5 Best stories from Wrestler's Court
he legend of Wrestler’s Court has been heard of by many a wrestling fan. Essentially an ad hoc justice system to maintain order behind the scenes, Wrestler’s Court was presided over by the Undertaker for many years. In his absene, others like Triple H subbed for him while WWE legend JBL often played the role of the prosecution.
The concept was first started by Zeb Coulter, years ago, as a way for the boys to settle their differences backstage. He brought in the concept soon after the murder of Bruiser Brody as Zeb happened to be in the arena when the stabbing took place, not wanting another backstage altercation to ever escalate to that level again.
It acted as a check and balance and no one was above the law. Punishment was usually on the lighter side although some unpopular figures backstage have been on the end of harsher justice. Today we take a look at 5 of the most fascinating stories from Wrestler’s Court.
5: Not the spot to eat chicken
It’s no secret that The Miz was hated backstage when he first arrived in WWE. He had a rough time backstage and it’s a minor miracle that he withstood all that to become one of the greatest Intercontinental Champions of all-time as well as a former WWE Champion.
The former Real World star was in the locker room one day, eating a meal of Fried Chicken when Chris Benoit entered and lost his cool. Why? Miz had dropped a few crumbs on Benoit’s bag and the Rabid Wolverine proceeded to kick The Miz and his bags out of the locker room.
The Miz was then banned from the locker room for 6 months and forced to change in public restrooms.