Originally Posted by dave 1981
It was because there wasn't many heels in WWE really in 1995 once Shawn Michaels turned face and WWE wanted to build some new ones although in hindsight King Mabel wasn't and was never going to be the way forward. Look at the roster back then and you can see WWE had Shawn Michaels, Bret Hart, The Undertaker, Diesel and Razor Ramon all as faces whilst the only heels were Sid Vicious whilst he was around, Owen Hart, Yokozuna, Tatanka and IRS.
Rather than trying to elevate a completely useless nobody like Mabel, they should've turned Razor Ramon into a heel again. Or, Bam Bam Bigelow - he was convincing, talented and was a really strong heel.