Antonio Inoki Makes His Professional Wrestling Debut

by Mark Long

Antonio Inoki - historyofwrestling.comAntonio Inoki makes his professional wrestling debut at the Taito Ward Gym in Tokyo, Japan. He lost in a match against Kinatro Oki, also known by the ring name of Kim Il, who was part of the same wrestling class as Inoki and Giant Baba.

Inoki would go on to become an International wrestling star and the owner of New Japan Pro Wrestling.