Tom Cruise wrestled in violent matches as a teenager for fame

December 12th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): American actor Tom Cruises life before he became Hollywood’’s top-earning actor, involved him trying for fame in the field of wrestling.

Cruise, who was just a teenager then, would take part in violent wrestling matches.

A photo, obtained by U.S. magazine People, showed the young Cruise posing after a match.

From the looks of the picture, the Top Gun star had just been through a very intense match at a freestyle-wrestling tournament at New Jersey’’s Glen Ridge High School, where he graduated in 1980.

I was 16 years old. The guy in the first round chipped my tooth. My lip was bleeding. But I was like, I”m going to win, Contactmusic quoted him as saying about the event. (ANI)

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