Abdullah the Butcher is the toughest wrestler of all time. Any person who has seen matches with his participation understands that all the wounds that are inflicted on himself and his opponents are quite real. So how did it happen that in wrestling, which since the 40s has been striving for more acrobatics, such a colorful character as Abdullah has appeared? In this article, we will tell a brief biography of the wrestler and find out why the company needed him!
Unique Style of Abdullah the Butcher
Many professional commentators and wrestling fans remind in horror at the mention of the name of this wrestler. Almost every match with his participation began and ended with cuts, broken glass bottles, and broken furniture. Of course, at some points, it is clear that the task of the wrestlers was to cut the skin a little so that blood would flow, but nevertheless, this does not make it any less greedy. The image of a rabid Sudanese brought this Butcher wrestler Big fame. And his calling card was the deep scars on his head, which remained after numerous cuts from his rivals.
Of course, not only the blades were famous for the wrestler. Dozens of techniques from such martial arts as karate and judo are hidden in his arsenal. Competently combining them, Butcher the wrestler became a dangerous opponent, with whom not everyone wanted to enter the ring.
The Figurehead of Abdullah
Many of the old fans who have seen the wrestler perform in real-time will be surprised. However, in reality, the Butcher wrestling star is not Sudanese, he was born and raised in Canada. But his “oriental” appearance prompted the producers to create the image of Abdullah, who is insane all over his head, who will shred his rivals with a table fork.
Throughout his long career, Lawrence Robert has changed more than a dozen PR agents and managers. Among them were Buddy Colt, Big Bad John, Paul Jones, Eddie Kretschman, George Cannon, Chicky Starr, the Black Baron, Oliver Humperdink, Dillon, Damien Kane, Larry Sharp, Hugo Savinovich, Bearcat Wright, the Grand Wizard, Gentleman Jim Holiday and Rock Hunter. All these people, one way or another known at that time in the world of wrestling, had to restrain Abdullah’s ostentatious rage and madness on camera. Although in real life, Lawrence is quite a calm and reasonable person who speaks excellent English!
In fact, this behavior of the company can be perfectly understood. The image of the Butcher brought them huge profits because every show with the participation of Lawrence turned into real fireworks of madness. People were ecstatic and paid good money just to see it.
Lawrence’s career was long and during this time he developed several of his own techniques and also won several dozen different awards. In addition, in the year 2011, the WWE company staff inducted Abdullah into the Wrestling Hall of Fame. This is provided that Shreve himself has never competed in WWE!
Pure Madness Sets the Mood!
This is probably the motto of the life of Wrestler the Butcher and his producers. And, oddly enough, it works! If you throw aside all the feigned rage, then Lawrence is an excellent athlete and actor. And his career is an example of determination and legendary perseverance!