A classic Japanese Wrestling poster with Mil Mascaras & Spyros (Spiros) Arion Vs. Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki  (1960s)

A classic Japanese Wrestling poster with Mil Mascaras & Spyros (Spiros) Arion Vs. Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki (1960s)

Japanese wrestling is a whole barrel of WTF (15 GIFs)

Japanese wrestling is a whole barrel of WTF (15 GIFs)

Japanese Wrestling is Certainly More Realistic

Japanese Wrestling is Certainly More Realistic

Japanese Wrestling is Weird

Japanese Wrestling is Weird

japanese wrestling masks - Google Search

japanese wrestling masks - Google Search

sumo  My brother and I were fascinated by the Sumo wrestlers when we lived in Okinawa in the early 60's!  It was an amazing 3 years in an awesome culture.  We learned so much.  Thank you Keiko and your amazing family!

sumo My brother and I were fascinated by the Sumo wrestlers when we lived in Okinawa in the early 60's! It was an amazing 3 years in an awesome culture. We learned so much. Thank you Keiko and your amazing family!

Muhammad Ali  As Ali's boxing career was winding down, he faced Japanese wrestling legend Antonio Inoki in June 1976. The match, which took place in Tokyo, went 15 rounds and was largely a flop because Ali was only able to land six punches due to the constricting rules. The bout ended in a 3-3 draw and Ali would wind of with two blood clots in his legs as a result of the fight. Via SI

Muhammad Ali As Ali's boxing career was winding down, he faced Japanese wrestling legend Antonio Inoki in June 1976. The match, which took place in Tokyo, went 15 rounds and was largely a flop because Ali was only able to land six punches due to the constricting rules. The bout ended in a 3-3 draw and Ali would wind of with two blood clots in his legs as a result of the fight. Via SI

26 Photos That Prove Japanese Wrestling Is the Most Insane Sport the World Has Ever Seen | 22 Words

26 Photos That Prove Japanese Wrestling Is the Most Insane Sport the World Has Ever Seen

26 Photos That Prove Japanese Wrestling Is the Most Insane Sport the World Has Ever Seen | 22 Words

26 Photos That Prove Japanese Wrestling Is the Most Insane Sport the World Has Ever Seen | 22 Words

26 Photos That Prove Japanese Wrestling Is the Most Insane Sport the World Has Ever Seen

26 Photos That Prove Japanese Wrestling Is the Most Insane Sport the World Has Ever Seen | 22 Words

Japanese wrestling legend Saori Yoshida (front) embraces her vanquisher, Helen Maroulis, after their championship bout.

Olympic Spirit Prevails over Difficulties, Dangers of Rio, but It Was Close

Japanese wrestling legend Saori Yoshida (front) embraces her vanquisher, Helen Maroulis, after their championship bout.

>> Click to Buy << Free Shipping Feng Shui Korean Japanese Sushi Restaurant Kitchen Doorway Split Cloth Curtain Noren, Hercules Wrestling 85x120cm #Affiliate

>> Click to Buy << Free Shipping Feng Shui Korean Japanese Sushi Restaurant Kitchen Doorway Split Cloth Curtain Noren, Hercules Wrestling 85x120cm #Affiliate

03.13 Japanese politician, Skull Reaper A-ji, banned from wearing mask at council meetings

Japanese politician banned for wearing wrestling mask to meetings

03.13 Japanese politician, Skull Reaper A-ji, banned from wearing mask at council meetings

Arguably the oldest Mixed Martial Arts promotion, the Japanese wrestling circuit Shooto was also the home of one of the sport's truly well rounded fighters. Erik Paulson would become Shooto's first American champion and one of MMA's forgotten greats.

Arguably the oldest Mixed Martial Arts promotion, the Japanese wrestling circuit Shooto was also the home of one of the sport's truly well rounded fighters. Erik Paulson would become Shooto's first American champion and one of MMA's forgotten greats.

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