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“Road Dogg and Triple H were laughing at us” – Former WWE Wrestler On Forgetting His Line During A Promo

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• “Road Dogg and Triple H were laughing at us” – Former WWE Wrestler On Forgetting His Line During A Promo

During an appearance on Busted Open Radio, Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson recalled leaving NJPW and joining WWE in 2016, and what challenges they faced.

Below are the highlights:

Anderson on difference between the booking of matches in WWE & NJPW:

“It took me a second [to transition]. It took me a little bit to figure it out. It was very, very different.

Like, in New Japan they tell you, for example, we can bust it all open, this guy pins this guy, right? When you go to WWE, it’s just, ‘hey, The Good Brothers are getting pinned.’ Which one? Who? How? In that world, you see the tag teams squirming. Who’s going to get pinned? Who’s not going to get pinned? Trying to figure out this ridiculous political ball game.

I didn’t deal with that in New Japan. There was politics that we, as foreigners, did not understand and didn’t have to deal with it. So, it was a transition. We figured it out, we learned it and I feel like we mastered it.”

Gallows on WWE’s scripted promos:

“Also, what took us a second at first. We had gotten so used to – I had been at WWE before but I was basically a silent character. We got used to saying what the hell we wanted.

So when you got handed a scripted promo like that, we were going, ‘I mean, I have to say that, exactly like that verbatim?’ It was definitely a transition getting used to doing that, to try and recite lines naturally, as opposed to, you know, talking sh*t, which we love to do.”

Anderson on forgetting his line during an untelevised WWE segment:

“This is a true story. We attacked somebody before SmackDown, non-televised, dark. They wanted to hear us and see if we could talk in front of the people. I knew we could talk, right? They told me to say, ‘No one can stop us.’

I grabbed the microphone. This is dark, nobody can see this. I put the microphone to my mouth and I go, ‘oh, oh boy.’ I looked at Gallows and go, ‘what’s my line?’ and he goes, ‘I don’t know.’

And then we got backstage and Road Dogg goes, ‘did you ask Gallows what your line was?’ He and Triple H were laughing at us.

Triple H was texting me about it, making fun of me, in like, a funny way. But that’s my point, ‘no one could stop us’, and I couldn’t even remember that.”

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• Old School WCW Veteran Celebrates His Birthday

Old School WCW Veteran Johnny “The Bull” Stamboli (Real name: Jonathan Hugger) celebrates his 45th birthday today.

Stamboli was originally trained at World Championship Wrestling’s famous wrestling school, the WCW Power Plant and debuted on WCW TV in late 1999.

In 2000, Johnny became a member of The Natural Born Thrillers, but in March 2001 WCW was sold to Vince McMahon and his contract was bought out by the World Wrestling Federation right away.

After being sent to their developmental promotion HWA, he then wrestled on WWE TV from 2002 till 2004, mainly as a member of The Full Blooded Italians (F.B.I.), a gimmick-stable from ECW, that was resurrected with him, Chuck Palumbo & Nunzio (fka Little Guido).

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOHNNY STAMBOLI!

        
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