Imagine if Mike Tyson fought Stone Cold Steve Austin in a mixed rules fight in the summer of 1998? Eight months after Muhammad Ali went toe to toe with Joe Frazier in the “Thrilla in Manila”, Ali participated in a mixed rules fight with pro wrestling legend Antonio Inoki. 1976 in Japan was the place.
In between rewatches of the Deadpool red band trailer, get your daily dose of combat sports history.
Acclaimed combat sports filmmaker Bobby Razak next documentary will cover the build-up, fight, and aftermath of the three ring circus that was Ali vs. Inoki in Tokyo. Check out the extended trailer and fantasy book all your favorite pro wrestlers leg kicking people to death inside a boxing ring.