About Yujiro Kushida
May 12, 1983
|Place of Birth||:||Ōta, Tokyo, Japan|
|Also Known As||:||KUSHIDA, Yujiro|
|Imdb Profile||:||IMDB Profile|
Yujiro Kushida (櫛田 雄二郎 Kushida Yūjirō) is a Japanese professional wrestler and mixed martial artist. He currently works for World Wrestling Entertainment's (WWE) NXT brand as Kushida. He is a former five-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion and a two-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion, alongside Alex Shelley as the Time Splitters. He also won the 2015 and 2017 Best of the Super Juniors tournaments and the 2016 Super J-Cup tournament. He won the 2017 WCPW Pro Wrestling World Cup. Through a working relationship between NJPW and Ring of Honor (ROH), Kushida also made appearances for the American promotion, where he is a former World Television Champion. He won the ZST Genesis Lightweight Tournament and AJPW's U-30 Tag Team Tournament in 2008 with T28. He is also undefeated in mixed martial arts competition.