The grand retirement tour has finally ended for The Great Muta. Also known as Keiji Muto, the legendary figure bowed out with a win in his retirement match as the character for Pro Wrestling NOAH on Sunday morning, having teamed with AEW’s Darby Allin & Sting to beat AKIRA, Hakushi, and Naomichi Marufuji.
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Muta is the alter ego of Muto, who will have his retirement match on February 21 against Tetsuya Naito. Muto’s first appearance as Muta was in 1989 for the NWA, after which he brought the character to Japan, having famous matches with the likes of Ric Flair Muta also wrestled WWE’s Shinsuke Nakamura earlier this month.
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The above match ended when Sting hit a scorpion death drop, followed by Allin nailing his coffin drop, and Muta finishing with a shining wizard to Hakushi. Muta attacked Hakushi’s ringside monk post-match, stabbing Hakushi with the grave marker before signing his name in blood.