WWE Hall of Famer Mr. Fuji passes away at age 82

WWE today announced that Harry Fujiwara, better known as Hall of Famer Mr. Fuji passed away this morning at the age of 82.

Fuji made his debut in the then WWWF in 1972, working for Vince McMahon Sr, tag teaming with Toru Tanaka. He spent two years then before leaving and then returned in 1977 for another one year run. In 1981, after wrestling for Georgia Championship Wrestling, he started with the World Wrestling Federation and had a long career well after he retired from professional wrestling in 1985.

Soon after he hung up his boots, Mr. Fuji went into managing. His 10 year career as a manager saw him leading Superstars such as George “The Animal” Steel, Don Muraco, Demolition, The Powers of Pain, The Orient Express, The Berzerker, and Yokozuna.

In his long career associated with the WWE, Fuji won the WWWF/WWF Tag Team titles on five different occasions and in 2007 he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Don Muraco. Fuji, who was born in Hawaii, attended the Hall of Fame in a wheelchair.

Colin Vassallohttps://www.wrestling-online.com
Colin Vassallo has been editor of Wrestling-Online since 1996. He is born and raised in Malta, follows professional wrestling and MMA, loves to travel, and is a big Apple fan!


Early betting odds for the WrestleMania 37 top four matches

A total of 14 matches are part of the two-night WrestleMania pay-per-view this weekend and we will bring you...

Andre memorial battle royal and SD Team Team titles match tonight on Smackdown on FOX

Tonight on FOX, there will be a special WrestleMania edition of Smackdown as two matches which usually are on...

More WrestleMania 37 tickets sold

WWE managed to move a few more hundreds of tickets for this weekend's WrestleMania with just under 1,300 remain...

Stories you might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you