L&WRR #3: Jumbo Tsuruta vs. Mitsuharu Misawa (6/8/90) w/ JP Houlihan

L&WRR #3: Jumbo Tsuruta vs. Mitsuharu Misawa (6/8/90) w/ JP Houlihan


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WH Park continues his journey down the  Long & Winding Royal Road and joining him this week is JP Houlihan from the Grappl Spotlight podcast.

WH and JP discuss one of the most famous matches in the history of both All Japan Pro Wrestling and the entire industry: Mitsuharu Misawa vs. Jumbo Tsuruta from June 8, 1990.

They give a ton of background on the lead up to the match with a lot of details on how Misawa’s deadly elbow strikes were established during this time, how the feud encompassed Jumbo and Misawa’s respective factions, as well a comprehensive review of the match itself.

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

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