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Legendary Hall of Famer Harley Race recently sat down with Sports Illustrated to give an interview for their Extra Mustard section. The former NWA Champion said that he was experiencing some problems with his legs but was expecting to start walking again soon.

When people think about the glory days of the Territory Era and the prestigious NWA World Heavyweight Championship, Harley Race certainly comes to mind. He is an 8-time NWA World’s Heavyweight Champion, as well as an NWA Hall of Fame inductee and a member of the WWE Hall of Fame.

During a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, for their Extra Mustard section, Race was asked about his health and recovery from a bad fall in his home, which resulted in both of his legs being broken. Here’s what he had to say:

“Right now, its the legs that are bothering me. Im sitting here now with two legs that aren’t very good. They’re in route to recovery, and I’m right along with them. In a little amount of time, I’ll be up and walking again.”

Harley was also asked how he felt about inspiring a generation of wrestlers such as Ric Flair, Bret Hart, Stone Cold Steve Austin and CM Punk.

“I love that. And it’s all true. I was the guy who would go all out and do whatever he needed to do, no matter what.”

Despite being 74 years old and having a plethora of health related issues, Harley Race is not slowing down a bit. He stays busy with his wrestling school: Harley Race Wrestling Academy, which also has a wrestling promotion incorporated into it. Race’s wrestling promotion is known as World League Wrestling. Both the school and the wrestling promotion are based out of Troy, Missouri.