Cruel Summer #23: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Tetsuya Naito (2013) w/ Rich Kraetsch

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WH Park is joined by Rich Kraetsch of the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast and website to discuss the finals of NJPW’s 23rd G1 Climax tournament: Tetsuya Naito vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi from August 11, 2013.

WH and Rich talk about how Voices of Wrestling got started, what it was like watching this particular G1 live, WH’s theory of the true reason why Toru Yano keeps getting booked in the G1, and WH’s first ever live experience at the G1 Finals in Sumo Hall.

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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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