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RVD felt “horrible” about incident with Triple H

Rob Van Dam (RVD) admits he felt “horrible” after by accident injuring Triple H in an Elimination Chamber match at WWE Survivor Collection 2002.

The newest season of WWE Community present Ruthless Aggression tells the story of the primary Elimination Chamber match. The six-man battle featured a memorable spot the place RVD hit a 5-Star Frog Splash onto Triple H from the highest of a pod.

Talking within the episode, RVD recalled how the highest of the Elimination Chamber pods would not have springs like the highest rope. Because of this, he misjudged his touchdown and by accident caught Triple H within the neck together with his shin.

“It was not a straightforward calculation, and I used to be off. I believe I overshot a bit bit and, as I used to be coming down, my shin got here proper throughout his throat. I felt horrible about it, however in fact he continued the match to the purpose the place I don’t bear in mind even understanding that he was harm, not less than not that dangerous,” RVD stated.

Shawn Michaels gained the primary Elimination Chamber match to seize the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Booker T, Chris Jericho, Kane, RVD, and Triple H had been the opposite individuals within the match.


Triple H was cautious about receiving RVD’s high-risk transfer

Survivor Collection📅 : 17 November 2002🤼 : Triple h 🆚 Shawn Michaels 🆚 Chris Jericho 🆚 Kane 🆚 Rob Van Dam 🆚 Booker T🏆 : World Heavyweight Title®️ : Shawn Michaels Wins The Title https://t.co/lPe5p7qH0R

Triple H additionally commented on being on the receiving finish of RVD’s dangerous stunt contained in the Elimination Chamber.

The 14-time WWE World Champion remembered how RVD didn’t have a lot room to regular himself earlier than executing his 5-Star Frog Splash:

“As I used to be laying there and I noticed him go to the highest of the pod, I used to be considering, ‘Oh s***, he can’t rise up straight.’ I’m wanting and I’m considering, ‘That appears actually awkward. I don’t know if he can leap from there.’ It was simply going tragically within the fallacious course, like I’d stroll over to any person they usually’d hit me, and as quickly as I’d take a bump, I can’t breathe once more. It will all simply inflame again up,” Triple H stated.

WWE redesigned the Elimination Chamber construction in 2017. The newest design is taller than the unique construction, which suggests superstars now have extra space to maneuver round on high of pods.


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Edited by Brandon Nell

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