The quiet hours after midnight at a Whataburger restaurant were shattered recently when an altercation turned into a full-scale brawl, gaining instant viral fame due to the unexpected addition of a professional wrestling move.
The Calm Before the Storm
Fast food outlets often find themselves the unwitting venue for various altercations. McDonald’s, Burger King, Waffle House – all have seen fights that attract attention.
Yet, this incident stands out, not least because the dramatic scuffle eventually involved virtually everyone present in the restaurant.
The video circulating on social media captured the spark that ignited the melee. An unsuspecting patron received a surprise punch from behind, and within moments, the entire establishment was in chaos.
A Brawl Like No Other
As soon as the initial punch landed, a shirtless man – seeming to bear the brunt of the anger – found himself simultaneously grappling with two, then three adversaries. However, the odds were evened as other patrons joined in.
What set this brawl apart from similar incidents was the moment the shirtless man was introduced to what wrestling fans might recognize as Suplex City – a nod to Brock Lesnar’s famed German Suplex move from the WWE.
In a whirlwind of action, another individual executed the wrestling maneuver, momentarily shifting the attention of the raucous crowd.
A Battle Royale With Cheese
As the fighting continued, it began to resemble a no-holds-barred wrestling match.
A larger participant lifted his smaller opponent onto a table before an even bigger entrant arrived, adding his fists to the fray.
As the fight spilled outside, the recording abruptly ended, leaving viewers wondering about the outcome.
Unsurprisingly, this spectacle has been shared widely. Since its upload on June 7, it’s been viewed over 300,000 times.
The mystery and sheer ridiculousness of the situation, especially the WWE-style move, has amused and shocked in equal measure.
The Aftermath and Repercussions
The immediate aftermath of the fight remains uncertain. It’s unknown whether any arrests were made or what sparked the fight in the first place.
Nonetheless, this event underscores the unexpected and sometimes violent incidents that can occur in public spaces such as restaurants.
It also highlights the speed with which such events can be shared and viewed by hundreds of thousands, reinforcing the old adage that any publicity is good publicity – even if it involves a WWE move in a fast-food restaurant.