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My Life in Catch-as-Catch-Can Wrestling
Product Number: EB00074896
Released: Jun 01, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781770902152
Publisher: ECW Press
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Description

Behind the scenes with a pro wrestling and MMA legend In this fascinating autobiography, Billy Robinson recounts his upbringing in post-WWII England amid a family of champion fighters, his worldwide travels as a wrestler, his time as a pro wrestling TV star, and his career as a coach to some of the biggest names in mixed martial arts. For the first time, Billy Robinson sets the record straight on: who won the infamous street fight between him and the grandfather of superstar Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. how his family was pivotal in introducing "God of Wrestling" Karl Gotch to Billy Riley's gym and the sport of catch-as-catch-can wrestling. the accomplishments of some of the greatest competitive grapplers the world has ever seen and that you've likely never heard of before. This memoir fills a crucial gap in the history of catch-as-catch-can wrestling and shares the intriguing details of Billy's life, in his own inimitable voice.

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Genre: Sports
Original Publish Date: Jun 01, 2012

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