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Old 01-30-2013, 07:45 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Agree with the person who said Barrett's bare-knuckle fighter gimmick. It's not pointless in that it sucks, but that WWE is doing absolutely nothing with it. You have these awesome hype-packages for his return, but aside of him growing a beard, doing a punching taunt and using the elbow, nothing about him has changed. His music is still garbage (or slightly remixed garbage) and he still comes out with the cape and flower. His attitude and character is virtually the same as before injury and besides the Bullhammer, the "fighter" gimmick isn't as obvious as it should be. It's a fucking awesome gimmick and he should be doing things like he was doing into the video packages--something like him starting his own Fight Club with some of the other superstars. But alas, that would be far too good for WWE to run with.
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Old 01-30-2013, 10:03 PM   #15 (permalink)
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or back story.

I'm going with the Cesaro Rugby player background?

WTF is the point of this. Rugby isn't that big in Switzerland and its not like Cesaro uses the gimmick. Why not just say he was a big deal in Europe who was banned from several leagues for being too agressive

It may be pointless, but it got the All Blacks and Buck Shelford mentioned on WWE programming (cheers JBL)!!!

Since I'm from NZ, I'm perfectly happy with that!
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Agree with the person who said Barrett's bare-knuckle fighter gimmick. It's not pointless in that it sucks, but that WWE is doing absolutely nothing with it. You have these awesome hype-packages for his return, but aside of him growing a beard, doing a punching taunt and using the elbow, nothing about him has changed. His music is still garbage (or slightly remixed garbage) and he still comes out with the cape and flower. His attitude and character is virtually the same as before injury and besides the Bullhammer, the "fighter" gimmick isn't as obvious as it should be. It's a fucking awesome gimmick and he should be doing things like he was doing into the video packages--something like him starting his own Fight Club with some of the other superstars. But alas, that would be far too good for WWE to run with.
Barretts bare knuckle boxing career isn't a gimmick. It's legit. Like Angle's wrestling and Lesnar's MMA.

The WWE doesn't need go overboard with his gimmick. But every once in a while he should get pissed and KO or TKO someone.

The Cesaro rugby gimmick was 100% WWE BS. I cringed when I heard he was a former Rugby player who got booted for excessive violence. That was the same thing with the Goon.

If the gimmick had some merit I'd understand.

Like a former Soccer Player... Whose go to move was a punt kick to the head. But even that would be LAME
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Wade Barrett as a bare knuckle fighter. Nothing wrong with the gimmick itself, but it's pointless if they're not going to present him as one. He should be wearing jeans instead of wrestling trunks and winning matches by KO. He should be challenging people to car park fights and brawling with anyone, anywhere. But no, they just have him as a generic wresting heel.
Ugh, yes. He grew a beard, uses an elbow shot as a finisher, and has a fighting stance. That's all that the supposed gimmick is now. I'm a Barrett fan, but Jesus, this gimmick is so damn boring compared to where he was before the elbow injury.
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or back story.

I'm going with the Cesaro Rugby player background?

WTF is the point of this. Rugby isn't that big in Switzerland and its not like Cesaro uses the gimmick. Why not just say he was a big deal in Europe who was banned from several leagues for being too agressive
i wonder could he use Rugby Union/Rugby League tackle? there's variation of tackle and Cesaro could add more move after he made the tackle.
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Wade Barrett as a bare knuckle fighter. Nothing wrong with the gimmick itself, but it's pointless if they're not going to present him as one. He should be wearing jeans instead of wrestling trunks and winning matches by KO. He should be challenging people to car park fights and brawling with anyone, anywhere. But no, they just have him as a generic wresting heel.

He's a wrestler. I really hate how the WWE allows guys to wear jean shorts.

UFC limits what Fighters can wear, the WWE should really do the same.

Jeans are constricting.


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Agree with the person who said Barrett's bare-knuckle fighter gimmick. It's not pointless in that it sucks, but that WWE is doing absolutely nothing with it. You have these awesome hype-packages for his return, but aside of him growing a beard, doing a punching taunt and using the elbow, nothing about him has changed. His music is still garbage (or slightly remixed garbage) and he still comes out with the cape and flower. His attitude and character is virtually the same as before injury and besides the Bullhammer, the "fighter" gimmick isn't as obvious as it should be. It's a fucking awesome gimmick and he should be doing things like he was doing into the video packages--something like him starting his own Fight Club with some of the other superstars. But alas, that would be far too good for WWE to run with.
I just saw this picture:

I've said a thousand times Wade Barrett should have a gangster-mercenary manipulator guy from the streets gimmick.
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