WWE WrestleMania Surprise Scrapped Due To Belief Fans ‘Wouldn’t Remember’

WWE WrestleMania Surprise Scrapped Due To Belief Fans ‘Wouldn’t Remember’ WWE

A surprise appearance of a former WWE star at WrestleMania was scrapped due to the company believing nobody would remember them.

At WrestleMania 39, WWE Hall of Famer Edge finally ended issues with the Judgment Day, when he faced off against the Demon Finn Balor inside Hell In A Cell.

To combat Balor’s Demon, Edge channelled his inner Brood, being branded as ‘Brood Edge’ for the match, and making a Brood-style entrance.

When Edge revealed he would be channelling The Brood, fans were wondering if Gangrel would also make an appearance on the show to accompany Edge to the ring.

Speaking on Insight with Chris Van Vliet, Adam Copeland spoke about the match, noting that he did pitch for Gangrel to appear on the show, but the company shot it down, believing that ‘nobody remembers’ him.

He said:

“I tried. I just got shut down. Every person shut it down.

“This isn’t a knock on WWE but I’d always get the ‘nobody remembers’. I’m like, people remember, wrestling fans remember and wrestling fans want to be rewarded for remembering, and that’s a way to reward them.

“Fast forward to me and Matt Cardona doing a cope open, they remembered. So I’ve always been a fan of pulling in things from the past and integrating them into current things, but that was one that I kept getting shut down and realised it wasn’t a hill to die on, because it wasn’t gonna happen.”

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3 months ago by Connel Rumsey



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