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This past weekend in a glorious twist of fate, everything we love about MMA fighters was made all the more riveting after Jonno Mears whipped out this nostalgic WWE move. Yep, that's right friends — the Walls Of Jericho made its 2017 comeback and it was just as glorious (and surprisingly effective) as we could've imagined.
For those of you who might have lived under a rock during the 1990s, Chris Jericho was a huge household name in the professional wrestling circuit. His signature move, the Walls Of Jericho, was accompanied with a "do not try this at home" warning, but, hey! We were kids — we all definitely tried it out a time or two. Some of us even have the scars to prove it.
Go ahead and take a look at Mears completely annihilate his opponent Aaron Jones with this throwback move...
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Pretty freakin' awesome, huh? Yeah well, Chris Jericho seemed to think so too! The legend himself acknowledged the use of his signature move on Twitter...
What did mean by that? It's not like anyone doubted the validity of professional wrestling being real, right? The WWE is about as real as it gets and don't y'all forget it!
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