Wrestling's 101 Strangest Matches
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Full of revealing interviews with the sport's past and present stars and candid shots from the world's foremost wrestling photographers, this book celebrates the game at its very strangest Culled from 100 years' worth of mat mayhem, this collection reveals the pseudo-sport's oddest boutsfrom the contest in which a tag team lost their championship belts six days before they won them, to the match that took place in an exploding swimming pool. With a cast that includes Hulk Hogan, Kendo Nagasaki, Muhammad Ali, Andy Kaufman, a wrestling robot, and a monkey, this book takes fans well beyond the accepted canon of headlock history.
Oliver Hurley is a wrestling journalist and a regular contributor to Power Slam magazine. Thumbtack Jack is a retired wrestler known for his work in westside Xtreme wrestling, Combat Zone Wrestling, and IWA East Coast. Pro Wrestling Illustrated ranked him one of the top 500 singles wrestlers in 2010.
"A thoroughly entertaining read." —WrestlingTruth.com