Articles for tag: Mitsuharu Misawa, Owen Hart, Plum Mariko

Hamish Woodward

Wrestler’s Who Died During Matches And In The Ring

Wrestling is a dangerous sport, but there are still a tragic amount of wrestlers who have died in the ring. Injury during matches are very common in professional wrestling, but death is a rare, but very real danger. Whether they are horrific accidents, a culmination of injuries or a simple move gone wrong, there are ...

Hamish Woodward

Guide To The Four Pillars of Heaven In AJPW/NOAH

With the Four Pillars of AEW taking over wrestling in the United States, it’s important to look back at the men who inspired the group – All Japan Pro Wrestling’s Four Pillars of Heaven. The four men in the Four Pillars came up together in All Japan Pro Wrestling, being thrust into the main event ...

Hamish Woodward

Toshiaki Kawada Retired Due To Misawa’s Death In 2010

Toshiki Kawada retired at the age of 47, long before most Japanese wrestlers hang up their boots. However, his age is important in the matter. The fact is that he was only one year older than Mitsuharu Misawa on the day the legend died. The pair came up together in All Japan Pro Wrestling, alongside ...

Hamish Woodward

The Tragic Death Of Mitsuharu Misawa

Mitsuharu Misawa‘s death was a tragic loss for the world of professional wrestling. Mitsuharu Misawa, known as the “The Emerald Warrior,” was a legendary Japanese wrestler who revolutionized the industry with his technical skill, high-flying maneuvers, and intense matches. However, on June 13, 2009, Misawa suffered a fatal injury during a match in Hiroshima, Japan, ...

Stewart Harper

How Misawa vs Kobashi ALMOST Happened In ECW

Mitsuharu Misawa vs Kenta Kobashi had one of the all-time great series of matches across All-Japan Pro Wrestling and Pro-Wrestling NOAH – but we almost saw them battle it out in the United States as well. Paul Heyman revealed that he nearly booked two of the biggest legends in Japanese history against one another in ...

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