NXT Officially Signs Japanese Superstar Kushida

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The WWE has signed yet another international star to the yellow and black NXT brand.

On WWE.com, it was announced that Japanese professional wrestler Kushida has officially signed with NXT.

Check out the video below to see  Kushida’s official contract signing alongside COO Triple H and NXT General Manager William Regal.

Kushida, who originally trained in mixed martial arts is best known for being part of New Japan Pro Wrestling. He held a number of titles while he was there, including the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship six times.

He was also a IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion twice as one half of the Time Splitters with Alex Shelley. He also competed at Ring of Honor and is a former ROH World Television Champion.

During his mixed martial arts career, he fought for ZST. He won the ZST Genesis Lightweight Tournament back in 2003 and retired undefeated from MMA in 2005.