10 Wrestling Facts We Didn’t Know Last Week (1 Nov)

NEVER sell out of merch when the boss is around...

WWE Crown Jewel

It's hard to recall a pay-per-view with the same amount of baggage and controversy as this weekend's Crown Jewel. Some fans had their problems with the show anyway (due to the fact there are no women's matches, mainly), and now the fallout of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death has turned the debate into an even bigger moral issue.

This week, WWE legend Jim Ross had his say on that morality, and his account was quite eye-opening. In JR's mind, each individual should be given a choice about whether or not they want to go. That's fine, but he then revealed how much his appearance at April's Greatest Royal Rumble had been worth personally.

Find out what else Jim said in this week's article, and why he wouldn't knock back the gig.

Stepping away from Crown Jewel, there's a few more light-hearted stories on how one snap decision saved Edge and Christian's WrestleMania 2000 fate, who was behind the famous Corvette stunt during the Attitude era, and what excuse Vince McMahon hates hearing from his staff.

According to the boss, selling out isn't always the best thing for business...


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