Mike Murphy

WWE Digital/Mobile Content Producer, Part-Time Game Journalist, Sports Fan, And Lover of Many Things

WWE.com — Why is it called the Garvin Stomp? 8 maneuvers named for the men who perfected them

“You know that thing Randy Orton does where he methodically walks around a fallen opponent and deliberately drives the heel of his foot into select joints and muscles, targeting vulnerable areas with the sadistic focus of a Spanish inquisitor?

It’s called the Garvin Stomp, which almost sounds underwhelming when considering the damage the maneuver can impact upon a body, but the name is more of a nod than a stylistic choice. Where does the handle come from? Click ahead to learn the origin stories behind the Garvin Stomp and seven other eponymous maneuvers.”

Link: http://www.wwe.com/classics/classic-lists/eight-moves-named-for-their-creators

Note: My entries are the Asai Moonsault and Gory Special.

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