In the summer of 1986, undefeated 23 yr old phenom John Tenta rocked the sumo world, already reeling from Hiroshi Wajima’s scandal/defection, by announcing his retirement and intention to join All Japan Pro Wrestling. As a result, AJPW was barred from Ryogoku Kokugiken until 2004

— Vintage Puroresu プロレス (@vintagepuro) September 25, 2021