Masa Saito Death

masa saito death

Masa Saito Death – Parkinson’s Disease 1942-2018 (Age 76) Former Japanese wrestling star, Masa Saito has died after an eighteen year battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 76. Prior to his career in the WWF, Masa (born “Masanori”), was already in the spotlight – competing in freestyle wrestling in the 1964 Summer Olympic games in Tokyo. In the early 80s, Saito worked as “Mr. Saito” in the WWF, winning tag team gold on two separate occasions alongside Mr. Fuji and manager Captain Lou. By 1983, Masa Saito was working for Verne Gagne‘s AWA – once again in a tag team, working opposite Jesse Ventura as the ‘The Far East-West Connection’. Saito’s AWA run would take a detour after an incident with Ken Patera that started at a local McDonald’s. A Brawl with the Police According to the Schenectady Gazette, Ken Patera was irate after being refused service at a Waukesha,

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