Broadcast Special: Chicago

United States Title qualifier
Big John Studd v. Samoa Joe

05

Gorilla — Do you hear that?

Brain — Hear it? I smell it. It’s starting to smell like a cheap diner in here.

Kofi — Don’t Be sour.

Big E — Feel the power.

Woods — Of a New Day

Broadcast Special: Chicago

United States Title qualifier
Big John Studd v. Samoa Joe

04

Brain — The last thing Studd wanted to do was submit, but that Coquina clutch put him to sleep.

Gorilla — It doesn’t matter how big you are when you have your air cut off. A smaller man can take out a bigger man with good submission technique. The pressure on the carotid artery cut off the oxygen supply to the brain, causing —

Brain — Who knew Studd had a brain to cut off the blood flow to.

Gorilla — Will you stop?

Broadcast Special: Chicago

United States Title qualifier
Big John Studd v. Samoa Joe

03

Gorilla — Wait a minute. The bell hasn’t even rung yet, and Samoa Joe is laying into Studd.

Brain — As soon as you climb into that ring, you must be ready to fight. And Studd wasn’t ready.

Broadcast Special: Chicago

United States Title qualifier
Big John Studd v. Samoa Joe

02

Young — This match is a qualifying match for the United States Title. Big John Studd stands at 6 feet 10 and weighs in at 363 pounds.

Studd — I’ve pushed Andre the Giant, the 8th Wonder of the World, to the limit. You, my little friend, are not —

Broadcast Special: Chicago

United States Title qualifier
Big John Studd v. Samoa Joe

01

Gorilla — Samoa Joe is a big man, but Studd is even bigger.

Brain — Samoa Joe’s fast hands are going to be a problem for Studd.

Gorilla — Samoa Joe has to keep some distance between himself and Big John. If Big John gets Samoa Joe in that reverse bear hug, Studd will squeeze the life out of the Samoan Submission Mission.

Brain — This is big time match with a big time prize.

Gorilla — Whoever wins gets to tangle with Big E next week on television for the United States Title.

Brain — Whoever wins really loses.

Gorilla — Why is that?

Brain — After you wrestle Big E, you smell like maple syrup for days.