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* HoldingOutForAHero: He used the {{Trope Namer|s}} as entrance music in the AWA.

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* HoldingOutForAHero: He used the {{Trope Namer|s}} Trope Namer as entrance music in the AWA.



* RealSongThemeTune: Along with the above,
** Deniece Williams' "Let's Hear It for the Boy" (in the AWA and in Japan)


'''Richard Vigneault''' (b. 1956) is a retired UsefulNotes/{{Canad|a}}ian {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er who competed from the 1970s through the 1990s as '''Rick Martel.''' He started in his native Quebec and competed for Wrestling/{{WWE}}, the [[Wrestling/AmericanWrestlingAssociation AWA]], various Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance territories, Wrestling/AllJapanProWrestling, various other territories and independents before he had a short-lived comeback in Wrestling/{{WCW}} in 1997-1998. He made his [=PPV=] debut at ''Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} III'' teaming with Tom Zenk as the Can-Am Connection in a win over "Cowboy" Bob Orton Jr. and Wrestling/DonMuraco. Among his in-ring achievements, he was a former AWA World Heavyweight Champion, a former 3x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwe-world-t.html WWE World Tag Team Champion]] (2x w[=/=]Tony Garea and 1x w[=/=]Wrestling/TitoSantana as Strike Force) and a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-tv.html WCW World Television Champion]]. He retired in 1998 due to accumulated injuries.

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'''Richard Vigneault''' (b. Richard Vigneault (born March 18, 1956) is a retired UsefulNotes/{{Canad|a}}ian {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er who competed from the 1970s through the 1990s as '''Rick Martel.''' He started in his native Quebec and competed for Wrestling/{{WWE}}, the [[Wrestling/AmericanWrestlingAssociation AWA]], various Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance territories, Wrestling/AllJapanProWrestling, various other territories and independents before he had a short-lived comeback in Wrestling/{{WCW}} in 1997-1998. He made his [=PPV=] debut at ''Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} III'' teaming with Tom Zenk as the Can-Am Connection in a win over "Cowboy" Bob Orton Jr. and Wrestling/DonMuraco. Among his in-ring achievements, he was a former AWA World Heavyweight Champion, a former 3x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwe-world-t.html WWE World Tag Team Champion]] (2x w[=/=]Tony Garea and 1x w[=/=]Wrestling/TitoSantana as Strike Force) and a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-tv.html WCW World Television Champion]]. He retired in 1998 due to accumulated injuries.




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* NotInTheFace: The stipulation for a match with ShawnMichaels was no attacks to the face.

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* NotInTheFace: The stipulation for a match with ShawnMichaels Wrestling/ShawnMichaels was no attacks to the face.


'''Richard Vigneault''' (b. 1956) is a retired UsefulNotes/{{Canad|a}}ian {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er who competed from the 1970s through the 1990s as '''Rick Martel.''' He started in his native Quebec and competed for Wrestling/{{WWE}}, the [[Wrestling/AmericanWrestlingAssociation AWA]], various Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance territories, Wrestling/AllJapanProWrestling, various other territories and independents before he had a short-lived comeback in Wrestling/{{WCW}} in 1997-1998. He made his [=PPV=] debut at ''Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} III'' teaming with Tom Zenk as the Can-Am Connection in a win over "Cowboy" Bob Orton Jr. and Wrestling/DonMuraco. Among his in-ring achievements, he was a former AWA World Heavyweight Champion, a former 3x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwe-world-t.html WWE World Tag Team Champion]] (2x w[=/=]Tony Garea and 1x w[=/=]Wrestling/TitoSantana as Strike Force) and a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-tv.html WCW World Television Champion]]. He retired in 1998 due to back injuries.

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'''Richard Vigneault''' (b. 1956) is a retired UsefulNotes/{{Canad|a}}ian {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er who competed from the 1970s through the 1990s as '''Rick Martel.''' He started in his native Quebec and competed for Wrestling/{{WWE}}, the [[Wrestling/AmericanWrestlingAssociation AWA]], various Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance territories, Wrestling/AllJapanProWrestling, various other territories and independents before he had a short-lived comeback in Wrestling/{{WCW}} in 1997-1998. He made his [=PPV=] debut at ''Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} III'' teaming with Tom Zenk as the Can-Am Connection in a win over "Cowboy" Bob Orton Jr. and Wrestling/DonMuraco. Among his in-ring achievements, he was a former AWA World Heavyweight Champion, a former 3x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwe-world-t.html WWE World Tag Team Champion]] (2x w[=/=]Tony Garea and 1x w[=/=]Wrestling/TitoSantana as Strike Force) and a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-tv.html WCW World Television Champion]]. He retired in 1998 due to back accumulated injuries.

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Worked a gimmick like this during his WCW run. He was billed as a good guy with a fiery French temper that he'd lose in response to foul play. His face opponents tended to inadvertently set it off - for example, during a match Martel tried to leap frog Booker T. at the same time as Booker tried a back body drop, leading to Booker inadvertently headbutting Martel in the groin. Martel lost his temper and worked a brutal borderline heelish style for the rest of the match.







!!! "The tropes of success":

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\n!!! !! "The tropes of success":


He was in no way related to [[Characters/WWEDivas "Sensational" Sherri Martel]].


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He was in no way related to [[Characters/WWEDivas [[Wrestling/SherriMartel "Sensational" Sherri Martel]].


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* NotInTheFace: The stipulation for a match with ShawnMichaels was no attacks to the face.


* ArchEnemy: Tito Santana, Wrestling/JakeRoberts



* FoeRomanceSubtext: With Tito Santana and Shawn Michaels.


* TheFightingNarcissist

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* TheFightingNarcissistTheFightingNarcissist and GorgeousGeorge: His heel gimmick as "The Model."



* FoeRomanceSubtext: With Tito Santana and Shawn Michaels.7
* GorgeousGeorge

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* FoeRomanceSubtext: With Tito Santana and Shawn Michaels.7
* GorgeousGeorge



* RealMenWearPink

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* RealMenWearPinkRealMenWearPink: His shorts were often pink during his heel run as "The Model."


* ArchEnemy: Dino Bravo, Wrestling/StanHansen, Tito Santana (after Martel turned heel), [[Wrestling/JakeRoberts Jake "The Snake" Roberts]], Wrestling/ShawnMichaels, Wrestling/{{Tatanka}}, Wrestling/BookerT, Wrestling/PerrySaturn
* BashBrothers: Tito Santana, Tony Garea, Tommy Rich, Tom Zenk, Wrestling/RoddyPiper


'''Richard Vigneault''' (b. 1956) is a retired UsefulNotes/{{Canad|a}}ian {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er who competed from the 1970s through the 1990s as '''Rick Martel.''' He started in his native Quebec and competed for Wrestling/{{WWE}}, the [[Wrestling/AmericanWrestlingAssociation AWA]], various Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance territories, Wrestling/AllJapanProWrestling, various other territories and independents before he had a short-lived comeback in Wrestling/{{WCW}} in 1997-1998. He made his [=PPV=] debut at ''Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} III'' teaming with Tom Zenk as the Can-Am Connection in a win over "Cowboy" Bob Orton Jr. and Don Muraco. Among his in-ring achievements, he was a former AWA World Heavyweight Champion, a former 3x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwe-world-t.html WWE World Tag Team Champion]] (2x w[=/=]Tony Garea and 1x w[=/=]Wrestling/TitoSantana as Strike Force) and a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-tv.html WCW World Television Champion]]. He retired in 1998 due to back injuries.

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'''Richard Vigneault''' (b. 1956) is a retired UsefulNotes/{{Canad|a}}ian {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er who competed from the 1970s through the 1990s as '''Rick Martel.''' He started in his native Quebec and competed for Wrestling/{{WWE}}, the [[Wrestling/AmericanWrestlingAssociation AWA]], various Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance territories, Wrestling/AllJapanProWrestling, various other territories and independents before he had a short-lived comeback in Wrestling/{{WCW}} in 1997-1998. He made his [=PPV=] debut at ''Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} III'' teaming with Tom Zenk as the Can-Am Connection in a win over "Cowboy" Bob Orton Jr. and Don Muraco.Wrestling/DonMuraco. Among his in-ring achievements, he was a former AWA World Heavyweight Champion, a former 3x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwe-world-t.html WWE World Tag Team Champion]] (2x w[=/=]Tony Garea and 1x w[=/=]Wrestling/TitoSantana as Strike Force) and a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-tv.html WCW World Television Champion]]. He retired in 1998 due to back injuries.


** The Super Models, with [[Characters/WWEManagers Don Callis]]

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** The Super Models, with [[Characters/WWEManagers Don Callis]]Wrestling/DonCallis


* LoserLeavesTown: Lost one to [[Wrestling/PlayboydBuddyRose "Playboy" Buddy Rose]] in Portland.

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* LoserLeavesTown: Lost one to [[Wrestling/PlayboydBuddyRose [[Wrestling/PlayboyBuddyRose "Playboy" Buddy Rose]] in Portland.


* LoserLeavesTown: Lost one to "Playboy" Buddy Rose in Portland.

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* LoserLeavesTown: Lost one to [[Wrestling/PlayboydBuddyRose "Playboy" Buddy Rose Rose]] in Portland.

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