Kofi Kingston Compares Michael Hayes To Joe Exotic, Lana Responds To Ronda Rousey’s Claim That Pro Wrestling Is Fake

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Kofi Kingston Compares Michael Hayes To Joe Exotic

Former WWE Champion Kofi Kingston recently spoke with Scott Heisel of Uproxx and discussed various topics, including his top WrestleMania matches, “Tiger King” and the unusual circumstances surround this year’s Showcase of the Immortals. Per Heisel, Kingston picked the Money in the Bank WWE WrestleMania 25 as one of his favorites. ” My first time really being on the WrestleMania card was the Money In The Bank ladder match at WrestleMania 25,” said Kingston via Heisel. “That was really special to me. The standard was set so high with ladder matches, so for us to be able to go and put on a ladder match, and for me to do some things that had never been seen before, I thought was great.”

Despite the challenges imposed by COVID-19, Kingston said that, behind the scenes, this year’s WrestleMania was comparable to its predecessors. “Any WrestleMania, before you wrestle, you don’t really watch everybody else’s match because you’re so worried about getting your own match together,” said Kingston via Heisel. “It was kind of the same thing this year, because we didn’t know what was being taped from the arena. We were concentrating on our own stuff.”

Finally, when Heisel and Kingston talked about entertainment, “Tiger King” naturally came up. Kingston then compared one member of the locker room to the infamous Joe Exotic. “I gotta say Michael Hayes,” said Kingston via Heisel. “One hundred percent. The outfits, the blonde hair, the attitude, don’t give a care about nothin’ in the world. Gotta be Michael Hayes.”

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Lana Responds To Ronda Rousey’s Claim That Pro Wrestling Is Fake

Ronda Rousey made headlines this weekend when she called professional wrestling fake. Of course, it was only a matter of time until members of the WWE roster responded. But, surprisingly, Lana challenged the former RAW Women’s Champion’s claim. In a tweet, Lana defended sports entertainment. First, she listed a few performers who have had their careers taken away from them. Then, she left Rousey with a final message. “This is a contact sport where REAL things hapen,” wrote Lana.

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