Pro Wrestling Malta: Former WWE superstar Tajiri tastes defeat

Yoshihiro Tajiri. Source: Facebook

In an exciting triple-threat match between Tajiri, Glamorous Roddy, and Red Scorpion, the former WWE superstar suffered defeat. The match was organized during the Pro Wrestling Malta event, Green Mist, at the Palace Theatre in Tarxien on Saturday.

The WWE superstar – Tajiri – had won the prestigious title a week before after defeating Red Scorpion in Bologna, Italy. This was also the first time that Tajiri was fighting a match organised in Malta. He has formerly been a part of All Japan Pro Wrestling and New Japan Pro-Wrestling in his home country.

Formerly known as ‘Japanese Buzzsaw’, Tajiri shot to fame after he joined the Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). He was then one of the superstars in WWE from 2001 to 2008. Tajiri fought with other superstars like Rey Mysterio and entertained the wrestling fans for years.

The former cruiserweight champion took to Twitter in 2017 and announced that he was officially done with WWE. The organisers Green Mist described it as their biggest event with a number of matches featuring 19 wrestlers from across the world.

In a recent interview with, Tajiri had said: “I like to teach young guys. So if somebody wants to hire me as a coach, I’m good anywhere. Keep your head in the game if you want to be a wrestler. Just keep wrestling. Focus.”