The Hardcore Truth: The Bob Holly Story

The Hardcore Truth: The Bob Holly Story

Ross Williams


“How do you love me now?” within the ring and backstage with Hardcore Holly lengthy earlier than he turned “Hardcore Holly,” Robert Howard used to be a fighter. From humble beginnings — a boy ruled by way of his disciplinarian stepfather yet fueled via an unquenchable ardour for professional wrestling — Bob grew up suffering to make ends meet. As an grownup with a relations of his personal to supply for, Bob fought in bars for funds prior to ultimately following his dream of wrestling. From nearby promotions the entire option to the intense lighting fixtures of the WWF, from fake starts off as Thurman “Sparky” Plugg and “Bombastic” Bob to popularity as an the world over recognized famous person, The Hardcore fact tells the tale of Bob’s lifestyles together with his sixteen years operating for Vince McMahon. during this rollercoaster story of luck and frustration, replete with ignored possibilities, damaged supplies, and a damaged neck — a narrative of quick motorcycles and quicker autos, misplaced loves and wrestling bears, bar fights and betrayal — Bob stocks his uncompromised perspectives at the current wrestling panorama with attention-grabbing insights into the realm chief in activities entertainment.

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