10 Wrestling Facts We Didn't Know Last Week (Nov 29)

Find out what advice John Cena gave Randy Orton and who wanted HBK fired...

Shawn Michaels Diesel

If today's Shawn Michaels met HBK from 1995, he might have a few words of advice. Back then, Michaels was a law unto himself; after tearing the house down in-ring, he'd prop up bars and rip it up in clubs. That, as Shawn, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Sean Waltman and others have stated repeatedly, was a nightly ritual.

One man hated it, but not because of the drinking. It's probably not who you'd expect either.

That fact is joined by others on Brutus Beefcake, Awesome Kong, Kurt Angle, Dolph Ziggler and more. You'll learn why Brutus began using shears as a prop, who helped Kong get through a crisis of confidence, which celeb made Angle starstruck and what three little words meant the world to Ziggler. It's all here, and that's not all.

There are also stories on advice John Cena gave Randy Orton (some he'll never forget), who successfully made The Undertaker corpse on an international tour, who gave Tommaso Ciampa a guided tour of WWE when he came in to do extra work in 2005 and why Eric Bischoff worries for AEW's future...

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