Professional wrestlers are typically mammoth men with larger-than-life personalities who settle their differences in the ring. But when it comes to Kato, Beautiful Bobby, Turtle and the rest of the Half Pint Brawlers , the personas are just as big as if not bigger than their larger counterparts despite their smaller stature. From pulling pint-sized pranks on each other to wrestling hardcore matches in locales such as bars, a Southern pride festival and a maximum security prison, the show captures the in-ring action as well as the behind-the-scenes workings of one of the most controversial bunch of little guys to ever grace the wrestling ring or TV screen. What were some of your favorite moments from the first season? We got to go to a lot of interesting places, especially when I got the call to go to the maximum security prison down in Louisiana.
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News January 29, They travel the country, drawing crowds and wreaking havoc. Puppet, 39, said there will be no mats on the floor, and the staples are real. The night will begin with Puppet performing a stand-up comedy act, including jokes about the differences between big and little people.
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Over the next 30 minutes, the structural integrity of this red-canvas square will be challenged with an onslaught of blood, sweat and piss. The soundtrack: the beehive whine of tattoo needles digging into freshly sanitized flesh. With a dwarf, the torso is full size. So if I sit down next to you, we can look each other in the eye. There were eight dwarves in Snow White.
None of this happened overnight, of course. After doing stunt work in Los Angeles for years, Lee succumbed to suggestions that he check out a career in professional wrestling. Skeptical at first — he always thought dwarfs were treated like a joke in that niche of popular culture — he eventually found himself running a show at a bar across from Wrigley Field in Chicago. After seeing the line of people trying to get into the event snake around the block, the performer knew he had found his calling and began building the Half-Pint Brawlers name from scratch.