Vince McMahon got upset at a WWE SmackDown wrestler because of an obvious leg slap during a match

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WWE’s new “leg slapping” edict was mentioned on at the moment’s Wrestling Observer Radio by Dave Meltzer and Bryan Alvarez.

As beforehand famous, wrestlers have been advised that they’ll not slap their leg after they kick somebody in a match. An indication posted backstage on the Gorills place states, “Don’t slap leg when kicking.” The signal can also be positioned in different areas backstage so it’s seen to everybody.

Meltzer stated, “What I used to be advised was that sooner or later, on a SmackDown present, someone did a leg slapping deal and Vince received mad as a result of it was so apparent.”

This is able to have an effect on wrestlers comparable to Randy Orton (punt kick), Drew McIntyre (claymore), and Jey Uso (tremendous kicks).

Banning leg slapping is somewhat odd because it’s one thing that wrestlers have executed for many years. Each Chris Adams (within the late 70s and 80s) and Shawn Michaels (within the 90s and 2000s) would slap their leg after they would superkick somebody. Many wrestlers would additionally slap the backs of their opponents on a knee carry or a DDT.

It was not stated which wrestler precipitated McMahon to get upset however when you watch SmackDown, you may have the ability to determine who that particular person could be.

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