There was a time when Vince McMahon acquired bodily within the ring, taking bumps from greater, stronger wrestlers to make WWE exhibits entertaining. The WWE chairman not often takes bumps nowadays, however did so extra incessantly a decade or so in the past.
Vince McMahon alongside together with his son Shane McMahon and son-in-law Triple H, had been in a feud with Legacy, the steady of Randy Orton, Ted DiBiase and Cody Rhodes, over a decade in the past.
In a single phase in that feud, Vince McMahon, Shane McMahon and Triple H attacked Legacy, in addition to the safety guards that had been between the McMahons and Legacy. One of many safety guards on that night time was Keith Lee, who labored as an additional. In his WWE 24 documentary, Keith Lee spoke about how he was legitimately punched by the WWE Chairman.
Keith Lee on how Vince McMahon legitimately punched him on RAW
Keith Lee recounted that night time in 2009 and said that he was advised to go down as soon as punched by the McMahons. He said that Vince McMahon was confused at how Lee went down so simply.
“Somebody got here as much as me and was like in case you’re getting punched by Vince McMahon, it’s good to go down. I’m like, hey no downside! And I’m fairly positive that whoever that was performed a joke on me as a result of the second that the McMahons got here down and Vince McMahon jawed me and once I say he jawed me, he JAWED me. So I am going down and he appears confused. After all! Why would the 300-pound dude go down from one punch? And once they had been executed with the others, it was like there was no approach we’re executed with the large man! So that they picked me up and I used to be like ‘What did I do to deserve this?!’” (H/T Wrestling Edge)
Lee was not signed with WWE then, and had had a tryout the yr earlier than. He lastly signed with WWE in 2018.
He turned NXT Champion and North American Champion earlier this yr, and was later known as as much as the principle roster. He debuted on the principle roster on the RAW after SummerSlam.
Printed 07 Dec 2020, 18:13 IST