“Be Honoured” – Fans Show Off Their Sarcasm Skills After WWE Referee Reacts to Getting Punched in the Face by Charlotte Flair

Published 03/19/2023, 11:45 AM EDT

In almost every combat sport, the referee is just a spectator, who observes the fights. But, WWE might be the only sport where refs are regularly called into action. During the intense battle between Rhea Ripley and Charlotte Flair on SmackDown one unlucky official got too close to The Queen.

The result of that action is a hilarious clip, currently trending on all social media platforms. Fans are raving about the referee, who became into limelight through this clip.

Charlotte Flair turned into an untamable beast during SmackDown


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The Queen was really furious during this week’s SmackDown. Fans saw Charlotte Flair in a whole new avatar, after taking a cheap shot from ‘Mami’. Both the female wrestlers couldn’t hide their emotions and got into a brawl outside the ring.

The referees had to get involved, as things got serious, between the opponents for the SmackDown Women’s Championship at WrestleMania. Flair was actually supposed to land some typical pro wrestling hits on the referees, to move them away. But, one official, Jason Ayers got too close and took a stiff jab, right on his face. The clip shows that he really felt the sting on his nose.

Instead of complaining, the ref wore that blow as a badge of honor and joked about it on Twitter.

He wrote “So… how was your night?” boasting about the action he got. Moreover, fans expressed their opinions about the incident and the referee who was just trying to do his job.

Fans think the referee deserves a raise after this incident

Twitter users took the humor to another level. Many fans felt Ayers deserved a rise in his paycheck for taking the shot. Others also expressed concern for the safety of the referee.

Some of the top comments in the Twitter section include:

Some fans loved his dedication to the act.

Others blamed The Queen for unsportsmanlike behavior.

Some fans supported Flair, despite her mistake.


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Therefore, WWE fans on Twitter went crazy after looking at the punch from this angle. Fans also joked about the ref making an appearance at WrestleMania when Ripley fights Flair for the championship.


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This incident might garner support for the rising superstar over the battle-hardened veteran. What do you make of this incident involving the referee and Charlotte Flair? Let us know in the comments below.

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Vulligundam Ruthwik

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Vulligundam Ruthwik is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Ruthwik has completed his Mass Communication and Journalism from St. Joseph’s in Hyderabad.

Edited By: Sherjeel Malik