- Footage of Paul Bearer at the Gulf Coast Wrestlers Reunion in the Mobile, Alabama area from last Saturday, March 2nd has surfaced online. You can watch it at this link or embedded in the video below:
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Thanks to WNW reader Patrick Peralta for sending us the link.
- Chris Yandek interviewed Bearer in late January and sent in the following:
In what might well have been Paul Bearer's last interview, the legendary pro wrestling manager was sure of his legacy in sports entertainment. Speaking to Chris Yandek of CYInterview.com at the end of January, the legend knew that one day he would end up in the the WWE Hall of Fame. He also summed up his career experiences:
“I know that I will [be in the WWE Hall of Fame]. So that’s all I need to know. Whether it’s next year or whether it’s five years from now, I know the time’s coming. ... I’ve been very, very blessed in professional wrestling because I’m just a Alabama kid, from the Alabama Gulf Coast that grew up watching local territory days wrestling. ... I have been all around the world. I performed in all 50 states, 28 countries and I got a paycheck every week.”
You can listen to the entire interview at the link where Paul Bearer spoke about many career topics including stories of The Undertaker, Kane, Mankind, the state of the pro wrestling, what he had been up to and many other things at this link.