Birthdate: May 12th, 1983
Debut: September 7th, 2006
Background: Trained by Nobuhiko Takada
Alliances: None
Ring Attire:  Black trunks
Card Position:  Lower Mid-Card
Major Puroresu Titles Held:  None

- A Step-Up Enzigieri by Kushida
- Kushida with an Ankle Lock

Signature Moves:
- Asai DDT
- Diving Hurricanrana
- Double Jumping Knee
- Handspring Back Elbow Smash
- Lung Blower
- Moonsault
- Slingshot Senton
- Standing Corkscrew Moonsault
- Standing Moonsault
- Supernova Press
- Tope Con Hilo
- Trapped Northern Lights Suplex

Yujiro Kushida, or simply KUSHIDA, originally trained at the Takada martial arts dojo. He later moved to Mexico to study lucha-libre, then was selected by TAJIRI for completing his training. KUSHIDA debuted in HUSTLE in 2006, immediately finding success. He also occasionally competed in All Japan as well. In 2008 KUSHIDA started to wrestle regularly in Osaka Pro.

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