Taiji Ishimori

Birthdate:  February 10th, 1983
Height: 5'5"
Weight: 175 lbs.
Debut:  May 11th, 2002
Background:  Toryumon X
Promotion History: Toryumon X (2003 to 2004), New Japan, All Japan, and Dragon Gate (as a Freelancer, 2004 to 2005), and NOAH (2005 to present)
Alliances:  None
Ring Attire:  Yellow pants
Card Position:  Mid-Card
Major Tournaments Won: Nippon TV Cup Jr. Heavyweight Tag League with KENTA (2007 and 2008)
Current Championship Held: GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship 

Championship History:

GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship with KENTA:
- Defeated BxB Hulk and Takagi on 1/15/08 and lost to Kanemaru and Suzuki on 7/13/08

GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship with Ricky Marvin:
- Defeated Kanemaru and Hirayanagi on 2/18/10

UWA Welterweight Championship:
- Won on 5/11/03 and title was held up on 8/29/04

Biggest Matches:
- March 5th, 2004 vs. Takeshi Minaminno (title win)
- November 3rd, 2004 with Tiger Mask vs. Jado and Gedo (title challenge)
- February 7th, 2006 vs. Shuji Kondo (title challenge)
- April 23rd, 2006 vs. KENTA (title challenge)
- August 31st, 2007 with KENTA vs. Kotaro Suzuki and Ricky Marvin (title challenge)

- A Lionsault by Ishimori
- Ishimori with a Missile Dropkick

Signature Moves:
- 450 Splash
- Cobra Clutch Suplex
- Crucifix Powerbomb
- Fallaway Moonsault
- Flying Front Cradle
- Handspring Kick
- Hermosillo
- Mexican Roll
- Missile Dropkick
- Moonsault
- Rolling Neckbreaker
- Sakauchi
- Senton Bomb
- Standing Moonsault
- Superstar Elbow
- Telarana

2007 Recap:
Officially part of the NOAH roster, Ishimori went all out in 2007 as he challenged for both Jr. Heavyweight titles in NOAH. On March 8th, he challenged Tatsuhito Takaiwa for the GHC Jr. Heavyweight Championship but he fell to the Death Valley Driver. He tried for the GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship twice, once with Rocky Romero in February and again with KENTA on August 31st, but both times he would come up short. In the Mauritius Cup, Ishimori would defeat Hirayanagi, Ota, and Ito, but a loss to Taniguchi would cost him the tournament.

2009 Recap:
The man with the abs of steel had a solid year in 2009 wrestling for NOAH. In the Nippon TV Cup Jr. Heavyweight Tag League, Ishimori teamed with KENTA but the pair couldn't defend their crown as they lost to Yoshinobu Kanemaru and Kotaro Suzuki in the Semi Finals. Ishimori participated in the first Jr. Heavyweight League, and didn't fare well as he only got two points. On December 6th, he and Marvin got a shot at the GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship, but they came up short as Suzuki pinned Marvin.

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