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Wrestler Rips Down Russian Flag, WWE Apologizes to Russians

Wrestling is a lot about theatrics. Sometimes wrestlers can get a bit too over-the-top with that. Yesterday, The Big Show dropped in the ring to call out Rusev, who always comes with his signature giant Russian flag.

As the crowd cheered him on, The Big Show tore down the giant Russian flag.

But, for some strange reason, the WWE felt they had to apologize for this incident. In a statement today, the WWE said, “We at WWE would like to apologize to the Russian people for the incident on Monday Night Raw that could have been construed as disrespect for their nation’s flag.”

And note this isn’t the first time people have noticed a very strange WWE moment involving Russia

Watch the incident here:

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