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World's Strongest Man, his mates and Fahan's James

It was a case of wrong place - wrong time for one Inishowen man last weekend as he suddenly found himself in a confrontation with WWE behemoth Mark Henry, who, he claims, threw a drink over him before verbally assaulting him.

The Journal has had it confirmed that the World Wrestling Extreme star was arrested and given an adult caution following the fracas. Fahan's James McClay found himself staring down Henry, nicknamed The World's Strongest Man, and his WWE buddies.

James, a life long wrestling devotee, attended the event at The Odyssey on Sunday with his fiancee, Tanya.

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They even booked the same hotel as the stars of the ring. Finding himself sat at The Hilton Hotel bar among the stars of the WWE rota he asked several of them to sign a birthday card for his ten year old son Jack.

"I was trying to get as many signatures as possible on the card and my collectors book. Mark Henry was abusive and ignorant but I got his signature and walked away. Suddenly he threw a drink around me from behind.

"I turned around to see him stand and square up to me, suddenly John Cena and Randy Orton grabbed his arms and held him back.

"I honestly thought I was in one of the plot lines back stage. I felt like I was watching this happen to someone else. Suddenly Chavo Guerrero piped up egging Mark Henry on, that really annoyed me as I am a fan of his. I thought this is going to get really bad as all these wrestlers were on their feet."

According to James, Mark was offering to fight: "He kept saying 'Where I'm from you do something when someone throws a drink around you.'

"He kept calling me a 'little punk bitch.'"

Suddenly WWE security appeared and escorted youth worker, James out of the bar.

"The wrestlers were all genuinely nice people Jamie Noble, Randy Orton, John Cena, Ted" DiBiase, Hornswoggle, William Regal, Seamus and even Mark Henry signed the card but then it all kicked off and I was left in shock. It ruined the weekend to be honest, I was left humiliated afterward. He did this soaking me and my fiancee and our friend. The birthday card is all covered in drink also."

James who travelled to see Wrestlemania in Texas last year plans to get married in March at Wrestlemania 27 in Atlanta, Georgia next year.

"I don't mind going there but I don't think I'll go back to Belfast - what if he comes into the hotel bar again?"

The PSNI confirmed that one male was given an adult caution following an incident in the Hotel Bar.

 
 
 

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