Rob Van Dam Says WWE Needs To Do Credibility Checks With Pin Kick-Outs

Rob Van Dam critiques the way kick-outs are done in wrestling these days.

Speaking on 1 Of A Kind With RVD, the WWE Hall of Famer was watching one of his matches from 2003 and he shared his frustration about how kick-outs are not executed properly anymore. He noted that WWE used to do credibility checks when he was still there.

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“Good fucking strong kick-out. You know what I hate now is when people don’t kick out. Every time I watch wrestling, I see it. They think just by kicking their feet that they kick out. But their shoulders are still down, and the person’s still on top of them. I hate that. It’s one of those things that annoys me when I watch wrestling. I always tell whoever’s next to me, ‘They were still pinned. Their shoulders were still down.’ They just kick their feet. Kicking your feet don’t do nothing. Then every once in a while, like when I was in WWE, they’d say the referee is the credibility. So from now on, you count them down if they don’t kick out.’ They haven’t done that in a while, and they need to. Credibility, they haven’t done a credibility check in years, and it used to be cycled all the time when I was there. But I guess it doesn’t matter anymore, I don’t know," Rob Van Dam said.

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