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Pacific Rim: In-depth on WON Hall of Famer Yuji Nagata, more


This week, the Pacific Rim Pro Wrestling Podcast goes in depth on one of the members of the Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame Class of 2018: Yuji Nagata.

Fumi Saito and Jim Valley talk about Nagata's career, his amateur background, getting recruited by Hiroshi Hase, his time as IWGP Champion, his MMA career, Fedor, and Nagata's current time with NJPW and the dojo.

Plus, the story behind the picture from 1993 of Hulk Hogan and Fumi in Florida while filming "Thunder in Paradise," Fumi's work on Fire Pro Wrestling, the end of WWE on DA ZONE in Japan, the year 2018 in Japanese wrestling, Akebono's current health situation, PAC, and what independent wrestlers can make wrestling in Japan.

Be sure to follow Fumi and Jim on Twitter @fumihikodayo and @jimvalley, as next week the show will originate from Tokyo. Follow their adventures together in Japan and see the shows they attend.

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