Is Keith Lee copying Jeff Cobb’s ‘Tour of the Islands’? The WWE star opens up

Keith Lee

Keith Lee, WWE star had challenged ‘The Viper’ Randy Orton to a match at WWE Payback pay-per-view and emerged victorious. This past week on RAW, he faced Dolph Ziggler and secured a spot in a triple threat match for determining No.1 contender for Drew Mcintyre’s WWE Championship.

Keith Lee explains the move he performed on Dolph Ziggler

Keith Lee

Keith Lee recently made her main roster debut on Monday Night Raw after dropping the NXT title to Karrion Kross at NXT Takeover: XXX. He is said to be getting a ‘huge push’ on the main roster.

Following the win over Randy Orton, Keith Lee is suddenly in the WWE Championship picture and could be one of WWE’s top babyface in the making. As mentioned earlier, Keith Lee faced Dolph Ziggler on Raw during the match performed a move on Ziggler.

Is Keith Lee copying Jeff Cobb's 'Tour of the Islands'? The WWE star opens up - THE SPORTS ROOM

The move is quite similar to NJPW Strong wrestler, Jeff Cobb’s “Tour of the Islands” slam. One of the fans had asked on Twitter about the move that Keith Lee executed.

The tweet read, “Hey @RealKeithLee was that a Tour of the Islands 🌴 that you hit on @HEELZiggler asking for a friend 🔥”

Keith Lee explained and responded to the tweet saying, “Nah boss lol. Cobbzilla’s [Jeff Cobb] slam goes the other direction and has a full stop. I’d never steal my boy’s move. I call it that the #JeffBrownSlam.”

Is Keith Lee copying Jeff Cobb's 'Tour of the Islands'? The WWE star opens up - THE SPORTS ROOM

“He’s [Jeff Brown] a former wrestler in TX. He used it when I first started. I was always a fan so when he retired, I started using it to pay homage.”

The NJPW Strong star, Jeff Cobb did not hold back and responded, “And that’s why you are one of my favorites……. even if you are pouncing next or spirit bombing me….. or any physicality towards me.”

Keith Lee replied to the above tweet, “Hope all is well and safe brudda!!”

Here is the whole conversation on Twitter :

Keith Lee signed a contract with WWE in 2018. He then made his in-ring debut in NXT and defeated Marcel Barthel.

He was part of Team NXT when they faced Team Raw and Team Smackdown in first ever the iconic 5-on-5-on-5 Survivor Series match at Survivor Series pay-per-view.

Is Keith Lee copying Jeff Cobb's 'Tour of the Islands'? The WWE star opens up - THE SPORTS ROOM

Keith Lee won his first NXT North American Championship when he defeated Roderick Strong.

He defeated Adam Cole, another member of the  Undisputed Era to win the NXT  Championship. He has held both the titles once each.

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