Encyclopedia Of Portland Wrestlers (Paperback)

Encyclopedia Of Portland Wrestlers By Mike Rodgers, Frank Culbertson (Editor) Cover Image
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Step into the captivating world of Portland Wrestling and embark on a thrilling journey through the rich history of the Portland Sports Arena, affectionately known as "The House of Action." For decades, the thunderous cheers, electrifying energy, and awe-inspiring feats of athleticism reverberated within its hallowed walls, captivating audiences and cementing Portland's place in the annals of wrestling lore.In this meticulously researched book, historian Mike Rodgers delves into the wrestlers who graced the squared circle of the Portland Sports Arena, spanning from the most renowned superstars to the unsung heroes who dedicated their lives to the craft. From the humble beginnings of this iconic venue, which emerged from the ashes of a former bowling alley in north Portland, to its heyday as the epicenter of Portland Wrestling, readers are transported through time to witness the evolution of this beloved institution.Promoter Don Owen led the charge in cultivating a wrestling culture that captivated the hearts of fans throughout the Pacific Northwest. With a keen eye for talent, he assembled a roster of vibrant characters, each with their unique personalities, wrestling styles, and captivating backstories. From the legendary icons who achieved global fame to the local favorites who became household names, no stone is left unturned in the exploration of the diverse cast of athletes that graced the Portland Sports Arena. "The Encyclopedia of Portland Wrestlers from the House of Action" is an essential addition to the library of any wrestling aficionado or lover of captivating history. Prepare to be enthralled by the captivating tales of bravery, rivalry, and the relentless pursuit of glory that defined the storied legacy of the Portland Sports Arena, forever etching its place in the annals of wrestling greatness.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781088102299
ISBN-10: 1088102298
Publisher: Ring Around the Northwest
Publication Date: October 1st, 2023
Pages: 508
Language: English