Vince McMahon Repeatedly Apologized to Top WWE Raw Superstar for a Major Mistake

Published 11/22/2021, 7:00 AM EST


There are several stories circling around the pro-wrestling industry wherein multiple WWE superstars and former champions say that WWE chairman, Vince McMahon has quite the ego.

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However, the first-ever winner of “The Queen’s Tournament” Zelina Vega revealed a story that showed the different side of the boss, McMahon that not a lot of people talk about.

WWE fired Zelina Vega from the main roster last year after the WWE creative team didn’t have plans for her in the women’s division. However, fast-forward to the next year and Vega is a regular face of Monday Night Raw.

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Queen Vega sat for an interview with talkSPORT before her tag match at the WWE Survivor Series this Sunday. During the interview, Vega talked about various topics and ended up revealing an interesting story about the time when Vince McMahon apologized to her.

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Vince McMahon surprised Zelina Vega

In September, the WWE Universe wondered why Zelina Vega was pulled from the WWE Friday Night SmackDown show on the evening of September 11.

The reason the WWE suffered the backlash of Vega not being on SmackDown was that Vega’s father was one of the victims of the terrorist attacks on 9/11/01 and the world wanted to see it.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – FEBRUARY 16: Vince McMahon attends a press conference to announce that WWE WrestleMania 29 will be held at MetLife Stadium in 2013 at MetLife Stadium on February 16, 2012, in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)

However, little did anyone know, WWE chairman, Vince McMahon called Zelina repeatedly and apologized for his mistake of removing Vega from a show which had so much sentimental value for her.

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“When it got cut, Vince called me and apologized because he wanted to make sure that I knew ‘listen, this wasn’t done to you personally or anything, it was literally just this [the time], I had to make that call and I’m so sorry.’ And people don’t know that side either.” she said.

It’s good to hear about such stories of Vince McMahon and it feels like there is another side of the boss and the WWE Universe would like to know some of it.

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Have you heard other interesting stories about the WWE boss? Sound off in the comments section below.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. He graduated from Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology in Ghaziabad. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports.

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