Two professional wrestlers fought on board a bullet train in Japan, presenting passengers with a visual treat. According to the BBC, the WWE-style battle was planned by Tokyo-based DDT Pro Wrestling on a roadway with 75 passengers. Tickets for a fight between Minoru Suzuki and Sanshiro Takagi were sold out in 30 minutes, according to the publication, they fought aboard the Shinkansen bullet train from Tokyo to Nagoya, and a video of the incident has gone viral on social media.
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Mr. Suzuki and Mr. Takagi put on an amazing display of agility on the speeding train in the video. They even executed piledriver moves while wrestling each other.
Passengers Clearly Loved the Game with Several Seen Filming It On Their Phones
According to the Telegraph, the game lasted 30 minutes. Professional Wrestling is one of Japan’s most popular sports, with huge stars like Hulk Hogan and Kurt Angle performing there. Tourist interest in the country’s traditional sport sumo wrestling has also increased in recent years. A new influx of foreign tourists is flocking to Japan to see the exclusive world of sumo.
A lunchtime “performance” was staged last month at a Tokyo restaurant, when two intimidating sumo practitioners strutted their thing in front of clapping tourists.
The Thrice-Weekly Event, Which Includes English Commentary and A Slap-Up Supper, Costs 11,000 Yen (US$76) Per Ticket
Following that, people snapped photographs with the enormous sportsmen and wore padded sumo costumes and wigs to compete in a match against retired professionals.
The thrice-weekly event, which includes English commentary and a slap-up supper, costs 11,000 yen (US$76) per ticket and was sold out for the next six weeks, according to news agency AFP.