Today In Pro Wrestling History (March 6): The Sun Rises for New Japan

Today In Pro Wrestling History: On March 6th, 1972, New Japan Pro Wrestling held its inaugural show at the Ota Ward Gymnasium, marking a significant moment in wrestling history.

Today In Pro Wrestling History (March 6th): The Sun Rises for New Japan

Today In Pro Wrestling History March 6

The event drew an impressive crowd of around 5,000 spectators. The main event featured a classic encounter where Karl Gotch triumphed over Antonio Inoki. Additionally, the event was notable for the appearance of future legend Tatsumi Fujinami, who, despite his loss to El Furioso in the opening match, would go on to have a remarkable career.

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