The Tsuruta & Baba vs. The Funks Match Series

Tag team wrestling has always been a major part of AJPW, and the Funks vs Jumbo Tsuruta and Giant Baba was one of the first great tag rivalries the promotion produced, starting in 1973 and culminating in a series of major tag league bouts at the end of the decade. Here we take a look back... Continue Reading →


The Tiger Mask Vs. Dynamite Kid Match Series

Every now and then a series of matches come along in wrestling, that prove so innovative and influential, they change the landscape of wrestling. Austin vs Hart, Tsuruta vs Tenryu and the Michaels vs Ramon ladder matches, are all examples of matches that pushed the envelope and not only changed perceptions on what could be... Continue Reading →

Bio: Seiji Sakaguchi

A two time NJPW world league winner, United National champion and multi time tag champion with the likes of Giant Baba & Strong Kobayashi; Seiji Sakaguchi was a huge force in Japanese profesional wrestling for well over fifteen years. His name doesn't come up too much in conversation however, when talking about classic Japanese wrestling.... Continue Reading →

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