By Fightlinker on December 5, 2011
“Things are so bad in Japan for combat sports right now that real fighters are having to turn to pro wrasslin.”
Right now? Pro wrestling has always been bigger than real fighting in Japan.
“Right now? Pro wrestling has always been bigger than real fighting in Japan.”
Puroresu has been in the shitter since the late ’00s. Inoki’s desire to prove “Pro Wrestlin’ Be Strongest made sure of that. MMA used to be popular, but without a major MMA promotion with major japanese talent, the put it aside to other frivolities.