Seth Rollins Explains Why He Was “Ready To Strangle” Vince McMahon

Seth Rollins Explains Why He Was

WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins provided a candid look into the intense emotions he felt towards Vince McMahon following the contentious Hell in a Cell match against Bray Wyatt in 2019.

The match, which received widespread criticism for its referee stoppage, left both fans and critics dissatisfied with the outcome. Seth Rollins, during a conversation with Steve Austin on an episode of Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Sessions, shared his initial vision for the match, expressing the disparity between his expectations and the reality that unfolded in the ring.

My vision for what that was going to be was a lot different than what we had to go out there and do,

Despite Rollins’ aspirations, he underscored his commitment to executing the match as instructed by WWE management. As the audience’s discontent grew louder, Rollins found himself enveloped in frustration, acknowledging that the experience was far from enjoyable.

Reflecting on the aftermath, Rollins disclosed that he was so overwhelmed with anger that he contemplated confronting WWE Chairman Vince McMahon backstage. Returning backstage after the match, Rollins admitted to feeling an overwhelming urge to address McMahon, even expressing a desire to physically confront him.

I came through that curtain and I was ready to strangle Vince McMahon,

Describing the intense moment, Rollins shared that he locked eyes with McMahon, leading to an unspoken exchange. The following day, Rollins engaged in a civil conversation with McMahon, expressing the need to prevent a recurrence of the controversial match.

Then, the next day I went into Vince’s office, much calmer and I said, ‘Let’s talk about this. We need to figure out what we’re doing here because that can’t happen again.’ It was civil, but it took me a night, but I was ready to go,

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