Rusev's WWE Wrestlemania Open Challenge Answered By Macaulay Culkin
Happy Rusev Day, ya filthy animal, and a happy New Year.
Smackdown's Rusev doesn't have any Wrestlemania plans as of yet, so he took to Twitter to find a celebrity to fight, and many answered the call, including WWE fan and Home Alone star Macaulay Culkin. The two engaged in a delightful Twitter exchange, in which Culkin surely had the upper-hand.
On March 14, Rusev put the challenge out on Twitter, saying, "I need a celebrity to fight me at #WrestleMania34." The next day, former WWE star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson replied, "Kevin Hart. He'll put you over but you gotta kayfabe his STD." In addition, Pitch Perfect's Skyler Astin also answered the call as well, while Arrow's Stephen Amell--who has worked with WWE previously--said he's terrified of Rusev.
However, no one answered Rusev's call better than Macaulay Culkin, who has worked with WWE in the past, most notably by pulling pranks of Chavo Guererro.
BREAKING NEWS: I am officially accepting @RusevBUL challenge to wrestle him at this year's Wrestlemania. You heard it here first, folks.— Macaulay Culkin (@IncredibleCulk) March 16, 2018
Come at me, bro!
Rusev replied that he couldn't hit Richie Rich or Kevin McAllister, two characters Culkin played as a child. He quickly retorted with this gem.
WWE has a longstanding tradition of putting celebrities in the ring at Wrestlemania. Mr. T fought in the main events for Wrestlemania 1 and 2, and former NFL linebacker Lawrence Taylor fought in the main event of Wrestlemania 11. At Wrestlemania 34, former UFC star Ronda Rousey is involved in a match as well. Celebrities have been a part of WWE's yearly event since its existence, even outside of the main event matches.
At this time, there is no confirmation as to whether this match will take place, or if Rusev will fight anyone at this year's Wrestlemania. However, this is strangely a match that the WWE Universe would love to see. Make sure to keep checking back to GameSpot for the upcoming weeks for more news, features, and predictions about WWE's biggest event of the year.
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