The former wwe professional wrestling star who leapt into hero mode when he learned his mother was trapped inside her burning home. Chris "the masterpiece" masters attempted an impossible feat to save... See More
The former wwe professional wrestling star who leapt into hero mode when he learned his mother was trapped inside her burning home. Chris "the masterpiece" masters attempted an impossible feat to save her life and what do you know, it worked. Abc's abbie boudreau has his story. ♪ Reporter: Chris "the masterpiece" masters is known for his brute strength in the ring. But on tuesday, masters with danger s why I started tearing the screens down, I was like break these windows. Reporter: To rescue his mother from her burning home, masters used had is bare hands to wrestle a tree that was blocking her only way out. Then I basically took this whole tree and bear hugged it all the way down to the floor. I don't know where it came from, from the ground or what he did but all it was -- Reporter: Masters has the battle wounds to prove it. The former wwe star whose real name is chris mordetski went into here row mode after he got a phone call saying his mother was locked inside her home and the landlord threatened to burn it down. They tried to busting down the door and that's when the man inside lit it on fire. A guy won't let you in that you don't know and it's like i can't find any good way to get into the house. Reporter: The 6'4", 265-pound self-described mama's boy says that's when he took matters and that tree into his own hand. I said break those freaking windows, she's in that room. Reporter: He reached through the broken glass and pulled his mom, diane, to safety. That was the moment for me. I mean I've never loved my mom more than one moment. Reporter: The neighbor was arrested and she's calling her son a hero, a label the masterpiece isn't quite used to. This was just me saving my mofe and probably the craziest day of my life and you know, one of the scariest things I've ever been through. Reporter: Abbie boudreau, los angeles.
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