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Terry Taylor Has Some Serious Professional Regrets 

He Tells Wrestling Perspective What They Are


When Wrestling Perspective interviewed Terry Taylor, the 21-year pro wrestling veteran wore his emotions on his sleeve. 

We were amazed. 

We expected Taylor to provide some great inside information on the business. 

He did. 

His views on writing television shows for the WWF and WCW and his stories about Triple H, Hulk Hogan, Dusty Rhodes and the late Eddie Gilbert are fascinating. 

But then the conversation took on an introspective tone and became one of the most personal and candid interviews we've ever done. 

Read Wrestling Perspective #95 and you'll learn about Terry Taylor the wrestler and Terry Taylor the man. 

Find out...

  • Why his relationship with his former wrestling manager, Bobby "The Brain" Heenan is strained. 
  • Why he believes he never became a top level star in WCW and the WWF.
  • What he regrets.
  • What happened when Vince McMahon fired him.
  • How he played a key factor in pushing Triple H as one of the WWF's top performers. 
  • How he got into the wrestling business 21 years ago and the impact Eddie Graham had on his career. 
  • What the future holds for him. 
These questions and many others are answered only in Wrestling Perspective #95. 

It's a must read interview for any wrestling fan. 

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Then read these excerpts below: 

Taylor on why it's tough to keep friends in the wrestling business: 

"To be brutally honest, I know I've done a lot of things wrong. But I've never maliciously tried to get somebody fired or with this discrimination thing, I never held anybody back because of their color. I can look at myself in the mirror and sleep at night knowing that. Because I am so open and so honest and I do kid and because I'm not this political, smooth operating…I don't work people and the funny thing is it seems that's what they want. If I tell somebody the truth, they get mad." 

Taylor's thoughts on Hulk Hogan: 

"You're going to hate this, but I'm a Hulk fan. It's not a popular thing with a lot of the people on the inside because 'ahh, he held people back. He's an asshole.' If it wasn't for Hulk, people now wouldn't be making anything. He's the first guy to make a million bucks in the business. Nolan Ryan wanted 400 grand and he ended up making a million, which completely changed the pay structure in baseball. If it wasn't for Nolan Ryan, Alex Rodriguez wouldn't be making $252 million. If it wasn't for Hulk, all these millionaires would be making probably half of what they're making now. He's the one who not only raised the bar as far as finances go, but also created a whole new perception of what wrestling was." 

Taylor on what a WWF wrestling monopoly is going to mean to the business:

"When the WWF was doing a 6 and WCW was doing like a 4.5 or something, I never thought there was an 11 rating out there watching. It's people clicking. People click back and forth and there's nothing to click back and forth between anymore and if you don't want to watch Stone Cold - and I'm not saying they shouldn't - but if you don't, there's nowhere to go now so you don't watch wrestling. If you don't want to watch the Rock -
not that they're not great guys because they are - but there was a time if you didn't want to watch Stone Cold or the Rock or the Big Show, you'd just go down to Channel 17 and watch WCW. Well, that choice isn't there anymore. If you don't want to see it, you expand your horizons and get a new hobby and that's not good for the wrestling business. I think competition is good. I think the WWF and Vince and those guys have a full plate. They did the football thing and they scrambled on that. I can imagine how hard it must have been for them to figure out how to run a football league." 

Taylor on what is was like working for Fritz Von Erich in Texas: 

"That was the most interesting time of my life. I worked for the Von Erichs. I worked with Mike and Kerry. Oh, boy, I had a pull-apart once with Kevin, Kerry, me and Iceman (King Parsons). We had a pull-apart and my nose was broken, my eye was cut. I had lumps all over my head. I had a broomstick around the corner and when Kevin walked around the corner, I was going to hit him with it. I thought he took liberties. He came around the corner and he had five guys with him. I said, 'Oh, God, I can't hit him with all these guys here.' So I put the stick down, but I was still going to slug him. Before I could, he hugs me and goes, 'that's great, man. That's the way we have to do it when it's on TV.' I'm like, 'Oh, for the love of God. I'm beaten to death and he's like, 'That's great.'' To tell you the truth, I hit him as hard as I could too. After a while, it's self-defense. He'd throw you into the corner and run at you and kick and you didn't know if he was going to kick you in the toenail or on the top of your head. So you put a hand on your nose and a hand on your crotch and close your eyes." 

Taylor on why he was devastated when Jim Crockett Promotions purchased the Universal Wrestling Federation: 

"We knew what was going to happen. We did $72,000 in Atlanta at the Omni a week after - this is not a knock on Dusty or Ric - Dusty and Ric had worked there the week before and they did like $18,000. We came in and did $72,000. That's the one where I came in and kicked Chris Adams' foot off the ropes. We were talking earlier about if you have someone who's trying to elevate somebody else, you have to be careful that the person you're trying to elevate doesn't pull the other one down. That's what happened there. Killing off the UWF did not elevate the NWA. It hurt them. That was purely done out of spite. I don't think anyone could argue that. That's part of life. Not everything is just and perfect." 

Don't be swerved: This is the most open, honest and candid interview Taylor has ever done. 

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Issue #95 also includes: 

  • Save The Princess: An open letter to Stephanie McMahon ... and it's anything but a love letter.
  • A review of the pro wrestling book Pinfall: School of Hard Knox
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