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Old 08-11-2011, 03:38 PM   #1
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Watched some old pro wrestling clips last night.

Just wondering, how many people in this board got their first inspirations to muscle up after seeing the pro wrestlers in action? Personally, I watched WWE (WWF back in those days) before I saw any Arnold flick. And watching wrestlers like Lex Luger, Ultimate Warrrior, Macho man and British Bulldog was the first time I felt that at some point of time I should lift and get big.

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Old 08-11-2011, 04:18 PM   #2
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I did Kit. The four physiques I really noticed were pre-Hulk Hogan.

Superstar Billy Graham



Jesse Ventura



Superfly Jimmy Snuka



Rocky Johnson

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Old 08-11-2011, 04:20 PM   #3
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Pro wrestling was also my first influence. However, I probably started watching it long before you did. I remember as a kid watching it on the black and white. So the physiques that influenced me were different than the physiques that influenced you. To this day I associate strength and power with the old wrestling physiques which more resemble powerlifters than ripped bodybuilders.

I give you Arn Anderson...



In fact it saddens me that most of the pro wrestlers these days more resemble underwear models and act more like reality show stars...but I still watch it.

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Old 08-11-2011, 04:30 PM   #4
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We had the AWA around our area. It was a Saturday night staple. I believe we started watching it around 1975 or so.
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Yup, I remember watching Pat Paterson as a youngster.
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Billy Graham had an unbelievable physique and monster arms. Tony Atlas was another top physique. So was Ivan Putski. I would take those physiques over most bodybuilders any day.
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Billy Graham had an unbelievable physique and monster arms. Tony Atlas was another top physique. So was Ivan Putski. I would take those physiques over most bodybuilders any day.
I forgot all about Putski and Atlas!

Someone back in the day used to call him Padooski...
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You forgot to include "Ravishing" Rick Rude (R.I.P.):

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Superstar Billy Graham was the first wrestling physique I noticed. In the late 70's the AWA had a dude named Paul Ellering. Awesome physique. He had a feud going with Jesse Ventura. I searched, but couldn't find any wrestling images of him. He went on to manage the ultimate in wrestling physique badassery...

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The Road Warriors (Animal in particular) was and still is my inspiration.
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I forgot about the Road Warriors as well. Brings back a lot of amazing memories. I was just in awe of the physical prowess of these guys.
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