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Vince McMahon: Former WWE Superstar reveals SHOCKING story about CEO

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In the world of professional wrestling, Vince McMahon, the CEO of WWE, is a figure who often polarises opinion.

However, former WWE Superstar Maven Huffman recently shared a touching story that sheds light on McMahon’s compassionate side.

Maven Huffman, who entered the wrestling industry by winning the first season of Tough Enough in 2001, remained with WWE until 2005. In a recent YouTube video, he recounted a personal experience that revealed a softer side of the WWE Chairman.

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The Night That Changed Everything

In 2004, Maven faced one of the most challenging moments of his life – the loss of his mother to cancer. On that fateful night, he received a personal phone call that he would never forget. The call wasn’t from a secretary or an assistant, but from Vince McMahon himself.

“A lot of people don’t realize it, but Vince lost a parent from cancer. In 2004, I lost my mom to cancer, and the very night that she passed away, I didn’t get a call from a secretary, I didn’t get a text, I got a personal phone call from Vince to tell me how truly sorry he was,” Maven shared.

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Vince McMahon: A Moment of Empathy

The fact that McMahon took time out of his evening to personally offer his condolences meant the world to Maven.

He appreciated the empathy McMahon showed, having gone through a similar experience himself.

“That meant the world to me. Empathetic for what he went through, but the fact that it was late when he called me, the fact that he took time out of his evening, he called me to offer condolences always meant the world to me,” Maven added.

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Maven’s Legacy in WWE

Beyond his personal experiences, Maven Huffman left a mark on the WWE.

In addition to his victory in Tough Enough, he held the Hardcore Championship and is well-remembered for eliminating The Undertaker in the 2002 Royal Rumble match.

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