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Hideo Itami Pays Tribute To Katsuyori Shibata During WWE Tour of Japan

Posted By Caroline Walsh on 07/03/18


During WWE’s recent live event in Japan, Hideo Itami paid tribute to Japanese legend Katsuyori Shibata. Shibata worked with Itami in Pro Wrestling NOAH in a tag team called The Takeover.

Shibata suffered a subdural hematoma during an IWGP Heavyweight title match with Kazuchika Okada in 2017. He then announced his semi-retirement from wrestling and hasn’t wrestled in over a year.