WWE Hall of Famer Bob Backlund recently took part in an interview with Ring Rust Radio while promoting his new biography, BACKLUND: From All-American Boy to Professional Wrestling’s World Champion.
Backlund talks about why now was the right time to write the book, why he didn’t want to turn heel earlier in his career, why turning worked later in his career, who influenced his career most, and much more. You can read a few excerpts and listen to the interview in the player below:
Backlund on why he wrote his book now, what he hopes for it:
Backlund comments on Roddy Piper:
Who made an impact on him?
Why didn’t he turn heel and drop the WWF title to Hulk Hogan as it was rumored?
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