Tajiri

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Title History

  • BJW (Japan) Tag Team titles w/Ryuji Yamakawa defeating Kishin Kawabata & Takashi Ishikawa for vacant titles (July 23, 1997);
  • BJW (Japan) Tag Team titles w/Ryuji Yamakawa defeating Gedo & Jado (January 2, 1998);
  • BJW (Japan) World Junior Heavyweight title defeating Gedo [Tournament] (February 3, 1998);
  • ECW Television title defeating Little Guido & Super Crazy in a 3 Way Dance (April 8, 2000);
  • ECW World Tag Team titles w/Mikey Whipwreck won a tournament (August 25, 2000);
  • IWA (Puerto Rico) World Hardcore title defeating Miguelito Perez Jr. (November 25, 2000);
  • CZW (Combat Zone Wrestling) World Heavyweight title defeating Nick Berk (February 28, 2001);
  • WWF World Light Heavyweight title defeating X Pac (August 6, 2001);
  • WCW United States Heavyweight title defeating Kanyon (September 10, 2001);
  • WCW World Cruiserweight title defeating Billy Kidman (October 22, 2001);
  • WWF World Cruiserweight title defeating Billy Kidman (April 21, 2002);
  • WWE (Smackdown) Tag Team titles w/Eddy Guerrero defeating Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin (May 18, 2003);
  • WWE World Cruiserweight title defeating Rey Mysterio Jr. (September 23, 2003);
  • WWE (RAW) World Tag Team titles w/William Regal defeating Rob Conway & Sylvan Grenier (February 4, 2005);
  • FCF Finnish Heavyweight title;

Tajiri Career Highlights

Japanese Wrestling:

  • September 19, 1994: Made his pro-wrestling debut against Takashi Okano in IWA Japan..

World Wrestling Federation:

  • July 14, 1997 – RAW: Taka Michinoku defeated Yoshiro Tajiri..
  • October 13, 1997 – RAW: Brian Christopher defeated Yoshihiro Tajiri..
  • October 20, 1997 – RAW: Taka Michinoku defeated Yoshiro Tajiri..

Extreme Championship Wrestling:

  • January 10, 1999–Guilty as Charged: Defeated Super Crazy..
  • January 16, 1999–House Party: Super Crazy defeated Yoshihiro Tajiri..
  • February 12, 1999–Crossing the Line: Super Crazy defeated Yoshihiro Tajiri..
  • March 21, 1999–Living Dangerously: Super Crazy defeated Yoshihiro Tajiri..
  • April 3, 1999–CyberSlam: Jerry Lynn defeated Yoshihiro Tajiri..
  • May 16, 1999–Hardcore Heaven: Defeated Little Guido..
  • June 26, 1999-Hostile City Showdown: Taz defeated Yoshihiro Tajiri to retain the Heavyweight title..
  • August 2, 1999–Heat Wave: Taz defeated Yoshihiro Tajiri to retain the ECW World Heavyweight title..
  • August 26, 1999–The Last Show at the Madhouse: Taz defeated Yoshihiro Tajiri to retain the Heavyweight title..
  • September 19, 1999–Anarchy Rulz: Defeated Super Crazy and Little Guido in a THREE WAY DANCE..
  • October 23, 1999–Re-enter the Sandman: Defeated Jerry Lynn..
  • November 7, 1999–November to Remember: Jerry Lynn beat Yoshihiro Tajiri and Super Crazy in a THREE WAY DANCE..
  • January 9, 2000–Guilty as Charged: Yoshihiro Tajiri & Super Crazy defeated Little Guido & Jerry Lynn..
  • April 16, 2000–Wrestlepalooza: Tommy Dreamer & Sandman & New Jack beat Steve Corino & Jack Victory & Tajiri..
  • April 22, 2000–CyberSlam: Rhino defeated Yoshihiro Tajiri to win the Television title..
  • May 14, 2000–Hardcore Heaven: Yoshihiro Tajiri defeated Steve Corino..
  • June 23, 2000–Massacre Tour: Little Guido defeated Yoshihiro Tajiri..
  • June 24, 2000–Massacre Tour: Yoshihiro Tajiri defeated Jerry Lynn..
  • July 16, 2000–Heat Wave: Yoshihiro Tajiri defeated Psicosis and Little Guido and Mikey Whipwreck in a 4-WAY..
  • August 19, 2000–A New Era Begins: Yoshihiro Tajiri defeated Psicosis..
  • August 25, 2000–Massacre Tour: Mikey Whipwreck & Yoshihiro Tajiri won a Tag Team Title Tournament!
  • ~~~ROUND #1: Mikey Whipwreck & Yoshihiro Tajiri defeated The Full Blooded Italians to advance..
  • ~~~ROUND #2: Mikey Whipwreck & Yoshihiro Tajiri defeated Julio Dinero & EZ Money to advance..
  • ~~~FINALS: Mikey Whipwreck & Yoshihiro Tajiri beat Tommy Dreamer & Jerry Lynn and Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger!
  • August 26, 2000–Massacre Tour: The FBI (Guido/Mamaluke) beat Mikey Whipwreck & Yoshihiro Tajiri to win the Tag Team titles..
  • October 1, 2000–Anarchy Rulz: The FBI (Guido/Mamaluke) beat Yoshihiro Tajiri & Mikey Whipreck to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • October 7, 2000–Beer, Blood, Babes, and Barbed Wire: Ballz Mahoney vs. Yoshihiro Tajiri ended in a NO CONTEST..
  • November 5, 2000–November 2 Remember: The FBI defeated Yoshihiro Tajiri & Mikey Whipreck to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • December 3, 2000–Massacre on 34th Street: Yoshihiro Tajiri & Mikey Whipwreck defeated Super Crazy & Kid Kash..
  • December 23, 2000–Holiday Hell: Mikey Whipwreck & Yoshihiro Tajiri beat The FBI (Guido/Mamaluke) in a “Best 2/3 Falls” match..
  • January 7, 2001–Guilty as Charged: Yoshihiro Tajiri & Mikey Whipwreck beat Kid Kash & Super Crazy and The FBI in a 3-WAY..

Combat Zone Wrestling:

  • January 20, 2001 – CZW: Justice Pain defeated Tajiri to retain the CZW title..
  • February 10, 2001 – CZW: Match with Super Crazy went to a No Contest, then Justice Pain vs Tajiri went to a No Contest..
  • February 28, 2001 – CZW: Defeated Nick Berk to win the CZW title, but turned around and lost it to John Zandig!

World Wrestling Federation – Tajiri & William Regal:

  • June 14, 2001–Smackdown!: Tajiri defeated Crash Holly in a KOTR Qualifyer.
  • June 18, 2001–RAW: Rhyno defeated Tajiri w/William Regal in the Quarter Finals of the King of the Ring tournament.
  • June 24, 2001–King of the Ring: Tajiri defeated Crash Holly in the King of the Ring tournament.
  • June 24, 2001–King of the Ring: Rhyno defeated Tajiri in the second round of the King of the Ring Tournment.
  • June 25, 2001–RAW: Chris Jericho defeated Tajiri w/William Regal (during the match; Regal tried to help but it backfired).
  • June 28, 2001–Smackdown!: Chris Jericho & Scotty 2 Hotty defeated Tajiri & William Regal.
  • July 2, 2001–RAW: Tajiri defeated Scotty Too Hotty w/William Regal.
  • July 8, 2001–Heat: Tajiri defeated Jerry Lynn.
  • July 9, 2001–RAW: ECW vs WWF vs WCW ended in a No Contest after a huge brawl with ECW coming out on top.
  • July 16, 2001–RAW: William Regal vs Tazz ended in a No Contest after Tajiri turned on ECW and joined WWF (spit mist at Regal!)..
  • July 19, 2001–Smackdown!: Tajiri, Kane & The Undertaker defeated The Dudley Boyz & Tazz.
  • July 22, 2001–InVasion: Tajiri defeated Tazz in a grudge match.
  • July 23, 2001–RAW: Tajiri defeated Raven.
  • July 26, 2001–Smackdown!: Rob Van Dam & Chris Kanyon defeated Tajiri & Chris Jericho.
  • July 30, 2001–RAW: Hardcore Champion Rob Van Dam defeated Tajiri to retain.
  • August 6, 2001–RAW: Tajiri defeated X-Pac to win the WWF Light-Heavyweight title..
  • August 9, 2001–Smackdown!: X-Pac & Albert defeated Spike Dudley & Tajiri.
  • August 13, 2001–RAW: Light-Heavyweight Champion Tajiri defeated Albert in a non-title match.
  • August 16, 2001–Smackdown!: X-Pac & Albert defeated Tajiri & William Regal.
  • August 19, 2001–SummerSlam: WWF Light Heavyweight champion X-Pac defeated WCW Cruiserweight champion Tajiri to unify.
  • August 20, 2001–RAW: Tajiri defeated Booker T by DQ.

World Wrestling Federation – Tajiri & William Regal (with The Alliance):

  • September 2001: Aligned himself with Alliance member Torrie Wilson, but remained a WWF representative..
  • September 9, 2001–HEAT: Tajiri defeated Tommy Dreamer.
  • September 10, 2001–RAW: Torrie Wilson helped Tajiri beat Alliance member Chris Kanyon for the WCW United States title..
  • September 13, 2001–Smackdown!: Test & The Dudley Boyz defeated William Regal, Tajiri & Scotty 2 Hotty.
  • September 17, 2001–RAW: Christian defeated U.S. Champion Tajiri by DQ.
  • September 20, 2001–Smackdown!: WWE Champion Steve Austin defeated WWE U.S. Champion Tajiri in a non-title champion vs champion match.
  • September 23, 2001–Unforgiven: Rhyno defeated Tajiri w/Torrie Wilson to win the WCW United States title!
  • October 1, 2001–RAW: Tazz & Stacy Kiebler defeated Tajiri & Torrie Wilson.
  • October 7, 2001–HEAT: Tajiri defeated Tommy Dreamer.
  • October 8, 2001–RAW: Tajiri, The Big Show & Spike Dudley defeated The Dudley Boyz & Tazz.
  • October 14, 2001–HEAT: WCW U.S. Champion Rhyno defeated Tajiri by DQ.
  • October 18, 2001–Smackdown!: Tajiri defeated D-Von Dudley.
  • October 21, 2001–No Mercy: The Dudley Boyz defeated Big Show & Tajiri to retain the WWF Tag Team titles..
  • October 22, 2001–RAW: Tajiri defeated Billy Kidman to capture the WCW Cruiserweight title..
  • October 28, 2001–HEAT: Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri defeated Hurricane Helms.
  • October 29, 2001–RAW: Hurricane Helms & Molly Holly defeated Torrie Wilson & Tajiri.
  • November 1, 2001–Smackdown!: William Regal defeated Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri in a non-title match.
  • November 3, 2001–Rebellion: WCW Cruiserweight champion Tajiri defeated William Regal in a non-title match..
  • ~~~~After the match…. he spat his mist right in William Regal’s face!
  • November 15, 2001–Smackdown!: William Regal & Ivory defeated Tajiri & Torrie.
  • November 18, 2001–Survivor Series: William Regal defeated Tajiri w/Torrie Wilson..
  • ~~~~After the match…. William Regal knocked Torrie Wilson out cold.
  • November 25, 2001–HEAT: Tajiri defeated Perry Saturn.
  • December 1, 2001–Jakked: Tajiri defeated Spike Dudley.
  • December 2, 2001–HEAT: Tajiri defeated Sho Funaki.
  • December 3, 2001–RAW: The Hardy Boyz defeated Spike Dudley & Tajiri.
  • December 9, 2001–HEAT: Chuck Palumbo & Billy Gunn defeated Tajiri & Spike Dudley.
  • December 13, 2001–Smackdown!: Tajiri defeated Crash Holly.
  • December 17, 2001–RAW: Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo defeated The Big Show & Tajiri.
  • December 23, 2001–HEAT: Tag Team Champions The Dudley Boyz defeated Tajiri & Spike Dudley.
  • December 24, 2001–RAW: Tajiri defeated Bubba Ray Dudley.
  • December 27, 2001–Smackdown!: Hardcore Champion The Undertaker defeated Tajiri to retain the title.
  • January 13, 2002–HEAT: Billy Gunn defeated Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri in a non-title match.
  • January 14, 2002–HEAT: Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo defeated Hurricane Helms & Tajiri.
  • February 2, 2002–Jakked: Val Venis defeated Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri in a non-title match.
  • February 3, 2002–HEAT: Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri defeated Scotty 2 Hotty.
  • February 9, 2002–Jakked: Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri defeated Jason Bubbacane in a non-title match.
  • February 10, 2002–HEAT: Lance Storm defeated Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri in a non-title match.
  • February 23, 2002–Jakked: The Dudley Boyz defeated Tajiri & Sho Funaki.
  • February 24, 2002–HEAT: Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri defeated Hurricane Helms.
  • March 2, 2002–Jakked: Goldust defeated Tajiri in a non-title match.
  • March 16, 2002–Jakked: Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri defeated Crash Holly.
  • March 23, 2002–Jakked: Test defeated Tajiri in a non-title match.
  • March 30, 2002–Jakked: Tajiri & Sho Funaki defeated Billy Kidman & Hurricane Helms.

World Wrestling Federation – Tajiri heel:

  • Eventually turned heel, and began mistreating Torrie Wilson, forcing her to wear Japanese robes to the ring..
  • April 4, 2002 – Smackdown!: Billy Kidman defeated Tajiri to win back the WCW Cruiserweight title..
  • ~~~After the match, Tajiri dumped Torrie Wilson..
  • April 21, 2002 – Backlash: Tajiri defeated Billy Kidman to win the WWF Cruiserweight title..
  • May 30, 2002 – Smackdown!: Tajiri & Chavo Guerrero defeated The Hurricane & Billy Kidman in an action-packed tag team match..
  • June 22, 2002 – Velocity: Tajiri defeated Hugh Morris.
  • June 29, 2002 – Velocity: Tajiri defeated Albert.
  • July 6, 2002 – Velocity: Tajiri defeated Billy Kidman.
  • July 13, 2002 – Velocity: Tajiri defeated Shannon Moore.
  • July 27, 2002 – Velocity: Tajiri defeated Mike Awesome.
  • August 1, 2002 – Smackdown!: Rey Mysterio defeated Tajiri..
  • August 10, 2002 – Velocity: Chavo Guerrero defeated Tajiri by DQ.
  • August 17, 2002 – Velocity: Sho Funaki & Billy Kidman defeated Jamie Noble & Tajiri.
  • August 22, 2002 – Smackdown!: The Hurricane & Shannon Moore defeated Tajiri & Jamie Noble (CW Champ) (Moore pinned Noble)..
  • August 24, 2002 – Velocity: Tajiri defeated Sho Funaki.
  • August 29, 2002 – Smackdown!: Shannon Moore defeated Tajiri.
  • September 5, 2002 – Smackdown!: Mark Henry defeated Tajiri.
  • September 14, 2002 – Velocity: Crash Holly & Hurricane Helms defeated Jamie Noble & Tajiri.
  • September 21, 2002 – Velocity: Tajiri defeated Billy Kidman.
  • September 26, 2002 – Smackdown!: Billy & Chuck defeated Jamie Noble & Tajiri..
  • October 5, 2002 – Velocity: Tajiri defeated Shannon Moore.
  • October 10, 2002 – Smackdown!: Rey Mysterio & Edge defeated Tajiri & Brock Lesnar in a Tag Team Title Tournament match..
  • October 19, 2002 – Velocity: Tajiri defeated Sho Funaki.
  • October 20, 2002 – No Mercy: Jamie Noble defeated Tajiri to retain the Cruiserweight title!
  • October 24, 2002 – Smackdown!: Cruiserweight Champion Jamie Noble defeated Tajiri.
  • November 9, 2002 – Velocity: Tajiri defeated Crash Holly.
  • November 14, 2002 – Smackdown!: Matt Hardy & John Cena defeated Tajiri & Rikishi.
  • November 21, 2002 – Smackdown!: Billy Kidman defeated Tajiri to retain the Cruiserweight title!
  • November 28, 2002 – Smackdown!: Tajiri defeated Chuck Palumbo.

World Wrestling Entertainment – vs Jamie Noble:

  • January 4, 2003 – Velocity: Chavo Guerrero defeated Tajiri.
  • January 9, 2003 – Smackdown!: Tajiri Returns to SD! and defeats Jamie Noble with a stiff kick to the head..
  • January 16, 2003 – Smackdown!: Nunzio defeated Tajiri with a little distraction from Jamie Noble & Nidia..
  • January 25, 2003 – RAW House Show in Tokyo: Was given a World title shot against Triple H, but was defeated in the end..
  • March 6, 2003 – Smackdown!: Rey Mysterio defeated Jamie Noble and Tajiri in a 3-way match.
  • March 13, 2003 – Smackdown!: The Big Show & A-Train defeated Sho Funaki & Tajiri.
  • March 15, 2003 – Velocity: Tajiri defeated Jamie Noble.
  • March 22, 2003 – Velocity: Nunzio defeated Tajiri.
  • March 29, 2003 – Velocity: Johnny Stamboli defeated Tajiri.
  • April 3, 2003 – Smackdown!: Tag Team Champions Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin defeated Tajiri & Sho Funaki.
  • April 5, 2003 – Velocity: Tajiri defeated Buddy Wayne.
  • April 10, 2003 – Smackdown!: Rey Mysterio & Tajiri defeated Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin in a non-title match.
  • April 12, 2003 – Velocity: Tajiri defeated Shannon Moore.
  • April 17, 2003 – Smackdown!: The Big Show & A-Train defeated Rey Mysterio & Tajiri.
  • April 24, 2003 – Smackdown!: Tajiri defeated The Big Show by Count Out when Rey Mysterio distracted and embarassed Big Show!
  • May 3, 2003 – Velocity: Tajiri defeated Jason Pacaro.
  • May 8, 2003 – Velocity: Tag Team Champions Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas defeated Rikishi & Tajiri in a non-title match.
  • May 15, 2003 – Smackdown!: Cruiserweight Champion Matt Hardy defeated Tajiri.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Eddie Guerrero & Tajiri :

  • May 18, 2003 – Judgment Day: Eddie Guerrero & Tajiri defeated Team Angle in a ladder match to win the WWE Tag Team titles..
  • May 22, 2003 – Smackdown!: Eddie Guerrero & Tajiri defeated Team Angle by DQ to retain the WWE Tag Team titles..
  • May 29, 2003 – Smackdown!: Eddie Guerrero & Tajiri defeated Team Angle by DQ AGAIN to retain by tricking the referee..
  • June 5, 2003 – Smackdown!: Eddie Guerrero & Tajiri defeated The Basham Brothers to retain the tag team titles..
  • June 26, 2003 – Smackdown!: Eddie Guerrero & Tajiri defeated Sean O’Haire & Roddy Piper to retain the tag team titles..
  • July 3, 2003 – Smackdown!: Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas defeated Eddie Guerrero & Tajiri to recapture the WWE Tag Team titles!
  • ~~~After the match, Eddie Guerrero turns heel and attacks Tajiri, slamming him through the windshield of his car!!
  • July 31, 2003 – Smackdown!: Eddie Guerrero defeated Tajiri to retain the United States title..
  • August 14, 2003 – Smackdown!: Tajiri defeated Rhyno.
  • August 21, 2003 – Smackdown!: Eddie Guerrero & Rhyno defeated Chris Benoit & Tajiri.
  • August 24, 2003 – Summerslam: Eddie Guerrero defeated Chris Benoit and Rhyno and Tajiri in a 4-WAY to retain the US title..

World Wrestling Entertainment – vs Rey Mysterio :

World Wrestling Entertainment – Tajiri w/Akio & Sakada:

  • October 19, 2003 – No Mercy: Tajiri defeated Rey Mysterio to retain the CW title with help from Jimmy Yang & Ryan Sakoda..
  • October 23, 2003 – Smackdown!: Tajiri defeated Zach Gowen – Afterwards, Jimmy Yang & Ryan Sakoda viciously attacked Zach..
  • October 30, 2003 – Smackdown!: Ultimo Dragon beat Rey Mysterio in a #1 Contenders match with help from CW Champ Tajiri!
  • ~~~After the match, Tajiri showed respect to Ultimo Dragon, who just turned his back and walked away..
  • November 1, 2003 – Velocity: Tajiri defeated Shannon Moore.
  • November 6, 2003 – Smackdown!: Nunzio & Tajiri defeated Ultimo Dragon & Jamie Noble with help from Akio & Sakada..
  • November 16, 2003 – Survivor Series: Tajiri w/Akio & Sakada defeated Jamie Noble to retain the CW title (shown on HEAT)..
  • November 20, 2003 – Smackdown!: Tajiri defeated Jamie Noble when a blinded Nidia came to ringside and distracted Noble..
  • December 13, 2003 – Velocity: Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri defeated Billy Kidman.
  • December 20, 2003 – Velocity: Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri defeated Paul London.
  • January 1, 2004 – Smackdown!: Rey Mysterio defeated Tajiri in the first WWE match of 2004 to capture the Cruiserweight title!
  • January 8, 2004 – Smackdown!: Demolished a blinded Nidia in a match where Nidia was forced to replace Jamie Noble (no show)..
  • January 15, 2004 – Smackdown!: Jamie Noble defeated Tajiri in a #1 contenders match.
  • January 22, 2004 – Smackdown!: Tajiri defeated Billy Kidman in a Royal Rumble qualifying match!
  • February 12, 2004 – Smackdown!: Rey Mysterio defeated Tajiri.
  • February 15, 2004 – No Way Out: Tajiri/Sakoda/Akio defeated Ultimo Dragon/Billy Kidman/Paul London on Sunday Night Heat..
  • February 19, 2004 – Smackdown!: Tajiri defeated Billy Gunn.
  • March 4, 2004 – Smackdown!: Rey Mysterio & Billy Kidman & Ultimo Dragon defeated Tajiri & Akio & Sakoda
  • March 11, 2004 – Smackdown!: Rey Mysterio & Billy Kidman & Ultimo Dragon & Funaki beat Tajiri & Akio & Sakoda & Jamie Noble..
  • March 14, 2004 – Wrestlemania XX: Participated in the Cruiserweight Open, which was won by Chavo Guerrero (Champ)..

World Wrestling Entertainment – RAW:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Tajiri & Rhyno:

  • July 11, 2004 – Vengeance: Tajiri & Rhyno (Mystery partner) defeated Garrison Cade & The Coach..
  • July 12, 2004 – RAW: Rhyno w/Tajiri defeated Rob Conway w/Sylvain Grenier..
  • July 19, 2004 – RAW: Sylvain Grenier defeated Tajiri.
  • August 2, 2004 – RAW: Rhyno & Tajiri defeated La Resistance in a NON title match..
  • August 9, 2004 – RAW: Rhyno & Tajiri failed to beat Brent Albright & Chris Cage in a 2-minute challenge due to La Resistance..
  • August 16, 2004 – RAW: Rhyno w/Tajiri defeated Sylvain Grenier w/Rob Conway in an “All or Nothing” match to win a Tag Title shot!
  • August 30, 2004 – RAW: La Resistance & The Coach defeated Rhyno & Tajiri in a “Handicap” match..
  • September 6, 2004 – RAW: Chris Benoit & William Regal & Rhyno & Tajiri beat Ric Flair & Batista & La Resistance..
  • September 12, 2004 – Unforgiven: La Resistance (Sylvain Grenier & Rob Conway) beat Rhyno & Tajiri to retain the Tag titles..
  • September 20, 2004 – RAW: Tajiri beat Hurricane (After the match, Hurricane ripped the mask off of a young fan in the front row)..
  • September 27, 2004 – RAW: The Hurricane & Rosey defeated Rhyno & Tajiri..
  • October 10, 2004 – HEAT: Rhyno & Tajiri defeated Danny Doring & Arch Kincaid..
  • October 18, 2004 – RAW: Shelton Benjamin beat Christian, Hurricane, Tajiri, Rhyno & The Coach in a 6-WAY..
  • November 15, 2004 – RAW: William Regal & Eugene beat La Resistance and Rhyno/Tajiri in a 3-WAY to win the Tag titles!
  • November 28, 2004 – HEAT: Tajiri defeated Steven Richards.
  • November 29, 2004 – RAW: Tajiri was in the Battle Royal won by Chris Benoit & Edge.
  • December 5, 2004 – HEAT: Christian & Tyson Tomko defeated Rhyno & Tajiri.
  • December 12, 2004 – HEAT: Rob Conway defeated Tajiri.
  • December 13, 2004 – RAW: La Resistance defeated Rhyno & Tajiri in a match taped for Heat..
  • January 9, 2005 – HEAT: Tajiri defeated Steven Richards.
  • January 16, 2005 – HEAT: Tajiri defeated Steven Richards.
  • January 23, 2005 – HEAT: Tajiri defeated Wavell Starr.
  • January 31, 2005 – RAW: Tajiri defeated Psicosis in a tryout dark match..

World Wrestling Entertainment – Tajiri & William Regal:

  • February 7, 2005 – RAW in Japan: William Regal & Tajiri defeated La Resistance to WIN the Tag Team titles!
  • February 14, 2005 – RAW: William Regal & Tajiri defeated La Resistance to RETAIN the Tag Team titles!
  • February 28, 2005 – RAW: William Regal & Tajiri defeated Christian & Tyson Tomko and La Reistance in a 3-WAY (taped for HEAT)..
  • March 7, 2005 – RAW: William Regal & Tajiri defeated Simon Dean & Maven to retain the Tag Team titles (taped for HEAT)..
  • March 21, 2005 – RAW: William Regal & Tajiri & Christy Hemme w/Lita defeated Maven & Simon Dean & Molly Holly..
  • March 28, 2005 – RAW: William Regal & Tajiri beat La Resistance and Maven/Simon Dean in a 3-WAY to retain the tag team titles..
  • April 4, 2005 – RAW: William Regal & Tajiri vs The SuperHeros vs La Resistance ended in a NO CONTEST (Taped for HEAT)..
  • April 11, 2005 – RAW: William Regal & Tajiri defeated La Resistance to retain the Tag Team titles in a match taped for HEAT..
  • April 18, 2005 – RAW: William Regal & Tajiri defeated The Heart Throbs (Antonio & Romeo) in a NON TITLE match..
  • April 25, 2005 – RAW: Muhammad Hassan & Khosrow Daivari defeated William Regal & Tajiri in a NON TITLE match..
  • May 1, 2005 – Backlash: The Heart Throbs participated in a Gauntlet Match for Regal & Tajiri’s Tag Team titles..
  • ~~~Regal/Tajiri b Romeo/Antonio, Regal/Tajiri b Dean/Maven, La Resistance b Regal/Tajiri, SuperHeros b La Resistance!
  • May 2, 2005 – RAW: The Heart Throbs (Antonio & Romeo) defeated William Regal & Tajiri in a match taped for HEAT..
  • May 16, 2005 – RAW: Match with Chris Benoit in an ECW-rules match ended in a NO CONTEST when Eric Bischoff cancelled the match..
  • May 23, 2005 – RAW: The Heart Throbs defeated William Regal & Tajiri in a Texas Tornado match taped for HEAT..

World Wrestling Entertainment – ECW One Night Stand:

  • May 23, 2005 – RAW: Chris Benoit defeated Tajiri by Submission in an ECW-rules match which was rebooked by Vince McMahon..
  • June 6, 2005 – RAW: William Regal tells Tajiri that he will be joining Eric Bischoff’s anti-ECW crusaders at One Night Stand..
  • June 12, 2005 – ECW One Night Stand: Super Crazy defeated Tajiri and Little Guido in an International Three Way Dance!
  • ~~~The FBI (JT Smith, Tracy Smothers, Tony Mamaluke, & Big Guido) and Sinister Minister & Mikey Whipwreck all got involved..
  • June 13, 2005 – RAW: Tajiri defeated Kid Kash in a match taped for SUNDAY NIGHT HEAT!

World Wrestling Entertainment – Tajiri on HEAT:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Tajiri & Eugene Dinsmore:

  • September 12, 2005 – RAW: Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Eugene Dinsmore & Tajiri..
  • September 18, 2005 – Unforgiven: Rob Conway defeated Tajiri in a match shown LIVE on Sunday Night Heat..
  • September 19, 2005 – RAW: Eugene & Tajiri defeated The Heart Throbs (Antonio & Romeo) in a match taped for HEAT..
  • October 10, 2005 – RAW: “The Masterpiece” Chris Masters defeated Tajiri by Masterlock Submission..
  • October 31, 2005 – RAW: Kurt Angle defeated Tajiri (John Cena attacked Kurt Angle after the match!)..
  • November 7, 2005 – RAW: Matt Striker defeated Tajiri in a match taped for HEAT..
  • November 18, 2005 – SD! Eddie Guerrero Tribute: Participated in a special Battle Royal! (won by Juventud)..
  • November 21, 2005 – RAW: Match with Rob Conway ended in a No Contest when SD!’s John Bradshaw Layfield interfered!
  • November 28, 2005 – RAW: Tajiri defeated Lance Cade (no longer teaming with Trevor Murdoch) on HEAT..
  • December 5, 2005 – RAW: Triple H defeated Tajiri..
  • December 8, 2005: Was released from his WWE contract..
  • ~~~This was just weeks after he had signed a new three-year contract with World Wrestling Entertainment..
  • December 12, 2005 – RAW: Gregory Helms defeated Tajiri with the Shining Wizard in a match taped for HEAT..
  • Regarding his Last Night in WWE: After the match, he got the mic and delivered his farewell speech: “Tonight is my last night in WWE, I am going back home to Japan. Thank you WWE for 5 years, thank you WWE, thank you ECW, thank you fans, thank you goodbye.”

Tajiri in Japan:

  • Hopes to find work with the baseball magazine “Sha”, where he’d write for their wrestling, MMA, & kickboxing publications..
  • February 10, 2006: Made his debut in Japan’s Hustle promotion in Tokyo..
  • March 5, 2006–HUSTLE 14: Razor Ramon HG & Tajiri & Shinjiro Ohtani defeated The Monster PTA & YOJI ANJOH & Kohei Sato..
  • March 12, 2006–HUSTLE 15: Yoshihiro Tajiri & Razor Ramon HG defeated Toshiaki Kawada & Kenzo Suzuki in Nagoya, Japan..
  • April 20, 2006–HUSTLE 16: Participated in an 10-Person Elimination Tag Team match in Osaka Japan..
  • ~~~New-Ling Sama & Toshiaki Kawada & Yoji Anjoh & Sodom (Mark Jindrak) & Giant Vabo [defeated]..
  • ~~~Naoya Ogawa & Shinjiro Ohtani & Yoshihiro Tajiri & Razor Ramon HG & Erica (Aja Kong)…
  • May 13, 2006–HUSTLE 17: Tajiri & Masato Tanaka & Shinjiro Ohtani beat Sendai-Shi Low & Demon Spider & Flying Vampire #25.
  • June 11, 2006 – ECW One Night Stand: The FBI (Little Guido & Tony Mamaluke w/Big Guido) defeated Tajiri & Super Crazy..
  • June 17, 2006–HustleAID: Tajiri and Shinjiro Ohtani beat Toshiaki Kawada and New-Ling Sama.
  • ~~~Went on to participate in the main event. The Esperanza (Nobuhiko Takada) defeated Tajiri..
  • July 9, 2006–HUSTLE 18: Naoya Ogawa & Tajiri defeated Toshiaki Kawada & The M-Peranza in Yokohama, Japan..
  • August 27, 2006–Hiroshi Hase Retirement Show: The Great Muta defeated Yoshihiro Tajiri in a 30-Minute match!
  • October 6, 2006–HUSTLE 19: Yoji Anjoh & Giant Vabo & Wild Hacaiya beat Kushida & Caiya & Yoshihiro Tajiri in Osaka,Japan..
  • October 9, 2006–HUSTLE 20: Team #1 defeated Team #2 in an Elimination Match (Razor Ramon HG was the sole survivor)..
  • ~~~TEAM #1: Naoya Ogawa & Razor Ramon HG & New-Ling Sama & Shinjiro Ohtani and Yoshihiro Tajiri..
  • ~~~TEAM #2: Toshiaki Kawada & Genichiro Tenryu & Kohei Sato & Giant Vabo & The Monster C (Steve Corino)
  • November 23, 2006–HUSTLEMANIA 2: Naoya Ogawa & New-Ling Sama & Tajiri beat Toshiaki Kawada & Yoji Anjoh & Caiya.
  • March 2, 2007–MEXICO: Dr Wagner Jr. & Ultimo Dragon defeated Yoshihiro Tajiri & L.A. Park by Disqualification..
  • March 5, 2007–XLAW (Mexico): Ultimo Dragon won three-way over Yoshihiro Tajiri and Extreme Tiger in Mexico..
  • April 22, 2007–All Japan Pro Wrestling: TAJIRI & AKIRA defeated Minoru Suzuki & MAZADA at Korakuen Hall ..
  • April 30, 2007–All Japan Pro Wrestling: Minoru Suzuki defeated TAJIRI to retain the Triple Crown..
  • December 2007: John Laurinaitis offered him a deal to return to WWE, but he turned it down..

SMASH:

  • December 2009: Became a producer of the wrestling department of a new promotion called “SMASH”..
  • SMASH are planning to set up three divisions; Mixed Martial Arts, Pro-Wrestling, and Kick Boxing – for world-class athletes.
  • May 29, 2010–Smash: Tajiri defeated Valentine to win the FCP Finnish Heavyweight Title.
  • June 25, 2010–Smash: Tajiri, Lynn Baron & Hajime Ohara defeated Stark Adder, Jessica Love & Heimo Ukonselka.
  • June 28, 2010–NJPW Day 1: Tajiri, Hiroshi Tanahashi & KUSHIDA defeated Takashi Iizuka, Gedo & Toru Yano.
  • June 29, 2010–NJPW Day 2: Tajiri, Hiroshi Tanahashi & KUSHIDA defeated Riki Choshu, Taichi & AKIRA.
  • June 30, 2010–NJPW Day 3: Tajiri, Hiroshi Tanahashi & KUSHIDA defeated Masato Tanaka, Shinsuke Nakamura & Tomohiro Ishii.
  • June 30, 2010–NJPW Day 3: Hirooki Goto, Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi defeated Tajiri, KUSHIDA & Hiroshi Hase.
  • July 11, 2010–NJPW Day 4: Toru Yano, Gedo, Shinsuke Nakamura & Takashi Iizuka defeated Tajiri, Togi Makabe, Hiroshi Tanahashi & KUSHIDA.
  • July 19, 2010–NJPW Day 10: Toru Yano defeated Tajiri.
  • July 24, 2010–Smash: Starbuck defeated Tajiri to won the Finnish Heavyweight title.
  • July 24, 2010–Smash: Eugene, Scotty 2 Hotty & Taka Michinoku defeated Tajiri, Lynn Baron & KUSHIDA.
  • August 7, 2010–NJPW Day 2: Tajiri & Manabu Nakanishi defeated Tetsuya Naito & Takashi Iizuka.
  • August 8, 2010–NJPW Day 3: Takashi Iizuka & Yujiro Takahashi defeated Tajiri & Yuji Nagata.
  • August 12, 2010–NJPW Day 5: Tajiri & Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Tomoaki Honma & Togi Makabe.
  • August 30, 2010–Smash: Hajime Ohara & Starbuck defeated Tajiri & Akira Shoji.
  • September 10, 2010–NJPW Day 4: Takashi Iizuka & Toru Yano defeated Tajiri & KUSHIDA.
  • September 24, 2010–Smash: Akira Shoji, Tajiri & KUSHIDA defeated Hajime Ohara, Kageman Guro & Jessica Love.
  • September 26, 2010–NJPW Day 15: Tajiri defeated Toru Yano by DQ.
  • October 11, 2010–NJPW Destruction: Tajiri defeated Toru Yano.
  • October 22, 2010–NJPW Day 1: Hiroshi Tanahashi & Tajiri defeated Shinsuke Nakamura & Daniel Puder.
  • October 30, 2010–Smash: Tajiri & AKIRA defeated Dimitri Soliotopoulos & Omen.
  • November 1, 2010–NJPW Day 7: Tetsuya Naito & Yujiro Takahashi defeated Tajiri & Hiroshi Tanahashi.
  • November 2, 2010–NJPW Day 8: Tajiri & Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Takashi Iizuka & Toru Yano.
  • November 3, 2010–NJPW Day 9: Tajiri & Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated El Texano Jr. & El Terrible.
  • November 6, 2010–NJPW: Day 10: Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson defeated Tajiri & Hiroshi Tanahashi.
  • November 7, 2010–NJPW Day 11: Hirooki Goto, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Tajiri defeated Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano & Shinsuke Nakamura.
  • November 22, 2010–Smash: Tajiri defeated Starbuck to win the Finnish Heavyweight title.
  • December 11, 2010–Smash: Tajiri defeated Gypsy Joe.
  • December 24, 2010–Smash: Tajiri defeated Kana.
  • January 29, 2011–Smash: Tajiri defeated Super Crazy to retain the title.
  • January 29, 2011–Smash: Michael Kovac defeated Tajiri to win the Finnish Heavyweight title.
  • January 30, 2011–Smash: Hajime Ohara & Starbuck defeated Tajiri & AKIRA.
  • February 25, 2011–Smash: Mio Shirai, Io Shirai & Kana defeated Tajiri, Ken Ohka & Yoshiaki Yago.
  • February 25, 2011–Smash: Hells’ Frightfull Creature & Michael Kovac defeated Tajiri & AKIRA.
  • March 31, 2011–Smash: Tajiri, Sabu & Shuri defeated Lin Bairon, Gabriel Antonick & Michael Kovac in a 6 person hardcore tag match.
  • April 30, 2011–Smash: Tajiri defeated Hajime Ohara.
  • May 1, 2011–Smash: Tajiri defeated Akito.
  • May 1, 2011–Smash: Hajime Ohara & Starbuck defeated Tajiri & Ultimo Dragon.
  • May 3, 2011–Smash: MAKATO & Tajiri defeated Hajime Ohara & Jessica Love and Lin Bairon & Michael Kovac in a 3-way tag team match.
  • June 9, 2011–Smash: Tajiri defeated FUNAKI.
  • July 15, 2011–Smash: Kana, FUNAKI, Yoshiaki Fujiwara defeated Tajiri, Shuri, AKIRA & Genichiro Tenryu in a handicap match.
  • August 11, 2011–Smash: Tajiri defeated Shinya Ishikawa.
  • September 8, 2011–Smash: Tajiri defeated AKIRA.
  • October 26, 2011–Smash: Michael Kovac & Rob Raw defeated Tajiri & AKIRA.
  • October 28, 2011–Smash: Starbuck defeated Tajiri to retain the Smash Title.
  • November 24, 2011–Smash: Hajime Ohara & Jessica Love defeated Ultimo Dragon & Tajiri.
  • December 30, 2011–Smash: Hajime Ohara, Tajiri & Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Murat Bhosphorus, Big Boy & Dave Fit Finlay.
  • January 19, 2012–Smash We Are Smash: MAKATO, Shuri & Tajiri defeated Takuya Kito, Lin Bairon & Aki Shizuku.
  • February 19, 2012–Smash: Dave Fit Finlay defeated Tajiri to retain the Smash Title.
  • July 22, 2012–NOAH Great Voyage: Tajiri defeated MAYBACH Taniguchi by DQ.
  • August 9, 2012–NOAH Shiny Navigation: Naomichi Marufiji & Tajiri defeated MAYBACH Taniguchi & Genba Hirayanagi.