The Hardcore Truth: The Bob Holly Story (Google eBook)
“How do you like me now?” In the ring and behind the scenes with Hardcore Holly
Long before he became “Hardcore Holly,” Robert Howard was a fighter. From humble beginnings — a boy dominated by his disciplinarian stepfather but fueled by an unquenchable passion for pro wrestling — Bob grew up struggling to make ends meet.
As an adult with a family of his own to provide for, Bob fought in bars for money before finally following his dream of wrestling. From regional promotions all the way to the bright lights of the WWF, from false starts as Thurman “Sparky” Plugg and “Bombastic” Bob to fame as an internationally known superstar, The Hardcore Truth tells the story of Bob’s life including his 16 years working for Vince McMahon.
In this rollercoaster tale of success and frustration, replete with missed opportunities, broken promises, and a broken neck — a story of fast bikes and faster cars, lost loves and wrestling bears, bar fights and betrayal — Bob shares his uncompromised views on the present wrestling landscape with fascinating insights into the world leader in sports entertainment.
What people are saying - Write a review
Review: The Hardcore Truth: The Bob Holly StoryUser Review - Mister - Goodreads
I was never really a fan of Bob Holly but after reading this book I certainly have a new found respect for the man. I may not agree with all the statements he made, but respect his ability to tell it ... Read full review
Review: The Hardcore Truth: The Bob Holly StoryUser Review - Joe - Goodreads
The Hardcore truth is biography about one of my favorite wrestlers and it came across and some one who loved the business and did every thing for said business and got dumped on his whole career ... Read full review