|Nickname Crusher||Birthdate 5/8/1978|
|Height / Weight 5'8" - 154||Place of Birth Inashiki, Ibaraki, Japan|
Tatsuya Kawajiri has found success in Japanese promotions DREAM, PRIDE, and Shooto. He challenged Shinya Aoki for the DREAM lightweight title in a highly anticipated bout in July 2010, but was defeated via first-round Achilles lock submission. In 2009, he fought K-1 champion Masato in a kickboxing match and was TKO'd in the second round.