Booker T: From Prison to Promise: Life Before the Squared Circle

By Booker T Huffman

As a six-time global champion, television commentator, and holder of greater than 35 significant titles in WWE, WCW, and TNA, Huffman is aware what it capability to struggle. He discovered lengthy earlier than he entered the hoop, whilst day-by-day survival used to be a fierce battle.

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