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WWE wrestler Seth Rollins crashes ‘The Daily Show’ to invite Jon Stewart to ‘Raw’ and he accepted with a headlock


The best feud on WWE “Raw” right now is John Cena vs. Rusev, but that dramatic duo could soon be surpassed by Seth Rollins vs. Jon Stewart. The wrestling promotion’s most boastful heel and the host of “The Daily Show” continued their out-of-ring feud on Thursday night when Rollins crashed Stewart’s nightly “Moment of Zen.” After Rollins invited Stewart to step to him on “Raw,” the diminutive host decided to start the action early, attempting to put the 6-foot-1 Rollins in a headlock. (It was a valiant effort, if not completely successful.)

The feud began just last week when Rollins, one of the promotion’s top heels, began boasting about how great he was on Feb. 16’s episode of “Raw.”

“I am the most talented performer in the entire world,” Rollins sneered to the Orlando audience. “I can do whatever I want … I could take over as host of ‘The Daily Show’ for Jon Stewart and make that thing actually watchable.”

Stewart responded the following Thursday with a hilarious promo of his own in which he showed off his spot-on pro-wrestling growl and called himself “160 pounds of dynamite.” He later recanted, noting he was more like “160 pounds of wood, like a soft wood, like a pine… like a balsa. Still, splinters, you know? That’s gonna hurt!”

As far as what to expect on Monday when “Raw” travels to Newark where Rollins invited Stewart to join him? Well, who knows. WWE is notoriously tight-lipped when it comes to revealing anything about their story lines — even the most comedic ones. WWE did confirm to The Washington Post, however, that Stewart has accepted the invitation and we, for one, can’t wait to see “Mr. Money in the Bank” take on “Mr. 160 Pounds of Balsa Wood.”