Rip is the World Wrestling Federation champion who is faithful to his fans and the network he wrestles for. Brell, the new head of the World Television Network, wants Rip to wrestle for his network. Rip refuses and goes back to his normal life. Still looking for a way to raise ratings, Brell initiates a show called "The Battle of the Tough Guys", a violent brawling competition. A mysterious man, Zeus, wins the competition. This gets Brell to use him as an angle to get at Rip. Written by
Pat McCurry <firstname.lastname@example.org>
No Ring. No Ref. No Rules.
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Did You Know?
The movie was produced by star Hulk Hogan
and his boss, World Wrestling Federation head honcho Vince McMahon
, only to be distributed by New Line Cinema after completion. When the first draft of the script was turned in, Hogan and McMahon disapproved of it, so they checked into a hotel in Redington Beach, Florida, and stayed up for 72 hours rewriting the script together. See more
The credits are said to be listed "in order of appearance" when they are actually listed in order of importance. See more
Get ready the battle that no ropes can hold.
No Holds Barred
Written by Jim Johnston
Performed by John Joyce See more