Drew McIntyre grew to become the primary British-born WWE champion and needed to defeat Brock Lesnar for the coveted belt.
Referred to as The Beast, Lesnar can be a former UFC heavyweight champion, whereas McIntyre has additionally had wars with Sheamus, Keith Lee, Randy Orton, Roman Reigns and lots of extra since. All of them are huge, bruising males.
However, who’s the scariest of all of them, would possibly you ask? Graeme Souness, apparently.
Scottish-born McIntyre is a big Rangers fan and joined talkSPORT’s Breakfast present to debate the blue half of Glasgow’s first league title win in a decade.
Speaking to his boyhood hero Ally McCoist, McIntyre, who lives in America, described how he celebrated the title triumph and that introduced up famend soccer hardman Souness, who additionally managed the Gers.
“I had an enormous celebration,” McIntyre began. “I’ll let you know what I did – and also you’ll like this, Ally – I began pondering what am I going to do? I can’t begin partying, it’s 10 within the morning right here.
“I’ve bought a health club in my storage so I begin understanding and I believed what can I watch? I placed on some previous Rangers clips, previous targets. However I used to look at ‘The Actual McCoist’ religiously. I had the previous VHS so I believed I’m going to place it on and see what it’s like.
“I watched it all through and there’s so many jokes that went over my head after I was a child. I used to be loving each second of it! And I remembered, there was one individual I feared greater than anybody, and I’ve fought a number of scary guys.
“I beat Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania final yr and the person I used to be terrified of after I was youthful was Graeme Souness,” including it was all right down to McCoist.
Souness and that homicide ‘tache of his, I’m frightened of him,” McIntyre continued.
McCoist performed below player-manager Souness for 5 years at Rangers, predominantly within the late 1980s when he was beginning his profession and the previous Liverpool midfielder neared the tip of his personal illustrious one.
McIntyre is on the street to WrestleMania with WWE, an occasion that’s solely round six weeks away in Tampa, Florida.
The 2-time WWE champion has but to safe a match for the occasion, nevertheless it’s extensively believed he’ll problem for the title once more.
And sure, the video McIntyre labored out to, remains to be out there on Amazon.