Hacksaw: The Jim Duggan Story
- Sales Rank:778,702
- Format:Kindle eBook
- Language:English (Published)
- Media:Kindle Edition
- Publication Date:April 1, 2012
Offering professional wrestling fans a ringside seat into his adventurous life, WWE Hall of Fame wrestler Jim Duggan recounts for the first time key moments and legendary bouts both inside and outside the ring. Known to millions of enthusiasts as a charismatic patriotâwith an American flag in his right hand and his signature two-by-four in his leftâDuggan here reflects on his early life as a student-athlete on the Southern Methodist University football squad. Drafted by the Atlanta Falcons, Duggan shares how an injury-plagued rookie season curtailed his football ambitions and paved the way for a brighter career in professional wrestling. Rising to fame in the Cold Warâera 1980s, Duggan immediately put himself at odds with anti-American âheelsâ and engaged in legendary feuds with some of the most legendary names in the sport, including the Iron Sheik, Nikolai Volkoff, and Andre the Giant. In this whoâs who of top-tier wrestling, Duggan reveals not only the high points of championship bouts but also the low points that occurred far away from the TV cameras and screaming fans, including his fight against kidney cancer during the prime of his career. With each page peppered with Dugganâs charming wit, fans will find much to enjoy and discover about the man they once knew only as âHacksaw.â
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