We are reposting this feature on the Famous Mr. Fuji in honor of his 80th Birthday. Mr. Fuji is a giant among men as you can read below. – TWP
Mr. Fuji was born on May 4, 1935. He was active in the Wrestling Business from 1964 until his retirement in 1997. Mr. Fuji wrestled in the WWWF, Georgia Championship Wrestling, WWF, The Territories, and all over the world. He teamed with Haystacks Calhoun, Mr. Saito, and Professor Tanaka. He managed such notables as Yokozuna and Don Muraco. When the Professor was a kid he loved to watch Mr. Fuji throw salt into his opponents’ eyes.
Mr. Fuji’s business interests and influence go far beyond Wrestling. He was, and still is, a major player in both the U.S. and Japan. Did you know..
Mr. Fuji was an accomplished Horticulturist, developing his own variety of Apple
Mr. Fuji’s Personal Airship from one of his many companies, Fuji Film
Mt. Fuji in Japan was named after Mr. Fuji. (This is unconfirmed)