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The 'Relentless' John Atlas: Mike Mizerski and the world in and around wrestling

Mike Mizerski and David Peck talk about fear, football, mottos and mantras, his long time battle against cancer, the road to recovery and why family, friends and community are so important.

The Relentless John Atlas is a Canadian Wrestler sporting 225 lbs. of solid muscle and a height of 6'2. John is clearly a force to be reckoned with and in a variety of different ways. He is a fighter in more ways than one. He is a cancer survivor, has recovered from a drive by shooting that nearly took his life and continues to fight a variety of issues inside and outside of the ring.

His real name is Mike Mizerski. He re-branded in 2018 due to life changing circumstances. After battling cancer several times, he knew that he had to share his story in order to motivate, connect with, and be a positive role model for his fans. As a former CFL player, he knows what it takes to work hard and be the best he can be. Having been trained by former wrestler Lance Storm, he's learned some of the most coveted tricks of the trade. 

On todays Face2face podcast, Mike Mizerski and David Peck talk about fear, football, mottos and mantras, his long time battle against cancer, the road to recovery and why family, friends and community are so important.
 
The Relentless John Atlas (aka Mike Mizerski) brings his authentic self to the ring for each and every match and is proud to show off his scars. They serve as a reminder of just how far he will go in order to fight back and prevail and also reminds his opponents that he is a force to be reckoned with. 

For more info about Mike or John head here.

Image Copyright: Mike Mizerski. Used with permission.

For more information about David Peck’s podcasting, writing and public speaking please visit his site here

With thanks to producer Josh Snethlage and Mixed Media Sound.

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