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Jey Uso Reveals Why Rikishi Wasn’t The Referee For His Match Against Jimmy Uso At WrestleMania 40

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At WrestleMania 40, Jey Uso defeated Jimmy Uso in a Battle of Twins, which lasted 11 minutes. A lot of fans wanted Rikishi (father of The Usos) to be the special guest referee for this match, but it didn’t happen.

During an interview with Alex McCarthy, Jey explained that Rikishi couldn’t be the referee because of his physical limitations:

“Hell yeah, I always wanted my dad involved, whether it be a referee. I just don’t think my dad could have kept up, just getting up and down, because referees, they’re doing like, push up burpees the whole match too, they’re getting a great workout. Maybe like a go-home promo, just some kind of cool promo segment. There might be another time for it.”

Fans had high expectations for this long-awaited match between the twin brothers, but most fans were left disappointed.

During an interview on the Gorilla Position podcast, Jey explained why his match with Jimmy was disappointing:

“I just said this to someone. I kinda felt like we did let the people down. Yeah, man, cuz I wanted to go out there and have a straight up banger too. I wanted to do the wrestling part but let alone make sure the emotion part is there.

It was just a time issue. You know what I’m saying? You just gotta play your position on the team. That’s what happened.

I’m still happy though, uce, I got a singles match at WrestleMania with my brother. That’s a big picture.

So, I’mma always have me and him in a face-off at WrestleMania. I’mma frame a picture, that’s always, it’s marked off our box.

I just wish we could have went the way I know we can.”

When asked if they found out that time was cut from their match just minutes before they were supposed to go out, Jey said:

“Oh, yeah. Yo, yo, man, they went over this many minutes. Sorry, sorry, You know, it’s all good, you know. Just go out there and handle business.”

A funny moment happened during this match when Jimmy yelled the following at his daughter:

“Jayla, get off your damn phone! Watch your daddy!”

You can watch it below:

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