Wrestler Overcomes Cerebral Palsy
Gregory Iron on 'Fox & Friends Weekend'
- Duration 3:44
- Date Nov 13, 2011
Gregory Iron on 'Fox & Friends Weekend'
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He's taking down opponents in the world wrestling all while dealing with terrible palsy joining us now professional wrestler Gregory -- -- -- a big event tonight.
And at some of the challenges you've suffered through a lot in your life for some all the nice to see Greg welcome to show.
You for anyone else -- meant for me interview Collison sort of affliction like that your life you might just say cashing your chips it's just say you know what I'm not gonna go on but you come over.
It's an incredible challenges in your life what kept you going on what -- those challenge.
What basically other forms through withholding food disability that affects my ability of -- Right handed arm -- -- didn't affect people in different ways but just for me it's my hand and arm not only that I had it troubled life growing up broken home.
My mother was very addicted to drugs specifically crack cocaine.
And that really tore my family apart the other is time we -- to me in my Brothers had to live with my mother and he should leave us alone frauds are not of the night so me as an.
Nine year old -- was taking care of my eight year old brother and a a newborn baby.
The eventually my dad got custody and things got better but.
Yeah we got evicted from homes a lot and and with -- so many hardships but through all of that.
The one thing that always kept me driven and motivated is my love of my passion for for first professional wrestling.
And it had an incredible excitement those iPod nanos exploding -- catching on fire you had an incredible story even get here last night.
To -- overnight you're driving your car and your car exploded on your way to our studio an ad that's correct I actually on the way to a show and to extend last night -- my engine Cobb.
-- it doesn't stop you know I have no car anymore you got here but I'm here I'm here to tell my story.
I'm here to send a message and I will be wrestling in Philly tonight here -- in Philly tonight how this is an interesting match because -- wrestling tonight against a -- -- chorus who gets called -- and actually made fun of your disability.
He actually said that I don't have a disability hell he's accusing -- of faking my disability eucharist is probably -- The biggest low life scum bag you can ever imagine.
And just them just the site and taking off his jacket mom sends the crowd interfere -- basically it Chris is gonna get a receipt tonight from things and -- about me and you realize why I'm handicapped hero.
And -- -- one armed and dangerous if people could see that big event tonight at 4 PM eastern time and -- a go fight live event -- high noon right there -- your screen.
But you also have a message for Vince McMahon who is afraid he watches this show on the weekends and I know that he does.
You would like to be -- a message for Vince McMahon to be one of the first.
I guess wrestle with a disability to wrestle in the royal rumble yeah I was ahead of the WW week right I -- You to be a few days ago basically trying to get an opportunity to to live something I've I've worked for my whole life enormously and I -- reunite on GFL dot TV but.
Every guy's dream every wrestler streams to -- -- meaning -- to the -- to -- and start that -- You start the royal rumble so there's forty participants and I want to be one of those participants.
I think I could do that -- create online petition through FaceBook and my Twitter that you could sign and I think.
It's not just wrestling fans and wanna sign because I believe I have a story that can apply to people from all walks of life who who liberal overcome a disability or challenges throughout life to get behind me.
And the support me.
And at the bottom line is you know Vince if you're listening.
I'm ready for the royal rumble -- If you listen to my pleaded -- shot one opportunity -- If you don't want to do that I know we wrestled that down a guy with one way I'm more than happy to take -- gun and -- you went out one myself.
There's all the -- has been thrown out of Vince McMahon gridiron will be watching this afternoon the big pay per view event Lincoln out of our website as well great to see -- if you can.
Please go back and put Rick -- news and figure four leg -- would appreciate rob do that was not a problem thanks Greg and.