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60-year-old local wrestling legend stepping back into the ring

Posted at 10:41 PM, Jan 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-08 23:41:54-05

You have to be a little crazy to step foot into a pro wrestling ring. Now at 60 years old, the legendary Frankie DeFalco is taking that up a notch. In a steel cage.

"They put the challenge out to the old man, and the old man accepted the challenge," Brew City Wrestling Owner/Promoter Frank DeFalco says.

Challenge they did, and now Frankie DeFalco is taking another swing, in the ring.

"People have the heart and desire for this business," DeFalco says. "And there is really no, I'll retire type deal or whatever it is. Hogan, Flair, you know, they all come back. DeFalco. You know, wait, did I just put my name with them?"

He's wrestled in the AWA.

"With the AWA, you know, Verne and Greg Gagne. They liked me," DeFalco says. "I talk to Greg Gagne, maybe twice a month now."

And the old WWF. He started as a senior in high school. Now 41 years later, after a four-year layoff, he's back.

"You know, when people, remember me from the past, that's a beautiful thing. Like I said, it makes me humble and puts a smile on my face."

And he can still cut a mean promo.

"You're going to be taking four separate ambulance rides to a local hospital, in Waukesha. I guarantee it. Good bye!" DeFalco says.

You can check out Brew City Wrestling and the Frankie DeFalco comeback, Saturday night, at the Waukesha Elks Lodge.

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