NWA National Champion, Trevor Murdoch, has orated his belief as to why Vince McMahon removed him from television following his partnership with the late Lance Cade.
When Trevor Murdoch and Lance Cade first broke into World Wrestling Entertainment, the pairing harked back to tag teams of a generation long since gone. Cade was the physical specimen who could carry the team on endurance and stamina, while Murdoch was the powerhouse who demolished opponents when his partner was in peril.
The duo soon tasted gold when they usurped Rosey and The Hurricane to capture the WWE World Tag Team Championships on September 19, 2005, at Unforgiven, gold they would taste a further two times during their time as a partnership.
However, during their initial run in the company, Murdoch, who bore a resemblance to Stan Hansen, was withdrawn from WWE television. Sitting down to talk to Bill Pritchard of WrestleZone, the powerhouse talked about how he believes it was his size that Vince McMahon took offense to and what re-gained him his place on television: