Ultimo Dragon Reveals Who His Favorite Opponent Was

Jul 5, 2019 - by James Walsh

Wrestling legend Ultimo Dragon spoke with SLAM! Wrestling for a new interview discussing his appearance for SMASH Wrestling and more. Highlights are below:

On why he chose to appear for SMASH: “SMASH has good fighters, and I came to do my best”.

On his favorite wrestlers to work with: “I liked wrestling Rey Mysterio and Chris Jericho, and I also had great matches with Liger and Hayabusa … My favorite opponent was Dean Malenko. We had many great matches together. Our best match was at Starrcade 1996.”

On Kazuchika Okada’s success: “Okada was only 15 years old when I first met him. I knew there was something special in him when I saw him. I am very happy for his success. It’s a big honor for me to have trained him.”

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