Legends of Pro Wrestling: 150 Years of Headlocks, Body Slams, and Piledrivers

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Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., Jul 3, 2012 - Sports & Recreation - 560 pages
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Legends of Pro Wrestling offers the first comprehensive look at the entire world of wrestling. With detailed biographies and neverbefore- seen statistics of some of the greatest athletes in the sport, you will be able to read about hundreds of wrestlers, dating back to the mid-1800s. As the first of its kind, this centralized reference allows wrestling enthusiasts a range of information at their fingertips and stands alone as the “ultimate wrestling resource.” 

This book offers readers a link between what happened a century ago to what is currently happening today. A fan of Bruno Sammartino or “Nature Boy” Buddy Rogers can enjoy this book as much as someone who follows John Cena or The Undertaker today. This collection is a never-ending source of facts, figures, and other entertaining data. 

Professional wrestling is a world of accomplishment and legacy. Through injuries, sickness, and family tribulations, many wrestlers have given everything there is to give in the ring and true fans of the sport love every second of it. No matter your age, if you’re a fan of professional wrestling, Legends of Pro Wrestling is the book for you to own and cherish.


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Tim Hornbaker has researched professional wrestling for over fifteenyears. Author of the critically acclaimed National WrestlingAlliance: The Untold Story of the Monopoly that Strangled ProWrestling, Hornbaker has relentlessly sought to unlock the sport smost intriguing mysteries.

Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka is one of the most recognizable wrestling stars of all time. The Fiji Island born and Hawaii bred superstar started his career as a bodybuilder and eventually entered the square circle, utilizing the entire ring as his playground. Throughout his career, Snuka has shared the ring with a who s who of wrestling talent and icons in the business. On November 16, 1996, Superfly was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

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