Not the kind of shot you’re used to. Wrestling can get people pretty emotional. Every now and then people get a little too into what’s going on and forget that they’re watching a show. Sometimes that means outside forces are needed to keep things calm, which can mean something like say, the police stepping in. That was the case on Friday and it almost got bad in a hurry.
According to PWInsider.com, Sami Callihan was wrestling Jimmy Jacobs at an AAW show in Chicago on Friday. During the match, Callihan used some of the venue’s chairs to bury Jacobs, leading to part of the building’s management legitimately demanding that Callihan stop. After the match was over, security was sent to escort Callihan from the building, but Callihan attacked them, thinking it was an angle. One of the guards, an off duty police officer, threatened to shoot Callihan if he didn’t calm down, which finally ended things and he was allowed to stay. The event was referenced on Twitter:
— … (@TheSamiCallihan) September 1, 2018
Callihan has been known to be….well yeah.
Opinion: Well that got out of control in a hurry. Thankfully things have calmed down a bit and now it seems to be ok. He can go a little insane at times and it’s understandable that he might have thought it was all part of the show. A similar thing got Scott Steiner in trouble during a WCW show in 2001 when he attacked an EMT. Thankfully no one was hurt and everything seems to be fine now.
What do you think of Callihan? Do you think he’ll ever be back in WWE? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his Amazon author page with 28 wrestling books. His latest book is the the Complete 2003 Monday Night Raw Reviews.
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