10 Real-Life Wrestling Dramas That Played Out On TV

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  • Published: 15 October 2019
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Comments • 129

  • Fati
    Fati  2 weeks back

    Funaki was taking steroids? HAHAHA

    • alex holloway
      alex holloway  1 weeks back

      I spat out my beer at that 😂😂😂

  • Mark Fry
    Mark Fry  2 weeks back

    WWE's reaction to the Benoit tragedy is when they lost me as a fan. A couple days after the murder/suicide they posted an extremely long article on their website trying to actually defend steroid use saying that there was no such thing as "roid rage". If they had posted that anytime before the tragedy I might have looked passed it, but for me the timing was tasteless and tactless.

    • Darkboi389
      Darkboi389  4 weeks back

      So I guess Kevin Sullivan got the last laugh....Baaaaa-Zing (rimshot 🥁)

      • TheJohno95
        TheJohno95  1 months back

        Can't go a week without someone doing the Sullivan Hates Benoit angle. Kevin and Nancy were already on the skids when all that happened. Kevin actually booked Benoit for the Upper Card and was going to give him a championship run. Chris was just tired of WCW and was ready to go anyway. Kevin speaks very highly of Benoit as far as his career goes. And doesn't have a lot bad to say about him as a person before his final incident.

        • Justin
          Justin  1 months back

          Lol Vince is so petty

          • Jay Harvey
            Jay Harvey  1 months back

            Billy Travis getting legit arrested on Memphis tv, not WWE, but still.

            • Progressives R Dumb
              Progressives R Dumb  2 months back

              LMAO y'all are the biggest marks I've ever seen!!! You actually believe the Daniel Bryan saga WASN'T a work. That's hilarious!

              • ARIEL GOLD
                ARIEL GOLD  2 months back

                Conceptually al snow vs BBM was GOOD SHIT the pay off sucked but the week to week build WOOOOO big show vs Big Boss was 🔥🔥🔥 too

                • Joshua Hurdle
                  Joshua Hurdle  2 months back

                  I still say that they shouldn't have turned the lita matt/edge thing into a storyline as there was no way that was gonna end pretty. It pretty much ended the career of lita because the fans kept calling her a whore and whatnot. They should have just left matt and edge on different shows until the heat blew off if it ever would have.

                  • Colden Buried
                    Colden Buried  1 weeks back

                    Agreed, I turned off WWE for years at this point. Immature humor is bad ,but using someone's real life serious issues in a story to me seems like it is too much. Not a fan of mocking someone for something like addiction or relationship struggles.

                • CarSar DereSa
                  CarSar DereSa  2 months back

                  probably coulda put Bryan's whole wwe career for his entry

                  • Ant Wilder
                    Ant Wilder  2 months back

                    The crippler crossface

                    • FieldofScreams4Life
                      FieldofScreams4Life  2 months back

                      And after stealing his gf, Benoit proceeds to murder his wife and child several years later. Nancy took A Wrong Turn.

                      • Marc Romero
                        Marc Romero  2 months back

                        Is the razor impersonator Jaxon Ryker/Gunner?

                        • Michael Wood
                          Michael Wood  2 months back

                          Boss man wasn't a police officer

                          • Spooky Sammy
                            Spooky Sammy  2 months back

                            Missed a good one not having Kurt/Karen/Jeff drama. Is that because it was Impact?

                            • Burnzem & Friends
                              Burnzem & Friends  2 months back

                              Kevin said he was booked when Chris won the world tirle..bruh and why did you have to add pepper

                              • John Stephens
                                John Stephens  2 months back

                                Hall vs Nash over his alcoholism
                                Hawk from LoD over his alcoholism
                                CM Punk’s Pipe Bomb
                                Mega Powers fighting over Elizabeth

                                • Sluntrox
                                  Sluntrox  2 months back

                                  Kreonke really is a piece of shit though.

                                  • Kristian Hellwege
                                    Kristian Hellwege  2 months back

                                    "...June 2018... two years later--"

                                    Simon Miller is the next Doctor confirmed. He just exposed himself as a time traveller who forgot he's in 2019.

                                    • John  Katsoudas
                                      John Katsoudas  2 months back

                                      I noticed that botch also. According to Simon it is 2021 right now about to be 2022 in a few months. Lol

                                  • Douche Bag Dingle Berry Breath

                                    Nothing against this video but can Youtube stop putting ads in the middle of everything people decide to watch? Youtube is owned by Google, how are they still that money hungry?

                                    • Nick Shane
                                      Nick Shane  2 weeks back

                                      Yeah its on WC to place the adds where they want them to go so be salty to WC for not placing them both at the beginning or end of the video they could but they don't

                                    • Chuck Ganc
                                      Chuck Ganc  2 months back

                                      Douche Bag Dingle Berry Breath the people that post videos choose to have ads as a way to make money.

                                  • Luvs2 Spooge
                                    Luvs2 Spooge  2 months back

                                    Orton never got suspended for his wellness violation

                                    • Mystical Child
                                      Mystical Child  2 months back

                                      Kevin Douglas killed Chris Benoit, his wife, and his son.
                                      Kevin Douglas framed Benoit.
                                      Chris is an innocent man.

                                      • Michael Foot - Batten
                                        Michael Foot - Batten  2 months back

                                        4:13 Genuinely thought Nancy had a beard for a moment.

                                        • Super McNasty
                                          Super McNasty  2 months back

                                          There is something weirdly awesome about Cena, Batista and MVP in Laker jerseys

                                          • Rev Wolf
                                            Rev Wolf  2 months back

                                            I just can't wrap my head around your sad devotion to Danielle Bryan.

                                            • Patrick Mahomes's arm
                                              Patrick Mahomes's arm  2 months back

                                              *Kevin Sullivan killed the Benoit family*

                                              • bslim81
                                                bslim81  2 months back

                                                I'm surprised Ric Flair vs Eric Bischoff wasn't on this list.

                                                • Isaac Frazier
                                                  Isaac Frazier  2 months back

                                                  It's still weird to me that they don't mention Daniel is a hall of famer. Like they erased it

                                                • christopher houlihan
                                                  christopher houlihan  2 months back

                                                  Vince should take note of what he said about the wwe universe pushing back hell in cell comes to mind

                                                  • Sunil Parmar
                                                    Sunil Parmar  2 months back

                                                    Jeff Jarrett stealing Kurt angle wife

                                                    • Daniel Ryan
                                                      Daniel Ryan  2 months back

                                                      Sunil Parmar except they were already divorced

                                                  • Holzikopfski
                                                    Holzikopfski  2 months back

                                                    The Mr. Fuji story is actually that he fed the dog of another japanese Wrestler, Toru Tanka I think, to him and his family, because said wrestler went behind Fujis back to the Promoter and tried to gain position in the territory they were both in. So that was his way of getting revenge, it's also said that the next day the other wrestler and his family moved away.

                                                    • Gamergal67
                                                      Gamergal67  2 months back

                                                      Sullivan says Benoit came to him before even making a move on Nancy and asked him if it would be ok to date her for real and Kevin who was already in a divorce with her said he could care less and that he respected Benoit for asking. Sullivan says the only heat between them was kayfabe for the storyline.

                                                      • Brandon Foore
                                                        Brandon Foore  2 months back

                                                        Benoit was also married and had 2 kids. It was the reason his first wife divorced him in the first place

                                                    • MrTical91
                                                      MrTical91  2 months back

                                                      #7 & #6 you cannot write that shit (the wife and child in question were the result of Nancy leaving Sullivan). More importantly the whole Jarrett Angle Karen angle is surprisingly absent.

                                                      Also not mentioned. Ken Kennedy (the one who was supposed to be Vince's son in that storyline) was fired after the lakers/nuggets match mentioned in #4 for an errant backdrop to randy orton. Orton's reaction to said backdrop is actually kinda funny.


                                                      Then ofc it wouldnt be a WC video without the obligatory Montreal Screwjob reference.

                                                      • kyle
                                                        kyle  2 months back

                                                        Love how the botched invasion angle is always brought up as one of the biggest mistakes during the early 2000s, yet today we’d be surprised if wwe DIDN’T botch a major storyline

                                                        • TheAznboi17
                                                          TheAznboi17  2 months back

                                                          Please stop putting Chris Benoit in videos what culture

                                                          • Just One Guy
                                                            Just One Guy  2 months back

                                                            I won't lie - I remember that Lakers vs Nuggets episode and it was actually kinda hilarious in how stupid it was

                                                            • AU
                                                              AU  2 months back

                                                              I see debra
                                                              I click

                                                              • Ted Bundy
                                                                Ted Bundy  4 weeks back

                                                                Debra and Sable were my favorite!!!

                                                            • awkc 63
                                                              awkc 63  2 months back

                                                              Not everyone had to fall under the Wellness Policy... Only full time wrestlers. Tis why Brock, Triple H, etc don't have to do it.

                                                              • awkc 63
                                                                awkc 63  2 months back

                                                                He was forced into retirement by WWE because of Phil Brooks and his lawsuit.

                                                                • Nick Shane
                                                                  Nick Shane  2 weeks back

                                                                  @awkc 63 thanks had no clue who you were talking about also I had a chance to quote somting to wrestle with Bruce Prichard and took it

                                                                • awkc 63
                                                                  awkc 63  2 weeks back

                                                                  @Nick Shane Daniel Bryan

                                                                • Nick Shane
                                                                  Nick Shane  2 weeks back

                                                                  Who? pronouns pal

                                                              • Atakez
                                                                Atakez  2 months back

                                                                You look like Johnny Sins

                                                                • Atakez
                                                                  Atakez  2 months back

                                                                  @TheChronicDocumentary DreGame no its not even a joke... i legit thought he was johnny skins and got hard

                                                                • TheChronicDocumentary DreGame
                                                                  TheChronicDocumentary DreGame  2 months back

                                                                  That joke is old now

                                                              • nocpho mokoena
                                                                nocpho mokoena  2 months back

                                                                So matt, lita and edge

                                                                • Ozzie Tisdale
                                                                  Ozzie Tisdale  2 months back

                                                                  Vince is a ripe P.O.S

                                                                  • Zenos Hitomora
                                                                    Zenos Hitomora  2 months back

                                                                    WWE punishing Rusev & Lana for getting married during a feud with each other

                                                                    WWE punishing Rusev for getting a haircut without permission

                                                                    CM Punk mocking the Undertaker with Paul Bearer's ashes after the man behind the character died

                                                                    Natalia's father getting put into a storyline after his death

                                                                    Charlotte Flairs brothers suicide is used for Heel Heat (which caused outrage from Ric Flair)

                                                                    Roman Reigns addresses that his leukemia returned

                                                                    John Cena ribbing The Uso's for their numerous arrest in front of a live crowd

                                                                    • gst013
                                                                      gst013  2 months back

                                                                      ...and then the Uso's talking smack to Xavier Woods over his sex tape with Paige and Maddox

                                                                  • nell866
                                                                    nell866  2 months back

                                                                    That mr Fuji story is real they eat dogs Americans just don’t eat dogs

                                                                    • David Rosales
                                                                      David Rosales  2 months back

                                                                      DUBBAU DUBBAU EEE SUX & VINCE IS AN ASSHOLE 4 PUTTING ALL THIS CRAP IN STORYLINES 😆👎

                                                                      • David Rosales
                                                                        David Rosales  2 months back

                                                                        Debra looks like she was a real bitch how many different wrestlers did she go with Lita was a ho & Edge was a cheating asshole 😆

                                                                        • Battle Park
                                                                          Battle Park  2 months back

                                                                          I love whatculture . I'm going to tell every one of these crazy story's to my friends. Keep it up 😃

                                                                          • Gabriel Mejia
                                                                            Gabriel Mejia  2 months back

                                                                            How could Daniel Bryan have his body break down in 2018 when he was out 24 months?

                                                                            • LORD DOJA
                                                                              LORD DOJA  2 months back

                                                                              They dont fact check they're shit nor do they even edit the video to say the correct year 🤣