Seth Rollins issued an Intercontinental Championship open challenge on this week’s WWE Raw. Dolph Ziggler accepted it to set up a solid match between the two of them. This match was perhaps the only good thing about the flagship show on Monday. It also witnessed an unusual ending where the champion picked up the win without delivering his original finishing maneuver.
A superplex from the top rope followed by the Falcon Arrow earned Seth Rollins a big on WWE Raw. This move also fuelled up the rumors of why the champ did not use The Curb Stomp to finish the match. A source came up with the news stating that WWE banned this move, once again. So the pro-wrestling circuit believed in this theory considering the history. However, it’s not true as confirmed by The Man himself.
Reports from WrestlingNewsSource.com confirmed that the USA Network was having troubles with the Curb Stomp. (also known as Curb Stomp) It was something that does not go well with a PG show like WWE Raw. So they might have urged the WWE officials to take a stand against Curb Stomp. It can cause fatal injuries if someone tries this at home.
The same theory was out on the social media after WWE banned The Curb Stomp for the first time in 2015. Some of the reports claimed that it can create concussions for the superstars, as well. So Vince McMahon might have banned it, personally. Seth Rollins had to go forward with Triple H’s Pedigree and later the Kingslayer as new finishing moves. Here are quotes from Rollins following the ban,
“It was a decision that was collectively made from a PR standpoint. The Curb-Stomp just seemed like it was too perceptually violent, I guess you would say. I never hurt anyone with it. It was just something we didn’t want kids trying on each other.”
?? your source is incorrect bubba.
— Seth Rollins (@WWERollins) November 27, 2018
This past Monday’s win via Falcon Arrow hinted that he might be using the same as his new finishing move from now on. However, The Architect noticed the speculations going around and noted on Twitter. He confirmed that nothing such happened this time around. He also confirmed that the source of the news was wrong. So we don’t have to worry as Seth Rollins could use this popular move, going forward.