Antonio Inoki Dies Aged 79
According to Organization, Antonio Inoki, who was a former Japanese professional wrestler died on 1 October 2022 at the age of 79.
How did he die? Cause of Death
In 1976, he was one of the best Japan famous wrestlers who faced boxing great Muhammad Ali in a mixed martial arts match.
He died on Saturday. He died from systemic transthyretin amyloidosis.
NJPW posted on his Twitter account, “New Japan Pro-Wrestling is deeply saddened at the passing of our founder, Antonio Inoki. His achievements, both in professional wrestling and the global community are without parallel and will never be forgotten. Our thoughts are with Inoki’s family, friends and fans”.
New Japan Pro-Wrestling is deeply saddened at the passing of our founder, Antonio Inoki.
His achievements, both in professional wrestling and the global community are without parallel and will never be forgotten.
Our thoughts are with Inoki’s family, friends and fans. pic.twitter.com/n8zA9hj78e
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) October 1, 2022
Who is Antonio Inoki?
He was a Japanese professional wrestler, martial artist, politician, and promoter of professional wrestling and mixed martial arts. He was famous for his ring name Antonio Inoki a homage to fellow professional wrestler Antonino Rocca. He was the twelve-time professional wrestling world champion and he was the first IWGP Heavyweight Champion and the first Asian WWF Heavyweight Champion – a reign not officially recognized by WWE.
Sad to learn about the passing of legendary Japanese wrestler Antonio Inoki. I have a vivid memory of meeting him at a stadium in Lahore 10 years ago. He mesmerized a whole generation with his rare wrestling prowess. My condolences are with his family & Japanese people. pic.twitter.com/Drrzz2ZhfI
— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) October 1, 2022
|Real Name||Kanji Inoki|
|Profession||Wrestler, Martial Artist, Politician, and Promoter of Professional Wrestling and Mixed Martial Arts|
|Birthdate||20 February 1943|
|Death Date||1 October 2022|
|Death Place||Tokyo, Japan|
|Age||79 years old|
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