Vince McMahon is a frequent prankster in WWE. Some tales concerning the boss’s backstage ribs are iconic and a part of wrestling folklore.
In the course of the newest version of ‘The Kurt Angle Present’ on AdFreeShows.com, Kurt Angle and Edge opened up about one among McMahon’s pranks that occurred throughout their Hair vs. Hair WWE program in 2002.
Edge shaved Angle’s hair after successful a 15-minute match at WWE Judgment Day 2002, however the Rated-R Celebrity was not knowledgeable concerning the reserving plan till the day of the WWE occasion.
Vince McMahon needed Edge to consider that he was set to lose his hair, and Shane McMahon was additionally concerned within the prank.
Shane O’Mac tried to persuade Edge all through the day that he was slated to go bald, and the WWE Corridor of Famer even cultivated a small diploma of doubt. Kurt Angle confirmed that Vince McMahon was answerable for the prank because the WWE chairman intentionally delayed telling the Rated-R Celebrity concerning the match’s end.
Edge is glad he did not lose his hair, likening his bald self to the principle character of the 1922 horror film, Nosferatu.
Try their latest dialogue concerning the prank:
Edge: “Me not figuring out the right way to use a pair of clippers and simply butchering your head! Simply butchering you. Like, I’ve seen it again, and I am like, ‘Oh my god, sorry.’ Like I am nonetheless apologizing for that.”
Kurt Angle: “Edge, it was painful. Do you keep in mind the prank that Vince and I pulled on you earlier than the present?”
Edge: “Properly, it was. So, Shane, all day, was making an attempt to persuade me that I am getting my head shaved, getting my head shaved, getting my head shaved. And he’ll to today, he’ll say that I purchased it. Now, there might need been a share of me that went like, ‘God, that is Vince and these guys, you by no means know.’ There may be that risk, however I do not suppose so, which simply goes to indicate how a lot has modified, like we actually, I did not discover out what they really needed, like most likely 4 within the afternoon.”
Kurt Angle: “Yeah, Vince held out; he needed you to suppose that you just’re getting your head shaved. And you realize what, you got here as much as me and mentioned, ‘I do not understand how I’ll look with my head bald.'”
Edge: “Properly, I do know what my head appears like. It would not be fairly; it would not be fairly. I might type of appear like, do not forget that previous vampire film, Nosferatu. That is perhaps me.”
“That is the final word testomony of that match” – Edge on his Hair vs. Hair showdown with Kurt Angle in WWE
Edge delved deeper into the storyline dynamics of his WWE feud with Kurt Angle and the way followers had been additionally conditioned to anticipate the Rated-R legend to go bald.
Regardless of being the babyface who was feuding towards a naturally balding heel, Edge was nonetheless booked as the favourite to lose his lengthy locks within the storyline.
The 11-time WWE Champion felt the story’s unpredictability made it much more distinctive, and he had a blast working with the Olympic Hero.
“I believe as a fan, you most likely figured.” Edge continued, “It is most likely going to be Kurt; they don’t seem to be going to do this to Edge’s head, proper? However, we had them believing in any other case. And to me, that is the final word testomony of that match. We truly had individuals believing that this man who’s already shedding his hair just a little bit may truly win this factor and take it away from the man who has bought like a mop on his head and is the babyface. We truly had them pondering that the long-haired babyface was going to lose the hair vs. hair match. So, that to me was only a blast. And when you will get in there and listen to and really feel the gang like that and in addition know you’re with a man who you are within the pocket with, you are within the zone with.”
Are you able to think about a clean-shaved Edge in WWE? We have seen the Smackdown famous person with quick hair however by no means fully bald, and he ought to ideally avoid the skinhead look if he’s critical concerning the Nosferatu comparability.
Edge is scheduled to face Roman Reigns this weekend at WWE Cash within the Financial institution with the Common Championship on the road.
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