Not many talent can say they made it to Vince McMahon’s WWF/WWE. The realistic statistics on how many make it to the top was staggering when I worked, but now take into account how much of the talent that moves up is second generation.
I’m proud to say that I made it to the top of Pro-Wrestling as far as working and jobs go. I made it to the top on my own without any family or rubs. Pat Patterson also never had a thing for me, and I still ended up on TV. How many men can say that?
Many of you may have the old hardcopy version of my book from 2008, but this version pulls no punches and is a fun read:
So many of the boys like to talk about how their three weekends a month are super busy and their bodies are falling apart……Here’s an article pontificating the finer points of what a pro wrestling schedule used to be like.
Pro Wrestling Schedules
For anyone to not travel back to a great like Dick Murdoch when discussing the best in wrestling… is a tragedy. This man did what he did.. and did it better than most. .
This article recounts a few funny stories including Dickie and Terry Funk….. and how Dickie almost got me kicked out of the Alamo.
The first article hashes out how 1984 was one of the most pivotal moments in wrestling history. The territories were being put in their casket, and Vince McMahon was starting the empire that he has now created.