Both Men are know for being very safe workers. This move was used as a finisher by Tony Nese. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. But even then, there’s a difference between both performers. For 16 years, I thought the injury to Droz was because of the piledriver. There is also a seated version of this move.

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However, if it’s still a situation in which they’re saying only Kane and Undertaker can do it, I think it’s bullshit. Must have been one hell of an era for pro wrestling. Then the wrestler stands while the opponent is in an upside down position while both the opponent and the wrestler’s arms are still hooked.

Only those in the arena invertwd the whole thing.

Piledriver (professional wrestling)

Famously, this move was popularized by The Undertaker as his “Deadman” finisher, and invertde name is related to his gimmick. Also known as a stump piledriver, this is a variation of piledriver where, instead of wrapping their arms around the opponent’s waist, a wrestler grabs onto the back of the waistband of an opponent’s tights to lift them upside down before dropping into a sitting position.

Paul Donald Wight Pilerdiver. I think thats part of the reason they didn’t give him more interesting matches. Yeah Goldberg was really clumsy in the ring. Who is more likely to be invreted next big thing in the world of professional wrestling? The wrestler then stands up, lifting the opponent until they are upside down, and drops to a sitting position with the opponent’s head between their thighs.

Facing his opponent, the wrestler reaches between their opponent’s legs with their right arm and reaches around the opponent’s neck from the same side with their left arm.


He continued and finished the match, but stayed away from the ring for two months to recover from the injury.

This variation sees an attacking wrestler first lock an opponent in the pumphandle hold before then using the hold to raise the opponent up over the shoulder of the attacking wrestler. This move will often see the attacking wrestler hold the move after landing for a rana style pinfall attempt. I don’t watch it anymore but Cena was their biggest cash unverted at that time, I bet he could do practically anything he wanted. Oh and tombstone piledriver isn’t as dangerous as regular piledriver which caused a lot of broken necks.

A piledriver is a professional wrestling driver move in which the wrestler grabs his opponent, turns him upside-down, and drops into a sitting or kneeling position, driving the opponent invetred into the mat.

I still remember “reputable” news sources trying to act like he died live on PPV they were showing a highlights package when he fell.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 16 March Check out the one called “Jake the Snake vs. The user of this move first starts by putting the opponent into a pumphandle position, then lifting them into the air perpendicular to the ground and upside down, rotating them so that their back is against the chest. They then turn the opponent so that they are upside down on one side of the wrestler.

As for Big Show, he never did the tombstone because he was never related to Taker.

5 times wrestlers really got hurt by a finishing move

In this piledriver, a wrestler will bend his opponent forward, placing the opponent’s head between the wrestler’s legs a standing head scissorsand hooks each of the opponent’s arms behind the opponent’s back. A wrestler first stands facing an tojbstone and places their stronger arm between the opponent’s legs and their weaker arm on the opponent’s opposite shoulder.


They then lift the opponent onto their stronger shoulder, turning them upside-down similar to a scoop slam lift. Why we need rules Additional info If your post does not appear in the new queue and you think it meets the above rules, please contact the moderators include a link to your reddit.

The idea that limiting the impact on the opponents head by keeping the head between the legs is the same for both styles. The person taking the move is held higher and tight to their opponent’s chest, and their head is cradled by the thighs and knees of the opponent. The most common of which is similar to a Texas piledriver.

5 times wrestlers really got hurt by a finishing move

The wrestler pushes the opponent forward while holding the opponent’s leg with one arm, and the head with the other arm, and then sits down, driving the opponent head first down to the floor. He’s known for having quite a few “head up play” and trying to make it as safe as possible.

A lot of strong wrestlers wrestle sloppy relying on thier strength which causes injuries.