Ichi, Ni, San, Da! The Life & Times of Antonio Inoki
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Wrestling Observer Newsletter’s Dave Meltzer and journalist Fumi Saito celebrate the life and legacy of the great Antonio Inoki, who passed away October 1st at the age of 79. The founder of New Japan ProWrestling and creator of the IWGP Heavyweight Championship had storied wrestling and political careers, and left his mark on both. Dave, Fumi & Jericho discuss Inoki’s wrestling start and training alongside Giant Baba under the guidance of Rikidozan, Inoki’s life-long rivalry with Baba, his martial arts matches, his relationship with Vince McMahon and WWE, and his fights against Hulk Hogan and Andre The Giant. They also talk about his famous “fighting spirit slap!” Please support our sponsors! Toyota: Visit https://toyota.com/GRFamily to find your perfect Toyota! FanDuel: download the FanDuel app & use promo code JERICHO to get a “No Sweat First Bet” up to $1000 Cynch: download the Cynch app or go https://www.cynch.com/ and get your first tank exchange for $10 with code JERICHO. Bosch Tools: learn more at https://www.boschtools.com/us/en/ SlingTV: check out https://www.sling.com/ for special offers STAY CONNECTED: TikTok: @TalkIsJericho Instagram: @talkisjericho @chrisjerichofozzy Twitter: @TalkIsJericho @IAmJericho YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy https://www.webisjericho.com/
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