Vince McMahon is one of the most powerful individuals in the professional wrestling industry. He has been at helm of affairs for four decades now, after purchasing the company from his father, Vincent J. McMahon, way back in 1982. He had started off his career as a commentator in the early 1970s.Since then, Vince has nearly monopolized the entire professional wrestling industry. One of his biggest contributions to this industry is undoubtedly – Wrestlemania.
Considered to be the biggest event, not only in WWE, but the entire sports entertainment industry. In the last couple of years – the event has become a 2-night affair.This year too, WWE and Vince McMahon went all out, leaving no stone unturned to deliver a memorable 2-night event. The two nights are filled with surprise appearances, massive title matches, celebrity appearances and performances too.
Considering it was the Wrestlemania week, the entire professional wrestling world has been buzzing about the Showcase of Immortals. One such major surprise returns, which will be etched in the memory of the WWE Universe, is the return of the Hardy Boyz at Wrestlemania 33. On The Extreme Life of Matt Hardy, the one-half of the former Raw Tag Team Champions opened up about Vince McMahon’s reaction when they made their Wrestlemania return.
“We came back through the curtain and I remember he just stood up and he came stuck out his hand, slapped his hands, each of us, pulled us in for a big hug. That was f***ing awesome! That was f***ing awesome! F***! Great! F*** yeah, we’re back in business,” mentioned Hardy.
Vince McMahon made his in-ring return at Wrestlemania 38
When WWE decides to go all out, they certainly do. At the Showcase of Immortals, Vince McMahon appeared at the ringside to support his protégé Austin Theory, for his match against Pat McAfee. The Smackdown commentator picked up a comfortable win over Theory. But after his match, he challenge the WWE CEO and Chairman!
McMahon obliged and picked up a decisive win over McAfee. But this wasn’t all! Stone Cold Steve Austin also reappeared at the event. Initially he offered a beer to McMahon but ended up hitting him with a Stunner!