WWE News: The Real Reason Behind Vince McMahon's 'Injury'

Gone Baby GoneContributerJanuary 31, 2013

Courtesy WWE.com
Courtesy WWE.com

Well, it appears that WWE and Vince McMahon did a solid job at selling his injury.

Especially considering that it seemed very plausible for the WWE "Chairman" to have suffered a broken hip from an F-5 delivered by Brock Lesnar.

Ultimately, many fans, including myself, bought into the angle and believed that McMahon was truly injured from the move.

Now, it appears that this was purely a work, as the Wrestling Observer Newsletter (via WrestlingInc.com) reports:

Vince McMahon is legitimately having surgery done on his left hip soon. Vince has had a bad hip for some time now. The storyline injury from Brock Lesnar was done as a reason to take off for the surgery.

This was a well played angle by all parties involved and makes sense, overall. It allows McMahon a chance to take some time off to heal and adds a spark for the impending Lesnar-Triple H feud. Luckily, Vinnie-Mac wasn't seriously hurt from this move, as mentioned earlier, he did an amazing job at selling this and proved that he still has it.

That being said, I am hopeful that Triple H will be able to take this feud to the next level. Overall, I would like to see "The Cerebral Assassin" play a stronger character than he did last summer. To me, Hunter looked like the weaker opponent from the beginning and never seemed like he was going to beat Lesnar at SummerSlam.

Now that this feud has become more personal, I would like to see some of the intensity that Triple H had back in the late 90s-early 2000s. The fact is, if he delivers a solid, emotional promo on next week's Raw, he will easily be able to sell this feud and could make himself seem like the stronger presence.

It should be noted, I am not a Triple H hater, nor am I a super fan. In fact, I am just a wrestling fan that has enjoyed watching him grow from a pompous, blue-blood persona, to the leader of DX and now as the heir to Vince's throne.

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Let's face it, even without Stephanie McMahon by his side, he was still going to become a multi-time WWE champ, as he has the goods and knows how the business works.ย 

In the end, when McMahon is ready to call it quits, he should rest assure that his daughter and son-in-law will be ready to lead the WWE into the next millennium.


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