Japanese Pro Wrestling superstar who crossed over to the WWE.
In the WWE he competed on the fifth series of NXT, where he started a feud against several rookies.
He defeated Zack Ryder on a November 11, 2010 episode of WWE Superstars.
He spent five years in the New Japan Pro Wrestling promotion, mostly in losing matches to gain experience.
He was born Naofumi Yamamoto, in Gifu Prefecture, Japan.