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Keiji Muto Loses Final Two Matches At Retirement Show

The legendary career of Keiji Muto has come to an end.

At the Keiji Muto Grand Final Pro-Wrestling “Last-Love” event on February 21, Muto competed in his retirement match when he faced former IWGP Heavyweight Champion Tetsuya Naito. The NJPW star emerged victorious at the end of a hard-fought bout.

Muto then challenged Masahiro Chono to a match, and the five-time G1 Climax winner scored the victory by making Muo tap out to the STF.

Muto started wrestling for NJPW in the 1980s and debuted his Great Muta character in WCW in 1989. He rose to prominence, both as Muto and Muta, and had a legendary career. Overall, he is a four-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion, a former NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion, and a G1 Climax winner, among other accolades. He has shared the ring with numerous legends, including Sting and Ric Flair.

Muto wrestled his last match as Great Muta at the Great Muta Final Bye-Bye event on January 22.

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