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After watching some Sting matches from the early '90s, I realized something that I never did before... for being a pretty big guy, Sting was very agile during his beach-blonde days.

What are some wrestlers that surprised you because of their unexpected agility?

Sting - His entire move-set during the '90s was very entertaining.

Sean 'O Haire - It only took one match of his back in WCW for me to realize how talented he was in the ring. He had an amazing Swanton Bomb.

Undertaker - I've been amazed that Taker has never botched when he would do his little walking on the top-rope routine. His Flying Clothesline is also pretty damn amazing also.

Bam Bam Bigelow - Moonsaults off the top-rope, nuff' said.

Vader, Brock Lesnar, Hugh Morris, Scott Norton, and Rikishi.
 

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Kane back in the day was agile as hell. Flying clotheslines off Steel Cages, Leg Drops off the stage etc. He wasn't afraid to duke it out.

Rikishi was fast for the fat guy he was and is. He certainly knew how to back that ass up!

Umaga to was fast.

Mark Jindrak too.

there are loads but most have been said.
 

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I never actually witnessed this, but the Big Show supposedly had the ability to do a moonsault back in his WCW days.
 

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The most recent one is Husky Harris.
 
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Always felt Mike Knox was fast and agile for such a big guy
 

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Kane back in the day, whether it be a flying clothesline off the cage to X-Pac, or pulling off enzuguiris pretty much to perfection
 

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when i first saw that big fat, i think it was Hugh Morris did the moonsault i was like OMG
 

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Knox could do STANDING moonsaults... Long leave THAT BEARD!
 

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I like both Knox and Husky Harris from the modern era for how deceivingly agile they are. They look like big brutes, but they're capable of taking to the air or hitting you with high bursts of speed as well. It's great, and it makes for an intimidating type of offense.

In the past, Bigelow definately broke the mold. If people thought Jerry Blackwell was agile, then Bigelow blew their minds. Blackwell was getting praise for using dropkicks, while Bam Bam brought cartwheels and friggin' moonsaults to the dance. It was incredibly unique.

The same can be said for Vader, although he rose to prominence a little later. Even so, Vader's legacy stems from two things - fantastic booking for such a long period of time, and the fact that he worked very stiff.

Other than that, it's hard to draw a line of reasoning between his success and Bigelow's lack of it.
 

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Mike Awesome is another great example. Thanks for bringing him up scottishman.
 

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Yokozuna was rather quick on his feet for a man of his monstrous size. Another that I can think of is Viscera with his spinning wheel kick was rather nice to see from a guy of his size.
 

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Vader, Bam Bam, Awesome, Kane, Undertaker, and Umaga are all surprisingly agile.
 
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