Cruel Summer #9: Manabu Nakanishi vs. Keiji Mutoh (1999) w/ Matt McEwen

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WH Park and the returning Matt McEwen come together again to talk about the finals of NJPW’s ninth G1 Climax tournament: Manabu Nakanishi vs. Keiji Mutoh from August 15, 1999.

Matt and WH talk about Keiji Mutoh’s hairline, tie-breakers in the G1, the psychology or lack thereof of Nakanishi’s offense, Atlantic wrestling history, Anne of Green Gables and other topics.

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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