• Born: 09/29/1970 in Tamana, Kumamoto, Japan
  • Birthname: Yoshihiro Tajiri
  • Height & Weight: 5'9", 189 Ib
Titles Won:
  • ECW World Television Championship
  • ECW World Tag Team Championship – with Mikey Whipwreck
  • WCW United States Championship
  • WWF Light Heavyweight Championship
  • WCW/WWF/E Cruiserweight Championship (3 times)
  • WWE Tag Team Championship – with Eddie Guerrero
  • World Tag Team Championship – with William Regal

He is a Japanese professional wrestler and promoter primarily known under the ring name Tajiri (sometimes stylized as “TAJIRI”), he has also competed under his real name as well as under the names Aquarius and Kikkoman and briefly worked as the masked character Tigre Blanco.

He rose to international attention through his work for Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) from 1998 to 2001 and World Wrestling Federation / World Wrestling Entertainment in 1996 and 1997 and again from 2001 to 2005, and a return in 2016/2017.

Early in his career, he worked for several Mexican promotions such as Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre. After leaving WWE in 2005 he has worked for a number of Japanese promotions including New Japan Pro-Wrestling, Hustle, Pro Wrestling Noah and Wrestle-1. He was also the promoter and featured wrestler for the Smash promotion as well as it’s successor Wrestling New Classic. He is currently under a full-time contract with All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW).

Over the years Tajiri has trained various wrestlers including Kushida, Minoru Fujita, Ray and Syuri. In ECW he won the ECW World Television Championship and formed a regular tag team with Mikey Whipwreck that won the ECW World Tag Team Championship on one occasion. During his years with WWE, he won the WCW United States Championship once, their Cruiserweight Championship on multiple occasions, the WWE Tag Team Championship with Eddie Guerrero and the World Tag Team Championship with William Regal. He is the current Gaora TV Champion in AJPW, where he’s also won their World Junior Heavyweight Championship and the 2018 Jr. Tag Battle of Glory tournament.

Notable Feuds

vs. Super Crazy

vs. Little Guido

w/ Mikey Whipwreck vs. F.B.I

vs. William Regal

vs. Jamie Noble & Nidia

vs. Evolution

vs. Minoru Suzuki

vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi

Other Notable Achievements

BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship

BJW Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Ryuji Yamakawa

CZW World Heavyweight Championship

CMLL World Light Heavyweight Championship

FCF Finnish Heavyweight Championship (2 times)

IWA Hardcore Championship

EWP Intercontinental Championship

WNC Championship