeated Low-Ki & Homicide.
- AJPW Champion Carnival '04 (April) = Hayashi competed in the league, which was won by Keiji Mutoh.
- AJPW Yoyogi National Stadium Gym II (April 20, '04) = Hayashi, Masa Fuchi, & Arashi fell to TAKA Michinoku, Taiyo Kea, & Jamal.
- Zero-One Hustle III (May 8, '04) = Hayashi & Leonardo Spanky defeated TAKA Michinoku & Low-Ki.
- AJPW Battle Banquest (July 18, '04) = Hayashi stayed the AJPW Junior Heavyweight Champ, beating Katsushi Takemura.
- Zero-One Hustle IV (July 25, '04) = Hayashi & Leonardo Spanky beat Sonjay Dutt & Josh Daniels.
- Zero-One Hustle V (September 20, '04) = Hayashi & Leonardo Spanky took down the Flying Vampires #16 & #28.
- Zero-One Hustle VI (October 23, '04) = Hayashi & Leonardo Spanky defeated Super Crazy & the Amazing Red.
- AJPW Keiji Mutoh 20th Anniversary Show (October 31, '04) = Hayashi retained the AJPW Junior Heavyweight Title, beating Akira.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '04 (November/December) = Hayashi & Satoshi Kojima lost in the finals to Taiyo Kea & Jamal.
- AJPW The Unchained World (December 5, '04) = Hayashi stayed the AJPW Junior Heavyweight Champ, beating Nosawa.
- Giant Baba Farewell (February 5, '05) = Hayashi, Keiji Mutoh, & Kensuke Sasaki were beaten by Takao Omori, Satoshi Kojima, & Hiroshi Hase.
- AJPW "Realize" (February 16, '05) = Hayashi & Katsuhiko Nakajima fell to Akira & Toshizo.
- AJPW Korakuen Hall (April 10, '05) = Hayashi, Tomoaki Honma, & Kohei Suwama lost to Chuck Palumbo, Brother Yasshi, & Taru.
- NOAH Differ Cup Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team Tournament '05 (May) = Hayashi & Leonardo Spanky beat Takashi Sasaki & Gentaro, then lost to the eventual winners, Naomichi Marufuji & Kenta Kobashi.
- Zero-One-Max Hustle IX (May 10, '05) = Hayashi & Leonardo Spanky defeated Monster J & Kamakiri Jack.
- AJPW All-Asian Tag-Team Title Tournament (June '05) = Hayashi & Leonardo Spanky beat Mazada & Nosawa Rongai, then fell to the eventual winners, Shuji Kondo & Yasshi.
- AJPW Heavy Fighting Yoyogi (July 26, '05) = Hayashi pinned Taiji Ishimori.
- Wrestle-1 Sumo Hall (August 4, '05) = Hayashi took down AJ Styles.
- Zero-One-Max Hustle XII (September 10, '05) = Hayashi & Hi69 lost to Demon Spider & the Monster J.
- Zero-One-Max Hustle XIII (October 30, '05) = Hayashi & Jimmy Yang defeated Red & Green Ringo.
- Zero-One-Max Hustlemania (November 3, '05) = Hayashi & Jimmy Yang beat Taiji Ishimori & Kota Ibuse.
- AJPW Unchained World (November 19, '05) = Hayashi & Space Lone Wolf fell to Katsuhiko Nakajima & Taiji Ishimori.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '05 (November/December) = Hayashi & Satoshi Kojima competed in the league, which was won by Team 3-D.
- AJPW Hold Out Tour Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team League 2006 (February/March) = Hayashi & TAKA Michinoku competed in the league, which was won by Nosawa Rongai & Mazada.
- AJPW Junior Champion Carnival '06 (June/July) = Hayashi defeated Katsuhiko Nakajima in the Grand Final to win the league.
- AJPW Sumo Hall (August 27, '06) = Hayashi lost to the AJPW Junior Heavyweight Champion, Shuji Kondo.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '06 (November/December) = Hayashi & Katsuhiko Nakajima competed in the league, which was won by Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW Wrestle Kingdom in Tokyo Dome (January 4, '07) = Hayashi, Wataru Inoue, Koji Kanemoto, Taka Michinoku, & Tiger Mask IV defeated Shuji Kondo, Jushin Liger, Milano Collection AT, Minoru, & Brother Yasshi.
- AJPW Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku Vol. 2 (February 17, '07) = Hayashi & TAKA Michinoku beat Nosawa Rongai & Mazada.
- PWG All-Star Weekend V, Night 1 (April 7, '07) = Hayashi took down Alex Shelley.
- PWG All-Star Weekend V, Night 2 (April 8, '07) = Hayashi won over PAC.
- AJPW Junior Champion Carnival '07 (June/July) = Hayashi competed in the league, which was won by Chris Sabin.
- AJPW Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku Vol. 3 (August 26, '07) = Hayashi, TAKA Michinoku, & Nosawa took down Mazada, Tanaka, & Yamada.
- AJPW Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku Vol. 4 (March 1, '08) = Hayashi, Joe Doering, & Ryuji Hijikata defeated Shuji Kondo, Naoki Tanisaki, & Zodiac.
- AJPW Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team League '08 (March) = Hayashi & El Samurai lost in the finals of the league to Ryuji Hijikata & Katsuhiko Nakajima.
- AJPW Junior Champion Carnival '08 (July/August) = Hayashi competed in the league, which was won by Kai.
- AJPW Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku Vol. 5 (August 31, '08) = Hayashi, Antonio Thomas, & El Samurai fell to Phil Atlas, Hiroshi Yamato, & T28.
- AJPW All-Asian Tag Team Title Tournament (January '09) = Hayashi & Keiji Mutoh defeated Shuji Kondo & Ryota Hama, then fell to the eventual winners, Minoru Suzuki & Nosawa Rongai.

Title Summary:
- Central America Middleweight Champion (8/03/1996 - 12/17/1996)
- AJPW All-Asian Tag-Team Champion w/ Satoshi Kojima (1/02/2004 - 5/22/2004)
- AJPW World Tag-Team Champion w/ Satoshi Kojima (1/18/2004 - 6/12/2004)
- AJPW World Junior Heavywight Champion (2/22/2004 - 1/10/2005)
- Kaientai Dojo Champion of Strongest-K (9/11/2004 - 1/10/2005)
- Zero-One-MAX Lightweight Tag-Team Champion w/ Leonardo Spanky (9/19/2004 - 2/28/2005)
- AJPW World Junior Heavyweight Champion(2) (2/09/2009 - Current)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 0 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 0 3rd RUs)
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