L&WRR #18: Toshiaki Kawada vs. Mitsuharu Misawa (5/1/98) w/ Dylan Fox

Originally published at https://www.postwrestling.com/2021/12/11/lwrr-18-toshiaki-kawada-vs-mitsuharu-misawa-5-1-98-w-dylan-fox/

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On this month’s Long & Winding Royal Road, WH Park is joined by Dylan Fox (The Eastern Lariat) to look at an important match in the Toshiaki Kawada vs. Mitsuharu Misawa rivalry from AJPW’s 25th Anniversary Show at the Tokyo Dome on May 1, 1998.

Beyond the match, they discuss the overall history of the two All Japan stars and the mishandling of Kawada’s career by Giant Baba.

Click here to watch the match on YouTube.

WH Park and a special guest look back at the greatest matches of All Japan Pro Wrestling from the 1990s in The Long & Winding Royal Road, a limited-edition podcast from POST Wrestling.

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Music: “Across the Danube, Op. 36” by John Philip Sousa | Performed by United States Marine Band (band) and Jason Fettig (conductor) | The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa, No.4 | Washington, DC: United States Marine Band, 2015. | Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 | Public Domain Letter