But there’s one wrestler that doesn’t seem to get that much credit for his work during the 1990s. most people consider him at a level underneath the Pillars, despite being involved with them from the very beginning of his career..
Like most pro wrestlers in Japan, Jun Akiyama was a star athlete in high school, practicing swimming, judo, and amateur wrestling..
After extensive success in the amateur field, Akiyama debuted for AJPW on September 17th, 1992. And his first opponent was a man he’d end up having an extensive and intricate relationship with, Kenta Kobashi.