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Chris Jericho Reveals Vince McMahon’s Strange Rule From Mid-2000s

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• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (February 23, 1992) – WWF Wrestling Challenge

On this day in 1992, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Wrestling Challenge’.

It was broadcasted from the Municipal Coliseum in Lubbock, Texas and featured pre-taped matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania VIII’ PPV.

The card can be found right here:

– The New Foundation vs. The Brooklyn Brawler & Louie Spicolli

– Papa Shango vs. Todd Overbow

– Shawn Michaels vs. Khris Germany

– Randy Savage vs. Jake The Snake Roberts (From SNME)

WATCH: Hot Video Of WWE Divas Entering A Pool, Paige Strips Down To A Bikini:

• Chris Jericho Reveals Vince McMahon’s Strange Rule From Mid-2000s

During a recent appearance on Rich Eisen Show, Old School WWF Legend and AEW Superstar Chris Jericho revealed a strange rule that Vince McMahon had in WWE back in the mid-2000s.

Below is what Y2J revealed:

“In the mid-2000s, Vince McMahon decided that you couldn’t be from Canada and be a babyface in the WWE, for whatever reason. ‘No one would cheer a Canadian’ was his mindset. I’m not kidding.

I was told that ‘You can’t be from Winnipeg anymore, you’re from Tampa.’ I only live in Tampa. I’m not from there. ‘Where were you born?’ Manhasset (New York). ‘Ah, sounds too country. You’re now from Manhattan, New York.’

There was a whole bunch of us that were Canadian. Edge, Christian, Val Venis, a bunch of other guys. He just decided one time, you can’t be a babyface and be from Canada. For people to really cheer you, you have to be from the United States.

It probably lasted about 6 months.”

        
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