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Antonio Inoki

1943 - 2022

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Muhammad Hussain Inoki (born Kanji Inoki (Japanese: 猪木寛至, Hepburn: Inoki Kanji); February 20, 1943 – October 1, 2022) was a Japanese professional wrestler, martial artist, politician, and promoter of professional wrestling and mixed martial arts. He was best known by the ring name Antonio Inoki (アントニオ猪木, Antonio Inoki), a homage to fellow professional wrestler Antonino Rocca. Inoki was a twelve-time professional wrestling world champion, notably being the first IWGP Heavyweight Champion and the first Asian WWF Heavyweight Champion – a reign not officially recognized by WWE. After spending his adolescence in Brazil, Inoki began his professional wrestling career in the 1960s for the Japan Pro Wrestling Alliance (JWA) under the tutelage of Rikidōzan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antonio Inoki has received more than 2,633,456 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Antonio Inoki is the 8th most popular wrestler (down from 7th in 2019), the 219th most popular biography from Japan (up from 239th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Japanese Wrestler.

Antonio Inoki is a Japanese professional wrestler, politician, and mixed martial artist. He is most famous for his mixed martial arts fight against Muhammad Ali in 1976.

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  • 2.6M

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  • 60.12

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRESTLERS

Among wrestlers, Antonio Inoki ranks 8 out of 700Before him are Hulk Hogan, The French Angel, Kane, John Cena, Aleksandr Karelin, and Masahiko Kimura. After him are Anton Geesink, Dave Bautista, Chyna, Rocky Johnson, The Undertaker, and Aleksandr Medved.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1943, Antonio Inoki ranks 89Before him are Ralph M. Steinman, Johann Deisenhofer, Chantal Mouffe, Max Wright, Lyudmila Ulitskaya, and Holland Taylor. After him are Conchata Ferrell, Ken Thompson, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Alain de Benoist, Piet Keizer, and Jean-Claude Killy. Among people deceased in 2022, Antonio Inoki ranks 71Before him are Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Ray Liotta, James Lovelock, Christos Sartzetakis, Robert Curl, and Eric Walter Elst. After him are Bob Saget, Issey Miyake, Valeri Polyakov, Margarita Lozano, Shintaro Ishihara, and Angelo Badalamenti.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Antonio Inoki ranks 219 out of 6,048Before him are Kantarō Suzuki (1868), Rumiko Takahashi (1957), Sada Abe (1905), Akira Yoshizawa (1911), Jisaburō Ozawa (1886), and Emperor Ninken (449). After him are Ishikawa Goemon (1558), Eiji Yoshikawa (1892), Kitasato Shibasaburō (1853), Emperor Senka (467), Emperor Hanzei (336), and Masatoshi Koshiba (1926).

Among WRESTLERS In Japan

Among wrestlers born in Japan, Antonio Inoki ranks 2Before him are Masahiko Kimura (1917). After him are Isao Inokuma (1938), Giant Baba (1938), Chiyonofuji Mitsugu (1955), Yasuhiro Yamashita (1957), Shinobu Sekine (1943), Takehide Nakatani (1941), Asuka (1981), Shinsuke Nakamura (1980), Hidehiko Yoshida (1969), and Toshihiko Koga (1967).

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