Former WCW wrestler Kendo Nagasaki has passed away. He was 71.
Nagasaki wrestled in WCW/NWA as Dragon Master and feuded with The Andersons (Ole & Arn Anderson) and Sting. He also wrestled for NJPW, Stampede, Big Japan Pro-Wrestling, AWA and more. He began wrestling in 1971 and wrestled his last match in 2000 for Onita Pro.
He is a former four-time WWC Tag Team Champion, AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion, and three-time NWA American Tag Team Champion.
The CAC would like to pass along our condolences to the friends and family of Kazuo Sakurada, better known to the wrestling world as Kendo Nagasaki. Kazuo passed away last night at the age of 71. A legendary figure, especially around Florida, he will be deeply missed by all pic.twitter.com/xIR4MqCxoW— CauliflowerAlleyClub (@CACReunion) January 12, 2020
Sorry to find out about the passing of kendo Nagasaki.watched him as a fan feud w/dusty in florida.been in same places like wcw and wwc with kendo.saw him last August @Tmartpromotions gathering pic.twitter.com/gs2NLXg1WE— Missy Hyatt (@missyhyatt) January 12, 2020
Fightful would like to extend our condolences to the family, friends, and fans of Nagasaki.