The Many
Faces of Mutoh
Keiji Mutoh vs. Tatsumi Fujinami
on October 20th, 1986

Event: New Japan Pro Wrestling
Location: Unknown
Attendance:  Unknown

JIP, back kick by Mutoh and he applies a leg lock until Fujinami makes it to the ropes to break the hold. Slaps by Fujinami, and he slams Mutoh to the mat. Irish whip by Fujinami but Mutoh avoids the dropkick attempt. Backbreaker by Mutoh, he goes up to the top turnbuckle, Fujinami rolls out of the way of the moonsault attempt but Mutoh lands on his feet and quickly delivers a diving crossbody out of the corner. Scoop slam by Mutoh and he applies a Scorpion Deathlock. Fujinami makes it to the ropes, Mutoh picks him up, scoop slam, cover, but it gets a two count. Vertical suplex by Mutoh, he picks up Fujinami but Fujinami snaps off a backdrop suplex. Cover, but it gets a two count. Waistlock by Fujinami, but Mutoh reversed it and hits a German suplex hold for a two count. Tombstone piledriver by Mutoh, he goes up to the top turnbuckle but Fujinami gets his knees up to block the moonsault. Quick inside cradle by Fujinami and he gets the three count! Your winner: Tatsumi Fujinami

Match Thoughts: A good follow up to the match they had the previous week, that ended similarly with Mutoh looking like he was going to pick up the big upset but being out-smarted by the technical dragon. Still really clipped, but definitely entertaining. Score: N/A

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