A Sore Loser Snaps

July 28, 1994

Looking to recapture the WWE Championship he lost more than 10 years prior, Backlund challenges Bret Hart for the title. The “Hit Man” retains, but offers a handshake for the sake of good sportsmanship. In a trance-like spell, Backlund slaps the champion across the face and locks in the Crossface Chickenwing while hysterically screaming. He finally releases the hold and stares at his hands in shock.



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