Cruel Summer #16: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Satoshi Kojima (2006) w/ Dan Lovranski

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WH Park is joined by a legendary figure in the Toronto wrestling broadcasting scene, Dan “The Mouth” Lovranski. They review the finals of NJPW’s G1 Climax from August 13, 2006: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Satoshi Kojima.

Dan was the co-host of the now-defunct Live Audio Wrestling and currently works with Jason Agnew as part of Sunday Night’s Main Event. Other topics include Dan’s importance to WH’s development as a fan of Japanese wrestling, the history of Tenzan and Kojima as a tag team, the difference of booking in Japan compared to modern American wrestling, the benefits of having multiple finishes, and some of Dan’s musical projects.

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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