Cruel Summer #13: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Jun Akiyama (2003) w/ JoJo Remy

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WH Park reunites with his former Japanese Audio Wrestling co-host, JoJo Remy to discuss one of their favourite G1 Climax finals, Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Pro Wrestling NOAH’s Jun Akiyama from August 17, 2003.

Other topics include Jeff Farmer (NWO Sting, Super-J), JoJo’s love of ramen and tonkatsu, the close ties between Akiyama and Yuji Nagata, and the domino effect Giant Baba’s death had on Japanese wrestling.

Click here to watch this match on New Japan World (account required).

WH Park and a special guest look back at the finals of every NJPW G1 Climax tournament in Cruel Summer, a limited-edition podcast from POST Wrestling. New episodes every Saturday and Sunday morning.

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