Fans Chant “That's Too Far” During Racist WWE Promo

From Deadspin - September 20, 2017

A few months ago I attended a Ring of Honor/New Japan Pro Wrestling show at the 2300 (ne ECW) Arena in South Philly. When a Japanese ref entered the ring, someone in the stands yelled Mr. Miyagi! The crowd immediately booed, then began chanting That was racist! (That one of the wrestlers in the match began it by doing stereotypical Japanese martial arts noises went unremarked on by the crowd.)

I thought of that moment last night when Jinder Mahal gave an incredibly strange promo for his WWE title defense against Shinsuke Nakamura next month at Hell in a Cell. In a segment making fun of Nakamuras expressions, Mahal said that he always rook the same. Yikes.


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