WWE Hall of Famer Kane who is also a former three times WWE World Champion recently revealed an incredible back story from the Undertaker and The Man they called Vader from Royal Rumble pay per view event. However, he did not confirm which Royal Rumble he was talking about.
The only Royal Rumble in which Undertaker and Vader went toe to toe was the Royal Rumble 1997. Even though it was not a one on one match. They went inside the ring together during the Royal Rumble match of the mentioned year. Vader went inside the Royal Rumble match as the 28th entrant and the Undertaker was the 30th entrant.
Kane Shares Incredible Backstory From Undertaker – Vader Feud From Royal Rumble
Back in the time, Undertaker and Vader was having a feud and their feud was welland their feud was well portrayed during the Royal Rumble match of 1997 which was initially won by Stone Cold Steve Austin. One thing we must not forget that Kane also entered this Royal Rumble match as the entry number 23 and he survived till the last three. He was playing the role of Fake Diesel back then.
The Royal Rumble match of 1997 is quite memorable for a number of things. Stone Cold Steve Austin who won the Royal Rumble match was actually eliminated but the referee is failed to notice him getting eliminated and he came back into the Royal Rumble match once again. The actual winner was Bret Hart who was eventually got eliminated by Austin.
Kane who is a former three times WWE world champion recently spoke to where he revealed incredible back story from the Undertaker and the Man they called Vader from Royal Rumble pay per view event. He said;
He [Vader] goes, ‘I gotta work with Undertaker at Royal Rumble’ and he goes, ‘I think I’m gonna have to put him over’ and I said, ‘You think?’ He said, ‘I’ve got an idea.’ He says, ‘Do you think if I did a moonsault and Taker caught me and could Tombstone me?’ He said, ‘Could he do that?’
“I said, ‘Of course he could.’ I said, ‘Listen, just call it on the fly.’ So Leon, he can’t stand it. He’s got this big move that he can’t tell, so finally he’s sitting by Taker. We’re somewhere down there in Florida getting ready for Rumble and he’s sitting by Taker and he tells him the spot.
“He’s going to do a moonsault, Taker’s gonna catch him and spike him. It would have impaled both of ‘em. It would have killed both of them. So Taker’s sitting there just looking straight ahead as Leon’s talking to him from the side.
“Taker pats him on the leg, gets up and walks out of the dressing room, doesn’t say a word. Leon looks at me, he goes, ‘What does that mean?’ I go, ‘He loved it.’ Taker pulled me aside later and he goes, ‘Have you been riding with Leon?’ I said, ‘Maybe.’”
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