“Are you kidding me!?” Michael Cole said on commentary for the 2012 Royal Rumble match. That night, Cole and millions of fans watched Kofi Kingston on pay-per-view save yourself From elimination by walking a handstand to the ladder from one side of the ring. Since then, Kingston’s elimination save has become an anticipated highlight of the annual Rumble match.
After an impressive streak of miraculous saves, including pogo a chair from the announce table to the ring apron in 2013, Kingston suffered a loss. first spot On his record last year. During the Rumble match, Kingston was on the ring apron and jumped to the top rope, where Kevin Owens eliminated him. Kingston went flying into the ringside barricade, where he hit chest first and both of his feet touched the floor.
“You’re bound to make a mess, that’s just the way it goes,” Kingston said in an interview with The New York Post. “Maybe a little [of pressure]. Honestly, it can’t go any worse than last year. It is what it is.”
Kingston credits WWE alumni Hornswoggle To help him come up with ideas for his conservation and now, others bring him proposed scenarios. “I’m just looking forward to doing something unique for people and giving them a moment where they can tell if I’m succeeding in one or not,” he said. “When you think about the big picture, the mission was accomplished last year as well.”
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