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DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Show: The first Japanese pro wrestler

Matsuda Sorakichi was the first Japanese star in America. He faced all the top names of his era including Evan "Strangler" Lewis, Duncan C. Ross, Edwin Bibby, Tom Cannon, and others. 

Though on the small side, he gave the top wrestlers of the day all they could handle and was highly respected by the best champions of the pioneer era. Yet, he died destitute in the streets of New York at age 32. What went wrong? 

On this week's DragonKing Dark, learn the real story of the first Japanese pro wrestling star Matsuda Sorakichi.

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