Invoice DeMott spoke about plans for WCW wrestlers to debut at WrestleMania 2001 throughout an look on Tales with Brisco and Bradshaw. Listed below are the highlights:
The nixed plan for the debut of WCW wrestlers at WrestleMania in 2001:
“I’ve a possibility to begin my WWE profession within the ring at WrestleMania 17 subsequent to Shane McMahon. They flew us in secret squirrel at two o’clock within the morning to some rinky dink airport and we stayed at a lodge exterior the town limits. We bought woken up at six o’clock the morning of Mania, and “You’re fired. Get all people in a foyer, be there in 5 minutes.”, and it was Johnny Ace. ‘Get all people down there. You’re all fired.’ I’m making an attempt to determine what occurred between the time I landed, and you then’re making an attempt to place it collectively,” DeMott stated.
“Like I flew in with these couple guys. Nothing occurred. , we’re right here within the lodge. Lance Storm comes down. Now he’s pissed, which, , he’s so even keeled, you don’t know if he’s mad, glad, or respiratory half the time, he’s simply so straight. Now he’s speaking to me, and he’s on hearth.”
“Johnny comes down and says that Kevin Dunn referred to as and to ship each considered one of them house, we bought no use for them as a result of somebody went on the web the night time earlier than and gave up the ten names that have been exhibiting up within the ring. So we went from going to get the purple carpet to being picked up on some form of little quick yellow bus.”
Why they confirmed them on the present:
“They advised us as a result of they flew us in there, they needed to present us. I imply, we actually bought the Unhealthy Information Bears remedy. We walked up. They took us to the steps. No elevators. We needed to stroll up all these stairs to the skybox,” he stated.
“Once we bought there, they advised us you possibly can go away your luggage on this bus. So we walked up the steps. Right here come the sky containers. Not that one. Not that one. It was one at nighttime that had some stuff they moved from different rooms. There was a cheese and cracker plate and a few bottles of coke. We sat there at nighttime, after which Shane got here out, launched his buddies, and there’s a silhouette of me, Lance Storm, and I neglect who was sitting subsequent to us, simply depressing. In order that was our WrestleMania second.”
H/T to WrestlingNews.co for the transcription