Rollins explains why the Curb Stomp was banned Submitted by Aaron Rift on 09/02/2017 at 09:06 AM
During an interview on Sam Roberts' podcast, Seth Rollins commented on the Curb Stomp being banned as his finisher:
So Vince McMahon is sitting, you know, wherever Vince McMahon sits on a Monday morning and he's seeing me on the Today show and I look great in a suit. I'm representing the company - I look great in a suit - and I'm wearing the title and then he sees this package with me stomping another man's head into the ground and it being called a Curbstomp on national television. And he thought to himself, 'Well, that is not a good representation of what I want my top guy to do.
So he just had a meeting with some of his people, and they decided, 'Well, we don't need it - we can figure out another finish for you' and the rest is history. And I get it, I hate it, I think it's silly - but it is what it is and it's not my company. So I'm doing the best I can with it.
I get it from a marketing standpoint. I totally understand it. I hate it, because it was such a great finish. It was easy and could do it to everybody, but, hey, so is my cool knee now, so let's start liking that.