In a thrilling spectacle reminiscent of WWE-style matches, Tokyo-based DDT Pro-Wrestling company organized a series of dramatic wrestling showdowns within the confines of Japan’s iconic bullet train.
The event unfolded inside the Shinkansen bullet train during its journey from Tokyo to Nagoya. Renowned wrestlers such as Minoru Suzuki and Sanshiro Takagi squared off inside the speeding train, which raced at an impressive 285 kilometers per hour. After an intense half-hour battle, the 55-year-old Minoru Suzuki emerged victorious, claiming the coveted win.
A video clip capturing Suzuki and Takagi grappling and executing moves, including the formidable piledriver, has become an online sensation, earning a plethora of likes and views.
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As reported by the BBC, the event, hosted by DDT Pro-Wrestling, accommodated a limited audience of 75 seats, and tickets for this unique showdown were in such high demand that they sold out in under an hour. This isn’t the only unconventional wrestling event to capture attention recently. On August 28th, England’s Rossendale witnessed the 15th edition of the World Gravy Wrestling Championship. Participants, adorned in extravagant costumes, engaged in spirited battles within a pool filled with gravy. According to the event’s website, participants earned points for their fancy dress, comedic antics, and overall entertainment value. The women’s title was secured by Bacup Bavarian, while the men’s title went to Ravin Gravy.
These unconventional wrestling events continue to captivate audiences worldwide with their unique blend of entertainment and spectacle.