Actor Knocked Out by Former WWE Star, McMahon’s Latest Rule

Nick Paglino

source: The Wrestling Observer

Robert Downey, Jr. is currently filming a new “Sherlock Holmes” movie which features an appearance by former WWE star Kurrgan, who’s real name is Robert Maillet. It’s being reported that during the shooting of a fight scene, Downey was accidentally knocked out by Maillet when the former wrestler connected with a big punch to the actor’s chin. Although Downey was knocked unconscious and required several stitches to his chin, he did not sustain any major injuries.

It was reported several days ago that Vince McMahon is currently instituting a new policy for the WWE announcers mandating that they speak more conversationally during commentary as opposed to the more over-the-top nature some work. A lot of this is being directed towards Michael Cole, who is being told to speak less often during wrestler promos, and take a more Gordon Solie-type approach to his commentary.

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