“He was also cool enough to bless me with it” – WWE Superstar asked Scott Hall for permission to use entrance and finisher

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|Published 09/05/2021

WWE Superstar asked Scott Hall for permission to use entrance and finisher. The Bad Guy had an inconic finishing move and a unique entrance walk.

WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall may have never won the WWE or WCW World Championship during his career. Some however, may argue that he never needed them. Many wrestlers chase titles because they lack the charisma or presence to otherwise hold the attention of fans. Scott Hall was among the few that trancended the need for a championship belt around their waist.

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He had the look and the character work down. The Bad Guy’s legacy isn’t about the accolades he received but the number of fans that looked at him and wished they could act and look just like him. Proof of that is current WWE Superstar Damien Priest.

WWE Superstar Damien Priest asked Scott Hall for permission to use entrance and finisher

Speaking in a WWE Chronicle episode on the WWE Network, Priest revealed that he was a huge Scott Hall fan and even asked him for permission to use both the Razor’s Edge and the legendary surfer walk.

“Of course I was nervous when I asked Scott just permission for anything, whether it was some mannerisms or gear or even moves. As most people know, I use a Razor’s Edge in my repertoire, which he was also cool enough to bless me with it.

“The one thing that was cool, when I was like, ‘Hey, so your walk…’ And he goes, ‘The surfer walk?’ And I was like, ‘Surfer? I didn’t even know it had a name. That’s so cool.’ I remember asking him why he did it, and he was like, ‘Originally it’s because I didn’t want people to touch me, so I would walk in between them and make sure they couldn’t reach me.’”


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Archie Blade

Archie Blade

Archie is a WWE and UFC Editor/Author at the SportsRush. Like most combat sports enthusiasts, his passion for watching people fight began with WWE when he witnessed a young Brock Lesnar massacre Hulk Hogan back in 2002. This very passion soon branched out to boxing and mixed martial arts. Over the years he fell in love with the theatrics that preceded the bell and the poetic carnage that followed after. Each bruise a story to tell, each wound a song of struggle, his greatest desire is to be there to witness it all. His favorite wrestler is Shawn Michaels and he believes that GSP is the greatest to ever step foot inside the octagon. Apart from wrestling, he is also fond of poetry and music.

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