In this episode, we talk with one of the legends of tag team wrestling Jumpin Jim Brunzell. Jim is a two time AWA World Tag Team Champion as one half of the High Flyers with Greg Gagne, a two time Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion and was one half the WWF tag team know as the Killer Bees with B Brian Blair. Jim talks about how he grew up in a military family and how he played for the Minnesota Gophers as a walk on athlete. He also discusses about Vern Gagne's Wrestling camp and the famous class of 1972 which he was a part of. Jim also talks about wrestlers he worked with and promotions he worked for like the AWA and WWF. We also discuss managers and broadcasters Jim enjoyed working with. Finally, we talk about the difference in pro wrestling today versus when he started, his book Matlands, his induction into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Class of 2013 Frank Gotch Award and what Jim is doing now. I encourage you to read Jim's book titled MatLands. Click on this link if you are interested in purchasing the book: https://www.blurb.com/b/6298514-matlands. I welcome your comments in the message window on the anchor websitehttps://anchor.fm/brian-ferguson3. Enjoy!!!--- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brian-ferguson3/support
09/07/20 • 103 min
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