WrestleMania Stars “F***ed For Time” Claims Ex-WWE Ref

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A former WWE referee feels bad for the stars who were “f***cked” for time in their match at WrestleMania 35.

At WrestleMania 35 on April 7th, 2019, Rey Mysterio challenged Samoa Joe for the United States Championship. A month prior at Fastlane, Joe had retained the title in a Fatal Four-Way by locking in the Coquina Clutch on Mysterio, forcing him to pass out. The following week on SmackDown, Mysterio was able to pin Samoan Submission Machine in a tag team bout and then challenged him to a singles match for the title on the Grandest Stage Of Them All.

Unfortunately for Mysterio, things turned out even worse than last time as Samoa Joe was able to once again catch him in the Coquina Clutch and send him to sleep. This time, the loss happened in under a minute, making it one of the shortest WrestleMania bouts of all time.

Former WWE Referee Felt Bad For Samoa Joe & Rey Mysterio

On the fifth anniversary of that WrestleMania, the On This Day In WWE social media account posted the match, noting that Booker T even joked about having no time on commentary after doing “a lot of prep work.”

Former referee Mike Chida then chimed in, saying the company “completely f***ed” the wrestlers with a lack of time for the bout.

“Yeah they completely fucked them on the time! Felt bad for the talent!”

Mysterio finally got his revenge later that year when he defeated Samoa Joe for the US Title at Money In The Bank in just under two minutes with a roll-up. The win was doubly special for Mysterio as it made him a Grand Slam Champion in WWE.

Five years later, Rey Mysterio got a huge assist at WrestleMania 40 when Jason Kelce helped him to victory in a tag team match that also involved his son, Dominik Mysterio.