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 Posted: Sat May 4th, 2019 10:48 am
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Loved it. I could never understand why DLJ never became an elite level superstar. He was not marketed as an "attraction" like Andre was years later. He could flat out wrestle, did some amazing high spots for a guy his size, and had an excellent understanding of what psychology was. He was never branded a troublemaker by promoters. He should have been like a Kiniski level.

Also from watching this match you could see where Verne was a very smart businessman. This match was 1955 and Verne looked like he was 45 years old here. What better way to stay on top then owning your own promotion.



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DLJ did an interview with the 605 superpodcast about a year ago to talk about his career. It was hard for me to listen to because his voice is in terrible shape but it was interesting.


He had a cool look here in this match the hair in his face reminds me of a cross between Glenn Danzig and pre biker Undertaker. He had a pretty good build as well for the time.



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