5 WWE Books for a Fan's Wishlist
1) A Lion's Tale: Around the World in Spandex - Chris Jericho made his recent return to the ring, shortly after he began promoting this book. It's Jericho's no-nonsense look at the wrestling profession complete with his own anecdotal tales. Discusses Y2J's journey from wrestling school in Canada to his time in leagues in Mexico and Japan to his big break in the WCW. Also looks at how he made his way through the ranks alongside stars such as Lance Storm.
2) Batista Unleashed - An inside look at the life of "The Animal" and his trials and tribulations. He grew up in the roughest part of Washington, DC, was trained by Finlay and eventually became a part of Evolution. The book discusses Batista's family life and childhood, his troubles with women, including ex-wives and his daughters and how he became the current WWE superstar he is. Definitely worth reading for Batista fans, it's 320 pages full of insight into his life and wrestling career.
3) Eric Bischoff: Controversy Creates Cash- Bischoff is a guy many love to hate, or hate to love. He's been a bigtime heel in the WWE and WCW, and was the brains behind much of WCW's ratings victories over WWE Raw back in the day. Now in this book, Bischoff talks about all sorts of behind the scenes gossip from a true insider's perspective. Includes his discussion of how Hulk Hogan and Steve Austin made the WCW great and how corporate politics killed WCW. Also reflects on Bischoff's firing from WCW and how he rebounded from it. 400 pages from the man who truly knows how controvery can create cash.
4) Hardcore Diaries - Another brilliant offering from one of the biggest legends in wrestling hardcore, Mick Foley. Foley has played many characters over the years from Dude Love to Mankind to Cactus Jack, and in this 384 book he lets loose. Foley discusses not just the insider world of wrestling but also some of his own unique tales such as his visit with a severely burned child in Afghanistan and his personal obsession with a jolly old elf. Also discusses Foley's relationships with various WWE stars and his favorite divas. A hardcore legend's inside look at the profession, perfect for fanatics.
5) Triple H Making the Game: Triple H's Approach to a Better Body (WWE) - One of the most athletic and chiseled stars in the WWE has always been, Triple H, the Game. While many will speculate his body came as the result of steroids (it's hard not to think so), this book provides fans with a look at what exactly it takes to create a better physique. From eating and diet to workout routines, this tells the tale of a once skinny, 135 pound teenager who has gone on to be larger than life in pro wrestling. Triple H provides readers the routines and guidelines to build a better body.
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