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“It’s Like Will Smith Telling Chris Rock”: Wrestling Veteran Reveals Shawn Michaels Got Slapped for His Actions By Legendary Tag Team

Published 04/28/2022, 3:00 PM EDT

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Shawn Michaels is a WWE legend who has been with the WWE for decades. In addition, He was elected into the Hall of Fame twice and won the Triple Crown. However, he was confronted by the Harris Brothers and other wrestlers because he was disparaging them behind their backs.

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Dutch Mantell, a retired professional wrestler, revealed in Wrestling Shoot Interviews that wrestlers like to gossip and that the twins’ brothers had overheard Shawn Michaels badmouthing them behind their backs, something they didn’t like.


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The brothers Ron and Don Harris, as well as other wrestlers who disliked him, confronted him in the WWE locker room.

In the interview, Mantell stated, “Shawn went in there and they confronted him, and they jacked him up on that wall and told him if he keeps running his mouth it’s gonna be worse than this.”

“I think they didn’t punch him; they slapped him. I think. That’s when it stopped. They’re about 6’9″ and they wore lifts to make themselves even taller.Furthermore, he concluded by comparing the situation to that of Will Smith and Chris Rock, “It’s Like Will Smith Telling Chris Rock”.

Shawn Michaels WWE Feuds

Shawn Michaels, aka The Heartbreak Kid, is a WWE icon and two-time Hall of Famer. Throughout his career, he had many rivalries due to his heel and bad-boy reputation.

The Heartbreak Kid has had several feuds with various wrestlers, but it was his rivalry with Bret Hart that stood out as the most intense.


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They offered the WWE universe some phenomenal bouts in the ring, and really their feud is among the most legendary in the sport’s history.

Likewise, His Feud With The Undertaker and Chris Jericho were also two of the most intense feuds in his career. In addition, both are WWE legends who have honored the sport and delivered memorable matches for the WWE universe.


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The feud between Michaels and Jericho brought out the best in both wrestlers since they had similar styles of wrestling, yet it offered some of the best and most heated matches. The most memorable one was at the WrestleMania 2003.

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In addition, the feud between The Undertaker and Shawn Michaels wasn’t the longest. However, their clash at WrestleMania 25 is undoubtedly one of the greatest WrestleMania bouts ever.


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Adarsh Ojha


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Adarsh Ojha is a WWE and AEW Author at EssentiallySports. Before joining EssentiallySports, he gained valuable experience at Zee Entertainment and Awadh TV as a copywriter. An ardent fan of John Cena, Adarsh has earned his bachelor's degree in Broadcast and Communication.
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