The Introduction of Japanese Strong Style

The Introduction of Japanese Strong Style

Since the beginning of the rise of Puroresu many Western wrestlers came to compete against their Japanese counterparts. A few brought the styles they learned in the East back home. A few Japanese stars made their way West and inspired even more westerners to travel to Japan. In the mid-nineties, a small group of young journeymen wrestlers began to make a name for themselves in the larger American promotions. Wrestlers such as Chris Jericho, Eddie Guerrero, and Chris Benoit began to incorporate bits and pieces of Japanese Strong Style into their work stateside in companies such as WCW and ECW. Continue reading The Introduction of Japanese Strong Style

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