WWE Champion Drew McIntyre has had fairly a couple of ups and downs in his professional wrestling, which has culminated on this improbable championship run that he is at the moment on.
Drew McIntyre’s journey to the highest of the WWE has been because of his ardour for professional wrestling and the issues that he has learnt from numerous individuals within the trade. Two WWE Corridor of Famers that he was influenced by are The Highway Warriors, Hawk and Animal.
Drew McIntyre reveals one of the best tag workforce of all-time
Drew McIntyre revealed in an interview with Vincente Beltran that the legendary duo of Hawk and Animal are the best tag workforce within the historical past of the enterprise. The WWE Champion mentioned that the Legion of Doom, which was their title in WWE, had been influential and that he was a fan of theirs.
“Sure, Legion of Doom or Highway Warriors, they had been one of the best tag workforce of all time undoubtedly. Wherever they went, they had been on the high of the cardboard, they drew cash, they introduced individuals to the stadiums, they usually created the expression ‘Highway Warrior Pop’, which is whenever you exit on stage and the stadium goes loopy. That is why there’s this expression, as a result of they had been so massive.”
He revealed that he received an opportunity to spend a while with Highway Warrior Animal, who sadly handed away just lately. Drew McIntyre mentioned that he was a giant fan of Highway Warriors whereas rising up and that it was simple for him to purchase their merchandise.
“I grew up being a giant fan of them, after which I received to spend a while with Animal. I did not get an opportunity to fulfill Hawk, however he was all the time the nicest man and all the time in love with this trade, and nobody ever had a foul phrase about him. It is a disgrace that now we have had this loss now.” (H/T WrestlingInc)
The Highway Warriors had been an extremely profitable and common tag workforce, they usually wrestler in quite a few promotions. They gained a number of tag workforce titles within the 80s and 90s, and had a couple of spells with WWE.
Highway Warrior Hawk handed away in 2003, and Highway Warrior Animal handed away on September 22, 2020.
Printed 02 Oct 2020, 18:38 IST