Bruiser #1

00:00Copy video clip URL Bars and tone. This video is the first in a series of videos featuring b-roll footage and an interview with former professional wrestler Dick the Bruiser.

02:00Copy video clip URL Dick the Bruiser sits in his yard and wraps up a phone conversation.

04:05Copy video clip URL The Bruiser talks about his various real estate and business ventures, as well as how he got involved in wrestling promotions.

07:31Copy video clip URL He talks about playing professional football for the Green Bay Packers and then transitioning into wrestling. He switched to wrestling because he could make a lot more money wrestling than playing football.

09:12Copy video clip URL He talks about the performance aspect of wrestling. “I do anything that comes natural to me. I don’t plan anything. It’s just how engrossed I am. How hyped up I am.”

11:00Copy video clip URL He talks about how professional wrestling swings between the very serious and the very theatrical. He talks about Hulk Hogan.

14:00Copy video clip URL He talks about being banned from New York for inciting a riot.

14:50Copy video clip URL He got his gravelly voice when someone hit him in the throat when he was playing football.

15:11Copy video clip URL He says he travels a lot, mainly to Japan. Tokyo is the closest to American atmosphere. Every other country seems like going back in time.

15:55Copy video clip URL End of tape.

 

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