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YOU WILL NEVER GUESS WHO HAS WRITTEN A BOOK ABOUT WCW

By Mike Johnson on 2009-04-30 20:18:16

Former WWE and WCW creative head and current TNA writer Vince Russo has written his second book about his experiences in the business, focusing on his time with World Championship Wrestling.

The new book is titled Roap Opera: How WCW Killed Vince Russo, obviously a play on the popular opinion in some circles that Russo's creative direction helped play a major factor in the end of World Championship Wrestling.

Promotional material for the book reads:

"Highlighting the athlete renowned as the savior of the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and the man who destroyed World Championship Wrestling (WCW), this behind-the-scenes autobiography documents the astonishing career of Vince Russo. Chronicling the rise, fall, and eventual rebirth of professional wrestling, this engrossing account answers questions such as How did Vince McMahon win the war between the WWF and WCW? What was Eric Bischoff really like? and Why did Hulk Hogan threaten lawsuits?

Penned by a winner of the WCW World Heavyweight Championship, this memoir details the author’s historic face-off with Hulk Hogan in Daytona Beach as well as the legendary Monday Night Wars.

Exploring the inner workings of the sport’s most turbulent era, this memoir speaks from the center of the maelstrom, delivering a fresh and informed perspective on the current pro-wrestling scene.

From the death of WCW to the rise of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling—the world’s fastest-growing and most cutting-edge wrestling promotion—this remarkable narrative demonstrates how a grown man can find peace within the insanity of the squared circle."

Russo's first book Unforgiven detailed his WWF writing career.

The WCW book is scheduled to be released in February 2010.

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