Vince Russo’s The Brand – Wrestling Hurt, Pain Killers To Mask The Pain, Addiction, Unionizing

On today’s edition of Getting Color, Vince Russo discusses the various contracts Big Vito had over the years with ECW, WCW and WWE, and exactly how they were worded when it came to missing time due to injury. Vito talks about wrestling hurt, and those who dealt with pain a different way than he did–leading a number of his peers to addiction. The paranoia of “losing your spot” is also discussed, as is whether unionizing would solve many of the issues as they pertain to abusing prescription drugs for the “right” to perform hurt. Once again, an extremely informative look at a side of the professional wrestling business that few would dare to discuss.





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