WWE SummerSlam 2015: 8 Worst Booking Decisions in PPV History
July 30, 2015 - WWE
Even with a register filled with a likes of Shawn Michaels, Bret Hart and a Undertaker, Vince McMahon sat around his bureau during one indicate early in 1995 and pronounced to himself, “Do we know who should be categorical eventing come SummerSlam? Mabel.”
Yes, Mabel, a super heavyweight half of Men on a Mission.
A heel spin progressing in a year led to him and tab group partner Mo receiving a biggest pull of their careers, and by June, there was no negligence them down. Mabel degraded a Undertaker (clean!) and Savio Vega to explain a King of a Ring crown, afterwards warranted a shot during a WWE Championship during SummerSlam.
His opponent? Diesel, who was in a midst of a slightest successful power of any heavyweight champion in WWE history.
And McMahon, in his gigantic wisdom, suspicion a best approach to spin his association around was to book a fledgling champion opposite someone no one in their right mind bought as a legitimate categorical eventuality star.
The ensuing compare did a boss’ preference no favors, either, as it was one of a misfortune categorical events in association history, eclipsed usually by a Undertaker-Underfaker disturbance from a prior year.
Mabel would thankfully never again strech that turn of competition, and Diesel would be out as champion by a time a subsequent vital pay-per-view arrived in November.