By Bob Holly, Ross Williams
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>The wrestling legend Bob “Hardcore” Holly tells all during this autobiography that chronicles his trip from battling in bars for cash to the intense lighting of the area Wrestling Federation. Holly finds how he took extra physique slams and clotheslines outdoors the hoop than in and that lengthy sooner than he used to be referred to as “Hardcore Holly,” he had an unquenchable ardour for pro wrestling. eventually, Holly could carry the area Wrestling leisure (WWE) Hardcore Championship seven instances, the WWE Tag crew Championship 3 times, and the nationwide Wrestling Alliance international Tag workforce Championship as soon as. yet in the middle of his occupation achievements used to be a rollercoaster of good fortune and frustration, and Holly finds the plethora of overlooked possibilities and damaged can provide that marked his highway to tv stardom. Replete with speedy bikes, speedier autos, wrestling bears, betrayal, and misplaced love, Holly stocks his uncompromised view of his earlier and the present nation expert wrestling.
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