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Megadeth's Dave Mustaine To Wrestle Chris Jericho In The WWE
In a move that no-one could have expected, Megadeth frontman and founding member Dave Mustaine has been signed on a short term basis to wrestle for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
Word has it that there's some bad blood between Dave Mustaine and WWE Superstar/ Fozzy frontman Chris Jericho. Apparantly it stems back to the friday at the Download Festival back in 2005. Alot of people who attended that day have claimed that Fozzy stole the show. Never one to be outdone, Mustaine apparantly told Jericho his band was "dated" and should watch Megadeth later that day to see how it's done. Sources say that after Megadeth's set, Chris Jericho congratulated the whole band on an enjoyable set which set Mustaine off on a rant about how Megadeth were gods and Jericho didn't even have the right to talk to him. They came close to trading blows but Jericho had to leave quickly to prepare for the ECW reunion show two days later in New York.
Rumours about the rivalry have been flying all over the internet since and now the metal world will have a conclusion. Dave Mustaine has been signed by Vince McMahon and co. to wrestle Chris Jericho for his Intercontinental championship at the upcoming pay per view Backlash at the end of the month.
This will not be the first time a celebrity has wrestled a high profile before. Dennis Rodman, Floyd Mayweather, Kevin Federline have all partaken in angles with major wrestlers and actor David Arquette even won the WCW World Heavyweight title in 2000. Don't be too surprised to see Mustaine walk out of Backlash with championship gold around his waist.
Megadeth have also had some exposure to the wrestling world when for a brief time in WCW, mainstay wrestler Bill Goldberg used their song "Crush 'Em" as his theme song aswell as appearing in the Megadeth video for the same song.
The match may actually go alot better than people expect. Chris Jericho is one of the best workers in WWE both on the mic and in the ring and Dave Mustaine is highly skilled in martial arts. It should make for an interesting confrentation. No word yet on how much Mustaine is being paid for the match but it's expected to be considerably less than Floyd Mayweather was recently paid.
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