Sami Callihan has named his version the Cactus Driver in honor of Cactus Jack , after Mick Foley who popularized the move expressed his approval of Callahan’s move on Twitter. Cody Rhodes uses this as a finishing maneuver on the independent scene calling it “Dins Fire”. They then lift the opponent up on their chest so that they are facing downwards. If done in this manner, the wrestler receiving the move will land with little or no contact made with the mat at all and thus not run the risk of injury. The wrestler then moves their left arm from around the opponent’s neck to around the opponent’s torso. Also known as the Tiger Driver ‘ Often referred to as a Tombstone Piledriver.
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From a position in which the opponent is bent forward against the wrestler’s midsection, the attacking wrestler crosses the arms of this opponent between their legs a double pumphandle before then lifting the opponent up into a vertical position and driving them down between the attacking wrestler’s legs.
Facing his opponent, the wrestler reaches between their opponent’s legs with their right arm and reaches around the opponent’s neck from the same side with their left arm. The move was banned by WWE in Aprilexcept for in cases where the wrestler received special permission to use the move. From here the attacking wrestler brings the opponent down into the belly-to-belly position before then sitting down for a reverse piledriver with the opponent’s head impacting the mat between the legs of the attacking wrestler.
The most common of which is similar to a Texas piledriver.
They then turn the opponent so that they are upside down on one side of the wrestler. ByAustin’s doctors told him that he risked permanent disability if he did not retire, and he finally did so in April Retrieved 28 December Then the wrestler stands while the opponent is in an upside down position while both the opponent and the wrestler’s arms are still hooked.
The impact jammed Austin’s neck and left him temporarily paralyzed. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from June CS1 maint: The wrestler then jumps up and drops down to a seated position, driving the opponent’s head down to the mat between the wrestler’s thighs.
There is also a seated version of this move. Another way to get the opponent into the position is to approach a standing opponent from behind, hook the opponent’s arms, bend forward under the opponent, and then rise up, raising the opponent upside down. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Piledrivers.
There is also an inverted version of the move in which an attacking wrestler reaches between an opponent’s legs with one arm and reaches around that opponent’s back from the same side with his other arm before lifting their opponent upside down into a belly-to-belly position. Archived from the original on The wrestler then moves their left arm from around the opponent’s neck to around underhhook opponent’s torso.
The wrestler then drops to a sitting position. They then lift the opponent up and turn them around so that they are held upside underhooj, as in a scoop slam. It is also considered an automatic disqualification in professional wrestling matches held in Tennesseeas the move is banned in that state. Famously, this move was popularized by The Undertaker as his “Deadman” finisher, and its name is related to his gimmick.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sami Callihan has named his version the Cactus Driver in honor of Cactus Jackafter Mick Foley who popularized piledrivver move expressed his approval of Callahan’s move on Twitter. The physical demands of Austin’s standing as one of the top stars in the WWF did not allow much downtime for him to rest and take care of the injury and as his career progressed, the damage got worse.
The move was popularized by Hwho called it H Thunder. The wrestler then drops to a seated position, driving the head and upper back of the opponent into the ground. Jerry Lawler Eric Cohen, About.
This technique is extremely dangerous, possibly one of the most dangerous maneuvers in professional wrestling, as the opponent’s arms are restrained and their head is not placed between the wrestler’s legs, giving them little to post against.
A package piledriver is almost the same as a basic piledriverbut instead of grabbing the waist of the opponent, the wrestler puts piledrivee arms underneath the opponent’s arms and grabs their piledrivr by the knees. A variation of the piledriver where instead of dropping to a sitting position as in the basic piledriverthe wrestler drops to a kneeling position.
A piledriver is a professional wrestling driver move in which the wrestler grabs his opponent, turns liledriver upside-down, and drops into a sitting or kneeling position, driving the opponent head-first into the mat.
It was most famously used by Gregory Helms who called the move the Vertebreaker. The opponent is now bent into a circle. They then lift the opponent up on their chest so that they are facing downwards.