WWE Profile - Tajiri

Courtesy WWE


  • D.O.B.: September 29, 1970

  • Billed height: 5-foot-9

  • Billed weight: 189 pounds

  • Billed from: Tokyo, Japan

  • Signature move: Roundhouse buzzsaw kick, Tarantula

  • WWE main roster debut: May 24, 2001

WWE accolades

  • One-time United States champion; won on Sept. 10, 2001 (Monday Night Raw)

  • Two-time WWE tag team champion (with Eddie Guerrero and with William Regal); first win on May 18, 2003 (Judgement Day)

  • Three-time WWE cruiserweight champion; first won on Oct. 22, 2001 (Monday Night Raw)

  • Entrant in the inaugural Cruiserweight Classic (2016)

Other notes

  • Outside of the WWE, Tajiri has performed for a number of different promotions including ECW, Big Japan Pro Wrestling, AJPW, NJPW, WNC, Wrestle-1 and TNA

  • Founder of SMASH which offered pro wrestling, MMA and kickboxing - this eventually became Wrestling New Classic (WNC)