Cruel Summer #20: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Satoshi Kojima (2010) w/ STRIGGA

Cruel Summer #20: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Satoshi Kojima (2010) w/ STRIGGA


WH Park and the returning STRIGGA of the Eastern Lariat podcast team up again to discuss the finals of NJPW’s 20th G1 Climax tournament: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Satoshi Kojima from August 15, 2010.

STRIGGA and WH talk about the context of Kojima’s return to New Japan after several years of being the top guy in All Japan, the importance of upsets in the G1, and the positives of using semi-finals in tournaments among other topics.

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For previous episodes of Cruel Summer, click here.

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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