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!!! Brad Armstrong (Robert Bradley "Brad" James, 1984-1995, 1997-2000)
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* CaptainErsatz: As Arachnaman for ''Franchise/{{Spider Man}}'' and Buzzkill (in part) for his brother, [[Wrestling/{{DGenerationX}} the Road Dogg]]. The latter was lampshaded during a backstage vignette setting up the character, where Brad asked Wrestling/VinceRusso when he'd get a shot, and Vince replied, "When you get a personality like your brother!" As it turned out, he got a personality very much like his brother's. It didn't help.
** Arachnaman was aborted early once Marvel Comics got wind of it and threatened to sue.
* CoolMask: As of the Dos Hombres, Fantasia / Badstreet, the Freedom Fighter and Arachnaman.
* IHaveManyNames: In addition to his own, there was one of the Dos Hombres, Fantasia, Badstreet, the Freedom Fighter, Arachnaman, B.A. and Buzzkill.
* NewAgeRetroHippie: As Buzzkill
* PartsUnknown: As Arachnaman, he came from Web City.
* RedBaron: 'Candyman'
* WhiteGangbangers: As B.A. in the No Limit Soldiers.
* WrestlingFamily: A member of the Armstrong wrestling family.

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!!! Brad Armstrong Wrestling/BradArmstrong (Robert Bradley "Brad" James, 1984-1995, 1997-2000)
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* CaptainErsatz: As Arachnaman for ''Franchise/{{Spider Man}}'' and Buzzkill (in part) for his brother, [[Wrestling/{{DGenerationX}} the Road Dogg]]. The latter was lampshaded during a backstage vignette setting up the character, where Brad asked Wrestling/VinceRusso when he'd get a shot, and Vince replied, "When you get a personality like your brother!" As it turned out, he got a personality very much like his brother's. It didn't help.
** Arachnaman was aborted early once Marvel Comics got wind of it and threatened to sue.
* CoolMask: As of the Dos Hombres, Fantasia / Badstreet, the Freedom Fighter and Arachnaman.
* IHaveManyNames: In addition to his own, there was one of the Dos Hombres, Fantasia, Badstreet, the Freedom Fighter, Arachnaman, B.A. and Buzzkill.
* NewAgeRetroHippie: As Buzzkill
* PartsUnknown: As Arachnaman, he came from Web City.
* RedBaron: 'Candyman'
* WhiteGangbangers: As B.A. in the No Limit Soldiers.
* WrestlingFamily: A member of the Armstrong wrestling family.


!!! Tom Zenk (Thomas Erwin "Tom" Zenk, 1989-1994)
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* {{Face}}
* FinishingMove: Sleeper
* RedBaron: 'The Z-Man'
* SomethingPerson
* TagTeam: With Brian Pillman
* WrestlingDoesntPay: A wrestling bodybuilder (other than Lex Luger).
* XtremeKoolLetterz

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!!! Tom Zenk Wrestling/TomZenk (Thomas Erwin "Tom" Zenk, 1989-1994)
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* {{Face}}
* FinishingMove: Sleeper
* RedBaron: 'The Z-Man'
* SomethingPerson
* TagTeam: With Brian Pillman
* WrestlingDoesntPay: A wrestling bodybuilder (other than Lex Luger).
* XtremeKoolLetterz
1989-1994)


!!! The Samoan Savage (Sam Fatu) 1989-1990

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!!! [[Wrestling/TheTongaKid The Samoan Savage Savage]] (Sam Fatu) 1989-1990


!!! The Samoan Swat Team

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!!! [[Wrestling/TheHeadshrinkers The Samoan Swat TeamTeam]]



* ThemeSong: Creator/JohnCarpenter's "''Franchise/{{Halloween}}'' Theme"
* WildSamoan
* WrestlingFamily

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* ThemeSong: Creator/JohnCarpenter's "''Franchise/{{Halloween}}'' Theme"
* WildSamoan
* WrestlingFamily

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!!! [[Wrestling/TomBrandi Johnny Gunn]] (Tom Brandi) 1992-1993


!!! Norman the Lunatic[=/=]Trucker Norm (Michael Shaw) 1989-1991
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* BeardOfEvil[=/=]BadassBeard
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: As Norman the Lunatic
* CompanionCube: Carried a Toys/TeddyBear around.
* HeelFaceTurn: Switched from being managed by Teddy Long to teaming with the Road Warriors.
* InstitutionalApparel: Wore pajamas from a mental hospital as Norman the Lunatic.
* NoodleIncident: Teddy Long once cut a promo where he said, "Norman didn't do it! Don't blame Norman"...while Norman in the background had put a garbage pail over his head and was tapping it with a hammer.
* PartsUnknown (as Norman the Lunatic): "State Hospital"
* SquashMatch: Debuted this way, flattening Mike Justice in 47 seconds at ''NWA Clash of the Champions VII.''
* WrestlingDoesntPay: As Trucker Norm. Explained by "Captain" Mike Rotunda that Norman's father, a trucker, had died and so Norm was taking up the role himself in tribute.

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!!! [[Wrestling/MikeShaw Norman the Lunatic[=/=]Trucker Norm Norm]] (Michael Shaw) 1989-1991
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* BeardOfEvil[=/=]BadassBeard
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: As Norman the Lunatic
* CompanionCube: Carried a Toys/TeddyBear around.
* HeelFaceTurn: Switched from being managed by Teddy Long to teaming with the Road Warriors.
* InstitutionalApparel: Wore pajamas from a mental hospital as Norman the Lunatic.
* NoodleIncident: Teddy Long once cut a promo where he said, "Norman didn't do it! Don't blame Norman"...while Norman in the background had put a garbage pail over his head and was tapping it with a hammer.
* PartsUnknown (as Norman the Lunatic): "State Hospital"
* SquashMatch: Debuted this way, flattening Mike Justice in 47 seconds at ''NWA Clash of the Champions VII.''
* WrestlingDoesntPay: As Trucker Norm. Explained by "Captain" Mike Rotunda that Norman's father, a trucker, had died and so Norm was taking up the role himself in tribute.
1989-1991


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!!! Paul Orndorff (Paul Parlette Orndorff, Jr., 1990, 1992-2000)

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!!! Paul Orndorff Wrestling/PaulOrndorff (Paul Parlette Orndorff, Jr., 1990, 1992-2000)



* BerserkButton: Completely flipped out when the fans would call him Paula.
* DemotedToExtra: As a WCW road agent and trainer from 1995-2000.
* TheFightingNarcissist: As a heel
* OneSteveLimit: Averted with him and his tag team partner 'Pretty' Paul Roma in "[[BreadEggsBreadedEggs Pretty Wonderful]]"
* RedBaron: 'Mr. Wonderful'
* ReluctantRetiree: He had to do this several times due to his recurring injuries he sustained in Wrestling/{{WWE}}.
* SmallNameBigEgo: As a heel
* WrestlingFamily: His brother Terry had a small career in Mid-South.


* PowerStable: The Dangerous Alliance and the Bluebloods.

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* PowerStable: The Dangerous Alliance Wrestling/TheDangerousAlliance and the Bluebloods.



* PowerStable: A member of [[Wrestling/PaulHeyman the Dangerous Alliance]] and the Old Age Outlaws.

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* PowerStable: A member of [[Wrestling/PaulHeyman the Dangerous Alliance]] Wrestling/TheDangerousAlliance and the Old Age Outlaws.


!!! Johnny B. Badd (Marc Mero, 1991-1996)
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* CampStraight: Just like the man of whom he is a copy.
* DiscoDan
* TheFightingNarcissist
* GorgeousGeorge: A rare {{Face}} example.
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed[=/=]CaptainErsatz: For Music/LittleRichard
* PunnyName: His stage name is a homage to the Music/ChuckBerry song "Johnny B. Goode."
* RaceLift: Caucasian (albeit darker skinned) Mero playing decidedly black Johnny B. Badd
* WrestlingFamily: Was married to Wrestling/{{Sable}}. His brother Joel was a {{Jobber}} in WCW as Tony Vendetta.
* XtremeKoolLetterz: ''Badd.''

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!!! [[Wrestling/MarcMero Johnny B. Badd Badd]] (Marc Mero, 1991-1996)
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* CampStraight: Just like the man of whom he is a copy.
* DiscoDan
* TheFightingNarcissist
* GorgeousGeorge: A rare {{Face}} example.
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed[=/=]CaptainErsatz: For Music/LittleRichard
* PunnyName: His stage name is a homage to the Music/ChuckBerry song "Johnny B. Goode."
* RaceLift: Caucasian (albeit darker skinned) Mero playing decidedly black Johnny B. Badd
* WrestlingFamily: Was married to Wrestling/{{Sable}}. His brother Joel was a {{Jobber}} in WCW as Tony Vendetta.
* XtremeKoolLetterz: ''Badd.''


!!! Wrestling/TheGreatMuta (武藤 敬司, Muto Keiji) 1989-1990, 1993-2000

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!!! Wrestling/TheGreatMuta [[Wrestling/KeijiMutoh The Great Muta]] (武藤 敬司, Muto Keiji) 1989-1990, 1993-2000

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![[center: [-[[Characters/{{WCW}} Main Index]] |[[Characters/WCWCrockett Crockett Era]]|WCW-NWA Era | [[Characters/WCWBischoff Bischoff Era]] | [[Characters/DungeonOfDoom The Dungeon Of Doom]] | [[Characters/WCWInvasion nWo Invasion Era]] | [[Characters/NewWorldOrder The nWo]] | [[Characters/WCWFinalYears WCW Final Years]] | [[Characters/WCWFemaleTalent Nitro Girls, Female Wrestlers and Valets]] | [[Characters/WCWManagers Managers]] | [[Characters/WCWCommentators Announcers, Commentators and Authority Figures]]-]]]




!!! [[Wrestling/MickFoley Cactus Jack]] (Michael Francis "Mick" Foley, Sr.) 1991-1994



!!! Masahiro Chono (蝶野 正洋, Chono Masahiro, 1991-1992, 1995-2000)
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* BadassLongcoat
* CoolShades
* FinishingMove: STF
* ForeignWrestlingHeel
* PowerStable: The [[Wrestling/NewWorldOrder NWO]].
* ShortHairWithTail: Chono's mullet.
* UrExample: First Japanese wrestler to join the NWO.
* {{Yakuza}}: Actually part of his gimmick. He uses a running kick to the head that's known as the "Mafia Kick" or the "Yakuza Kick."

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!!! Masahiro Chono Wrestling/MasahiroChono (蝶野 正洋, Chono Masahiro, 1991-1992, 1995-2000)
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* BadassLongcoat
* CoolShades
* FinishingMove: STF
* ForeignWrestlingHeel
* PowerStable: The [[Wrestling/NewWorldOrder NWO]].
* ShortHairWithTail: Chono's mullet.
* UrExample: First Japanese wrestler to join the NWO.
* {{Yakuza}}: Actually part of his gimmick. He uses a running kick to the head that's known as the "Mafia Kick" or the "Yakuza Kick."
1995-2000)



* BreakupBreakout: During the time Jim Crockett Promotions was becoming WCW, he was the only one in Wrestling/TheMidnightExpress that found some long term success.



!!! Tatsumi Fujinami (藤波 辰爾, Fujinami Tatsumi, 1991-1992)
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* ForeignWrestlingHeel: In WCW at least.
* NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught: How he beat Ric Flair for the NWA world title.
* OurDragonsAreDifferent
* RedBaron: ''Honoo no Hiryū'' ("Dragon of the Flame")
* SignatureMove: The Dragon Sleeper
* SuplexFinisher: The Dragon Suplex
* UrExample: Innovated the Dragon Sleeper and the Dragon Suplex
* WrestlingFamily: His son Leona competes for the [=Dradition=] promotion in Japan.

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!!! Tatsumi Fujinami Wrestling/TatsumiFujinami (藤波 辰爾, Fujinami Tatsumi, 1991-1992)
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* ForeignWrestlingHeel: In WCW at least.
* NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught: How he beat Ric Flair for the NWA world title.
* OurDragonsAreDifferent
* RedBaron: ''Honoo no Hiryū'' ("Dragon of the Flame")
* SignatureMove: The Dragon Sleeper
* SuplexFinisher: The Dragon Suplex
* UrExample: Innovated the Dragon Sleeper and the Dragon Suplex
* WrestlingFamily: His son Leona competes for the [=Dradition=] promotion in Japan.



!!! The Great Muta (武藤 敬司, Muto Keiji) 1989-1990, 1993-2000
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* ArchEnemy: Wrestling/{{Sting}}
* CostumePorn
* FacialMarkings
* ForeignWrestlingHeel
* IHaveTheHighGround[=/=]DeathFromAbove: His moonsault
* [[IKnowKarate I Know Judo]]
* ImprobableWeaponUser: [[AHandfulForAnEye The Asian mist]]
* PowerStable: Gary Hart's J-Tex International and the NWO.

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!!! The Great Muta Wrestling/TheGreatMuta (武藤 敬司, Muto Keiji) 1989-1990, 1993-2000
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* ArchEnemy: Wrestling/{{Sting}}
* CostumePorn
* FacialMarkings
* ForeignWrestlingHeel
* IHaveTheHighGround[=/=]DeathFromAbove: His moonsault
* [[IKnowKarate I Know Judo]]
* ImprobableWeaponUser: [[AHandfulForAnEye The Asian mist]]
* PowerStable: Gary Hart's J-Tex International and the NWO.
1993-2000



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!!! [[Wrestling/MickFoley Cactus Jack]] (Michael Francis "Mick" Foley, Sr.) 1991-1994
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* OneSteveLimit: Averted with him and his tag team partner 'Pretty' Paul Roma in "[[PortmanteauCoupleName Pretty Wonderful]]"

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* OneSteveLimit: Averted with him and his tag team partner 'Pretty' Paul Roma in "[[PortmanteauCoupleName "[[BreadEggsBreadedEggs Pretty Wonderful]]"



* BreakupBreakout: Butch was on the short end of this to his tag team partner, Wrestling/RonSimmons, who went on to become WCW's first Black World Champion, and later continued his career in WWF/E.



* BreakupBreakout: Parker, after Wright retired.



* BreakupBreakout: Was on the short end of this to his brother Scott. Ironically during the time that he and Scott were a tag team, he was considered the more interesting of the two. After the team broke up however, Rick lost the feud with Scott soundly, floundered in the upper midcard for a while, and then turned heel. Although he had decent face charisma, as a heel he was a heat vacuum.



* BreakupBreakout: Was on the short end of this compared to his tag team partner, Brian Pillman.


* CompanionCube: Carried a Toys/TeddyBear around.



* Toys/TeddyBear: Carried one around as both Norman the Lunatic and as Trucker Norm


!!! [[Wrestling/TheGiantGonzalez El Gigante (Jorge González)]] 1990-1992

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!!! [[Wrestling/TheGiantGonzalez [[Wrestling/GiantGonzalez El Gigante (Jorge González)]] 1990-1992

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