Did you know … The rockThe signature gesture of – the elbow of the people – was created as a joke to do undertaker to laugh? That’s right … according to Triple H which gives us the hilarious story of the origin of one of the most iconic finishing movements in the history of professional wrestling. Triple H says guys like The Rock, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, Mick Foley and many others would try like hell to get ‘Taker to break character during live games. Undertaker took the role so seriously it’s like the Daniel Day-Lewis of professional wrestling … you could NEVER crack it. But in a 6-player team match that day, Triple H says … Dwayne Johnson tried something new and awkward in hopes of making The Dead Man smile.
“I think the first time Rock played The People’s Elbow was in a game where we were trying to make‘ Taker cracker, “says Triple H. ” It all began [as a joke] and then it had a huge reaction and everyone went with it. “ Of course, The Rock LOVED the attention to the move – and increased it from there. CAN YOU SMELLLLLLL WHAT IS ROCK COOKIN? !!? Triple H – who is a key figure in the new WWE documentary series “Undertaker: The Last Ride” (aired on WWE on Sunday) – says he has a ton of great Taker stories he reveals on the series. … Including “Taker’s hatred for cucumbers ?! YES!! The series chronicles Undertaker as he finishes his WWE wrestling career – and Triple H says it’s obvious why everyone has nothing but respect for the guy.