- by Michael Rickard II
The Shocking Death of Japanese Legend Mitsuharu Misawa
Japan has produced many extraordinary performers, but few can compare to Mitsuharu Misawa, a phenomenal worker who knew how to change his style as he aged and had an innate understanding of what the fans wanted in their wrestling product. Misawa would found Pro Wrestling NOAH after leaving All Japan Pro Wrestling. Misawa's untimely death shocked the wrestling world as he was one of the tragic few who died in the ring. Join me now as I look at the life and death of Mitsuharu Misawa.
Originally presented at Ten Bell Salute.