Logan Paul saves Rey Mysterio from a major neck injury at WWE Crown Jewel 2023

Logan Paul saved Rey Mysterio from an injury which could have turned out to be disaster for Mysterio and his family.

Logan Paul in a file photo [Image Credit: Instagram @loganpaul]
By Blesson Daniel | Nov 6, 2023 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Logan Paul, the multi-talented influencer, YouTuber, entrepreneur, boxer, and now professional wrestler, achieved a significant milestone in his WWE career by clinching the United States Championship at the Crown Jewel event in Saudi Arabia. However, it was a pivotal moment in his match with Rey Mysterio that stole the spotlight.

At just 28 years old, Paul’s meteoric rise in the WWE has been nothing short of astounding. This victory marked only his eighth wrestling match, yet he displayed an understanding of the ring and an awareness that transcended his years of experience.

Paul saves Mysterio

During a crucial moment in the match, Rey Mysterio attempted a springboard moonsault from the middle rope, aiming to land on Paul, who was in the center of the ring. In a heart-stopping split-second decision, it appeared that Paul was slightly out of position, or Mysterio’s leap fell short. This precarious situation could have resulted in Mysterio landing directly on his head, a potentially catastrophic injury for the 48-year-old Hall of Famer.

Instinctively, Logan Paul used his strength to save the day. He caught Mysterio mid-air, preventing what could have been a devastating fall onto the mat. Paul maintained a vice-like grip on the masked superstar, displaying a remarkable presence of mind.

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An Impressive Display by Logan Paul

With Rey Mysterio safe in his grasp, Paul seamlessly transitioned to execute a power slam, impressing fans and wrestling enthusiasts worldwide. This daring rescue not only protected the ring veteran but also advanced the match without a hitch.

Ultimately, Logan Paul emerged victorious, defeating Rey Mysterio after a 17-minute and 52-second battle. Mysterio’s Latino World Order stablemate, Santos Escobar, inadvertently assisted Paul with brass knuckles, leading to the viral icon’s triumph.

As a newly crowned champion, Logan Paul’s future in WWE is uncertain, but his victory cements his presence in the world of professional wrestling. Wrestling fans can undoubtedly look forward to more exciting moments as Paul continues his journey in the ring.

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