By: Tom Nealon
When he leaped, everything seemed possible.
A green-tongued and hairy-backed icon.
“Russia number 1, Iran number 1, USA [spits]”
A hero and victim of pro wrestling’s “kayfabe.”
A giant fat guy back when there was still honor in it.
By: Tucker Cummings
The electric charisma of the People’s Champion…
By: Greg Rowland
His name did not optimize his brand equities.
He was the void around which orbited a magnificent pantheon.