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* TheGiant: [[CaptainObvious Well, duh.]] It's only what his ''name'' meant in Spanish. At 7'7, he was the second tallest person to ever wrestle (technically the tallest to wrestle on regular basis, as 8'3 Edouard Beaupre only wrestled one match in his entire life), noticeably dwarfing Wrestling/TheUndertaker during their feud. Mind you, the guy didn't have much in the way of wrestling ability and he was [[GentleGiant too nice of a guy]] to convincingly pull off the "vicious monster" character that he was given. Still, it would be hard not to feel scared going up against this guy.

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* TheGiant: [[CaptainObvious Well, duh.]] duh. It's only what his ''name'' meant in Spanish. At 7'7, he was the second tallest person to ever wrestle (technically the tallest to wrestle on regular basis, as 8'3 Edouard Beaupre only wrestled one match in his entire life), noticeably dwarfing Wrestling/TheUndertaker during their feud. Mind you, the guy didn't have much in the way of wrestling ability and he was [[GentleGiant too nice of a guy]] to convincingly pull off the "vicious monster" character that he was given. Still, it would be hard not to feel scared going up against this guy.


* HijackedByGanon: Debuted at the 1993 ''Wrestling/RoyalRumble'' as [[Wrestling/HarveyWippleman Dr. Harvey Wippleman]]'s revenge for how the Undertaker's win over Wrestling/{{Kamala}} at ''Wrestling/SurvivorSeries 92'' caused Kamala to turn face.

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* HijackedByGanon: Debuted at the 1993 ''Wrestling/RoyalRumble'' as [[Wrestling/HarveyWippleman Dr. Harvey Wippleman]]'s revenge for how the Undertaker's win over Wrestling/{{Kamala}} at ''Wrestling/SurvivorSeries 92'' caused Kamala to turn face.face and side with [[Wrestling/{{Slick}} Reverend Slick]].

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->'''''[[MemeticMutation "I WANT DA BELT!"]]'''''

Jorge González (January 31, 1966 September 22, 2010) was an UsefulNotes/{{Argentin|a}}ian UsefulNotes/{{basketball}} player, {{professional wrestl|ing}}er and actor known for his work for Wrestling/{{WCW}} and Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling as El Gigante and for Wrestling/{{WWE}} as Giant González. He is remembered, unfortunately, for being one of the worst professional wrestlers of all time. He debuted for WCW in 1990, after an injury ended his basketball aspirations. While he never won a title, he came in second behind [[Wrestling/StoneColdSteveAustin "Stunning" Steve Austin]] for ''Pro Wrestling Illustrated'''s "Rookie of the Year" Award for 1990. He left WCW in 1992 and arrived in WWE at ''Wrestling/RoyalRumble 1993'', surprising everyone by eliminating Wrestling/TheUndertaker. At ''Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} IX'', he became the third victim of The Undertaker's Streak, losing by disqualification for using an ether-soaked rag on Taker. He left after losing the feud and went back to New Japan, and had his last match for Wrestling/GenichiroTenryu's Wrestle Association R promotion in 1995. He died of diabetes and severe heart issues on September 22, 2010 at the age of 44, after years confined to a wheelchair.

As usual, you can find the basics at [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jorge_Gonz%C3%A1lez_(wrestler) The Other Wiki]].
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!!"I WANT DA TROPES!"
* ArchEnemy: (as El Gigante) [[Wrestling/SidEudy Sid Vicious]], Wrestling/TheOneManGang; (as Giant Gonzalez) Wrestling/TheUndertaker
* BeardOfEvil: As Giant Gonzalez. He was a clean-shaven {{Face}} as El Gigante.
* BigDamnHeroes: In EVERY sense of the words. At ''WCW [=WrestleWar=] 91'', February 24, 1991, Wrestling/TheFourHorsemen (Wrestling/RicFlair[=/=]Wrestling/BarryWindham[=/=][[Wrestling/SidEudy Sid Vicious]][=/=]Larry Zbyszko [subbing for the injured Wrestling/ArnAnderson) defeated Wrestling/{{Sting}}[=/=]Wrestling/BrianPillman[=/=]The Steiner Brothers (Rick and Wrestling/{{Scott|Steiner}}) in [[GimmickMatches War Games]] when Sid knocked out Pillman by hitting his head on the ceiling of the cage while going for his [[FinishingMove Powerbomb]]. Gigante ran to the ring and threw in the towel to make the save for Pillman.
* DavidVersusGoliath: Inverted when he won a SquashMatch. While Sid, The One Man Gang and The Undertaker were considered giants during their active careers, they became Davids by default against Gonzalez.
* FinishingMove: (as El Gigante) Clawhold; (as Giant Gonzalez) Chokeslam
* TheGiant: [[CaptainObvious Well, duh.]] It's only what his ''name'' meant in Spanish. At 7'7, he was the second tallest person to ever wrestle (technically the tallest to wrestle on regular basis, as 8'3 Edouard Beaupre only wrestled one match in his entire life), noticeably dwarfing Wrestling/TheUndertaker during their feud. Mind you, the guy didn't have much in the way of wrestling ability and he was [[GentleGiant too nice of a guy]] to convincingly pull off the "vicious monster" character that he was given. Still, it would be hard not to feel scared going up against this guy.
* GimmickMatches:
** He sent Sid out of WCW by defeating him in a Stretcher Match at ''WCW [=SuperBrawl=]'', May 19, 1991.
** Teamed with Wrestling/{{Sting}} and The Steiner Brothers to defeat [[Wrestling/MickFoley Cactus Jack]], Wrestling/AbdullahTheButcher, [[Wrestling/{{Vader}} Big Van Vader]] and [[Wrestling/ScottHall The Diamond Studd]] in the [[BigElectricSwitch Chamber of Horrors Match]] at ''WCW Halloween Havoc 1991'', October 27, 1991.
** The Undertaker defeated him in a "Rest In Peace" Match at ''WWE Wrestling/{{SummerSlam}} 93'', August 30, 1993.
* HeelFaceTurn: After the Undertaker defeated him in the [[GimmickMatches "Rest in Peace"]] match at ''Wrestling/{{SummerSlam}}'' on his way out the door.
* HijackedByGanon: Debuted at the 1993 ''Wrestling/RoyalRumble'' as [[Wrestling/HarveyWippleman Dr. Harvey Wippleman]]'s revenge for how the Undertaker's win over Wrestling/{{Kamala}} at ''Wrestling/SurvivorSeries 92'' caused Kamala to turn face.
* IllKillYou: Wrestling/JimRoss once tried to interview El Gigante, and all he said was, "Ric Flair, I kill you."
* LeanAndMean: He was legitimately taller than Wrestling/AndreTheGiant, and his lack of fat reinforced just ''how'' tall he was.
* MightyGlacier: Huge, strong, intimidating, not very mobile.
* PowerStable: Was part of Wrestling/{{Sting}}'s [[LaResistance "Dudes With Attitudes"]] group in 1990.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: It's ''Gonzalez'', not ''Gonzales''.
* SpiritualSuccessor: Wrestling/GiantSilva and The Great Khali both drew comparisons to him, and not positive ones.
* WrestlingMonster: His first TV match, on the February 13, 1993, ''WWF Superstars'', was a 1-on-3 handicap match against Louie Spicolli, Scott Bazo, and Dan Farren, which he won by ''countout'' in 1:21, after ''all three guys'' '''ran''' back to the locker room.
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