Interview: Atsushi Onita Still Believes In the Power of Pro Wrestling

[Note: This interview has been edited for length and clarity.] Atsushi Onita is one of the most influential wrestlers over the past 30 years of wrestling in the United States of America. In that same stretch of time—and you can go back to the end of his 1981-1982 North American excursion that took him from Memphis to Florida to Mexico if you like—he’s wrestled four times in this country: 1992 under the banner of his own Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling, 1998 for Extreme Championship Wrestling, and in 2017 (albeit in a limited capacity) and 2018 for Combat Zone Wrestling. If it seems strange to credit Onita with so much impact on … Continue reading Interview: Atsushi Onita Still Believes In the Power of Pro Wrestling