WWE Hall Of Famer Shawn Michaels is certainly one of the best in-ring performers to have ever graced a WWE ring. He was touted as Mr WrestleMania and he truly lived up to the moniker. Rene Dupree recently recalled Shawn Michaels restricting Tajiri to kick opponents during his WWE matches.

Throughout his famous career, Michaels used the Sweet Chin Music superkick as his finisher. Superkicks are widespread in today’s wrestling. However, throughout the 1990s and 2000s, the two-time Hall of Famer was one of the few to use the move.

Rene Dupree was a member of the WWE main roster from 2003 to 2007. He recently discussed about Shawn Michaels in his Cafe de Rene show. Dupree revealed that Michaels had forbidden Tajiri from doing a technique that was similar to his.

Somebody told me that he had pulled Tajiri aside and told him to stop doing his kicks. Tajiri had some of the best f-cking kicks in the business, period. But because they looked so good and that’s Shawn’s finish, he wanted him to stop doing it.


Tajiri won seven WWE championships between 2001 and 2008. It includes the United States Championship. He returned in 2016 to compete in the Cruiserweight Classic before being released in 2017. Check out the full episode below.

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