WARDSVILLE — Michael Burris grew up watching professional wrestling. At just 4 years old, he would plead with his grandpa to take him every Friday night to the wrestling matches in St. Joseph, 12 miles from Clarksdale where he lived, to watch “Handsome” Harley Race, “The Stomper” and other big-time wrestlers compete in all-star shows. Burris would never have guessed that one April evening nearly 40 years later he’d be watching a wrestling match while seated beside Harley Race himself.
Two men preach from the ring
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