After a protracted absence, WWE is lastly bringing again skilled wrestling’s most prestigious award ceremony, the Slammy Awards. The 2020 winners will be revealed on December twenty third, solely to Uncooked and SmackDown superstars. The occasion was first launched in 1986 and since that point there have been many hilarious and foolish moments.
The Slammy Award itself is a campy model of the Grammys with a mix of great awards akin to ‘Celebrity of the 12 months’ and ludicrous ones akin to ‘Finest Hair Day.’ A number of celebrities even received nominated for an award, akin to Cosmo Kramer, Howard Stern and even Invoice and Hillary Clinton, though they by no means confirmed up in any of the occasions. As foolish as all these sounds, it will get even sillier.
10 Poor Santino
Beth Phoenix and Santino Marella made an look on the 2008 Slammy Awards present upset that they did not win the Couple of the 12 months award, in order that they challenged any of the opposite nominees to a match. Finlay and Hornswoggle accepted, and so they gained after Hornswoggle hit Santino with a splash on his groin. After that, Beth Phoenix was introduced because the winner of the Diva of the 12 months.
She dropped her companion Santino, who she was holding, to go settle for the award. Beth started brawling with Melina on the stage, who was sad that the previous gained the award. Melina pushed Beth and she or he collided with Santino’s injured groin. Santino lay there withering in ache. It was a enjoyable little phase, as Santino is well-known for his comedic acts.
9 Conflict Of The Announcers
The 2011 Slammy Awards kicked off with the “Inform Me I Did Not Simply See That” Second of the 12 months award with Booker T and Hornswoggle presenting the golden statuette. Jim Ross was revealed because the winner for his dance-off towards Michael Cole. Good ol’ JR confirmed as much as settle for the award, however Cole challenged Ross to a rap battle with the Slammy on the road. Michael Cole carried out one of many worst freestyles in human historical past.
It was completely painful to look at and even worse to take heed to. The group booed the hell out of him. It was JR’s flip, however he wasn’t any higher. He did not know he needed to rhyme and he ran out of phrases. The entire thing was fairly terrible however humorous. JR gained, after all, and saved his Slammy. Booker T, nevertheless, mentioned it wasn’t over but and satisfied JR to do the spinaroonie. The latter fell backward and did just a little spin, which was fully horrible however nonetheless humorous.
8 Tony Atlas’ Crack-Up
Abraham Washington, Tony Atlas, and Large Dick Johnson got here out to current the ‘Oh My Second of the 12 months’ award on the 2009 Slammys and Tony Atlas was fully cracking up at Large Dick Johnson, who was dancing in his underwear together with his oiled-up physique.
Abraham tried to talk, however Tony Atlas could not cease laughing. The previous was disgusted whereas the latter thought it was amusing. The award went to Michael Cole, who had an over-the-top celebration for his win.
7 The thirty seventh Annual Slammy Awards?
The primary Slammy Awards befell in 1986, however as a substitute of awarding wrestlers and different people for his or her contributions within the ring, it as a substitute awarded them for his or her musical participation within the WWF album. The next yr, WWF determined as a substitute to give attention to the wrestling facet of the corporate.
The second version of the Slammys was promoted because the 37th annual Slammy Awards, which in itself is fairly laughable. The enjoyable got here when half the wrestlers arrived in ambulances (for some obvious motive), The Final Warrior turned up in trunks in a black-tie occasion and George “the Animal” Steele arrived in a pushbike, which was humorous. This occasion can also be well-known for Vince McMahon’s “Stand Again” efficiency.
6 Vince McMahon’s Reverend Speech
Mr. McMahon got here on stage to open the 1987 Slammy Awards and to welcome everybody to the venue. He delivered a really vibrant but hilarious speech. He began by welcoming the attendees to the “conventional dwelling of the Slammy Awards,” regardless that this was solely the second Slammys and the primary one befell in one other metropolis.
Vince continued by calling the occasion a “joyous celebration of the human potential” and “a love fest of mutual admiration and assist.” He carried on with the speech and got here off sounding like a preacher delivering a sermon. The group was all in, and so they virtually gave the impression of church attendees amening. Your complete factor was naturally humorous and a great way to begin the present.
5 Todd Pettengill’s Shtick
Todd Pettengill was a WWF backstage interviewer throughout the ’90s and the host of the 1996 Slammy Awards. After viewers have been welcomed to the present, Todd hit the stage and carried out a musical quantity on the superstars in attendance together with praising Shawn Michaels’ appears and he even talked about the latter’s earrings, hair, and thong underwear in entrance of HBK’s mom.
Pettengill continued taking pictures on the wrestlers in a rendition of plenty of fashionable songs. He poked enjoyable at Yokozuna, The Undertaker, and Paul Bearer. Todd Pettengill was very humorous and entertaining, and he was one of many highlights of the present.
4 Moist Pants
Again to the 1997 Slammys, WWF “superfans” George and Adam introduced the ‘Tattoo You’ award. The nominees have been Drew Barrymore, Crush, Shawn Michaels, the Undertaker, and Tommy Lee. The winner was The Phenom, who made his trademark eerie entrance with lights and music.
George was so scared that he actually peed himself. Vince McMahon, who was commentating, burst out in laughter. Now it is apparent whose concept it was. Which one was sillier? An undead supernatural mortician exhibiting up in an awards ceremony to gather an award or a man wetting his pants in worry of mentioned particular person?
3 Finest Buns
The primary award introduced within the 1996 Slammy Awards was for “Finest Buns.” WWE positively wasn’t referring to a loaf of bread. They even confirmed a humorous little video bundle of Ahmed Johnson, Mr. Excellent, Savio Vega, and The Undertaker, sure, The Undertaker, in his full deadman persona, speaking about their bottoms. Many of the nominees have been male wrestlers, with Sunny being the one feminine nominated.
Shawn Michaels, Goldust, and Razor Ramon have been among the many nominees. The award went to Sunny due to course, it did. Though the class itself is fairly foolish and humorous, it will’ve been even funnier if a male wrestler akin to The Undertaker gained the award.
2 King Harley Race and Jim Duggan’s Brawl
Hacksaw Jim Duggan made his method on stage to current 1987’s Finest Ring Attire award. After opening the envelope, Duggan refused to learn the title of the winner, and gave it to a girl to learn it as a substitute. The winner was revealed to be King Harley Race, who was wearing his royal apparel. He was accompanied by his manager Bobby Heenan, who tried to get Jim Duggan to drop down on one knee and current the Slammy to Race.
Hacksaw refused, inflicting a brawl between him and the King. They fought backstage in an entertaining brawl with Gorrila Monsoon offering commentary. Monsoon was bewildered on the sight of a llama, donkey, and chickens, which made the entire thing even funnier. It was wacky and over-the-top nevertheless it was very pleasurable.
1 Burger King
In direction of the top of the 1996 Slammy Award ceremony, The Bushwackers got here out to current the award for ‘The Most Embarrassing Second’, which was gained by Jerry “The King” Lawler for kissing his personal foot. Lawler was completely livid that he gained the humiliating award. He angrily walked to the stage however embarrassed himself as soon as once more by tripping on the steps, and the group began chanting “Burger King.”
Lawler then threatened to embarrass everybody within the enviornment, beginning with Vince McMahon, however his mic received lower off. Todd Pettengill then slapped a Burger King signal on King’s again. This was positively one of many funniest segments in WWE Slammy Awards historical past.
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