112. Antonio Inoki vs Great Antonio (NJPW 8/12/1977)

Rest in Peace, Antonio Inoki. One of pro-wrestling’s true legends, Inoki assed away today at the age of 79. He did it all: formed his own wrestling promotion, became a multiple time World champion (and unacknowledged WWF champion!), fought Muhammed Ali, headlined a show in North Korea that holds the highest attendance for a wrestling show in history, became elected to the Japanese House of Councilors…oh, and is a member of the WWE Hall of Fame. Those are just a few of his accomplishments. NJPW World’s ‘Recommended Section’ is full of Inoki’s most famous matches. But I wanted to watch one of his most infamous matches against the Great Antonio.

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