WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross recently interviewed fellow HOFer and former WWF Champion Bob Backlund for his FOX Sports column.
Backlund has been promoting his new book, “Backlund: From All-American Boy to Professional Wrestling’s World Champion”, and talked to Ross about various parts of his career. Backlund talks about being a babyface champion, then being a heel as ‘Mr. Backlund’ by believing in his character’s principles, and much more. You can read a few excerpts below:
Backlund on his “Mr. Backlund” heel character from the 90’s:
On being a top draw during his original run in the early 80’s:
Backlund comments on Brock Lesnar:
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