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WWE Removed Bob Backlund From Television After Hilarious Segment

Bob Backlund is a legend within the professional wrestling business. He skilled success as each an adored hero and a loathed villain in a WWE profession that spanned three many years. However there’s a comic story on why he was kicked off WWE tv.

On a current episode of “The Kurt Angle Show,” Kurt Angle recalled a hilarious notorious section that he believes finally led to Backlund being taken off TV. The section occurred on the March twentieth, 2000 version of “WWE Uncooked,”

“[Bob] was supposed to place the crippler crossface on [Chris Benoit] whereas he was sitting, and Bob didn’t need to do it as a result of he wasn’t standing up.”

“I regarded again [at the writer] like, ‘Holy sh*t,’”

Angle additionally mentioned that regardless of being instructed numerous occasions that the section was dwell, Backlund forgot and thought they might reshoot what he perceived to be a pre-taped section. Although the section was chaotic, and Backlund’s removing from tv made sense to Angle, he remained complimentary of his former supervisor.

“When Bob went and did that, they simply went, ‘We’ve had sufficient of Bob Backlund, we’re gonna transfer on.’”

“Don’t get me mistaken, Bob was enjoyable to work with. I beloved him.”

Backlund’s final look on WWE tv was in 2017 when he was requested by Darren Younger to be his life coach and Backlund agreed, vowing to “Make Darren Younger Nice Once more”. The storyline fizzled and so they have been launched months later. Most likely sooner or later he’ll make one other look.

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