Riki Choshu has had his final match in wrestling.
45-year veteran of the professional wrestling business, Riki Choshu had has final match today at Korakuen Hall as a part of the 'POWER HALL 2019-New Journey Begins' show. Riki ended his career with a loss when he, Shiro Koshinaka and Tomohiro Ishii took on Tatsumi Fujinami, Keiji Mutoh and Togi Makabe. Makabe pinned Choshu and after the match, the former 3-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion picked up a microphone and stated that it is time that he returns to his family after the years he has dedicated to wrestling.
Choshu began his career in the 1970s and has wrestled for All Japan Pro Wrestling, New Japan and U.V.A. in a career that has stretched over 40 years and on June 26th, Choshu ended his career by leaving the victory with Togi Makabe who is still pushing forward as an in-ring competitor.