Stone Cold Steve Austin criticises WWE star for injuring Enzo Amore

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There was a scary moment during WWE Payback as the number one contender match for the tag team titles had to be stopped after Enzo Amore was knocked out cold after hitting his head on the ropes.

Amore was looking like he was attempting a baseball slide through the ropes but he was thrown with too much power by Simon Gotch of The Vaudevillians, which caused what really could have been a very serious injury.

Stone Cold Steve Austin was apparently one of the first people to call Amore after his injury to make sure he was alright and the WWE legend had some choice words for Gotch, who could've done serious damage.


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Austin used the most recent edition of his podcast to offer some words to Gotch of the Vaudevillains, who threw Amore into the ropes which caused the concussion. 

"When you're throwing a man through the ropes at the short of a distance," Austin advised, "you back off the horsepower." 

Austin said that Gotch threw Amore into the ropes with "way too much force," and instead, he should just be guiding him towards the ropes with "a little bit of momentum."

'The Texas Rattlesnake' also laid into Gotch for trying to pick up Amore by his head when he was clearly injured and not moving on the floor.

His second piece of advice to the Vaudevillians member was not to pick his opponent up by their head if he has an "inkling that something went wrong."

The WWE Hall of Famer said he thinks Gotch got excited in the moment and didn't want to come down too hard on him, but that it was a "really scary bump."

"Gotch, check on a man before you grab someone by the head if you suspect anything," Austin stated. "And that's just words of wisdom. I'm not eating your ass out. I'm just saying, 'hey, ease up on the horsepower'."

Austin may say that he's not having a go at Gotch, but he definitely is. The WWE legend suffered a broken neck following a botched move by Owen Hart and it is natural for him to get angry at unnecessary injuries.

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