Characters: WCW Bischoff
Lists the various wrestlers active during the Bischoff Era, from 1993 through 1996. Please limit associated tropes to that wrestler's time in WCW.
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Avalanche/The Shark (John Tenta) 1994-1997
Chris Benoit (1995-2000)
Booker T (Booker Tio Huffman, 1993-2001)
The Boss/The Guardian Angel/Big Bubba Rogers (Raymond Walter "Ray" Traylor, Jr., 1985-1987, 1993-1998)
Brother Bruti/The Butcher/The Zodiac/The Booty Man/The Disciple/etc. (Ed Harrison Leslie 1994-1999)
The Equalizer/Dave "Evad" Sullivan (William Dannenhauer) 1993-1995
- Animal Motif (as Dave Sullivan): Rabbits. His Finishing Move was an inverted Bear Hug called the "Bunny Hop."
- Friend to All Living Things: As Dave, he carried around a rabbit he named "Ralph."
- Arch-Enemy: The Nasty Boys, Kevin Sullivan, Diamond Dallas Page
- Fanboy: For Hulk Hogan, after his split with Kevin.
- L Is for Dyslexia: His gimmick as "Evad".
- Unrelated Brothers: With Kevin Sullivan
"Fit" Finlay (David John Finlay, Jr.) 1996-2001
- Blood Knight: His reason for joining the Hardcore division was "because it's there".
- Fighting Irish: Not played up as much as in WWE.
- Finishing Move: The Tombstone Piledriver.
- Garbage Wrestler: Not at first, but he was one of the forerunners in WCW's Hardcore Division.
- Red Baron: 'Fit' and 'The Belfast Bruiser'.
- Wrestling Family: Both Finlay's father and his grandfathers were professional wrestlers, and his sister was a referee.
Ice-Train/M.I. Smooth (Harold Hoag) 1993-1997, 2000-2001
Kamala the Ugandan Giant (James Harper Harris) 1995
Chris Kanyon (a.k.a Mortis, Chris "Champagne" Kanyon and "Positively" Kanyon) (Christopher Klucsaritis, 1995-2001)
Konnan (Carlos Santiago Espada Moises, 1990, 1996-2001)
Jean-Paul Levesque (Paul Levesque, 1994-1995)
Jushin Thunder Liger (山田恵一 Yamada Keiichi, 1991-1999)
Loch Ness (Martin Ruane) 1996
Dean Malenko (Shelly Dean Simon, 1995-2000)
Steve "Mongo" McMichael, 1995-1999
- American Football: For the Chicago Bears
- The Brute: For the Four Horsemen
- Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Disappeared in early 1999.
- Finishing Move: Mongo Spike (Tombstone Piledriver)
- Precious Puppy: He was a commentator first, and had his little dog Pepe with him.
- Wrestling Family: Was married to Debra.
Meng (Tonga 'Uli'uli Fifita, 1994-2001)
Mr. JL (Jerry Lynn, 1995-1997)
Rey Mysterio Jr (Oscar Gutierrez, 1996-2001)
Hugh Morrus/General Hugh G. Rection (William Charles "Bill" DeMott II]], 1995-2001)
Maxx Muscle (John Czawlytko, 1995-1997)
The Nasty Boys - Jerry Sags (Jerome Saganovich 1990, 1993-1997), Brian Knobbs (Brian Yandrisovitz 1990, 1993-1997, 1999-2001)
The Patriot (Del Wilkes) 1994-1995
Maxx Payne (Daryl Peterson, 1993-1994)
"Rowdy" Roddy Piper (Roderick "Roddy" George Toombs, 1996-2000)
Sgt. Craig Pittman (1993-1997)
- Arch-Enemy: Cobra (NWO Sting)
- Catch Phrase: "Beatings will continue until morale improves"
- Demoted to Extra/Jobber: He started out winning, but eventually became this.
- Drill Sergeant Nasty
- Finishing Move: Code Red (cross-armbreaker)
- Nice Hat
- Red Baron: "The Pit Bull"
- Semper Fi: He won several wrestling championships in the Marines. None in pro wrestling, though.
- Squash Match: He beat Cobra in a brisk 1:22 at WCW Fall Brawl 95.
Psicosis (Dionicio Castellanos Torres, 1996-2000)
The Public Enemy - Johnny Grunge and "Flyboy" Rocco Rock (Michael Durham and Theodore James "Ted" Petty, 1996-1998, 1999)
Lord Steven Regal (Darren Kenneth Matthews, 1992-1998, 1999-2000)
The Renegade (Richard Wilson) 1995-1998
- Captain Ersatz: For the Ultimate Warrior, as Hulk would show videos of him acting very much like Warrior with the apparent intention of making people believe that the Ultimate Warrior actually was coming in to WCW at the time.
- Demoted to Extra: After Diamond Dallas Page defeated him for the WCW World Television Title at WCW Fall Brawl 95 until he was released in December 1998.
- Downer Ending: Killed himself on February 23, 1999, two months after WCW released him.
- Finishing Move: Renegade Splash
Scotty Riggs (Scott Antol) 1993-1999
- Chippendales Dancers: The American Males' image.
- Eye Scream: Started wearing an eyepatch after Raven gave him the drop-toehold into a chair.
- The Fighting Narcissist: In 1999, after the Flock had been disbanded and he had been repackaged. During his match with Barry Horowitz on the October 2, 1999 WCW Saturday Night, he did a Rick Rude hip swivel and pointed to Heaven, as Rude had passed away on April 20th.
- Finishing Move: Flying Forearm
- The Jannetty: To Marcus Alexander Bagwell after he turned on Riggs to join the NWO.
- Power Stable: Raven's Flock
- Tag Team: The American Males, with Bagwell.
Paul Roma (Paul Centopani) 1993-1995
- Finishing Move: Top rope splash
- Jerkass/Small Name, Big Ego/Hoist by His Own Petard/Role Ending Misdemeanor: Canned for deliberately no-selling and sandbagging Alex Wright during their match at SuperBrawl V, to the point that Roma actually kicked out of Wright's fluke schoolboy rollup pin attempt, but the ref counted to three anyway.
- Power Stable: The Four Horsemen, inexplicably enough.
- Red Baron: "Pretty," leading to his Tag Team with "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff being given the name Pretty Wonderful
Sabu (Terry Michael Brunk) 1995
Randy Savage (Randall Mario Poffo, 1994-2000)
"Jungle" Jim Steele (Jim Rocha) 1993-1994
- Expy: WCW's second attempt (after Van Hammer and before the Renegade) to create their own version of the Ultimate Warrior. In this case, UW crossed with Tarzan.
- Finishing Move: Steele Trap.
- Jobber: Pretty much. He had one PPV match, a loss to the Equalizer at WCW SuperBrawl IV, and didn't get too many opportunities after that.
Stevie Ray (Lane Huffman, 1993-2001)
- Aloof Big Brother Bully: During his time in the nWo against Booker T.
- Angry Black Man
- Boisterous Bruiser
- Catch Phrase: Calling his opponents "Fruit Booties".
- Demoted to Extra: When WCW folded, he was doing colour commentary on Thunder.
- Finishing Move: The Slapjack (Pedigree)
- The Jannetty: Booker T is a much bigger name.
- Name of Cain: When Harlem Heat debuted, Booker was "Kole" and Stevie was "Kane."
- Scary Black Man
- Weapon of Choice: The Slapjack
Ultimo Dragon (浅井 嘉浩, Asai Yoshihiro, 1996-1998)
Alex Wright (Alexander Wright, 1994–2001)
- Blond Guys Are Evil: As a heel (except when he became Berlyn).
- Finishing Move: Neckbreaker
- Suplex Finisher: German suplex, naturally.
- Foreign Wrestling Heel: As a heel.
- Fun Personified: As a face.
- Joke Character: When hanging around Disco Inferno.
- Red Baron: 'Das Wunderkind' and 'The German Wrestling Machine'.
- Tag Team: The Boogie Knights, with Disco Inferno
- Wrestling Family: His father Steven and his uncle Bernie, who played heel manager J.R. Foley'snote "son" Athol in Stampede Wrestling.