WWE Hall of Famer Jake Roberts has had more than his fair share of injuries during his long wrestling career but now he names the very worst one.
Speaking on his DDP Snake Pit podcast, Jake Roberts recalled his most painful injury and says that it came about as a result of trying to clothesline the 8th Wonder of the World, Andre The Giant:
“Probably when I clotheslined Andre and he went through me, it ripped my pec in half. I remember going down and I thought I broke my shoulder. I’m just holding my shoulder like this. And I’m wiggling my fingers, you know, trying to get the feeling back in them and Andre reached down and grabbed me by his hand and jerked me to my feet, which stretched that back out again.”
“At which point I decide I’m going to sleep. I passed out in pain and when I woke up Andre has got me in a bear hug and he’s singing to me ‘Nice little baby, nice little baby…’ I woke I’m like ‘what the f*ck, oh my god Andre get us out of here.’ [Andre says] ‘No, we finish match.’ So we finished the match and then that night we wrestled again. Me with the blown pec, And I never took a day off, should have but didn’t.”
Jake Roberts also recently discussed one of his feuds in WWE that he found to be in particularly bad taste.
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