8. Kenneth Crawford
Shortly after finishing high school, Kenneth Crawford enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He was a star athlete in high school which carried over into his military career. He scored a perfect 300 on his physical fitness test. He later signed with NXT (WWE Talent Development) and hopes to make it soon to the main roster.
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Lebron James rips on “bum” Donald Trump after Steph Curry comment
Lebron James fired back at Donald Trump on Saturday after Trump sent out a tweet where he claimed that he had rescinded his invitation for Steph Curry to visit the White House. It’s become a tradition for championship teams to visit the White House but the Golden State Warriors have declined the offer and, after word got out on Friday that Curry did not want to go, Trump sent out the following tweet:
“Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team.Stephen Curry is hesitating,therefore invitation is withdrawn!”
Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team.Stephen Curry is hesitating,therefore invitation is withdrawn!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 23, 2017
Less than 3 hours later, Curry’s on-the-court rival wrote: “U bum @StephenCurry30 already said he ain’t going! So therefore ain’t no invite. Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up!”
U bum @StephenCurry30 already said he ain't going! So therefore ain't no invite. Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up!
— LeBron James (@KingJames) September 23, 2017
James has been critical of Trump in the past and supported Hillary Clinton during the election.
On Friday, Trump took on the NFL when he said that NFL owners should fire players that choose not to stand during the national anthem.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell issued the following statement after Trump’s comments:
New NFL statement pic.twitter.com/XHPgVvPPfH
— Brian McCarthy (@NFLprguy) September 23, 2017
Top 5 Most Anti-American Wrestling Gimmicks
Most of the time, we are partial to our native country. We were created here, born here, and live here. We tend to linger away when somebody brings our home country into question. In the pro-wrestling community, we have people from all over the world who are patriotic to their own country as well and are not afraid to call out other countries on their flaws. Below are our Top 5 most Anti-American wrestling gimmicks.
5. Yokozuna and Mr. Fuji
Many years back, the WWE brought in a sumo wrestler weighing in at 650 lbs to the main roster. This man was of the Samoan decent but was portrayed as Japanese. His manager Mr. Fuji, who also managed several tag teams, was considered an “evil heel”. He referred to us Americans as “scum”, often throwing shade to Hulk Hogan in his promos. He once even called Hogan a “yellow belly”.
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8 WWE Superstars You Didnt Know Wrestled in Japan
Starting with Japan
We have all come to love wrestling. Most of us have our favorite brands and superstars and we watch them religiously. But, before our favorite superstars made themselves at home on the brand you love to watch, they were traveling the world wrestling in places you only dream to go! Here is our top 8 WWE superstars you didn’t know wrestled in Japan.
8. Hulk Hogan
During some of his stints with the WWF, the Immortal one was also dominating over in Japan. From the years 1980-1985 Hulk Hogan wrestled with New Japan Pro Wrestling. Over in Japan, he didn’t use his Hulk persona. He used the name “Ichiban” which means “Number One” in English. While wrestling overseas he even used a variety of different moves. He even switched his finisher for a brief time from a running leg drop to a crooked arm lariat. His stint in Japan continued until 1985 when the WWF ended their long relationship with New Japan.
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