WWE's Big Guy Breakdown
by, 05-08-2012 at 01:50 AM (4912 Views)
Hey guys Knox here hoping all is well. Today in wrestling, more specific, the WWE, big guys have been a lost cause. I'm going to quickly give my breakdown and analysis of every big guy on the WWE Roster.
Personally, I love the guy, but the gimmick is an all out joke. The reason why the gimmick sucks is because BRODUS CLAY CAN NOT DANCE. Simple as that. This gimmick worked for The Godfather, Ernest "The Cat" Miller, Flash Funk and Rikishi had some smooth dance moves but Clay just plain doesn't.
Not only that but he doesn't have enough personality to pull off the mic work that comes with a gimmick like that. Its just alot to work on with him but he has some good in him. Also, the squash matches are getting played out. People won't take him serious until they put him in competitive matches against other big guys and more established heels like The Miz, Alberto Del Rio and others.
I'd like for them to let him run with his dominant heel "House of Pain" gimmick that they gave to Mark Henry which was originally Brodus Clay's idea. He can pull that gimmick off.
This is my guy, I'm glad to see he finally won the big one. None the less, I'm looking forward to his retirement. He's lost that passion and just doesn't look like he's enjoying it any longer. I love the guy but just leave while you still have your health and be with your wife and little girl. He should be a first ballad hall of famer, he's paid his dues for over 15 years, job well done Mark.
What I loved about Mark is how he was booked to destroy Orton and it was actually believable. It was good television and Henry's mic work made that work. Henry is exceptionally well at heel promos and should be applauded for that. Good stuff Mark.
I grew up on this guy, seeing his career wind down is actually emotional. I love this guy. He knows the business and is a pioneer of it and might be the most respected man ever in the history of this business. Not too many colleagues, former colleagues or fans have anything bad to say about the Undertaker.
With that being said, he needs to only wrestle at Wrestlemania and that's it. We don't need him to be in any feuds unless it occurs at Mania. We love you Undertaker and most of us real fans are just looking out for your health.
I love Kane, I'll go out on a limb and say he's the greatest talking big man in the history of this business no doubt. The mask thing threw me off because we know its still the old Kane. I wanted him in a mask that doesn't reveal that its the same Kane because not knowing who's under the mask actually sells the gimmick.
When Kane first debuted in 97', everyone was hooked on that gimmick because we wanted to know who was under the mask. I would love to see the IWC today mark out trying to figure out who's under the mask but we all know its Kane.
He's amazing in the ring, a valuable asset but his time is winding down. Lets just make the best of it, I'm all for seeing Kane on television but I'd like to see him take a few mini breaks in between because he gets stale very quick.
This guy with a mic is a disaster but I like him. I don't think he's as green as people like to think. I think he has potential but at the end of the day, he's not marketable at all. People throw that Batista comparison out there but Batista was a hell of alot better. Plus he wasn't just muscle, he was solid on the mic and drew big time. Mason can be a good asset that plays his position but I don't see him being anything more than United States Champ.
He has a strong faith, a good God fearing man so we relate in that respect, but I don't think he has what it takes. I think they try to make him too much like Ahmed Johnson especially with the red trunks. He's green and the only move he really utilizes is the scoop slam. I think he just needs a fresh start and maybe lose a bit of the bodybuilder weight. Good guy but its not a big man's world these days which really sucks.
I'm a fan of his in ring work, he's improved big time in Japan but I don't like how they carried that gimmick to the WWE. He should try a different gimmick or maybe just keep the A-Train gimmick because we all know who he is and the commentators acknowledge the fact that he's a former WWE star. I just dislike the gimmick but he's awesome in the ring and he's slimmed down.
The Big Show:
I'm a huge Big Show fan, he's one of the greatest. From his work with WCW as the Giant, he's always been a solid draw and an amazing talent. The crowd loves him but its getting to that point where he might need to step away and maybe spend some time with his beautiful wife. I love Show but it seems like its hard for creative to find something for him but they continue to. I'd like to see him have one more big run as World Heavyweight Champion, he deserves and is a first ballad Hall of Famer.
The Great Khali:
He seems like a nice guy but he might be the most green wrestler in the history of this business. No disrespect, but him winning the World Championship was almost as bad as David Arquette winning the WCW Championship.
I don't know what to make of this. I was excited at first but I'm just really not a Lesnar fan and I never was. He's done some good things but he has this ego that even kayfabe can't hide. I get this impression that we just don't matter and we're living in his world. I get that same impression with Cm Punk as well.
Brock isn't getting the reaction I thought he was and that's not his fault, these kids don't really know who he is. But he's a guy that feels like he's bigger than this business. I hope he can give us something cool because I wanna like this guy, I really do.
I love this guy, great great great talent. I like what they're doing by making him a babyface but I'd like him to job out actual wrestlers instead of the no names. He has a great amount of potential and a great personality and should be World Champion sometime in his career, hopefully soon.
This is my favorite big guy and the future of wrestling and he's pretty much the reason I decided to right this blog. I'm going to treat you guys to some of his promos from FCW with his new gimmick. He's absolutely amazing, agile, quick and a powerhouse and truly is a "Army Tank with a Ferrari Engine". He should be a 5-Time WWE Champ one day and should be the top big man seeing as many of the guys I've mentioned above are near retirement or just plain don't got it. Check these videos out. He's a modern day Dusty Rhodes.
Hope you guys enjoyed this one. This one is simple, the big guys that we all grew up on are slowly coming to an end. The WWE needs that one or two big guys that really does it big time. I think those two guys are Husky Harris & Ryback hands down. Please leave feedback and let me know what you feel on the subject. As always its been a pleasure. Be safe guys, see ya next time. Until then.