THREE AIN'T ENOUGH MAN I NEED FIVE!Ettore Ewen
(born March 1, 1986) is an American professional wrestler, competing in WWE
under the ring name of Big E Langston.
Prior to joining WWE, Ewen was a powerlifter, having won many championships and setting records at both state and national levels. Ewen joined WWE in 2009 and adopted the Langston moniker. He is the current Intercontinental Champion after defeating Curtis Axel
for the title on November 18, 2013, and is a former NXT champion.
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- The Artifact: One could argue, his theme song, which was ported from NXT along with him even though his five-count gimmick hasn't been so much as referenced during his time on the main roster.
- Boisterous Bruiser
- The Brute: To Dolph Ziggler, and then to AJ Lee.
- Carnival of Killers: Attempted by Vickie Guerrero, who put a bounty on Big E's head but defied by Dusty Rhodes who put a stop any further collection attempts after the first two failed.
- Charles Atlas Superpower: He's a nationally ranked powerlifter, with a max deadlift of about 800 pounds. Michael Cole once said during one of his matches that he uses a 400+ pound bench as his rep weight. He's very nearly in the class of Mark Henry (who, it's worth noting, outweighs him by 100 pounds or more), and that's saying quite a bit.
- Cloudcuckoolander: He doesn't say much, but when he does talk (or tweet, for that matter), it's pretty obvious that his personality is...let's say, a bit off-center. No wonder he and AJ Lee get along so well.
- The Comically Serious: Dips into this at points, mainly because he doesn't get to talk much on camera while Dolph Ziggler and AJ Lee are both pretty hammy.
- Early-Bird Cameo: Type 2 at Elimination Chamber 2012 where he appeared with other FCW wrestlers at John Cena's gym.
- Fan Nickname: Ryblack
- Finishing Move: The Big Ending - a jumping over-the-shoulder cutter.
- Fleeting Demographic Rule: His gimmick in NXT was beating down opponents enough for a five count pin as opposed to a three count, a gimmick made famous by King Kong Bundy.
- Heel-Face Turn: On the 10/18/13 Smackdown - after CM Punk beat him in a match, Paul Heyman showed up with Ryback and Curtis Axel to sarcastically congratulate Punk on beating a 'marginally talented rookie.' Big E didn't take kindly to this, and when Heyman sent Ryback and Axel down to the ring to pound on Punk, Axel got pounded on by Big E instead...
- Heroic Build: ...Well, yeah. The picture sort of says it all.
- Homage: The colors and lion insignia on his singlet are this to his heritage - Jamaican and Montserratian, to be exact.
- Incoming Ham: His ring entrance features quite a bit of barking, chest pounding, and LOTS of chalk. It's a bit Lebron James meets Titus O'Neil.
- Muscles Are Meaningful: In Big E's case, very, very meaningful. See Charles Atlas Superpower.
- Noodle Incident/The Unreveal: Exactly what the hell was Big E's former history with AJ Lee? We never found out.
- One of Us: A fan gave him a customized pony.
- Playing Against Type: WWE seems intent on pushing him as a no-nonsense aggressive brute, even though he seems to be playful and capable of cutting interesting if nonsensical promos. They are also keeping him in standard matches rather than using the five count gimmick that got him over prior.
- Scary Black Man: Double subversion. Because of his quirkiness, he doesn't fit the profile from a personality standpoint. At the same time, though... just look at him.
- The Stoic/The Quiet One: He was this for a couple weeks, and seemed to fit this gimmick full-on... and then he started talking, revealing that he is much more eccentric than your usual menacing big man.
- The Straight Man: Acted this to AJ Lee's craziness.
- There Is No Kill Like Overkill: Played with in his 'five-count' gimmick. To put it in layman's terms, he liked to beat opponents so thoroughly that he could score a pinfall of five counts instead of three - and in most cases, it worked.
- Token Good Teammate: Continued to wrestle as a face on NXT despite being affiliated with heels on Raw and Smackdown. For anyone watching both shows, this also caused Heel-Face Revolving Door.