Sports

Vince McMahon beats Pat McAfee in WrestleMania 2022 match

Even Vince McMahon determined to get into the motion at WrestleMania – actually.

The 76-year-old WWE chairman had his first official match in 10 years as he defeated SmackDown announcer and former Colts punter Pat McAfee in an impromptu match at Night 2 of WrestleMania 38 at AT&T Stadium on Sunday.   

McAfee lost to McMahon’s on-screen protégé Austin Theory in the scheduled match for the occasion. The host of “The Pat McAfee Show” on SiriusXM then egged McMahon, who was consoling Theory ringside, to get in the ring. McMahon then slowly took off his tie and dress shirt to disclose the black undershirt he usually wrestled in throughout the Attitude Era in the late 1990’s.

Before the bell rang, Theory struck McAfee from behind. It opened the door for McMahon to takeout the previous Colts punter with a bit of extra assist from Theory. The brief match ended with McMahon “punting” a soccer into McAfee’s chest earlier than pinning him for the 1-2-3. It was his first match since a no-contest towards CM Punk on “Monday Night Raw” in 2012 and his first at a WrestleMania since he lost to Bret Hart in 2010.

Things didn’t finish the top there.

As Theory and McMahon celebrated, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin’s music hit and the legend – who beat Kevin Owens in his return to the ring on Saturday – proceed to hit Theory with a Stone Cold Stunner. He then shared a beer toast with McMahon – in a name again to their legendary on-screen rivalry – earlier than delivering a clumsy Stunner to the boss. McAfee, who had McMahon on his present earlier this year wasn’t achieved but. He too shared a beer with Austin, and like the 2 earlier than him, took a Stunner of his personal to a roaring crowd.

Letting Austin, 57, and now probably McMahon have their final match on the similar WrestleMania seemed to be too good for WWE to go up.

Back to top button