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    Professional Wrestling

    Yes, I know it is fake but sometimes entertaining....

    Question is this other than Chris Taylor in the 70's have any other ISU wrestlers gone on to Stardom in the professional wrestling ranks.....?



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    Re: Professional Wrestling

    Quote Originally Posted by coachdags View Post
    Yes, I know it is fake but sometimes entertaining....

    Question is this other than Chris Taylor in the 70's have any other ISU wrestlers gone on to Stardom in the professional wrestling ranks.....?
    I can't think of any, but I'll never forget seeing about nine guys gang up on Chris and toss him over the ropes in one of those "last man in the ring wins" matches. I saw it on TV, not in person. Would have been shortly after the olympics.

    Wasn't there two brothers that wrestled for Michigan that ended up in pro wrasslin' ?


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    Pro Wrestling is the best soap opera on TV.


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    Re: Professional Wrestling

    Quote Originally Posted by wesley_w View Post
    I can't think of any, but I'll never forget seeing about nine guys gang up on Chris and toss him over the ropes in one of those "last man in the ring wins" matches. I saw it on TV, not in person. Would have been shortly after the olympics.

    Wasn't there two brothers that wrestled for Michigan that ended up in pro wrasslin' ?
    It was the Steiner brothers - Scott (Big Poppa Pump) and I can't remember his brother's name.


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    Re: Professional Wrestling

    I have kinda always thought that the NBA was the best soap opera on TV but pro wrestling would be a close second



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    Re: Professional Wrestling

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    It was the Steiner brothers - Scott (Big Poppa Pump) and I can't remember his brother's name.
    Rick.

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    Re: Professional Wrestling

    a neat videos of Chris ... although he got tossed and pinned in the first vid, it is amazing.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n79wBw_LJ9Y]YouTube - chris taylor suplay[/ame]

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTFs11bM8Fo&NR=1]YouTube - Chris Taylor vs Korea[/ame]


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    Re: Professional Wrestling

    A guy I worked with in Wisconsin wrestled in NAWF. It was actually pretty funny to see him out there taking a chair to the face.

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    Re: Professional Wrestling

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    It was the Steiner brothers - Scott (Big Poppa Pump) and I can't remember his brother's name.

    Rick Steiner. The Dog-Faced Gremlin. always wrestled with his headgear on and usually wore a Michigan lettermans jacket to the ring.



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    Re: Professional Wrestling

    There are a lot of collegiate wrestlers who 'crossed over' to "pro" wrestling. A few off the top of my head...

    Scott and Rick Rechsteiner (Michigan) -- wrestled pro as "Steiner"
    Kurt Angle (Clarion)
    Brock Lesnar (Minnesota)
    Sylvester Terkay (NC State)
    Shelton Benjamin (Minnesota)



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    Re: Professional Wrestling

    Quote Originally Posted by theshadow View Post
    There are a lot of collegiate wrestlers who 'crossed over' to "pro" wrestling. A few off the top of my head...

    Scott and Rick Rechsteiner (Michigan) -- wrestled pro as "Steiner"
    Kurt Angle (Clarion)
    Brock Lesnar (Minnesota)
    Sylvester Terkay (NC State)
    Shelton Benjamin (Minnesota)
    Brock Lesnar is making his UFC debut in January. SHould be interesting...



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    Re: Professional Wrestling

    What School did Stone Cold Steve Austin go to?





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    Quote Originally Posted by redrocker View Post
    What School did Stone Cold Steve Austin go to?





    that is me trying to be funny for all you uppity types
    Whup *** University


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    Whup *ss University
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