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* Wrestling/BrayWyatt could be considered a Monster Clown of a sort. His clothing is much too colorful for such an angsty individual, he has a bone-chilling EvilLaugh, many of his speech patterns seem to have been inspired by Creator/HeathLedger's [[Film/TheDarkKnight Joker]], and he calls himself "the eater of worlds" - one of the titles Pennywise the Dancing Clown applies to himself in ''Literature/{{It}}''. Add a dash of Mister Rogers and you get his 2019 gimmick as the DepravedKidsShowHost of "Firefly Fun House", a run which ultimately culminated in [[spoiler: Bray becoming the Fiend, a monstrous demon with golden eyes and a literal, gash-mouthed clown mask]].

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* Wrestling/BrayWyatt could be considered a Monster Clown of a sort. His clothing is much too colorful for such an angsty individual, he has a bone-chilling EvilLaugh, many of his speech patterns seem to have been inspired by Creator/HeathLedger's [[Film/TheDarkKnight Joker]], and he calls himself "the eater of worlds" - one of the titles Pennywise the Dancing Clown applies to himself in ''Literature/{{It}}''. Add a dash of Mister Rogers and you get his 2019 gimmick as the DepravedKidsShowHost of "Firefly Fun House", a run which ultimately culminated in [[spoiler: Bray becoming the Fiend, a monstrous the monstrous, golden-eyed demon with golden eyes and a literal, gash-mouthed clown mask]].pictured above]].


* The ax happy Insane Clown Posse. And as of Wrestling/JuggaloChampionshipWrestling's founding, they now run their own promotion, which is humorous, but in a very ironic way. ([[SelfDeprecation They basically mock everything that is wrong with it on commentary]])

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* The ax happy Insane Clown Posse.Music/InsaneClownPosse. And as of Wrestling/JuggaloChampionshipWrestling's founding, they now run their own promotion, which is humorous, but in a very ironic way. ([[SelfDeprecation They basically mock everything that is wrong with it on commentary]])



* Devil Pierrot #1 and Devil Pierrot #2 are a monster clown tag team of Wrestling/{{HUSTLE}} fame.

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* Devil Pierrot #1 and Devil Pierrot #2 are a monster clown tag team of Wrestling/{{HUSTLE}} Wrestling/FightingOperaHUSTLE fame.


* Wrestling/BrayWyatt could be considered a Monster Clown of a sort. His clothing is much too colorful for such an angsty individual, he has a bone-chilling EvilLaugh, many of his speech patterns seem to have been inspired by Creator/HeathLedger's [[Film/TheDarkKnight Joker]], and he calls himself "the eater of worlds" - one of the titles Pennywise the Dancing Clown applies to himself in ''Literature/{{It}}''. Add a dash of Mister Rogers and you get his 2019 gimmick as the DepravedKidsShowHost of "Firefly Fun House", complete with unnerving mask for the dark moments,

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* Wrestling/BrayWyatt could be considered a Monster Clown of a sort. His clothing is much too colorful for such an angsty individual, he has a bone-chilling EvilLaugh, many of his speech patterns seem to have been inspired by Creator/HeathLedger's [[Film/TheDarkKnight Joker]], and he calls himself "the eater of worlds" - one of the titles Pennywise the Dancing Clown applies to himself in ''Literature/{{It}}''. Add a dash of Mister Rogers and you get his 2019 gimmick as the DepravedKidsShowHost of "Firefly Fun House", complete a run which ultimately culminated in [[spoiler: Bray becoming the Fiend, a monstrous demon with unnerving mask for the dark moments,golden eyes and a literal, gash-mouthed clown mask]].


* Wrestling/BrayWyatt could be considered a Monster Clown of a sort. His clothing is much too colorful for such an angsty individual, he has a bone-chilling EvilLaugh, many of his speech patterns seem to have been inspired by Creator/HeathLedger's [[Film/TheDarkKnight Joker]], and he calls himself "the eater of worlds" - one of the titles Pennywise the Dancing Clown applies to himself in ''Literature/{{It}}''.

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* Wrestling/BrayWyatt could be considered a Monster Clown of a sort. His clothing is much too colorful for such an angsty individual, he has a bone-chilling EvilLaugh, many of his speech patterns seem to have been inspired by Creator/HeathLedger's [[Film/TheDarkKnight Joker]], and he calls himself "the eater of worlds" - one of the titles Pennywise the Dancing Clown applies to himself in ''Literature/{{It}}''. Add a dash of Mister Rogers and you get his 2019 gimmick as the DepravedKidsShowHost of "Firefly Fun House", complete with unnerving mask for the dark moments,

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* Coco Blanco, a clown with a fanged mask who later became a part of Los Payasos IWRG with the similar Cocochips, Cocolores, Coco Rojo and Coco Verde. Verde, Blanco and Rojo later wrestled for Wrestling/{{AAA}}, Wrestling/{{CMLL}} and [[Wrestling/DragonGate Toryumon]] as Los Payasos Tricolor.
* Wrestling/DoinkTheClown in the {{Wrestling/WW|E}}F, until his [[HeelFaceTurn face turn]]. Then it went downhill fast. Doink also gets point for [[AwesomeMusic/ProfessionalWrestling the coolest entrance theme ever]], which started with the first few bars of "Entrance of the Gladiators" (aka the StandardSnippet for clowns) before turning into a very bass-heavy, very ''evil'' piece dotted with {{Evil Laugh}}ter. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhRnWMBcNQQ Have a listen]].
* Los Payasos Diabolicos, a {{legacy|character}} group that has spread the fear of clown throughout many Mexican feds.
* The ax happy Insane Clown Posse. And as of Wrestling/JuggaloChampionshipWrestling's founding, they now run their own promotion, which is humorous, but in a very ironic way. ([[SelfDeprecation They basically mock everything that is wrong with it on commentary]])
* An episode of ''[[Wrestling/WWESmackdown SmackDown]]'' in April 2000 had the Mean Street Posse posing as a trio of circus clowns during a hardcore title match when they ambushed Crash Holly.
* Dead Clown, Psycho Clown, Murder Clown and Monster Clown of Wrestling/{{AAA}} are {{most definitely not| a villain}} examples of this trope, {{not}}. Neither is [[MiniMook mini clown]]!
* Cabal, one half of Gateway Championship Wrestling's [[LegacyCharacter version]] of Nightbreed and a member of the Diabolic Khaos stable, combined this trope with TheGiant. Think masked Wrestling/{{Kane}} as a clown.
* Devil Pierrot #1 and Devil Pierrot #2 are a monster clown tag team of Wrestling/{{HUSTLE}} fame.
* Subverted by Wrestling/{{Sting}} in Wrestling/{{TNA}} during his 2011 war against the Immortal faction. Slathering over his trademark black lipstick with a grotesquely smeared red GlasgowGrin, playing pranks, and [[TheHyena laughing and carrying on maniacally]], he ''seemed'' to be a Monster Clown but was actually more of a LovableRogue playing mind games with the villains.
* A mass baby {{face}} example on the July 14, 2011 addition of TNA Impact when Wrestling/{{Fortune}} took up clown gear to take out Immortal for Sting.
* Wrestling/BrayWyatt could be considered a Monster Clown of a sort. His clothing is much too colorful for such an angsty individual, he has a bone-chilling EvilLaugh, many of his speech patterns seem to have been inspired by Creator/HeathLedger's [[Film/TheDarkKnight Joker]], and he calls himself "the eater of worlds" - one of the titles Pennywise the Dancing Clown applies to himself in ''Literature/{{It}}''.
* In 2014, "The World Famous" Wrestling/{{Kana|koUrai}} started wearing clown makeup and became a "consultant" for joshi fed REINA. Soon enough, she used her new [[ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem authority]], and [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney money]], to give herself a title belt and form a [[PowerStable stable]] known as Piero-gun.
* TNA's Menagerie stable is often flanked by two giant clown guards. The clown who actually wrestles, Crazy Steve is ''not'' an example of this trope however.

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