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By Larry Zbyszko

Wrestling’s self-proclaimed “Living Legend” may perhaps by no means put on a championship belt back, yet he’s certainly no longer down for the count number, as this memoir exhibits in its interesting, usually hilarious tale of a extraordinary ascent to wrestling notoriety. Voted Rookie of the yr in 1974, Larry Zbyszko loved 30 excellent years as a most sensible attract the wild and wacky international wrestling. Attendance files have been shattered whilst he wrestled the unique “Living Legend,” Bruno Sammartino, in 1980 and gained by means of hitting his former mentor with a chair—a rarity on the time. Chronicling Zbysko's transformation from baby-faced hero to at least one of the main hated wrestlers of his time, this uninhibited narrative unearths an insider's view of a few of the main winning and debatable tales and scandals in pro-wrestling background.

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For most of the guys it was a six-and-a-half-hour drive through winding mountains. They were not looking forward to the drive back. I just wanted to get the hell out of there. There were scattered thunderstorms building throughout the area. I loved flying at night. You had the sky to yourself. Scattered in the darkness and the lights of cities and towns. The winds were usually calm. On this night, however, the sky was angry. We took off and headed due south. I was climbing as fast 30 up, up and — oh shit!

You insulted me. ” Vince Sr. wanted to set up a meeting with Bruno. But you need to remember how big of a star Bruno really was then, along with the fact that the McMahons were desperate. Bruno charged Vince Sr. $10,000 just to sit down and have a talk about getting in the ring. And Vince agreed. My career and future in the business, which for a couple of weeks I thought was over, was now back on track and moving full speed ahead. The programming for the Sammartino versus Zbyszko feud was a work of art — an art that really has been lost.

Once again I walked right by. Bruno looked confused. , who was doing the play-by-play with Bruno, headed me off at the pass and asked me why I would not talk to his partner. I proceeded to cut the most sincere babyface promo ever heard. I was practically in tears when I declared my undying respect for my hero and mentor and talked about how my career was getting lost in the shadow of his greatness. It was fantastic. The only way I could prove myself was for Bruno to come out of retirement and face me in a scientific wrestling match.

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