Bob Backlund returns to WWE to 'make Darren Young great again'

Darren Young is a veteran of the WWE, with more than 10 years under his belt. But he's not a huge star and it's not clear if his career is destined for greatness.So Young announced Thursday on "WWE Smackdown" that he wants Hall of Famer Bob Backlund to be his life coach.Backlund's response? Check it out in the video above.Stay tuned for more on this new partnership, and remember...
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Backlund: From All-American Boy to Professional Wrestling’s World Champion Book Review

Bob Backlund’s autobiography, Backlund: From All-American Boy to Professional Wrestling’s World Champion is an inspirational story of how one man’s journey of hard work, dedication, desire, and a strong moral compass propelled Backlund to be one of the most successful pro wrestlers in WWE history. I am not sure how to do this book justice with any kind of a review. It is arguably...
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November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Pro Wrestling Radio: WWE HOF Bob Backlund Interview

Former WWE champion Bob Backlund talks about his career including his WWF title win and loss, Vince McMahon, heel turn, Hulk Hogan, ECW Incident, and More. The post Pro Wrestling Radio: WWE HOF Bob Backlund Interview appeared first on Pro Wrestling Radio.
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November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Exclusive Interview: Bob Backlund Talks WWE Reign, Hogan, McMahon, & More

Bob Backlund was a great storyteller in a WWE ring but the former WWF champion is telling his greatest story ever with his new autobiography. I was lucky enough to get some time with the champ who talked about his legendary career with me for almost a full 90 minutes. Bob Backlund is a name that doesn’t get the recognition he deserves by the WWE. A nearly six-year WWF title reign...
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November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Bob Backlund Talks WWE Title Win/Loss, Superfly Snuka, and Hulk Hogan

Bob Backlund was king of the WWE for five years as WWF world champion and has recently published an autobiography chronicling his career. Backlund is doing media to promote his book and is offering harsh words on several of his former colleagues. I am a little partial to Backlund as I grew up in the Backlund era and was a big fan of his work. I find Bob’s contributions to be highly...
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November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Bob Backlund remains true to his All-American roots

Outspoken. Opinionated. Political and a great American. Donald Trump? No, rather another person who has graced the WWWF/WWE ring, takes pride in his country -- and has run for office -- former champion Bob Backlund. His political beliefs and staunch opinions came to the front toward the end of his wrestling career, when he went from Bob Backlund to Mr. Backlund. A character that...
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September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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