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DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Show: The death of Giant Baba

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Dave Meltzer's Giant Baba obituary from the February 8th, 1999, Wrestling Observer Newsletter may be one of his most massive obituaries in his history.

The size of a small book, the story of Baba is woven into many of the most important stories of pro wrestling history, especially that of Japan. We all know Dave is a huge fan of Japanese pro wrestling, so it's no surprise that this was one of his most well researched and informative stories.

From his time as a student of Rikidozan to his final match and secret sickness, the story of Giant Baba is an incredible one so let's discuss that on this week's DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Show.

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