Bobo Brazil: 6 Things To Know About One Of Wrestling's First Black Superstars

Bobo Brazil: 6 Things To Know About One Of Wrestling's First Black Superstars

The Wrestling Trailblazer Was One Of The First African American Wrestlers To Make It Big In Japan

Besides here in America, there is no place on the planet that loves professional wrestling as much as Japan. For decades, "The Land of the Rising Sun" has produced some of the greatest wrestlers like Antonio Inoki, Giant Baba, Mitsuharu Misawa, and Jushin Thunder Liger, but the nation has also become the second home for many western wrestlers, often called "gaijin." With everyone from the Road Warriors, Eddie Guerrero, and even Brock Lesnar finding success, there's a long history of gaijin's becoming "big in Japan."