"The Patriot" Del Wilkes
Published August 14, 2019
96 min
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    This week on "Prime Time with Sean Mooney," we welcome "The Patriot" Del Wilkes! Del talks about how important patriotism has been throughout his life, dating back to a young age. He shares his first pro wrestling memories watching Mid-Atlantic wrestling, and being fascinated by personalities such as Wahoo McDaniel and The Briscoe Brothers. Del talks about playing college football, his short stint in the NFL with the Falcons and Buccaneers, and his transition to wrestling after being cut - and being trained by Fabulous Moolah. Del reflects on his time in the AWA and GWF, where "The Patriot" gimmick would be born, as well as working in Japan. Plus, Del talks about his WWE tryout matches and run with WWE. He reflects on his struggles with drugs and steroids, and how he ended up serving time in prison because of it. All that and so much more on a brand new episode of Prime Time! Need more Mooney? Join Team Mooney over on Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes, clips, Q&As, live watchalongs and so much more! www.patreon.com/primetimemooney Need even MORE Mooney? Check out Sean's new podcast, "Upside of 40 with Sean Mooney" where he wrestles with something new – the facts of life after 40. Candid talk for men over 40 with real experts & real advice. Mondays at 6:00am ET! Shop Prime Time merchandise at www.mooneytees.com
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