For a Pop Star, This Lady Kicks Ass at Wrestling

Yui Yokoyama is a member of cutesy Japanese idol group AKB48. And she can probably dropkick you silly.

Typically, you probably don't think of popstars, male or female, being particularly good at wrestling. Then again, you probably don't typically think about who would be good at wrestling or who wouldn't. Maybe you do! I really don't know.

But, on a recent episode of comedy show Mecha Ike, there was a tag team match between the show's female comedians and teeny bop popstars. In the past, the show has pitted celebs against each other in the ring. This time, pop idol Yokoyama, in particular, showed quite an aptitude for wrestling.

Have a look (she's decked out in black):

For a Pop Star, This Lady Kicks Ass at Wrestling

Here she is once again dishing it out.

For a Pop Star, This Lady Kicks Ass at Wrestling

And getting it dished up.

For a Pop Star, This Lady Kicks Ass at Wrestling

Wowzers, what a flip.

For a Pop Star, This Lady Kicks Ass at Wrestling

Fans of Japanese comedy might recognize the guy playing the ref (Takashi Okamura) from this brilliant Mario Kart DS commercial.

For a Pop Star, This Lady Kicks Ass at Wrestling

You might recognize the gentleman clapping below from Game Center CX. Yep, that's Shinya Arino, aka the Katcho.

For a Pop Star, This Lady Kicks Ass at Wrestling

Mecha Ike [FujiTV]

AKB横山由依の身体能力が凄すぎると話題にwwwww [Hayabusa]

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