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post #1 of (permalink) Old 10-09-2012, 03:06 PM Thread Starter
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Was Bill Watts really that bad?

Was he really that bad? I know his "old school values" had become backward by 1992; such as getting rid of the babyface/heel divide and banning ropes off the top rope. But he did do some positive as well.

He was one of the first (if not the first) to give African-American wrestlers a real push such as 'The Junkyard dog', Ernie Ladd (both wwe hall of famers) in Mid South Wrestling and 'Ron Simmons' (Former Worl Champion in WCW and wwe hall of famer) in WCW.

Also making making off the top rope moves illegal, although it wouldn't work in the modern era, meant that people could cheat behind the refs back giving the wrestlers heat/praise from the fans.

I guess I'm just saying this because he has received a lot of heat from people but would you say this is fair or just a tad unfair?
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