Wrestling Forum : WWE, TNA, Debate League, Wrestling Videos, Women of Wrestling Forums - View Single Post - Why was JBL nearly looked over?

View Single Post

Old 01-27-2013, 02:47 AM   #2 (permalink)
KeepinItReal
Acknowledged by SCOTT STEINER
 
KeepinItReal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 1,215
KeepinItReal KeepinItReal KeepinItReal KeepinItReal KeepinItReal KeepinItReal
Default Re: Why was JBL nearly looked over?

My guess is that his gimmick at the time wasn't considered main event, but its so hard to imagine rebooting a guy once they have a popular character, so you kinda feel like its only the Bradshaw character or bust.

It could just be that the AE was so loaded that they never cared to promote him, they had what they needed. I mean they had Rock/Austin/Undertaker/Triple H, and then Kurt Angle and Brock Lesnar showed up and HBK returned. The Attitude Era just had higher standards. A lot of amazing guys took forever to get promoted. But yeah, I could never have foreseen JBL as good as he ended up (though I wasn't really watching then).
__________________
WWE favorites: Punk, Sheamus, Lesnar, Ambrose, Rollins, Reigns,
Del Rio, Orton, Bryan, Ziggler, Wyatt, Usos, Cesaro, Mysterio, Kane
DGPW: Doi, Yoshino, Tozawa, Yamato, Dragon Kid, BxB Hulk, Ricochet, Super Shisa
NJPW: Okada, Nakamura, Styles ROH: Briscoes, Fish and O'Reilly, Young Bucks
All-Time: Rock, Punk, Lesnar, Angle

KeepinItReal is offline   Reply With Quote