NXT/KUSHIDA: Kushida makes NXT debut during TV tapings

Posted on 4/13/119 by Colin Vassallo

Former NJPW star Kushida made his NXT in-ring debut during
this weeks NXT television tapings, just days following his
official unveiling at NXT Takeover: New York.

Kushida wrestled ring veteran Kassius Ohno in his first
match which will air in an upcoming episode of NXT TV.

The 35-year-old Yujiro Kushida wrestled for NJPW for nine
years, winning the IWGP Junior Heavyweight title six times
and the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team titles twice. He
wrestled his final match for NJPW on January 29 at Road To
The New Beginning, losing to Hiroshi Tanahashi. He had lost
the IWGP Junior Heavyweight title at Wrestle Kingdom 13
against Taiji Ishimori just 22 days before.

Kushida is one of the most exciting Japanese talent in the
world today and his signing with NXT is a big, big win for

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