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Posted 07 February 2016

Katsumi Usuda vs Masanobu Kurisu-Big Mouth Loud 29.12.2005. This is my kind of wrestling right here, I was coming in hoping for this to be a festival of ultraviolence but they chose to work the mat which I would have also accepted, I don't really ever remember watching Kurisu roll, he looked good here, doing neat stuff like using his knee to bend Usu...

Numbers > #11

Posted 09 December 2015

Naoya Ogawa vs Kazuo Yamazaki-NJPW 6.7.1997.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vG7_3p9rc5QFirst Fujiwara-Frye, now this, today has been a good day. Ogawa is still in his gi-wearing phase and his offence is limited to judo stuff, it creates an interesting styles clash against a shoot wrestler like Yamazaki, there were a bunch of good looking slams and strikes...

Numbers > #10

Posted 09 December 2015

Yoshiaki Fujiwara vs Don Frye-NJPW 5.6.1998.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KD_SLwj5r_UI had no idea this happened so I watched it immediately as I stumbled upon it. It ruled. It had to. Don Frye isn't a great wrestler per se, so I tried to imagine a scenario in which this match would be disappointing, but I simply couldn't. There was no way the narrow sk...

Numbers > #9

Posted 21 November 2015

SHINYA HASHIMOTO VS SATORU SAYAMAhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7QXDdHai-cThis is probably the most important video of my life. Like I think there's a chance I encountered it somewhere before and then forgot about it but finding it right now, at this stage of my life, holds a meaning that is hard to put into words. It may not even be worked but who care...

Numbers > #8

Posted 17 November 2015

Satoru Sayama vs Yuji Ito-Gracie Tournament 29.7.1994.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAuZYWULWb0 Firstly I'd like to thank the person that helped me decipher Yuji Ito's kanji/name and made this review possible. One of my favourite things right now is finding as many Sayama shoot matches as possible and their inaccessibility and the convoluted youtube jou...