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Here it is ... the incredible video of former WWE star Shawn Daivari literally choking the piss out of an unruly train passenger who allegedly threatened to kill a guy on board.... And It's Awesome!! TMZ broke the story ... Shawn was riding on a train en route to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport back in September ... when an allegedly drunk man started talking smack to one of the passengers. Daivari says the man was shouting racial »
- TMZ Staff
Professional wrestling may be fake, but a lot of those moves are real and the wrestlers are quite muscled, which worked out well for the passengers in a Minneapolis-area train car last week.
Former WWE wrestler Shawn Daivari tells TMZ that last Thursday (Sept. 27), a passenger on a train bound for the Minneapolis airport started shouting racial slurs and threatening to kill his fellow train passengers.
Daivari says several riders were pushing the emergency call button, but nothing was happening, so he stepped in.
"I wasn't going to wait any longer to see if a cop showed up," says Daivari, adding that he threw the guy down, slapped on a "rear naked choke hold" and threw the guy out of the train at the next stop.
One train rider says Daivari choked the guy so hard that the unruly passenger peed his pants.
A rep for the Metro Transit Rail »
We would have gone with a pile driver, but his move was Ok, too.
Former WWE star Shawn Daivari told TMZ that he performed an expert wrestling move and saved the day when a passenger went berserk on an airport-bound train out of Minneapolis on Thursday.
The perp reportedly threatened to kill everyone on the train and was yelling racial slurs, but Daivari wasn't having that. He says he used a rear naked choke hold -- classic move -- to subdue the would-be killer.
He told the site it was all he could think to do at the time. He and other passengers had pressed an emergency button to call for help, but nobody came.
"I wasn't going to wait any longer to see if a cop showed up," Daivari said.
Witnesses said Daivari squeezed the violent passenger's neck so hard he peed his pants. Then the wrestler threw the »
- The Huffington Post
Former WWE Star Shawn Daivari says he used a Rear Naked Choke Hold to save a train full of people last week ... after an unruly passenger allegedly threatened to kill them. TMZ spoke to Daivari ... who says the incident went down last Thursday on an airport bound train from Minneapolis. The WWE star says an uncontrollable passenger in his car became violent ... shouted racial slurs and threatened to kill his fellow passengers. Daivari says multiple »
- TMZ Staff
Electus announced today that Oscar and Emmy Award-nominated director/producer Morgan Spurlock’s new documentary film Mansome will be distributed theatrically by Paladin. The hilarious look at men’s identity through the exploration of male grooming habits, which is scheduled to have its world premiere at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival on April 21st, will open in limited release in several major cities nationwide including New York and Los Angeles beginning May 18th. Written, directed and produced by Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me, The Greatest Movie Ever Sold) and executive produced by DumbDumb co-founders Will Arnett, Jason Bateman and Electus Founder Ben Silverman, Mansome marks Arnett and Bateman’s first executive producer credits.
In the age of manscaping, metrosexuals, fancy men’s day spas, and high-end grooming products galore, Mansome is a witty, provocative and highly-entertaining glimpse into what it means to be a man in a world where the definition »
- Michelle McCue
5 items from 2012
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