Exclusive: Bob Backlund Talks New Book, Career, Hulk Hogan, And More

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During his five-decade career within the professional wrestling business, Bob Backlund carried the WWF on his broad shoulders as the All-American Boy from Minnesota who fought for the fans that made him. But during his second go-around, the All-American Boy shtick grew old, the fans turned on him and the business he helped build became infested with people who felt he lasted one too many days in the spotlight.

But every morning that Backlund wakes up and lives to see another day, he only focuses on the positive side of life.

Listen to the interview below:

Mark Suleymanov

Over the past half decade, Mark has covered sports and New York City with bylines appearing in The Inquisitr News, GiveMeSport, Fansided, SB Nation, Scout, and numerous other publications.