Tetsuhiro Yagi
Birth name Tetsuhiro Yagi
Born April 23 1992 (1992-04-23) (age 28)
Yūfutsu District, Hokkaido, Japan[1]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Tetsuhiro Yagi
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 194 lbs (88 kg)
Billed from Hokkaido, Japan
Trained By Junji Hirata
NJPW Dojo[2]
Debut May 9, 2017
Retired October 12, 2018

  Tetsuhiro Yagi (八木 哲大 Yagi Tetsuhiro, born April 23, 1992)[1][2] is a Japanese retired professional wrestler that was know for his work in New Japan Pro-Wrestling.[1]

Professional wrestling career Edit

New Japan Pro Wrestling (2017–present)Edit

Tetsuhiro Yagi was trained under New Japan's "young lion" system. Yagi made his New Japan Pro-Wrestling debut at Lion's Gate Project 5 where he lost to Hirai Kawato.[1][3][4][5]

At Dominion 6.11, the team of Yagi, Kawato and Katsuya Kitamura were defeated by David Finlay, Tomoyuki Oka and Shota Umino in a pre-show match.[6][7] At Lion's Gate Project 6, Yagi was defeated by El Desperado.[8] Yagi was defeated by TAKA Michinoku at Lion's Gate Project 7.[9] Yagi picked up his first win in New Japan when he teamed with Tiger Mask to defeat Shota Umino and Jushin Thunder Liger.[10][11] Two days later, Yagi and Tomoyuki Oka defeated Ren Narita and Katsuya Kitamura.[12] Yagi and Manabu Nakanishi defeated Narita and Yuji Nagata.[13][14] Tetsuhiro Yagi was a participant in the 2017 Young Lion Cup.[15] Yagi fractured his right ulna during the Road to Wrestling Dontaku 2018 tour. As a result he was replaced by Jushin Thunder Liger. On October 12, 2018, NJPW announced Yagi's retirement due to personal issues.


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