Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Sin City, Lost Wages
Re: Analyze This: Size Does Matter?
The average wrestling fan for the last 40 years has watched to see people that are larger than life fight one another. That has sorta given guys who are literally larger than most a "sizable" advantage. But that has never meant that you had to be a giant. Up until the 90's most wrestlers who didn't have that advantage bulked up with tons of exercise, they made their bodies as muscle packed as possible, so they could look larger than life. Around the middle of the 80's it started to shift dramatically toward characters. People would use their character along with their entrance attire and other things to seem important, but they still bulked up a lot. Somewhere in the 90's the mix of character and bulked up began to fade away.. you got guys like Michaels, Bret, Jericho, Benoit. Now to look special you work on your wrestling, there are very few good characters.
wow.. i went ramblin there... anyway, no it doesn't really make a difference except for in how much work you have to put into other aspects of your job.