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* BadassDecay: One of the worst cases ever. Partially intentional; Sapp enforced his change from fighter to jobber when he saw that his fame started to falter and that his fighting career would be increasingly tougher once the world discovered how to beat an one-dimensional strongman like him. This propelled further his career to the ground but at least made him obtain some important gains.
* BaseBreakingCharacter: Should he be remembered as an entertainer who gave some impressive performances at his time, or just as a clown who went to tap out after three punches?
* CriticalDissonance: Nobody in the Japanese wrestling magazines believed Sapp could be a good IWGP champion, but he didn't care for them because the rest of the people in the country loved him.

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* AmericansHateTingle: Needlessly to say, he was not as popular in United States as he was in Japan. It could be said Americans saw Sapp not only as a big joke to the sport, but also as a mix of the worst things from both countries.
* BadassDecay: One of the worst cases ever.ever, given that he went from giving trouble to the best fighters in the world to tapping out in one minute against regional cans. Partially intentional; Sapp enforced his change from fighter to jobber when he saw that his fame started to falter and that his fighting career would be increasingly tougher once the world discovered how to beat an one-dimensional strongman like him. This propelled further his career to the ground but at least made him obtain some important gains.
* BaseBreakingCharacter: BrokenBase: Should he be remembered as an entertainer who gave some impressive performances at his time, or just as a clown who went to tap out after three punches?
* CriticalDissonance: Nobody in the Japanese wrestling magazines believed Sapp could be a good IWGP champion, but he didn't care for them care, because the rest of the people in the country loved him.him.
* CriticProof: Booking a prime Sapp was always tricky, but it was usually ''immensely'' profitable.



* HolyShitQuotient: His matches against Hoost and Nogueira. The former because Sapp won and the latter because it seemed he could win in any moment.

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* HolyShitQuotient: His matches against Hoost and Minotauro Nogueira. The former because Sapp won and the latter because it seemed he could win (or rather kill Nogueira) in any moment.



* NeverLiveItDown: Instances of his career like his injury reaction against Mirko Cro Cop and his breakdown against Fujita.
* UnfortunateImplications: As [[http://puroresucentral.com/defunctWrestle1Review-1.11.03.html this review]] notes, perhaps having Ernesto Hoost's manager call Sapp a monkey was not exactly the most politically correct promo.

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* NeverLiveItDown: Instances NeverLiveItDown:
** Sapp is so widely disliked by his late tomato can career that some are surprised to find out he used to be an unambiguously powerful fighter back when he really tried.
** Low points
of his early career like his injury reaction against Mirko Cro Cop and his breakdown against Fujita.
Fujita are inevitably mentioned every time Sapp is discussed.
* UnfortunateImplications: As [[http://puroresucentral.com/defunctWrestle1Review-1.11.03.html this review]] notes, perhaps having Ernesto Hoost's manager Vos call Sapp a monkey was not exactly the most politically correct promo.best promo. (The weirdest thing is that Hoost is black too.)


* CriticalDissonance: Nobody in the Japanese wrestling magazines believed Sapp could be a good IWGP champion, but he didn't need them, because the rest of the people in the country loved him.

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* CriticalDissonance: Nobody in the Japanese wrestling magazines believed Sapp could be a good IWGP champion, but he didn't need them, care for them because the rest of the people in the country loved him.



* NarmCharm: His most fabulous performances and entrances tend to evoke some feeling of wonder in the viewer, for good or bad.

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* NarmCharm: His most fabulous performances and entrances tend to evoke some feeling of wonder in the viewer, for good or bad. Same with his fighting style and overall performance.



* UnfortunateImplications: As [[http://puroresucentral.com/defunctWrestle1Review-1.11.03.html this review]] notes, perhaps having Ernesto Hoost's cornermen call Sapp a monkey was not exactly the most politically correct promo.

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* UnfortunateImplications: As [[http://puroresucentral.com/defunctWrestle1Review-1.11.03.html this review]] notes, perhaps having Ernesto Hoost's cornermen manager call Sapp a monkey was not exactly the most politically correct promo.promo.
-->'''Johan Vos''': "Mr. Monkey! MR. MONKEY!"


* BadassDecay: One of the worst cases ever. Partially intentional - Sapp probably enforced his change from fighter to jobber when he saw that his fame started to falter and that his career would be increasingly tougher once the world discovered how to beat an one-dimensional worker like him. This propelled further his career to the ground but at least made him obtain some free gain.
* BaseBreakingCharacter: Should he recognized as an entertainer who gave some impressive performances at his time, or just as a clown who went to tap out after three punches?

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* BadassDecay: One of the worst cases ever. Partially intentional - intentional; Sapp probably enforced his change from fighter to jobber when he saw that his fame started to falter and that his fighting career would be increasingly tougher once the world discovered how to beat an one-dimensional worker strongman like him. This propelled further his career to the ground but at least made him obtain some free gain.
important gains.
* BaseBreakingCharacter: Should he recognized be remembered as an entertainer who gave some impressive performances at his time, or just as a clown who went to tap out after three punches?



* HarsherInHindSight: Mike Tyson's negotiations to fight Sapp became this when K-1 head Kazuyoshi Ishii was busted by the Tokyo tax bureau and the Tyson contract was speculated to have been just a medium to divert money all along.
* HolyShitQuotient: His matches against Hoost and Nogueira. The former because he won and the latter because it seemed he could win in any moment.

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* HarsherInHindSight: HarsherInHindsight: Mike Tyson's negotiations to fight Sapp became this when K-1 head Kazuyoshi Ishii was busted by the Tokyo tax bureau and the Tyson contract was speculated to have been just a medium to divert money all along.
* HolyShitQuotient: His matches against Hoost and Nogueira. The former because he Sapp won and the latter because it seemed he could win in any moment.moment.
* NarmCharm: His most fabulous performances and entrances tend to evoke some feeling of wonder in the viewer, for good or bad.



* UnfortunateImplications: As [[http://puroresucentral.com/defunctWrestle1Review-1.11.03.html this review]] notes, perhaps having Ernesto Hoost's cornermen call Sapp a monkey was not the most politically correct promo.

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* UnfortunateImplications: As [[http://puroresucentral.com/defunctWrestle1Review-1.11.03.html this review]] notes, perhaps having Ernesto Hoost's cornermen call Sapp a monkey was not exactly the most politically correct promo.


* LoveItOrHateIt: There's no middle ground. You either love Sapp or consider it a disgrace.

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* HarsherInHindSight: Mike Tyson's negotiations to fight Sapp became this when K-1 head Kazuyoshi Ishii was busted by the Tokyo tax bureau and the Tyson contract was speculated to have been just a medium to divert money all along.


* DeaderThanDisco: Back in his prime, he filled up arenas with his sole name. However, when he mainlined the first WRESTLE-1 event with Keiji Muto, Japanese crowds barely recognized him. It is in Japanese culture to love fads and then forget them as soon as they pass along.
** However, to prove how deep his former hype was, Sapp was still the highest point in ratings in the first Rizin Fighting Federation event in 2016, overshadowing even Fedor Emelianenko and Wrestling/KazushiSakuraba.


* BaseBreakingCharacter: Should he recognized as an entertainer who gave some impressive performances at his time, or just as a guy who tapped after three punches?

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* BaseBreakingCharacter: Should he recognized as an entertainer who gave some impressive performances at his time, or just as a guy clown who tapped went to tap out after three punches?



* DeaderThanDisco: Back in his prime, he filled up arenas with his sole name. When he mainlined the first WRESTLE-1 event with Keiji Muto, Japanese crowds barely recognized him.
** However, to prove how deep was his former hype, Sapp was still the highest point in ratings in the first Rizin Fighting Federation event in 2016, overshadowing even Fedor Emelianenko and Wrestling/KazushiSakuraba.

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* DeaderThanDisco: Back in his prime, he filled up arenas with his sole name. When However, when he mainlined the first WRESTLE-1 event with Keiji Muto, Japanese crowds barely recognized him.
him. It is in Japanese culture to love fads and then forget them as soon as they pass along.
** However, to prove how deep was his former hype, hype was, Sapp was still the highest point in ratings in the first Rizin Fighting Federation event in 2016, overshadowing even Fedor Emelianenko and Wrestling/KazushiSakuraba.



* NeverLiveItDown: Instances of his career like his injury reaction against Mirko Cro Cop and his breakdown against Fujita.

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* NeverLiveItDown: Instances of his career like his injury reaction against Mirko Cro Cop and his breakdown against Fujita.Fujita.
* UnfortunateImplications: As [[http://puroresucentral.com/defunctWrestle1Review-1.11.03.html this review]] notes, perhaps having Ernesto Hoost's cornermen call Sapp a monkey was not the most politically correct promo.


* BaseBreaker: Should he recognized as an entertainer who gave some impressive performances at his time, or just as a guy who tapped after three punches?

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* BaseBreaker: BaseBreakingCharacter: Should he recognized as an entertainer who gave some impressive performances at his time, or just as a guy who tapped after three punches?


* BadassDecay: One of the worst cases ever. Partially intentional - Sapp probably enforced his change from fighter to jobber when he saw his fame started to falter and that his career would be increasingly tougher once the world discovered how to beat an one-dimensional worker like him. This propelled further his career to the ground but at least made him obtain gain.

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* BadassDecay: One of the worst cases ever. Partially intentional - Sapp probably enforced his change from fighter to jobber when he saw that his fame started to falter and that his career would be increasingly tougher once the world discovered how to beat an one-dimensional worker like him. This propelled further his career to the ground but at least made him obtain some free gain.



** However, to prove how deep was his former hype, Sapp was still the highest point in ratings in the first Rizin Fighting Federation event in 2016, overshadowing even Fedor Emelianenko and Kazushi Sakuraba.
* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: None other gaijin wrestler (or professional athlete) has been so loved in Japan as Sapp was at his time.
* HolyShitQuotient: His matches against Hoost and Nogueira.
* NeverLiveItDown: Instances of his career like his injury reaction against Mirko Cro Cop and his breaking down against Fujita.

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** However, to prove how deep was his former hype, Sapp was still the highest point in ratings in the first Rizin Fighting Federation event in 2016, overshadowing even Fedor Emelianenko and Kazushi Sakuraba.
Wrestling/KazushiSakuraba.
* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: None other gaijin wrestler (or professional athlete) athlete, for the matter) has ever been so loved in Japan as Sapp was at his time.
* HolyShitQuotient: His matches against Hoost and Nogueira.
Nogueira. The former because he won and the latter because it seemed he could win in any moment.
* LoveItOrHateIt: There's no middle ground. You either love Sapp or consider it a disgrace.
* NeverLiveItDown: Instances of his career like his injury reaction against Mirko Cro Cop and his breaking down breakdown against Fujita.


* CriticalBDissonance: Nobody in the Japanese wrestling magazines believed Sapp could be a good IWGP champion, but he didn't need them, because the rest of the people in the country loved him.

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* CriticalBDissonance: CriticalDissonance: Nobody in the Japanese wrestling magazines believed Sapp could be a good IWGP champion, but he didn't need them, because the rest of the people in the country loved him.


* BaseBreaker: Should he recognized as an entertainer who gave some impressive performances at his time, or just as the guy who tapped after three punches?
* DeaderThanDisco: Back in his prime, he filled up arenas with his name. When he mainlined the first WRESTLE-1 event with Keiji Muto, Japanese crowds barely recognized him.
* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: Or rather Japanese Love(d) Bob Sapp.

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* BaseBreaker: Should he recognized as an entertainer who gave some impressive performances at his time, or just as the a guy who tapped after three punches?
* CriticalBDissonance: Nobody in the Japanese wrestling magazines believed Sapp could be a good IWGP champion, but he didn't need them, because the rest of the people in the country loved him.
* DeaderThanDisco: Back in his prime, he filled up arenas with his sole name. When he mainlined the first WRESTLE-1 event with Keiji Muto, Japanese crowds barely recognized him.
** However, to prove how deep was his former hype, Sapp was still the highest point in ratings in the first Rizin Fighting Federation event in 2016, overshadowing even Fedor Emelianenko and Kazushi Sakuraba.
* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: Or rather Japanese Love(d) Bob Sapp.None other gaijin wrestler (or professional athlete) has been so loved in Japan as Sapp was at his time.

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* BadassDecay: One of the worst cases ever. Partially intentional - Sapp probably enforced his change from fighter to jobber when he saw his fame started to falter and that his career would be increasingly tougher once the world discovered how to beat an one-dimensional worker like him. This propelled further his career to the ground but at least made him obtain gain.
* BaseBreaker: Should he recognized as an entertainer who gave some impressive performances at his time, or just as the guy who tapped after three punches?
* DeaderThanDisco: Back in his prime, he filled up arenas with his name. When he mainlined the first WRESTLE-1 event with Keiji Muto, Japanese crowds barely recognized him.
* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: Or rather Japanese Love(d) Bob Sapp.
* HolyShitQuotient: His matches against Hoost and Nogueira.
* NeverLiveItDown: Instances of his career like his injury reaction against Mirko Cro Cop and his breaking down against Fujita.

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