The Incredible (and Often Incredulous) Tales of Professional Wrestling: The Sid Vicious-Arn Anderson Scuffle

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February 9, 2023
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Ah, professional wrestling – the world of body slams, backbreakers, and…brawls? Yes, indeed, the industry is no stranger to larger-than-life legends and tall tales. And one of the most famous (or infamous, depending on who you ask) of these legends is the Sid Vicious-Arn Anderson scuffle.

Now, Sid Vicious and Arn Anderson were two of the biggest names in wrestling during their time with WCW. But it seems that old adage about “never mixing business with pleasure” wasn’t in Sid’s vocabulary. During a night of drinks, Sid reportedly made some boastful comments about being the future of wrestling and old-timers like Anderson and Ric Flair needing to retire. This didn’t sit well with the proud and seasoned Arn Anderson, leading to a heated argument and a scuffle between the two.

But the real drama began later that evening, when Sid showed up at Anderson’s hotel room, looking to settle the score. What ensued was a wild, alcohol-fueled altercation that reportedly involved a pair of scissors and multiple stab wounds to Anderson’s back. Yikes! In the end, Sid fled the scene and was eventually arrested for his actions, while a wounded Anderson was rushed to the hospital.

Now, it’s worth noting that the details of this incident are still shrouded in mystery and disputed by some. But if there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that it’s a cautionary tale about the dangers of mixing alcohol and ego in the world of professional wrestling.

So, next time you’re settling in for a night of wrestling, remember – it’s all fun and games until someone pulls out a pair of scissors. Stay safe out there, folks!

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