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Wrestling school

Grunts, roars and the smack of flesh on canvas have, for generations, echoed from Vancouver Island to Newfoundland. Pro wrestling is a gritty world populated by heroic "babyfaces," dastardly "heels," outrageous managers and outraged fans. We tackle some of the most colourful stories and characters to come out of the wrestling scenes from coast to coast.

Peter Jordan learns the ropes in a Winnipeg gym.

Medium: Television
Program: CBC News
Broadcast Date: Jan. 13, 1987
Guest(s): Tony Condello, Fred Peloquin
Reporter: Peter Jordan
Duration: 4:59

Last updated: February 12, 2013

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