Here's your backstage pass to meet the wrestling mega-sensation Lex Luger. "The Total Package" was on top of his game in the ring, but when the cameras weren't rolling he struggled with sex, drugs, and alcohol. Discover never-before-told stories from his career, his struggle with personal demons, and how he found redemption in Christ. 272 pages, hardcover from Tyndale.
Lex Luger, wrestling megasensation and three-time world heavyweight champion, ruled the ring for years as The Total Package. Whether he was making a dramatic entrance from a helicopter, defeating champ Hulk Hogan, or sculpting a near-perfect physique, Lex was on top of his game. Yet backstage, he was wrestling with addictions to sex, drugs, and alcoholthings he clung to even when his mistress died suddenly of a drug overdose and Lex went to jail. There, Lex faced the truth: he was losing the fight for his life. And still awaiting him was his most brutal opponent yet, when the wrestling champ found himself helplessly paralyzed from the neck down. In Wrestling with the Devil, Lex Luger reveals never-before-told stories from his career, his struggle with personal demons, and how, through unexpected faith, grace, and redemption, he overcame all odds to fight the only battle that really matters.
Lex Luger is a former pro football player and world champion wrestler. His meteoric rise in the ring masked a self-destructive and relentless drive for fame and fortune fueled by money, possessions and addiction. Only divine intervention saved him from himself. Since his spiritual awakening in 2006, Lex now cautions others on the dangers of wrong decisions and encourages people to make positive life choices.
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