This is part 1. Part 2 is here: http://prowresblog.blogspot.com/2012/10/njpw-battle-formation-96-4291996-tokyo_30.html
This is the 3rd and final installment of the UWFi vs NJPW series and this one is more NJPW vs The World. Tons of stars from WCW, Michinoku Pro, WAR, UWFi and other promotions came to battle in front of a huge crowd.
Ishizawa would become the masked Kendo Ka Shin and get a win over one of the Gracie's in PRIDE. Nagata would become a multi-time IWGP champion and get his butt handed to him by Mirko Cro Cop and Fedor Emelianenko. Koji Kanemoto would become a legend in the junior's division and Ohtani would move up to heavyweight and start Zero-One after having a great career as a junior.
Macho Man Randy Savage vs Hiroyoshi Tenzan
|"Tenzan's tough but so is the Macho Man. Ichiban! #1." - Macho Man Randy Savage|
|After the match, Luger was upset and Eric Bischoff had to keep him under control.|
Genichiro Tenryu is a former sumo who was the head of WAR and it's ace. His nickname is Mr. Puroresu and in later years, he developed a suplex called the "53 years old" due to his age. He's one of the biggest names of japanese wrestling and is still going today.
|Tatsumi Fujinami gets busted open after a tope|
The Great Muta vs Jinsei Shinzaki
A fun fact about this match is that Muta later played an evil black version of Hakushi's character calling himself, "Kokushi Muso". Shinzaki was at his highest notoriety here just coming off of his WWF stint.
|Muta breaks Jinsei's board|
|Muta paints Jinsei's board with Jinsei's blood!|