Kushida

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Kushida
Kushida
Name Kushida
Real name Yujiro Kushida
Nicknames
Name history Yujiro Kushida, Kushida (stylized in all caps in Japan)
Family
Maestro(s) Kazushi Sakuraba, Tajiri, Scott D'Amore
Birth date, location May 12, 1983- Tokyo, Japan
Obituary date
Debut, location January 20, 2008 (Mexico)
Lost mask to
Height 5'9"/175 cm
Weight 191 lbs/87 kg
Signature moves 9469/Kushida Lock, Hoverboard Lock, Asai DDT, Backcracker, Buzzsaw Kick, Midnight Express, Moonsault, Plancha, Rolling Elbow, Supernova Press, Supernova Rana, Tope Suicida
Titles: 2008 AJPW U-30 Tag Team Tournament (w/T28), IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (w/Alex Shelley), Super Jr. Tag Tournament (2012) (w/Alex Shelley), IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship, NJPW Best of the Super Juniors XXII tournament, ROH World Television Championship

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Traveled to Mexico during 2008, where he wrestled in IWRG in the typical evil foreigner role. Has since returned to Japan, where he has become a member of the New Japan Pro Wrestling roster. Challenged for the CMLL World Welterweight Championship in January 2012 during the second night of Fantasticamania 2012 in Japan, losing to champion Mascara Dorada. Came to Lucha Libre Elite in 2016 to compete in the ELITE International Tournament.