The wrestling world was stunned at IMPACT Slammiversary when NJPW star Jay White stood face-to-face with Kenny Omega and The Good Brothers.
Omega had just defeated Sami Callihan in the main event, successfully defending his IMPACT World Title.
Speaking on the Battleground podcast, Doc Gallows revealed just how clued in he was to White's appearance.
"You have to keep it a surprise because it's not an organic reaction if it's not. Even as a performer, I'd rather be surprised by something like that because then you're going to get an organic reaction from us. As performers, it's like you guys as fans, it's the same energy. I got goosebumps when the music hit. The place exploded, the graphic changes, that's what pro wrestling is. Whether you're a fan, a talent, an office guy in the back, we all live for that pop and that excitement," he said.
The feed was cut before fans saw the conclusion of the staredown between White and the former Bullet Club members.
The Good Brothers battled Jay White & Chris Bey on the July 29 episode of IMPACT.
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