• Former NJPW Wrestler Passes Away At Age 36
We are saddened to announce that former NJPW wrestler Katsuya Kitamura has passed away at the age of 36.
Tokyo Sports is reporting that Kitamura felt abnormality in his physical condition and he called an Ambulance to take him to the hospital. His condition then suddenly got worse.
The official cause of his death hasn’t been publicly disclosed.
During his career in New Japan Pro Wrestling, he won the Young Lion Cup in 2017.
In 2018, he suffered a cerebral concussion. Several reports stated that this injury may have forced him to retire. He left NJPW in 2019.
He was also an MMA fighter. In his first & only fight, he lost via Submission (rear-naked choke) at Rizin 32 in November 2021.
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (October 14, 1989) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling
On this day in 1989, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati, Ohio and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1989’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
– WWF Intercontinental Title: The Ultimate Warrior vs. Dale Wolfe
– Larry Lawson & Mark Young vs. The Powers Of Pain
– Bret Hart vs. Tom Stone
– Greg Valentine vs. Jim Evans
– Brian Costello vs. The Red Rooster
– Handicap Elimination Match: Bad News Brown vs. Mitch Casey & Scott Colton
– Ray Oakley & The Brooklyn Brawler vs. The Bushwhackers