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(33 Minutes) James Guttman's Free 2009 Interview With Mr. Fuji

By James Guttman Aug 28, 2016 - 2:55 PM print


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RIP Mr. Fuji

The wrestling world lost a true legend today in the form of Mr. Fuji. Harry Fujiwara was a great man who, from all the people I've spoken to, brought joy to the world around him. I had the pleasure of interviewing Mr. Fuji for ClubWWI.com on May 11, 2009. For the first time, I present it free in full here on We Want Insanity.com.

Rest in Peace, Master Fuji.

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Fuji

Call him the original Iron Chef.  This week's ClubWWI guest has thrown more Japanese salt than most wrestling heroes would want to remember.  That's right.  WWE Hall of Famer  Mr. Fuji has come to ClubWWI.com  for a rare and devious 33 minute uncut shoot interview you need to hear, boy-san.

From Yokozuna to Demolition, Mr. Fuji lead some of the most well known stars to great heights in the World Wrestling Federation.  Besides his many accomplishments from ringside, the devious one took out some of the top stars of the 60s and 70s and entertained fans of the '80s as co-star of TNT's "Fuji Vice."  This is just the tip of the iceberg.  With career highpoints too numerous to mention, the diabolical Fuji comes to the Club to discuss it all. 

In today's 33 Minute ClubWWI.com Shoot, James Guttman and Mr. Fuji discuss:

His Knee Injury
Breaking In To Wrestling
"The Destroyer" Dick Beyer
Mike Rotunda
His Previous Career...In Aluminum Siding
Why He Got Into Wrestling
Martial Arts
Wrestling Psychology
Vince McMahon Sr.
Overscripting in Today's Wrestling
Fuji Vice
Improving Them All
"Magnificent" Don Muraco
The Chemistry They Had Together
Picking Up Dry Cleaning
Vince McMahon Jr.
His Tuxedo
Having To Wear Every Time He Worked
Odd Job From James Bond
His Son's Upcoming WWE Tryout
Teaching Respect From The Business
Ted DiBiase
Demolition
Working With The Demos
The Powers of Pain
Switching Teams At The Survivor Series From Demos to P.O.P.
Why It Was Done
His Relationships With The Men He Managed
Advice He Gave To Yokozuna
Why Yoko Didn't Listen
The Toll It Took On Him
Yoko's Passing
How Fuji Avoided Temptation On The Road
Why He Changed His Outfit To Manage Yoko
Why It Made Him Happy To Do So
The Benefit That Came With Shaving His Head
"Master" Fuji
The Passing of Crush
Deaths in Wrestling
Drugs
Vince McMahon's Job "Cleaning House"
Why Size Doesn't Matter
Drugs and Injuries
Side Effects of Steroids
Investing Money
Former Wrestlers Going Broke
Travelling In The 1980s
The Singapore Tour
How Long It Took To Get There
Vince McMahon Through The Years
Vince: The Person
Vince: The Family Man
What Vince Told Him When He First Took Over WWF
What Vince Told Him About Money
Why He Never Went To WCW
Turning Them Down
Loyalty In Wrestling
Today's Fans
WWF 24/7
Wrestling Mean Gene Okerlund
Wrestling Hulk Hogan
Wrestling The Ultimate Warrior
Today's Independent Scene
Autograph Signings
Throwing Salt
The Inspiration Behind It
Being Stabbed
Wrestling Loss of Psychology
What Always Happens
The One Time He Tried To Turn Babyface
Why It Was a Joke
Randy Orton as a Baby
His Son and Randy Playing Together
Managing Cowboy Bob Orton
Old School
Not Watching TNA

Besides his two books  World Wrestling Insanity and Shoot First Ask Questions Later   , James has written for Pro Wrestling Illustrated, Powerslam Magazine, ImpactWrestling.com, and many more.


More Audio? There are thousands of hours including shoot interviews with over 300 of wrestling's biggest stars, the Internet's first ever wrestler-hosted podcasts, and more for one low price now on  ClubWWI.com!
 

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