Rusev Explains How Cesaro Gave Him A Black Eye Before His Wedding

Rusev will never forget Cesaro on his wedding day.

During a recent Twitch stream, Rusev was asked to tell the "black eye story," a reference to him having a black eye in his wedding photos with Lana.

"We were on an overseas tour and me and [Cesaro] are working. 'Let's go to the ring and shoot in the beginning,' this is what me and [Cesaro] do. We shoot in the beginning and blow ourselves up, then we start working, just so it can be fun. He wanted to give me a frankensteiner from the top and I had never take one. 'Just trust me.' In the middle of the match, we're fighting, and he wanted to give me a frankensteiner. 'I've never done this.' He didn't care [laughs.] I didn't care either because I'm a professional. He jumped, did the move, I take a bump. The next day, me and [Lana] are flying out and we're going to Bulgaria to get married. There was one spot, he wanted to do a step over victory roll. Again, we're just talking in there. He steps in with one foot, goes in with the other and his knee gets me right in the eye. I felt it right away. I sit up, look at [Lana]. First, he's pinning me and I'm like, 'why Cesaro? Why?' He's like, 'What are you talking about?' Big kickout, look at [Lana] and am like, 'Look what he did to my eye.' She looks at me like, 'Oh my....' It swelled up instantly. We finish the match and she was just giving [Cesaro] the biggest stinkeye. She was super upset because a week from now, we have to take picture and she doesn't want me to have a black eye. I'll always remember [Cesaro] from the wedding because all my pictures in Bulgaria have a black eye. No big deal," he said.

Rusev recalled Lana slapping Cesaro in the match, but noted she would slap most of his opponents in live event matches. He also said he enjoyed working with Cesaro.

Rusev is always telling old stories on his Twitch stream, including a time where Jeff Hardy failed to protect himself on a kick. You can read that story by clicking here.

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