Join Brian Ferguson's Part 2 Interview with Ken Patera on Bumps and Thumps
Bumps and Thumps with Brian Ferguson drops every weekend of the VOC Nation Wrestling Network podcast feed, featuring interviews with the legends of professional wrestling. This episode is part 1 of a 2 part interview with Ken Patera. Ken Patera is considered to be the first man in pro wrestling named "The Worlds Strongest Man". Ken excelled in athletics at BYU and won four gold medals at the 1971 PAN AM Games. He competed in the 1972 Olympics in Munich, West Germany and was part of Vern Gagne's wrestling training class of 1972 with future stars Ric Flair, Greg Gagne, Jim Brunzell and the Iron Sheik. Ken has won may titles in the territories he worked in to include the WWF Intercontinental Title, AWA World Tag Team Titles and the NWA Mid Atlantic Heavyweight title just to name a few. In part 2 of our discussion with Ken Patera, Ken talks about his time in the different promotions, what territories he liked to work in, some of his matches that he enjoyed working and much more.