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Muhammad Hussain Inoki (born Kanji Inoki (猪木寛至 Inoki Kanji?) on February 20, 1943) is a Japanese professional wrestling promoter, politician, retired professional wrestler and mixed martial artist best known by the ring name Antonio Inoki. Also known as Anton (アントン), he fashioned this name as a homage to wrestler Antonino Rocca. He was also the founder and former owner of New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), before selling his controlling share in the promotion to Yuke's. Inoki's current Muslim name was revealed in 2012 along with the announcement that he had converted to Islam in 1990. In 2010 he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame and in 1995 the WCW Hall of Fame

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