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WWE STARS REACT TO OLYMPIC WRESTLING CONTROVERSY

By Steven Fernandes on 2013-02-12 21:28:48
Various WWE personalities have taken to Twitter to speak against the exclusion of wrestling from the Olympics.

Big E. Langston:
"The IOC's decision to drop wrestling in 2020 is baffling. I learned life lessons on the mat that I'll never forget.
#SaveOlympicWrestling"

Ricardo Rodriguez:
"So the Olympics are dropping Wrestling? One of the original sports? Como que what?! 'stan locos!"
"I wrestled when I was in school and hoped to one day make it to the Olympics. It's such a shame they have taken an original sport out! B.S.!"

Alberto Del Rio:
"WHAT!!!!! ARE THEY Pinche CRAZY!!!!!"
"Wrestling out of the Olympic Games #whatastupidmove"
"Wrestling is been part of the Olympic Games since the beginning. It's a beautiful sport! But I guess shooting a gun or forcing a horse to Jump over hedges is more of a sport than wrestling to the committee. This is not right!"
"Ok for those I***** from the IOC this is not a sport pic.twitter.com/MzmoVgYE"
"But this one is????? U have to be kidding me #SaveOlympicWrestling pic.twitter.com/Zkp9zCIe"

Tyson Kidd:
"Can't understand the thought process when making a decision like taking wrestling out of the Olympics"

Cody Rhodes:
"#SaveOlympicWrestling or lets continue teaching our kids 4th place is something to be proud of."

William Regal:
"The Olympic committee should hang their heads in shame.Wrestling is the original Olympic sport."

Jack Swagger:
"We cannot let this happen."
"Important! everyone go sign this petition to keep wrestling in the olympics http://wh.gov/d20I"

Drew McIntyre:
"Hell of a booker handling Olympic wrestling situation. Drop and get heat on oldest sport, people rally behind it, big babyface comeback #101"