History Wrestling / Kamala

9th Oct '17 10:18:20 AM Krendall
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* DentedIron: See DownerEnding below.



* DrugsAreBad: In his song "Push It" (see below under TakeThat), he explains that he never used steroids because he didn't want to mess up his body, adding "What might work for you might not work for me."

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* DrugsAreBad: In his song "Push It" (see below under TakeThat), he explains that he never used steroids because he didn't want to mess up his body, adding "What might work for you might not work for me."" [[{{Irony}} Unfortunately]], he messed his body up [[BigEater in another way]].



* TheGiant: It was part of his name, after all.

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* TheGiant: It was part of his name, after all.all, though he barely qualified height-wise (being billed as 6'7").
22nd Apr '17 7:14:01 AM Nick7689
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He is one the wrestlers who holds the distinction of having slammed Wrestling/AndreTheGiant before Wrestling/HulkHogan did it at Wrestlemania 3.
12th Apr '16 1:25:20 PM McJeff
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* ForeignWrestlingHeel: In his very early days as The Mississippi Mauler, he was an evil American wrestling in Great Britain.


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* ScaryBlackMan: As the Mississippi Mauler.
19th Nov '15 8:01:03 AM HighCrate
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** Tended toward MightyGlacier later.



* BadassBeard[=/=]BeardOfEvil
* BaldOfEvil: To help his skull paint
* BashBrothers: Giant Kamala II, Wrestling/KevinSullivan, WildSamoan Sika.

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* BadassBeard[=/=]BeardOfEvil
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BaldOfEvil: To help his skull paint
* %%* BashBrothers: Giant Kamala II, Wrestling/KevinSullivan, WildSamoan Sika.
23rd Feb '15 9:33:41 PM ultimomant
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* WrestlingDoesntPay: Sadly, a RealLife example. Also sad because he has cited MoneyDearBoy as his motivation for getting into wrestling in he first place.

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* WrestlingDoesntPay: Sadly, a RealLife example. Also sad because he has cited MoneyDearBoy as his motivation for getting into wrestling in he the first place.
14th Feb '15 6:28:47 PM ultimomant
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* DownerEnding: Forced to retire in November 2011 due to having one of his legs amputated because of diabetes.

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* DownerEnding: Forced to retire in November 2011 due to having one of his legs amputated because of diabetes. In April 2012, his right leg was amputated.
13th Sep '14 3:34:44 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* BaldOfEvil

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* BaldOfEvilBaldOfEvil: To help his skull paint



* CoolMask

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* CoolMaskCoolMask: As part of his entrance attire



* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Introduced to [=WWE=] on its Creator/USANetwork talk show ''Tuesday Night Titans'' in 1984 in an interview with manager [[Wrestling/FreddieBlassie "Classy" Freddie Blassie]] and his handler Friday[[note]]The gimmick was later renamed Kim Chee when Kamala returned in 1987, though Steve Lombardi was not in the mask at this point.[[/note]]. Blassie had brought a cage with a live chicken in it and said that it was time "for the chicken to do a disappearing act. He's going to eat him alive!," with host Vince [=McMahon=] [[BigNo saying "No! No! No!"]] as Friday opened the cage and Kamala reached for the chicken. Cut to Kamala still sitting on the couch with feathers around his mouth and [[MadEye a completely insane look in his eyes.]]

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Introduced to [=WWE=] on its Creator/USANetwork talk show ''Tuesday Night Titans'' in 1984 in an interview with manager [[Wrestling/FreddieBlassie "Classy" Freddie Blassie]] and his handler Friday[[note]]The gimmick was later renamed Kim Chee when Kamala returned in 1987, though Steve Lombardi was not in the mask at this point.[[/note]]. Blassie had brought a cage with a live chicken in it and said that it was time "for the chicken to do a disappearing act. He's going to eat him alive!," with host Vince [=McMahon=] [[BigNo saying "No! No! No!"]] as Friday opened the cage and Kamala reached for the chicken. Cut to Kamala still sitting on the couch with feathers around his mouth and [[MadEye [[EyeTake a completely insane look in his eyes.]]
26th Dec '13 7:35:38 PM JIKTV
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* HeelFaceTurn: Split from manager [[Characters/WWEManagers Harvey Wippleman]] and Kim Chee ([[Wrestling/SteveLombardi Steve "Brooklyn Brawler" Lombardi]] under a mask) in late 1992/early 1993 and sided with Reverend Slick, who told Kamala "You are a man!" and tried to teach him to bowl.

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* HeelFaceTurn: Split from manager [[Characters/WWEManagers Harvey Wippleman]] Wrestling/HarveyWippleman and Kim Chee ([[Wrestling/SteveLombardi Steve "Brooklyn Brawler" Lombardi]] under a mask) in late 1992/early 1993 and sided with Reverend Slick, who told Kamala "You are a man!" and tried to teach him to bowl.
24th Dec '13 11:15:42 PM JIKTV
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* DoNotAdjustYourSet: While doing commentary for during an early Kamala match in [=WWE=], [[Wrestling/VinceMcMahon Vince [=McMahon=]]] said, "Ladies and gentlemen, don't adjust your television sets!! This is KAMALA!!"

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* DoNotAdjustYourSet: While doing commentary for during an early Kamala match in [=WWE=], [[Wrestling/VinceMcMahon Vince [=McMahon=]]] Wrestling/{{Vince McMahon}} said, "Ladies and gentlemen, don't adjust your television sets!! This is KAMALA!!"
15th Dec '13 12:28:01 PM JIKTV
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* [[CaliforniaDoubling Uganda Doubling]]: The vignettes introducing him on the CWA's TV show were filmed in Jerry Jarrett's backyard.
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