KUSHIDA at BCW East meets West 2

Yujiro Kushida (May 12, 1983) is a Japanese professional wrestler and mixed martial artist. He currently works for New Japan Pro Wrestling as Kushida (stylized in all capital letters). He is a former four-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion, while also being a former two-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion, alongside Alex Shelley as the Time Splitters. He also won the 2015 Best of the Super Juniors and 2016 Super J-Cup tournaments. 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.

In wrestling Edit

  • Finishing moves
    • 9469 / Kushida Lock (Crossface with a knee to the opponent's back) – 2010–2013
    • Back to the Future (Small package driver) – 2017–present
    • Hoverboard Lock (Kimura lock) – 2014–present
    • Midnight Express (Corkscrew moonsault) – 2010–present
    • Supernova Press (Moonsault onto a standing opponent) – 2006–2010
    • Supernova Rana (Hurricanrana, sometimes from the top rope) – 2006-2010
  • Signature moves
    • Buzzsaw Kick (High-speed roundhouse kick to the head of a seated, kneeling or rising opponent) – adopted from Tajiri
    • Cross armbreaker – adopted from Nobuhiko Takada
    • Diving crossbody
    • Double knee backbreaker
    • Enzuigiri
    • Handspring back elbow – adopted from Tajiri
    • Jumping double knee strike
    • Masahiro Tanaka (Wind-up punch)
    • Moonsault,[1][109] sometimes while standing
    • Rolling Elbow (Discus elbow smash)
    • Somersault topé through the second and top ropes
    • Springboard overhead chop
    • Standing corkscrew moonsault
    • Standing shiranui