Hornswoggle gets a lift from the APA on the road to victory over Carlito & Jonathan Coachman.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – Hornswoggle prepared himself for yet another week of tough love, compliments of his father, Mr. McMahon. And for yet another week, the resourceful little guy fell into a bucket of leprechaun leftovers and came out smelling like a wild Irish rose.
The Chairman had arranged a No Disqualification Handicap Match pitting Hornswoggle against two of his fiercest foes, Carlito & Jonathan Coachman. But as the two licked their chops at the thought of punishing the wee green guy, the quick-witted fella apparently used his dad’s cell phone to call in the protection of a pair of old school enforcers: Ron Simmons & JBL, better known as The APA, to more than even the odds. Watch
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