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From the WWE Rumor Mill: Backstage details on Vince McMahon's reaction to the Ultimate Deletion

Johny Payne
7.98K   //    31 Mar 2018, 02:47 IST

Vince McMahon was pleasantly surprised by the tremendous success of the Ultimate Deletion
Vince McMahon was pleasantly surprised by the tremendous success of the Ultimate Deletion

What’s the story?

As reported by Sports Illustrated, Vince McMahon and the WWE office’s reaction to the Ultimate Deletion has been largely positive.

Additionally, it’s being insinuated that it’s highly probable fans get to witness more of “Woken” Matt Hardy’s Ultimate Deletion-style presentations in the days to come in WWE.

In case you didn’t know…

Matt Hardy competed against Bray Wyatt in an “Ultimate Deletion” Match on RAW, defeating Wyatt by way of pinfall and throwing the latter into the Lake of Reincarnation.

The Ultimate Deletion featured several notable elements of Matt Hardy’s Woken/Broken Universe and went on to become one of the most talked about matches in the professional wrestling community and on social media.

The heart of the matter

Apparently, the WWE executives were blown away by the success of the Ultimate Deletion Match—the social media success, in particular. The match’s hashtag was reportedly trending on social media at number 1 for about 3 hours.

This, in turn, is being heralded as a surefire sign that Matt Hardy and his Woken/Broken Universe will be prominently featured in WWE in the days to come.

Furthermore, it was also noted that the Ultimate Deletion Match was considered to be a huge overall success in the WWE office. Besides, WWE boss Vince McMahon is said to have been considerably surprised by the match and angle’s success.

What’s next?

Fans can expect Matt Hardy’s next feud to be revealed in the weeks to come on Monday Night RAW.

Meanwhile, Hardy recently noted that he’ll be participating in the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal which takes place at WrestleMania 34 on April 8th.

Author’s take

Honestly speaking, Matt Hardy and the WWE truly put their best foot forward in their execution & presentation of the Ultimate Deletion.

Here’s hoping the WWE Universe gets to witness more funny, surreal and endearing Deletion matches from the Hardy Compound.

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