Yoshihiro Tajiri



Height: 5'7"

Weight: 224 lbs

Real Name: Yoshihiro Tajiri

DOB: 9/29/1970

Hometown: Tokyo, Japan

Other Names: Aquarius

Wrestler Since: 1994

Finishing Maneuver: Brain Buster, Tarantula, Kick of Death

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #183(2011), #167(2010), #362(2008), #117(2006), #49(2005), #42(2004), #62(2003), #23(2002), #27(2001), #23(2000), #51(1999), #155(1998), #280 (1997)

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (41 - 43, 1 DDQ, 3 NCs)
- ECW Arena (December 19, '98) = Yoshihiro Tajiri beat Antifaz del Norte.
- ECW Guilty As Charged '99 (January 10) = Tajiri pinned Super Crazy.
- ECW House Party '99 (January 16) = Tajiri lost to Super Crazy.
- ECW Arena (March 13, '99) = Tajiri defeated Little Guido.
- ECW Living Dangerously '99 (March 21) = Tajiri was beaten by Super Crazy.
- ECW Cyberslam '99 (April 3) = Tajiri fell to Jerry Lynn.
- ECW Arena (May 8, '99) = Tajiri & Taka Michinoku won over Super Crazy & Super Nova.
- IWA Junior Heavyweight Title Tournament (May '99) = Tajiri took down the Black Scorpion and Super Crazy, then lost in the finals to Mr. Aguila.
- ECW Hardcore Heaven '99 (May 16) = Tajiri defeated Little Guido.
- ECW Hostile City Showdown '99 (June 26) = Tajiri was forced to submit to the ECW Champ, Tazz.
- ECW Arena (July 31, 99) = Tajiri forced Little Guido to submit.
- ECW Heat Wave '99 (August 2) = Tajiri fought to a No-Contest with the ECW Champion, Tazz.
- ECW Arena (August 28, '99) = Tajiri was pinned by Super Crazy.
- ECW Anarchy Rulz '99 (September 19) = Tajiri defeated Super Crazy and Little Guido in a "Triangle" Match.
- ECW Arena (October 3, '99) = Tajiri won over Jerry Lynn.
- ECW November To Remember '99 (November 7) = Tajiri lost a "Three Way Dance" to Jerry Lynn. Super Crazy was the other participant.
- ECW Guilty As Charged '00 (January 9) = Tajiri & Super Crazy won over Jerry Lynn & Little Guido.
- ECW Arena (January 15, '00) = Tajiri fell to Super Crazy.
- ECW Television Title Tournament (March '00) = Tajiri lost in the first round to the Sandman. Super Crazy won the tournament.
- ECW Cyberslam '00 (April 22) = Tajiri lost the ECW TV Title to Rhino.
- ECW Hardcore Heaven '00 (May 14) = Tajiri won over Steve Corino.
- ECW Arena (July 8, '00) = Tajiri defeated Mikey Whipwreck.
- ECW Heat Wave '00 (July 16) = Tajiri won a "Four Corners" Match over Mikey Whipwreck, Little Guido & Psicosis.
- ECW Arena (August 20, '00) = Tajiri took down Psicosis.
- ECW Tag-Team Title Tournament (August 25, '00) = Tajiri & Mikey Whipwreck defeated Tony Mamaluke & Little Guido, EZ Money & Julio Denero, then won a "Triangle" match over Jerry Lynn & Tommy Dreamer and Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger to win the ECW Tag Titles.
- ECW Anarchy Rulz '00 (October 1) = Tajiri & Mikey Whipwreck fell to the ECW Tag-Team Champions, Tony Mamaluke & Little Guido.
- ECW November To Remember '00 (November 5) = Tajiri & Mikey Whipwreck again lost to the ECW Tag Champs, Tony Mamaluke & Little Guido. Whipwreck was 'injured' in the match, and replaced by Super Crazy.
- ECW Massacre On 34th Street (December 3, '00) = Tajiri & Mikey Whipwreck defeated Super Crazy & Kid Kash.
- ECW Arena (December 23, '00) = Tajiri & Mikey Whipwreck won a "Three Falls" match over Tony Mamaluke & Little Guido.
- ECW Guilty As Charged '01 (January 7) = Tajiri & Mikey Whipwreck won a "Triangle" Match over Super Crazy & Kid Kash and Tony Mamaluke & Little Guido.
- CZW Delaware Invasion (January 20, '01) = Tajiri lost to the CZW Heavyweight Champion, Justice Pain.
- CZW Crushing The Competition (February 10, '01) = Tajiri fought to a No-Contest with Super Crazy. Later on, Tajiri fought to a No-Contest with the CZW Heavyweight Champ, Justice Pain.
- CZW Destruction In Dover (February 28, '01) = Tajiri won the CZW Heavyweight Title, beating Nick Berk. Later on, Tajiri lost the title to John Zandig.
- WWF Invasion (July '01) = Tajiri defeated Tazz.
- WWF Summerslam '01 = Tajiri lost the WWF Lightweight Title to the WCW Cruiserweight Champ, X-Pac.
- WWF Unforgiven '01 = Tajiri was beaten for the US Title by Rhyno.
- WWF Rebellion '01 (November 3) = Tairji submitted to William Regal.
- WWF Survivor Series '01 = Taijir fell to William Regal.
- WWF Backlash '02 = Tajiri won the Cruiserweight Title from Billy Kidman.
- WWE Smackdown Tag-Team Title Tournament (October '02) = Tajiri & Brock Lesnar lost in the first round to Rey Mysterio Jr & Edge. Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit won the tournament.
- WWE No Mercy '02 = Tajiri was beaten by the WWE Cruiserweight Champion, Jaime Noble.
- WWE Rebellion '02 (October 26) = Tajiri lost a Three-Way Match to the Cruiserweight Champ, Jamie Noble. Rey Mysterio Jr was the other participant.
- WWE Royal Rumble '03 = Tajiri competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Brock Lesnar.
- WWE Judgment Day '03 = Tajiri & Eddie Guerrero won the WWE Smackdown Tag Titles from Team Angle in a "Ladder" Match.
- WWE Summerslam '03 = Tajiri lost a "Fatal Fourway" Match to the US Champ, Eddie Guerrrero. Chris Benoit and Rhyno were the other participants.
- WWE No Mercy '03 = Tajiri stayed the Cruiserweight Champ, beating Rey Mysterio Jr.
- WWE Survivor Series '03 = In a dark match, Tajiri kept the Cruiserweight Title, taking down Jamie Noble.
- WWE Royal Rumble '04 (January 25) = Tajiri competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Chris Benoit.
- WWE No Way Out '04 (February 15) = In a dark match, Tajiri, Akio & Sakoda beat Billy Kidman, Paul London & Ultimo Dragon.
- WWE Wrestlemania XX (March 14, '04) = Tajiri competed in the "Cruiserweight Open" Gauntlet Match, which was won by the WWE Cruiserweight Champ, Chavo Guerrero Jr.
- WWE Backlash '04 (April 18) = Tajiri was pinned by Jonathan Coachman.
- WWE Vengeance '04 (July 11) = Tajiri & Rhyno beat Garrison Cade & Jonathan Coachman.
- WWE Unforgiven '04 (September 12) = Tajiri & Rhyno lost to the WWE Raw Tag Champs, La Resistance.
- WWE Wrestlemania 21 (April 3, '05) = In a dark match, Tajiri competed in a "Smackdown vs. Raw Battle Royal", which was won by Booker T.
- WWE Backlash '05 (May 1) = Tajiri & William Regal lost a "Tag-Team Turmoil" Match, and the WWE Raw Tag Titles, to Rosey & the Hurricane. The other participants were La Resistance, Simon Dean & Maven, and the Heart Throbs.
- ECW One Night Stand (June 12, '05) = Tajiri lost a "Triple Threat Elimination" Match to Super Crazy. Little Guido was the other participant.
- WWE Unforgiven '05 (September 18) = In a dark match, Tajiri was beaten by Rob Conway.
- Zero-One-Max Hustle XVI (April 20, '06) = Yoshihiro Tajiri, Naoya Ogawa, Shinjiro Ohtani, Razor Ramon Hard Gay, & Erica lost an "Elimination" Match to Toshiaki Kawada, Yoji Anjoh, Sodom, New Yinling-sama, & Giant Vabo.
- Zero-One-Max Hustle XVII (May 13, '06) = Yoshihiro Tajiri, Shinjiro Ohtani, & Masato Tanaka defeated Sendai-shi Low, Demon Spider, & The Flying Vampire #25.
- Zero-One-Max Hustle XVIII (July 9, '06) = Yoshihiro Tajiri & Naoya Ogawa won over Toshiaki Kawada & the M-Peranza.
- AJPW Sumo Hall (August 27, '06) = Tajiri was pinned by the Great Muta.
- HustleMania II (November 23, '06) = Tajiri, Naoya Ogawa, & New Yinsama defeated Yoji Anjoh, Toshiaki Kawada, & Caiya.
- AJPW Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku Vol. 2 (February 17, '07) = Tajiri & the Great Muta beat Gold Dustin & Hakushi.
- NWA International Junior Heavyweight Title Tournament (March 4, '07) = Tajiri fought to a Double Disqualification with Ultimo Dragon. Hirooki Goto won the tournament.
- Hustle 21 (March 18, '07) = Tajiri fell to Naoya Ogawa.
- Hustle 22 (April 21, '07) = Tajiri, Red Onigumo, & Blue Onigumo won a "Handicap" Match over Chie Ishii & Kushida.
- Hustle 23 (June 10, '07) = Tajiri, Kohei Sato, & Giant Boba lost a "Handicap" Match to Mark Coleman & Kevin Randleman.
- HustleAid II (June 17, '07) = Tajiri & Yinling were beaten by Razor Ramon Real Gay & the Great Muta.
- Hustle 24 (July 14, '07) = Tajiri was pinned by Shinjiro Ohtani.
- Hustle 25 (August 18, '07) = Tajiri fell to Chie Ishii.
- AJPW Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku Vol. 3 (August 26, '07) = Tajiri & the Great Muta defeated Scott Steiner & Suwama.
- Hustle 26 (September 22, '07) = Tajiri, Osamu Nishimura, & Razor Ramon Hard Gay beat Yoji Anjoh, Toshiaki Kawada, & Scott Norton.
- HustleMania '07 (November 25) = Tajiri, Genichiro Tenryu, & Razor Ramon Real Gay took down Yoji Anjoh, Akebono, & Yin-sama.
- Hustle Matsuri '07 (December 31) = Tajiri, Genichiro Tenryu, & Razor Ramon Real Gay fell to Akebono, Yin-sama, & the Great Muta.
- Hustle 27 (January 13, '08) = Tajiri was pinned by Rene Bonaparte.
- Hustle 28 (February 24, '08) = Tajiri & Kushida defeated the Flying Vampires XVI & XXIII.
- Hustle 29 (March 20, '08) = Tajiri, Chie Ishii, & Kushida won over Kidata Low 2008 & Dark Von Maestros #1 & #2.
- Hustle 30 (April 13, '08) = Tajiri & Ryouji Sai were beaten by Steve Corino & Shinjiro Ohtani.
- HustleAid '08 (May 25, '08) = Tajiri, Chie Ishii, & Kushida fell to Steve Corino, Kinugawan Piranha Monster, & Red Onigumi.
- Osaka Pro Tag-Team Festival '08 (June) = Tajiri & Kushida defeated Takaku Fuke & Mikaru Sato, then lost to the eventual winners, Daisuke Harada & Zeus.
- HustleMania '08 (December 30) = Tajiri, Banzai Chie, & Kushida defeated Shoji Nitohei, Red Onigumi, & Ray Ohara.

Title Summary:
- CMLL World Light Heavyweight Champion (7/19/1996 - 7/27/1996)
- Big Japan Tag-Team Champion w/ Ryuji Yamakawa (7/23/1997 - 12/12/1997)
- Big Japan Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Ryuji Yamakawa (1/02/1998 - 3/04/1998)
- Big Japan Junior Heavyweight Champion (2/03/1998 - 4/19/1998)
- ECW Television Champion (4/08/2000 - 4/22/2000)
- ECW World Tag-Team Champion w/ Mikey Whipwreck (8/25/2000 - 8/26/2000)
- IWA Hardcore Champion (11/22/2000)
- CZW Heavyweight Champion (2/28/2001)
- WWF Light Heavyweight Champion (8/06/2001 - 8/19/2001)
- WCW United States Heavyweight Champion (9/10/2001 - 9/23/2001)
- WCW/WWF Cruiserweight Champion (10/22/2001 - 4/02/2002)
- WWF Cruiserweight Champion(2) (4/21/2002 - 5/14/2002)
- WWE Smackdown World Tag-Team Champion w/ Eddie Guerrero (5/18/2003 - 7/01/2003)
- WWE Cruiserweight Champion(3) (9/23/2003 - 12/30/2003)
- WWE Raw World Tag-Team Champion w/ William Regal (2/04/2005 - 5/01/2005)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 0 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 1 3rd RU)
- 2000 Match of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (Tajiri vs. Super Crazy)