One of the best methods for WWE superstars to cement themselves as villains and create an instantaneous response from the stay viewers is to trash the house sports activities staff. Eliciting thunderous boos from the group on a constant foundation is definitely a craft that may be honed on the mic, however the easiest way to generate some “low cost warmth” is just by saying the followers’ quarterback sucks, or that their basketball is … non existent.
During final evening’s taping of Monday Night Raw at Seattle’s Key Arena, WWE heel Elias took middle stage within the ring the place he usually slings jabs on the followers in attendance and delivered one in every of his biggest on mic performances so far together with Kevin Owens. First, KO talked about how Bobby Lashley teaming with John Cena does not make sense, which arrange Elias to deliver the home down.
“It does not make sense, ya know? It’s like having a basketball staff in Seattle.” As anticipated, the group revolted earlier than Elias interjected once more, “Oklahoma City, now I get that. But a staff right here, it simply does not make sense.” The enviornment then went right into a match of rage that lasted all all through the rest of Elias’ in-ring phase and might be nonetheless happening proper now.
Check out footage within the video embedded beneath.