Originally published at L&WRR #9: Misawa & Akiyama vs. Kawada & Taue (12/6/96) w/ Brandon Thurston - POST Wrestling | WWE NXT AEW NJPW UFC Podcasts, News, Reviews
Brandon Thurston from Wrestlenomics Radio joins WH Park on the Long & Winding Royal Road to talk about one of the greatest tag matches of all time: Mitsuharu Misawa & Jun Akiyama vs. Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue from the finals of the 1996 Real World Tag League.
Brandon is the driving force of the Wrestlenomics website/radio show and is the leading expert in analyzing the business side of professional wrestling. He is also a Buffalo, NY-based independent wrestler and a huge fan of 1990s All Japan Pro Wrestling. They go through the match at hand with great detail while also discussing Sabu and various All Japan wrestler nicknames.
Watch the match on YouTube (starts 10min):
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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.
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
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