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Former WWE Star Says He Learned His Finishing Move From A Drunk Guy

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• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (September 23, 1995) – The Ultimate Warrior In Germany

On this day in 1995, the European pro wrestling promotion CWA Catch Wrestling Association held an event called ‘The Return of the Warrior’ as part of their ‘Catch World Cup 1995’ series.

The Ultimate Warrior (yes, the real one!) was flown in to Hannover, Germany to wrestle former ECW Wrestler Ulf Hermann in the main event of the show.

Also on the card were Ice Train, Lance Storm, John Hawk (JBL) & Big Titan (Fake Razor Ramon).

• Former WWE Star Says He Learned His Finishing Move From A Drunk Guy

During a recent edition of ‘Why It Ended’ podcast, former WWE wrestler Santino Marella talked about his popular moves and how he got them.

Below is what he said:

“Yeah like the unibrow was my idea, speedwalking was my idea. The only problem was that Vince loved it and he made me do it for a long time, I didn’t want to do it for that long. But again, I popped the right guy.

But in the beginning, I would have stuff written for me but as I began to bring to light the way Santino would do they would kind of give me bullet points and they would kind of tell me what they wanted me to say. They had a lot more confidence in me over the years so a lot of it was my creation though.

The Cobra (his finishing move)… some drunk guy in a bar in Japan showed me the Cobra. I wish I could say it was mine, but I was shown the Cobra. Even the trombone, the best thing I did was steal the trombone from ODB.”

If you have never seen Santino’s Cobra move before, you can check it out below:

        
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