Little Tokyo passes away
Shigeri Akabane, who was the best in-ring worker of the U.S. "midget" wrestling troupe in the 70s and 80s as Little Tokyo, passed away earlier today of a massive heart attack at the age of 70.
He had been battling leukemia. Akabane appeared at WrestleMania III, and during his prime was a heel who was the perennial "World midget champion" from 1974 until the end of the territorial era.
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