History Wrestling / JohnBradshawLayfield

18th Mar '17 2:01:50 PM Galvatron29
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** At the same event he actually put over the athleticism of Rusev's victory over Jack Swagger, despite Rusev being an anti-American heel - but when Rusev kicked Zen Colter in the head after, JBL was audibly furious, angrily saying that Corner was a grandfather.

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** At the same event he actually put over the athleticism of Rusev's victory over Jack Swagger, despite Rusev being an anti-American heel - but when Rusev kicked Zen Colter in the head after, JBL was audibly furious, angrily saying that Corner Colter was a grandfather.
18th Mar '17 2:00:59 PM Galvatron29
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** At the same event he actually put over the athleticism of Rusev's victory over Jack Swagger, despite Rusev being an anti-American heel - but when Rusev kicked Zen Colter in the head after, JBL was audibly furious, angrily saying that Corner was a grandfather.
15th Mar '17 1:33:21 PM ultimomant
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** He absolutely cannot stand James Ellsworth.
2nd Mar '17 3:22:55 AM Galvatron29
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* GracefulLoser: Not often, but when he was proved wrong by John Cena winning the World Heavyweight Championship at Hell in a Cell 2013 (JBL had previously dismissed it as impossible due to the speed of Cena's return from a major injury) JBL calmly admitted he was wrong and led a round of applause for the new champion.
12th Jan '17 5:01:29 AM Galvatron29
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** He was dead against Kane and MVP's Inferno match at ''Armageddon'' 2006, stating while he was all for competition, actually setting another human being on fire was going too far.
10th Jan '17 9:59:29 AM Galvatron29
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** In more recent days, he despises the wrestlers' tendency to knock over his cowboy hat when they brawl near the broadcast table.

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** In more recent days, he despises the wrestlers' tendency to knock over his cowboy hat when they brawl near the broadcast table. Played for laughs at Night of Champions 2014: when Randy Orton makes a point of moving his hat out the way before back-suplexing Chris Jericho on the table, he visibly has no idea how to take it.
10th Jan '17 9:50:19 AM Galvatron29
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*** Claiming that Teddy Long was biased against King Booker in his 2006 series against Batista because Long was a racist. Both Long and Booker are African-American, making this one even more bizarre than normal.
12th Nov '16 5:01:23 PM nombretomado
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** As JBL, he's moderately racist against Asians and Latinos, Luchadores in particular. Ironically, his partner in APA was a former Black Muslim. Over the years, however, he's {{Zig Zagg|ingTrope}}ed the ''hell'' out of this trope, siding with almost all the heels, even the nonwhite or foreign ones. Then again, he despised Sylvan Grenier for being French-Canadian, despite Grenier being a heel. Then ''again'', he was a big fan of (also French-Canadian) Maryse Ouellet, and was even inspired to learn French by his adoration of her (of course, she ''was'' smoking hot). And he was sexually titillated by Wrestling/{{Melina}} Perez despite Melina being Mexican-American and looking it. When Michael Cole pointed out that he disliked Mexicans, JBL rationalized this by retorting: "JohnWayne had a Mexican wife; why couldn't I?" Basically, depending on the situation, he's whatever will make him out to be a StrawHypocrite.

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** As JBL, he's moderately racist against Asians and Latinos, Luchadores in particular. Ironically, his partner in APA was a former Black Muslim. Over the years, however, he's {{Zig Zagg|ingTrope}}ed the ''hell'' out of this trope, siding with almost all the heels, even the nonwhite or foreign ones. Then again, he despised Sylvan Grenier for being French-Canadian, despite Grenier being a heel. Then ''again'', he was a big fan of (also French-Canadian) Maryse Ouellet, and was even inspired to learn French by his adoration of her (of course, she ''was'' smoking hot). And he was sexually titillated by Wrestling/{{Melina}} Perez despite Melina being Mexican-American and looking it. When Michael Cole pointed out that he disliked Mexicans, JBL rationalized this by retorting: "JohnWayne "Creator/JohnWayne had a Mexican wife; why couldn't I?" Basically, depending on the situation, he's whatever will make him out to be a StrawHypocrite.
20th Oct '16 7:42:23 PM wanderlustwarrior
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* BreakupBreakout: After the APA's second breakup in 2004, Bradshaw reinvented himself as John "Bradshaw" Layfield (JBL).

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* BreakupBreakout: After the APA's second breakup in 2004, Bradshaw reinvented himself as John "Bradshaw" Layfield (JBL). Of course JBL would fare better by comparison because Ron Simmons was ''retiring'', but the JBL character perhaps did better than expected.
4th Oct '16 1:22:21 PM XingeseSoulReaper
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** Shown once again at ''Summerslam 2016'', having such a disgusted reaction to seeing Lesnar elbow Randy Orton's head repeatedly, opening it up; he vocally expressed anger by saying officials need to break it up, acting more as a face commentator than the face commentators present. After this, he continued his heel persona; giving the impression that JBL broke {{Kayfabe}} and was genuinely angered at Lesnar's actions.
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