In Milwaukee, 25-years ago today, soon-to-be pro-wrestling icon Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated fading wrestling icon Jake “The Snake” Roberts in the final match of WWE’s King of the Ring tournament. It was a rubbish match, frankly, and it culminated in a tournament so unforgettable that I legitimately can’t remember any of the other matches even though I’ve watched what was about to happen next at least 100 times.

For the spoils of his victory, Stone Cold stepped to the velvet throne at the rear of the wrestler’s entrance aisle to deliver his coronation speech. What followed was not only…

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