Cruel Summer #11: Keiji Mutoh vs. Yuji Nagata (2001) w/ Wai Ting

Cruel Summer #11: Keiji Mutoh vs. Yuji Nagata (2001) w/ Wai Ting

WH Park is joined by the other mastermind of POST Wrestling, Wai Ting to discuss the finals of NJPW’s 11th annual G1 Climax tournament: Keiji Mutoh vs. Yuji Nagata from August 12, 2001.

WH and Wai discuss the evolution of John Pollock from when they first met him to now, the history of Wai’s wrestling fandom, the renaissance of Keiji Muto in 2001, the infusion of MMA into pro wrestling at this time, and different versions of the Nagata Lock.

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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