L&WRR #25: Mitsuharu Misawa vs. Toshiaki Kawada (10/21/92) w/ Eric Marcotte


Joining WH Park on Episode #25 of the Long & Winding Royal Road is POST Wrestling’s MMA correspondent, Eric Marcotte!

Eric ventures outside of his usual territory to delve into the world of the King’s Road to talk about what is considered the first match in one of the greatest rivalries in pro wrestling history: Mitsuharu Misawa vs. Toshiaki Kawada from October 21, 1992.

WH and Eric look at the history of the Misawa/Kawada relationship up until the time of this match, how it plays into the strategy of both men, and the incredible reactions from the fans.

Watch this match: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJ4hvFDjqKc

WH Park and guests look back at the greatest matches of All Japan Pro Wrestling from the 1990s in The Long & Winding Royal Road, a monthly 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