Cruel Summer #17: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Yuji Nagata (2007) w/ Joel Abraham

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WH Park is joined by Joel Abraham of the Super J-Cast (which you can find at Voices of Wrestling) to discuss the finals of NJPW’s 17th G1 Climax tournament: Yuji Nagata vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi from August 12, 2007.

WH and Joel talk about the origin of his fandom with New Japan, how he got involved with the Super J-Cast, KUSHIDA never getting a chance to be in the G1, what Nagata was doing at this time of his career, and several other topics.

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

For previous episodes of Cruel Summer, click here.

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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