Hayabusa

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Real Name - Eiji Ezaki
Birthdate - 11/29/68
??? - Kumamoto, Japan

Aliases - Eiji Ezaki, H

Athletic background - n/a

Teachers - Tarzan Goto (FMW Dojo)

Professional history - FMW(`91-`01), Mexico(`93-`95), New Japan(`94), Florida Indies(`95), MPW(`96), All Japan(`97-`99), ECW(`98), WMF(`02-)

Peak Years - `95-`01

Career Highlights -
- Returns to FMW and wrestles Atsushi Onita in the owner's Exploding Barbed Wire Cage Retirement match
- Defeats Hisakatsu Oya to capture the vacant FMW Brass Knuckles title
- Beats The Gladiator in a Round Robin final and then captures the Double Titles from Mr. Gannosuke
- Teams with Jinsei Shinzaki to capture the All Asian Tag belts

Finisher(s) -
- Shooting Star Press
- Phoenix Splash
- H Edge (Emerald Fusion)

Favorites -
- Firebird Press (450 Splash)
- H Thunder
- H Bottom
- Falcon Arrow
- Jumping Spin Front Kick

Ringwork Rating -
move set - 10
science - 6
aerial - 10
power - 7
strikes - 6

Intangible Rating -
entertainment - 8
selling - 8
bumping - 10
carrying - 8
heat - 8
legacy - 7

Serious Injuries - Neck (Caused Paralysis), Arm, Knee, Various Wounds (over 100 stitches)

Place in History - Perhaps the best wrestler ever to limit himself almost exclusively to a garbage group, Hayabusa's excellence rose above even that often frowned upon style. Eiji Ezaki was a little bit of everything rolled into one. Already an awesome athlete, once he grasped how to work, Hayabusa was born. A killer character who mixed junior highflying, a lucha look and a captivating ambiance, he was able to quickly rise up the ranks. Then when Atsushi Onita stepped out of FMW, Hayabusa took his spot and did admirably well to say the least. While the company's popular waned, the upper tier matches were better and he was the life force of FMW for several years. The company's direction changed, but Hayabusa remained the excellent worker he always was and kept the true essense alive. Perhaps never before has such a once innovative and exciting promotion relied so much on one man just to stay afloat. Unfortunately in 2001, a simple mistake, a foot slipping on a quebrada ended Hayabusa's career. The blow was hard to the wrestling community and it played a major role in FMW's collapse months later. While he is still hoping to make a return with WMF, a group he had a hand in starting, Hayabusa's future is still touch-and-go. Regardless of what becomes of him, Hayabusa will always be remembered as one of the most brilliant wrestlers of modern era.

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