Jake Roberts recalls leaving the Hall of Fame because of a vacation plan.
A WWE Hall of Famer left the company because of the demanding vacation schedule, according to Jake Roberts. Wrestling is known for its ruthless travels from town to town, and” The Snake” thinks it contributed to the late Harley Race’s WWE job coming to an end. Despite being in the final phases of his in-ring career, the famous eight-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion joined WWE in May 1986 and quickly made an impact. Two weeks after his album, he won the second monthly King Of The Ring game. Through disputes with wrestlers like Hulk Hogan and Hacksaw Jim Duggan, as well as a star match at WrestleMania 3, where he defeated Junkyard Dog, competition brought the title” King” to League television. Race was sidelined for many months due to a reputable abdominal injury he sustained in the game with Hogan, by which time his crown had already been given to Haku. Race lost the game at Royal Rumble 1989 and left the company shortly after. The two fought for the right to carry on the” King” title. In a recent event of” The Snake Pit,” Jake Roberts admitted that Race’s withdrawal was finally determined by his journey plans:” I think that, just the traveling got to him.” Considering that he was n’t accustomed to working seven days a week. He worked seven days a week, half on Saturdays and once on Sundays. And that’s what ultimately captured Harley. There was n’t much travel because he would enter a territory and work two or three dates there. Driving by vehicle was simple for you. Roberts, who was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2014, continued,” It was terrible, man,” to describe how difficult traveling was during his WWE heydey. You woke up in a diverse area every moment, man, I mean. You know, when you woke up, the first thing you did was journey there after getting your cock to the aircraft. And I vouch for the fact that I believe they made the reservation via the dartboard. Houston is simply, you know, from San Diego to Miami, Miami to Portland, Oregon, Portland to Maine. Roberts switched to WCW in 1992 after losing to The Executioner at WrestleMania 8, capping off his first Tournament run. However, things did n’t go as planned for” The Snake,” as he had a difficult time in his new company and had to endure what was recently described as one of his worst in-ring experiences. H/T: 411Mania for the translation described above