Sammy Guevara went on a lengthy rant against Andrade El Idolo and fans weren’t happy about that. The Spanish God claimed Andrade got the job in AEW because of Ric Flair. He complained about Andrade being a stiff worker as well.
WWE Hall of Famer Booker T reacted to Guevara and Andrade’s war of words during the latest episode of Hall of Fame podcast. The former WWE World Heavyweight Champion noted that such kind of drama was never good for the business in the first place. Check out his comments below.
“This afternoon, I was reading that Shawn Spears had made a comment and Sammy Guevara came back on him and said, ‘You’re just a jobber. You were a favor hire. Be grateful. Be’, you know the rest. You know, when I hear stuff like that, a favor hire, a jobber, when I hear talk like that, man, that’s when we are really beyond professional wrestling.
“When I hear certain terms that you know, of course, The Rock, he didn’t coin the phrase or anything like that, jabroni, you know what I mean, but that was a term to use towards the guy and still have it be in context, if you know what I’m saying. That jabroni might be a pretty tough guy.
“When you call a guy a jobber, or a favor hire, like you’re actually the one who put the word in for it, that’s when the lines are definitely not even blurred as far as what we’re doing here. It has nothing to do with trying to give that fan that moment that they’re going to remember for the rest of their lives from a perspective toward, ‘Man, I was there when that happened.’ You know, this kind of talk, I don’t think it does anything for the business and that I really think that more importantly, the tradition of this business is definitely almost gone. It’s almost gone.
“We’re in a totally different place as far as the tradition of professional wrestling the way I saw it and the way I felt being a part of it. It was real. It was real to me, and when I watch it now, man, it just makes me sad to see what this business truly is in certain aspects.
“This is not a work as far as I’m concerned. I know a work when I see one. When I see something like this, there again, it just gives a bad look on professional wrestling. It gives a bad look on that company more than anything because who hired Shawn Spears and why? I don’t know. But for him to be hired just as a favor, a buddy system, a clique or whatnot, I don’t know, man. Like I say some things should be left unsaid. Keep it to yourself.
“What’s crazy about this is it’s being done on Twitter. That’s the stupid part right there. If I ever had a problem with somebody, it would not be on Twitter. If I got a beef with you, I’m not going to get mad and type it. You know what I mean? That’s not what I’m gonna do. I’m gonna run up on you. I’m gonna run up on you and if we got a problem, we’re gonna settle it and it isn’t gonna be on Twitter. Only thing that’s gonna be on Twitter is who went to the hospital.”
Andrade El Idolo responded to Guevara’s criticism as well. The AEW star Guevara should’ve talked to him in person instead of taking matters to the public. We’ll have to wait and see what’s next for the two AEW stars.
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