Throwback to the Time When Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Reactions Caught the Audience’s Attention During the Slap Championship

Published 04/04/2023, 11:30 AM EDT

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Each year sports lovers get excited to witness the athletes giving their best in their respective fields at the Arnold Sports Festival. In 2022, the Sports Festival took place in Columbus, Ohio where Arnold Schwarzenegger was also present during the event. One sport that surprised the actor was the Slap Championship. The former professional bodybuilder’s hilarious reactions to the ongoing event caught fans’ attention.

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A famous Hollywood actor named Logan Paul introduced the slap fighting championship. As per the rules of the game, the fighting had where the competitors had to slap each other. Judges then did their markings to declare a winner. If the competitor was not able to continue after 30 seconds of getting slapped, a knockout score was awarded to the opponent. This brutal slap-fighting at the Sports Festival surprised The Terminator actor. 

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The former governor acted in disbelief while watching the two competitors, Adrianna Sledz and Julia Kruzer, slapping each other. As you can see in this clip, the 75-year-old actor’s reactions tell a different story which is not at all exciting. Meanwhile, the fans could not stop talking about his reactions and it became one of the highlights of the event.

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Fans said the actor looked like he had not read what he signed up for before arriving to watch the brutal fight. Another fan said he looked lost while another one pointed out the ridiculousness of his reactions.

Not only fans but also Logan Paul opened up about the event that Arnold Schwarzenegger attended

While expressing his happiness during the event last year, Paul remembered how his father took him to the event a decade ago. He felt good being back as he hosted the Slap Fighting Championship. Paul also revealed his experience with the fighters. He said they were the toughest, burliest, and bulkiest humans one would ever see in their lives.

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Remembering his days, Paul revealed he slapped a 350lb guy who was an American slap master. He had never openly slapped anyone before in his life and just wanted to test if he could have done it or not. As Paul slapped the slap master, he could not even recognize who he was.

This brutal slap made Paul realize he could slap anyone standing in front of him. However, while fans lauded the actor, the reactions of the former professional bodybuilder were priceless.

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What do you think about Arnold Schwarzenegger’s reactions during the Slap Fighting Championship? Feel free to express your views in the comment box below.

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Neha Chande

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Neha Rajesh Chande is a writer at Netflix Junkie. She has pursued her master's degree with English Literature. Previously, she's been a facilitator and a lecturer of English and Communication Skills.

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