For years, professional wrestling did the best that they could to protect the business. So much so, that if you would ask a wrestler back in the day if wrestling wasn’t real, you’d probably get beaten up. However, times have most definitely changed. It’s pretty common knowledge these days that wrestling is mostly a “work” aka staged, or is it a “shoot” aka real?
One thing that has stayed consistent in wrestling over the years is it’s goal to suspend disbelief with it’s audience. The goal is to make the fans say to themselves “Oh yeah, the rest of that stuff isnt real, but this wasn’t supposed to happen.” That’s the magic of professional wrestling.
There have been many times, however when reality was so obvious that even the casual fan was able to tell that something wasn’t right. Here are 15 such incidents when you could tell that something went horribly wrong.