VIDEO Title History AJPW All Asia Tag Team titles (as Shiryu) w/ Great Kosuke defeating Mr. Gannosuke and Tetsuhiro Kuroda (January 2, 2004); AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/ Satoshi Kojima defeating Arashi and Keiji Mutoh (January 18, 2004); AJPW (All Japan) World Junior Heavyweight title defeating Blue K for vacant title (February 22, 2004); Kaientai Dojo Strongest K title defeating Hi 69 (September 11, 2004); NWA International Lightweight Tag Team titles w/ Laonard Spanky defeating Tomohiro Ishii and Tatsuhito Takaiwa (Sept 19, 2004); Career Highlights In The Beginning: June 30, 1994: Shiryu competed in the WAR promotion’s six man tag team tournament with Masao Orihara and Great Sasuke. August 3, 1996: Shiryu won the Central America Middleweight. October 10, 1996: Shiryu/Michinoku/Funaki/Togo/Teioh beat Hamada/Naniwa/Yakushiji/Delfin/Tiger Mask IV at Sumo Hall. World Championship Wrestling: February 1998 – Superbrawl VIII: Kaz Hayashi worked a dark match against Ultimo Dragon. Kaz Hayashi later debuted on WCW TV as a horribly packaged as a Disco Inferno wannabe. April 2, 1998 – Malice at the Palace: Kaz Hayashi and Juventud Guerrera beat Psicosis and El Dandy. Kaz Hayashi eventually found a niche in a group of cruiserweights calling themselves the Young Dragons with Yang and Jamie San. January 14, 2001 – WCW’s Sin PPV: Kaz Hayashi and Yang beat Evan Karagias and Jamie Knoble. Kaz was clearly one of the most promising Cruiserweights to enter North America, but like most things, WCW failed to use him right. World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment: The WWF purchased Kaz Hayashi’s WCW contract and assigned him to the company’s developmental territory, HWA. Kaz Hayashi was granted his release from the WWE so he could begin working for All Japan Pro Wrestling. All Japan Pro Wrestling: Spring 2002: Kaz Hayashi/Keiji Mutoh/George Hines won the Giant Baba Memorial six-man Tag Team Tournament. July 17, 2002 – AJPW PPV: Kaz Hayashi/Jimmy Yang/George Hines defeated Johnny Smith/Naniwa/Hijikata. August 30, 2002: Kaz Hayashi defeated Yang in Tokyo to become #1 Contender for the AJPW Junior Heavyweight title! September 2002: Kaz Hayashi and Jimmy Yang won the AJPW Real World Junior Heavyweight Tag Team League. October 27, 2002 – AJPW PPV: Kaz Hayashi and Jimmy Yang defeated Hideki Hosaka and Gran Naniwa. March 22, 2003: Kaz Hayashi and Keiji Mutoh defeated Satoshi Kojima and Jimmy Yang in Tokyo. November 2, 2003 – Michinoku Pro Wrestling 10th Anniversary PPV: Kai En Tai DX reforms! ~~~Togo/Teioh/Shiryu/TAKA/Hanzo Nakajima beat Jinsei Shinzaki/Hayate/Kesen Numa-jiro/Kazuya Yuasa/Chi-Nen Hokkai. December 27, 2003 – ROH/AJPW Final Battle: AJ Styles defeated Kaz Hayashi with the Styles Clash. January 4, 2004 – Z1 Hustle-1: Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi b Dos Caras Jr. and Solar. March 7, 2004 – Z1 Hustle-2: Kaz Hayashi and Leonardo Spanky defeated Low Ki and Homicide. May 8, 2004 – Z1 Hustle-3: Kaz Hayashi and Leonardo Spanky defeated Low Ki and TAKA Michinoku. July 21, 2004 – Hawaiian Championship Wrestling: Kaz Hayashi defeayed Kenshin. July 25, 2004 – Z1 Hustle-4: Spanky and Kaz Hayashi defeated Sonjay Dutt and Josh “The Elvis” Daniels. September 20, 2004 – Z1 Hustle-5: Spanky and Kaz Hayashi defeated Flying Vampires #16 and #28. May 29, 2005 – AJPW: Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi defeated Kensuke Sasaki and Katsuhiko Nakajima. June 26 2005 – Michinoku Pro: Kaz Hayashi and Taiji Ishimori vs Jinsei Shinzaki and Kagetora ended in a draw. ~~~Kaz Hayashi and Jinsei Shizaki and Taiji Ishimori and Kagetora b Touru Owashi and YASSHI and Shogo Takagi and Berlinetta Boxer II. June 21 2005 – Cruiser’s Game: Kaz Hayashi and Taichi Ishikari defeated MIKAMI and Onryo. August 4, 2005 – Wrestle-One (debut show): Kaz Hayashi defeated A.J. Styles. November 19 2005 – AJPW: Taiji Ishimori and Katsuhiko Nakajima beat Kaz Hayashi and Space Lone Wolf (Nosawa). November 20 2005 – AJPW: Team 3D defeated Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi (Real World Tag League Block B) November 23, 2005 – AJPW: Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi beat Shuji Kondo and Brother YASSHI (Real World Tag League Block B). November 26, 2005 – AJPW: Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi defeated Arashi and Ryuji Hijikata November 27, 2005 – AJPW: Keiji Muto and Akebono and Ryuji Hijikata beat Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi and Akira Raijin. November 28, 2005 – AJPW: Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi beat D-Lo Brown and Buchanan (Real World Tag League Block B). November 29, 2005 – AJPW: Kensuke Sasaki/Katsuhiko Nakajima/Taiji Ishimori beat Satoshi Kojima/Kaz Hayashi/Space Lone Wolf. November 30, 2005 – AJPW: Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi and Kohei Suwama beat TARU and Giant Bernard and Shuji Kondo. December 1, 2005 – AJPW: Muto/Arashi/Ryuji Hijikata/Akebono beat Kojima/Kensuke Sasaki/Hayashi/Katsuhiko Nakajima December 3, 2005 – AJPW: Kensuke Sasaki and Katsuhiko Nakajima beat Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi (RW Tag League Block B). December 5, 2005 – AJPW: TARU/Giant Bernard/Shuji Kondo/Brother YASSHI beat Kojima/Hayashi/Kohei Suwama/Taiji Ishimori. April 7, 2007 – Pro Wrestling Guerrilla: Kaz Hayashi defeated Alex Shelley.. April 8, 2007 – Pro Wrestling Guerrilla: Kaz Hayashi defeated PAC (from the UK). October 12, 2014 – Bound For Glory: TNA X Division champion Samoa Joe defeated Low Ki and Kaz Hayashi in a triple threat match to retain the title.