This comes out of the NXT house show in Dublin today:
It's so cool when wrestlers are putting their bodies & lives on the line for the fans that have to get their stupid chants in...#NXTDublin— Scott Dawson (@ScottDawsonWWE) June 14, 2016
When asked if he got into the business for the crowd reactions:
Absolutely not the reason I got into the "business". https://t.co/xUTKiPWqUd— Scott Dawson (@ScottDawsonWWE) June 14, 2016
His tag team partner, Dash Wilder, tweeted — then deleted — the following response to him: “You didn’t get into the 'business' for fans to chant 'we are awesome' while distracting from a match?"
As pro wrestling has become more inclusive, crowd chanting has gotten worse and worse, though that may be a matter of perspective. It’s a debate that will likely rage on forever, with no right or wrong answer.
Chant all you want — just know you run the risk of pissing off the people who are actually performing for you.