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WWE Referee

Suffers Gruesome Thumb Accident

... in Saudi Arabia

4/19/2014 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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A WWE referee's thumb was nearly SEVERED from his hand during a bloody incident in Saudi Arabia yesterday ... but it wasn't for stealing a falafel from the market -- he's just a klutz. 

Charles Robinson was preparing the ring for a WWE event with other crew members before Friday's show in the Middle East ... when something went terribly wrong and his finger got caught in the turnbuckle. 

The result ... a DEEP DEEP GASH that nearly sliced his thumb in half. 

Fortunately for the ref, a WWE doc was on standby and managed to quickly stitch him back together again. 

But seriously, don't steal falafel in Saudi Arabia ... that hand-cutting thing ain't a myth (proof's on YouTube).

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14 COMMENTS

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1.

Just Steve    

Its too late for this ****...

126 days ago
2.

NOT ELMO    

I'M STILL EATING CAKE....

126 days ago
3.

Numapass    

Fake thumb - kayfabe

126 days ago
4.

The Zombie    

That's not gruesome or nearly severed.

125 days ago
5.

James R. - Los Angeles    

My friend's mother's cousin's uncle's barber's gardener's wife's stepsister's daughter's baby daddy doesn't work but makes $70,000.00 dollars collecting welfare.

125 days ago
6.

Melissa1987    

Tmz stfu

125 days ago
7.

manicmona    

Bestgore had actual footage of a man getting his hans and foot cut off after stealing something. This is nothing compared to that, I've seen worse on local news station.

125 days ago
8.

Greg    

"But seriously, don't steal falafel in Saudi Arabia ... that hand-cutting thing ain't a myth (proof's on YouTube)." Really TMZ? You know how many stupid people there are in this country that will believe everything they read?

The fingers aren't cut because of falafels, they are cut because the people STEAL. No matter what you steal, the consequence will be the same.

124 days ago
9.

Joe    

that wasn't gruesome.

And being the WWE, i'm sure its all fake. They got the guy an FX guy to make it look real, then plant the story so we all know that WWE went to Saudi Arabia.....

Are all the Divas going to wrestle under a sheet.

123 days ago
10.

lourdgoogoo    

I have had much worse.

122 days ago
11.

tmzed    

Not fake

74 days ago

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