Antonio Inoki Reveals He’s Battling A Rare Disease

NJPW founder and Japanese wrestling legend Antonio Inoki recently spoke to The Weekly Sincho and revealed that he is battling a rare disease called cardiac amyloidosis, which involves an abnormal amount of protein build-up around the organs and causes issues with heart functionality. The disease has caused Inoki to have issues with breathing. Dave Meltzer has reported in the latest Wrestling Observer newsletter that the disease only effects 700-750 people in Japan.

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