Wrestling Storytelling

Once, when Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn were kind-of-friends and kind-of-feuding, Kevin informed Sami that he just wanted to say “three little words” to him.

“What,” Sami said sardonically, “I love you?”

“Close,” said Kevin. “Ring the bell!”

The bell rang and Kevin stunnered Sami and pinned him, and when Sami staggered to his feet to complain, Kevin added “But I do love you” (then stunnered him again).

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Expat wrestling fan living in Japan. Amateur hagiographer.