Interesting Larry Zbyszko facts
- His real name is Lawrence Whistler.
Larry Zbyszko used to be attacked by fans frequently
Bruno Sammartino is one of the most popular performers in the history of wrestling. That means that people are going to hate you when you are on the other side of the ring. For Larry Zbyszko, things were made even worse since he was a former pupil of Sammartino. Promoters turned Zbyszko into a legend in the business by having him do a story line where he turned on Bruno. Fans throughout the territory did not take well to that display of betrayal. Wherever Larry went to perform, he had to be extra careful. His vehicles were overturned by angry mobs. Larry Zbyszko was even once stabbed in the butt by an overzealous fan.