Mr. Pogo

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Mr. Pogo in 2011

Tetsuo Sekigawa (関川 哲夫, Sekigawa Tetsuo, February 5, 1951 – June 23, 2017) was a Japanese professional wrestler best known for his work under the ring name Mr. Pogo (ミスター・ポーゴ, Misutā Pōgo). He helped popularize hardcore wrestling in the 1990s with "death matches" in promotions such as Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling, W*ING and Big Japan Pro Wrestling. He was born in Isesaki, Gunma, Japan.

Sekigawa died in a Gunma, Japan hospital on June 23, 2017, at the age of 66, from a cerebral infarction during back surgery.[1][2]

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  1. "ミスター・ポーゴさん死去…大仁田とデスマッチ戦った極悪大王66歳", by Yahoo Japan
  2. "Tetsuo 'Mr. Pogo' Sekigawa passes away at 66 years old". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved June 23, 2017.

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