Young Bucks

Killing the Business from Backyards to the Big Leagues

    • 4.7 • 63 Ratings
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Publisher Description

The electric and daring independent wrestling tag team share their inspiring story of how two undersized, ambitious athletes from Southern California became the idols of millions of popular sports fans, coveted among the ranks of AEW’s elite wrestling lineup. 

Featuring over 60 photographs and alternating between each brother’s perspective, this entertaining memoir is a complete portrait of what it means to grow into—and give back to—wrestling, the sport and profession they embody and love.

Famous for their highflying moves, Superkicks, and viral videos, Matt and Nick Jackson are two of the hottest and most talented competitors in professional wrestling today. Known as the Young Bucks, this pair of ambitious brothers are an inspiration to both fans and aspiring wrestlers worldwide due to their message of resilience and determination. That they are also faithful family men devoted to their loved ones gives them additional appeal.

Young Bucks begins in Southern California, where two young boys grew up dreaming of success and fame. Matt and Nick look back on the sacrifices they made to achieve their ambitions, from taking odd jobs to pay for their own wrestling ring to hosting backyard events with friends. They share their joy at being recruited into the independent California wrestling circuit and the work it took to finally make it professionally, and speak frankly about what it means to have the support of millions of fans cheering their talents in arenas nationwide. The Young Bucks talk endearingly about their sport, their faith, and their families, sharing personal reflections and behind-the-scenes anecdotes while paying tribute to the wrestling acts and inspirations that came before them. They also elaborate on this historical time in the evolution of wrestling, as the sport and its culture dramatically change day by day.

Told with the brothers’ signature wit and charm, Young Bucks is warm, heartfelt story of hope, perseverance, and undying ambition.

Biographies & Memoirs
November 17
Dey Street Books

Customer Reviews

Linklex7 ,

Renewed my love of wrestling

Pretty fun read. I use to be a wrestling fan as a kid. Watching WWF, WCW, and ECW. Then I stopped watching when WWF brought out the competition and became WWE. I hadn’t really watched wrestling in well over 15 years. Then a group of wrestlers decided to come along with a new wrestling promotion called AEW. It made wrestling fun & enjoyable again. AEW got me and my family back into wrestling. So I was curious to read the life of two of the wrestlers who changed the game and found myself really enjoying it. Each chapter alternating between the point of view of each brother. If you’re a wrestling fan, then you’ve got to seek this book out.

ThisDude27 ,

6 Star Wrestling Book.

The Young Bucks are the greatest tag team of our generation and hearing their stories was just amazing, especially behind he scenes of their time in Bullet Club was very interesting. Overall I rate this book a 6 star rating-(Shawn Dextral AKA Tehrel Bruno)

sullenshut ,

loved it one of the best books I have read

beautiful loved it

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