Music: From Mat to Mike

About three times a week, Hungarian-born Sandor Szabo heaves his 225-lb. frame into a Los Angeles wrestling ring and there, under the eyes of a ring and TV crowd, grunts and grimaces for half an hour. From Hungary to California, he has been specializing in step-over toe holds, ankle-drop takedowns, flying mares and other bone crushers for some 30 years. But last week 42-year-old Wrestler Szabo was wistfully eying a new career as a popular singer.

"I'ma very good," he says in his professional goulash-English. So last Christmas he announced that he would make his first public appearance as a...

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