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Dick Slater Goes On The Record With
His First Ever Shoot Interview
Wrestling Perspective #101
Dick Slater was one of the biggest names in the Southeast wrestling scene for more than than 20 years.

A solid wrestler who headlined some of the biggest shows, Slater was a respected tough guy who knew how to incite and excite a crowd.

In 1996, Slater's productive wrestling career, which also included booking stints for Bill Watts, Joe Blanchard, Jim Crockett, and Paul Boesch, was cut short due to an in-ring injury. 

Since then, Dirty Dick Slater has been silent. 

He hasn't talked on the record to anyone in the wrestling press and his whereabouts have been a mystery to many outside the industry. 

That is, until now. 

In Wrestling Perspective #101, the legendary Dick Slater gives an open, honest and often very funny interview that will make you smile and make you think.

This is the first time in his illustrious career that Slater has been this candid on the record and it's an interview you don't want to miss.

In this incredible interview, Slater discusses: 

  • How he got started in the wrestling business. 
  • His thoughts on the many top performers and promoters he encountered during his career in a no-holds-barred style. 
  • How he was slated to be the NWA champion and who put a stop to it. Hint: That person ended up being Slater's boss years later. 
  • Some of the funniest road stories you'll ever read.
  • Exactly why Terry Funk took a bath in Epson salt and had himself rubbed down with sandpaper.
  • Why, to this day, mentioning Lou Rawls will make him laugh hard ... very hard. 
These topics and many others are addressed by Slater in Wrestling Perspective #101.

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Then read these excerpts below: 

Dick Slater on the training regiment he went through with Hiro Matsuda:
"He would make you do 1,000 free squats and then he'd get you in the ring and you'd have to wrestle too ...  He would absolutely exhaust you before you even got in the ring with him. I would do that three, four times a week. It was probably one of the toughest things I went through." 

Slater on the first time he met Dusty Rhodes: 
"Dusty came in with that charisma and Dusty became real hot here in the state of Florida. He wasn't a wrestling figure. He was a more flamboyant showman, but he could handle himself. It was something that nobody had ever seen; that charisma he had.

Slater on his problems years later with Rhodes when they were both booking for Jim Crockett: 
"I took a make-shift crew in there and made some money. Dusty got jealous of that fact. He was supposed to be working with me and he never did."

Slater on his antics with Terry Funk:
"We used to drive (Eddie Graham) nuts. I used to go to Japan with Terry (Funk) all the time and (Giant) Baba was the promoter there. We worked for All Japan. We drove him nuts too. They'd make Terry stay in one hotel on one side of the city and me on the other side."

Slater on Paul Orndorff:
"He was definitely a great athlete and never took any sh*t off of anybody, I know that." (laughs)

Slater on Eddie Graham:
"If Eddie Graham was still alive today, he’d be pulling his hair out at the things that they show on TV."

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What Else Will You Find In Issue #101?

  • The conclusion of our amazing interview with Terry Funk. If you thought Part I of our interview with Funk was incredible, you'll love Part II of this interview. 
If you're a Dick Slater fan, or even if you're not, you owe it to yourself to read Wrestling Perspective #101. 

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