Former World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus was recently interviewed by The 42 to promote the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and revealed some details about his first encounter with WWE chairman Vince McMahon.
Sheamus, who first signed his WWE developmental deal back in 2006, talked about his tryout match for the company and meeting Vince for the first time. Sheamus admitted that meeting his soon-to-be boss was “very intimidating.” Sheamus shared a story about him giving Vince a weak handshake, and Vince calling him out on it.
“Is that a handshake?,” Sheamus recalls McMahon saying, as he pulled his hand away. “Give me a proper handshake!” Sheamus have him a more sturdy handshake, and the WWE chairman replied, “that’s better” and walked off.
Sheamus will be at the Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia this afternoon from 3:15 PM to 6:30 PM.
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