No, they didn’t make a Peter Frampton Muscleman, but those wacky guys over in the HUSTLE Japanese promotion did do a tribute card to those lovely pink rubber wrasslers from the 1980’s. M.U.S.C.L.E., (Millions of Unusual Small Creatures Lurking Everywhere), was a awesome toy craze that swept the nation in the mid 80’s. They were little rubber wrestlers with zany bodies and personalities.

Eventually it all went south with colored Musclemen and the fun quickly faded away. There is still a lot of following of the old M.U.S.C.L.E. figures though. In Japan it was known as Kinnikuman and had all sorts of toys not just little rubber pinkos. In early 2000 there was Ultimate MUSCLE on 4Kids, but it was just strange.

Anyway this HUSTLE video is a treat for fans of Kinnikuman.

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