WWE Legend Mr. Fuji Passes Away At 82

Mr Fuji

The official twitter account for WWE announced that Hall of Famer Harry Fujiwara, aka professional wrestler Mr. Fuji, has died at 82 years old.

Mr. Fuji was a world tag team champion three times alongside partner Professor Toru Tanaka.

Fuji and Tanaka held the titles for nearly a year, and during their second run as champions, they held the gold for almost six months, according to the WWE.

Fujiwara retired from wrestling in 1985 and became a manager of other wrestlers until his final retirement in the late 1990s.

While acting as a manager, Mr. Fuji was known for wearing a black tuxedo and bowler hat.

Mr. Fuji spent over 30 years as both a wrestler and manager. As a wrestler, he was infamous for throwing “salt” into the eyes of his opponents.

As a manager, he was in charge of some of the biggest wrestlers including: Kamala, Demolition, “Magnificant” Do Muraco and George “The Animal” Steele.

Our condolences go out to Mr. Fuji’s family as well as his millions of fans around the world.


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