Cruel Summer #6: Riki Choshu vs. Masahiro Chono (1996) w/ STRIGGA

Cruel Summer #6: Riki Choshu vs. Masahiro Chono (1996) w/ STRIGGA

WH Park welcomes the co-host of the Eastern Lariat podcast, STRIGGA to discuss the finals of NJPW’s 6th G1 Climax tournament: Riki Choshu vs. Masahiro Chono from August 6, 1996.

STRIGGA joins WH to talk about how he became a wrestling fan growing up in Germany, his various wrestling related projects, the start of Chono’s Aristrist look, Choshu’s background going into the G1 and the nuances of Japanese wrestling names in Romanji.

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.

Music: “Werq” Kevin MacLeod ( | Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License |

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