Signs posted backstage at WWE SmackDown on the new leg slapping rule

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As beforehand famous, there may be an edict to wrestlers to cease doing leg slaps throughout their matches. Wrestlers who arrived at TV this week noticed an indication that was posted on the Gorilla place relating to the leg slaps.

Dave Meltzer mentioned the next on Wrestling Observer Radio in regards to the new edict: “You know the way Vince goes on these bizarre issues and that is his bizarre one. Tonight [at SmackDown], simply an instance, proper exterior of the Gorilla place tonight and at Uncooked as nicely, there’s a bit signal that claims ‘don’t slap leg when kicking.’ In order that’s the directions for the primary roster. I don’t know that they’re gonna nice individuals however there may be completely a warning.”

Leg slapping in matches has been frowned upon by some legends however that is one thing that has been completed in matches for many years. Wrestlers would typically slap their opponents again on a knee carry and it’s quite common for wrestlers to stomp the ring once they would punch or kick somebody. Randy Orton would slap his leg when he would punk kick somebody and Drew McIntyre does it for the Claymore kick.

As of now, there seems to be no signal that Vince McMahon will again off from this edict.

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