Trying to pin the Sandman while he's got a walking concussion is like trying to kill Jason Voorhees when you're a camper at Crystal Lake. The big galoot just won't stay down.
Welcome to another edition of "Slapstick Saturday," Cagesiders, where your old pal
Hollywood Hulk Holland pokes fun at every botch, blooper and bomb the world of professional wrestling has ever given us.
This week, we travel all the way back to 1995 for a Texas Death Match.
That's when Cactus Jack (Mick Foley) took on the Sandman (Jim Fullington) under the Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) banner. What's so funny about that? Well, Sandy took a frying pan early in the match and was legitimately knocked out.
Foley had no idea.
That's probably why ol' Jack-O was getting hot under the collar when Sandy kept kicking out of his finisher. Fullington refused to stick to the script. Not because he was "working" Cactus, but because he didn't even realize he was in a wrestling match.
"He was pissed at me. Cactus came up to me and said 'What the fuck is your problem?' Nancy, who is a woman that was out there with me, she thinks I'm working her, she thinks I'm working Cactus, because I kept getting up. He hits me with his finish and I get up. He hits me with his finish again and I get up before the 10 count, because I'm gone, I don't realize I'm supposed to stay down for a 10 count. He thought I was trying to make him look bad. We're like 15 minutes into the match and I was knocked out like three or four minutes in. (Laughs) I kicked out! No wonder he was pissed."
Hear from Sandman in this hysterical video below, as he re-watches their infamous Texas Death Match and cracks up every time Foley tries to pin him (but can't).
Anyone think he was secretly working him?