JUN AKIYAMA

Interview: Jun Akiyama’s Career Speaks for Itself

When I was approached about interviewing a member of the DDT roster of my choice, one name stood out above the others. That’s not a knock on the other wrestlers at DDT, it’s one of the most stacked and talented collections of talent in any promotion in the world. But…

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Not Just the Fourth Pillar: The Essential Akira Taue

Few things in wrestling fandom grind my gears as much as Akira Taue slander. If you only have a cursory knowledge of Akira Taue, then you might know him as “The Fourth Pillar.” For much of the last two decades, there has been a general assumption among most fans of…

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DDT’s Jun Akiyama and Yoshihiko Are an Iconic Duo

When Jun Akiyama arrived in DDT in 2020, it was with the express purpose of passing on his knowledge to a new generation of professional wrestlers. As a guest coach, Akiyama sought to bring the teachings of Giant Baba to DDT. Really, few other wrestlers are quite as capable as…

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Interview: Eddie Kingston Travels the Mad King’s Road

As Eddie Kingston enters the arena for the biggest match in his career, the last thing anyone notices is his gear. First and foremost is Eddie’s focus. His intensity radiates off the screen. There’s none of that cocky swagger that he brings to other matches. Here in the main event…

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