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    THE WC NETWORK PRESENTS; THE BAOW KING OF WRESTLING-1985

    In a surprise move that sent old-school wrestling purists into overdrive, newly appointed FWA "Director of Internal Affairs" Jasmine Perlot announced the acquisition of the long-believed lost footage of the legendary BAOW King of Wrestling tournament from ninety-eighty five.

    Before the launch of massive world wild promotions like CWA and FWA during the 80s, the wrestling landscape in America was divided into smaller territories all over the country, each with its own champion and ethos but all operating under the mass national umbrella of BAOW, an organization so old and steeped in the birth and foundation of American wrestling no one is quite sure what the letters are actually meant to stand for..something....American....wrestling...probably. Whatever the letters actually stood for during the so-called "Golden age." of pro wrestling, they were THE superpower. and the BAOW's crown jewel? The annual "King Of Wrestling" tournament which operated as a kind of world cup for wrestling, in which all the territories would send their top stars to complete for the crown of "King of Wrestling" however, time has not been kind to the age-old company, the rise of big-time modern companies have since seen the BAOW become pretty much irrelevant, particularly after a tragic baking accident burned down their entire library of tapes, maybe thought those shows were lost to time until Shake Meltzer showed up at FWA headquarters after vanishing for three weeks exploring caves in darkest Peru with an eye patch. A great ancient sword and the last known tape of the fabled show.

    "When we received the tape, we were torn between two options; We could either sell it to one of those insanely rich foreign dignitaries who love wrestling and would be more than willing to fill an entire building full of gold bars....or put it on the network....I got outvoted" Admits Jasmine Perlot. "Regardless, we're hard at work, bringing the show to the twenty-first century, and we look forward to bringing what is sure to be a historical event in wrestling, and certainly something that CWA and their little...weird by annual shows could never top no matter what they say."

    It was at that point; we brought up the fact that no one from CWA has made that claim.

    "....Get out of my office."

    "This is a private plane"

    "I said what I said, parachutes on your left"


    hi.

    HEY. YOU. YES. YOU.

    Is the modern day wrestling scene getting you down? Is to hard to keep track of what cool wrestler is doing the latest flippydedoo move? Do you long for a simpler time? A time where wrestling matches can end with a scoop slam, featuring stories and wrestlers that make you question at large "How the hell did kayfabe not die the second a undead wizard came out to fight a evil clown?"

    No?

    Too bad. this is happening anyway.


    What the ruddy hell is this all about?!

    if you couldn't guess already, this is my attempt at running a one time special spin off show, in the same vein as The warehouse trios or BWW. Only difference? IT'S SET IN THE 80S. The format is a typical king of the ring style eliminator tournament, set in 1985 as presented as a special event by your friends and mine at the WC network.

    Well golly gosh! That sounds like a fun thing to get involved with. How do I get involved? TELL ME. PLEASE. I NEED TO KNOW.

    It's simple! Using the below template for a wrestler profile simply create a dude or dudette that you feel would be right at home in the golden age of wrestling. You know the type I mean, larger then life wrestlers that seems like they walked out of a cartoon, We all have our mental image of 'em. Basically if it's 80S? it's fair game.

    Ideally I'd like at minimum eight wrestlers to do a full on round robin like event. But I'd love there to be more. If I don't hit eight? meh. Chalk it up to experience and pretend it never happened.

    And while this is a single elimination tournament if you got an idea for a tag team, I defo don't wanna smother that. We'll work it into the show. Chase your bliss!

    In terms of promos, Promos aren't required, but if you want to win this (AND WHY WOULDN'T YOU?!) you need a promo. Keep in mind, this WON'T be graded like a normal FWA show, for the simple fact of; THIS IS THE 80S! There's no big elaborate set pieces here! No need for complex metaphors commenting on the nature of the human soul! This is the time where all you needed was a mic, a cheesy green screen. TONS OF ENERGY. and a love of your country and that's it! Simple settings. big characters. no need to reinvent the wheel here, this is a just a fun side quest. The grading scale will be different, I haven't EXACTLY pinned down what the categories, but they will be a lot less serious (For example; since this is the 80s and everyone shouted there will absolutely be a category that asks "how shouty is your promo?")

    The Template:


    Character name:

    Height:

    Weight:

    Billed From:

    Gimmick/Backstory:

    (All self explanatory.)

    THE AON WORLD FAMOUS BRANDED MORALITY SCALE-!!!:

    (Rank your wrestlers morals from 1-10, 10. Being the most squawky clean baby face you ever did see -Ala vintage Sting- 1, being a wrestler that will have the place rocking with boos -Roddy Piper-

    To put it another way; 10=UBER FACE. 1=UBER HEEL)



    Finishing move(s):

    Signature move(s):

    Basic moves:

    (Point of order here; I encourage you to get as creative and colorful as you can here, but when it comes to move-sets keep in mind; This is 1985. For the vast majority of promotions the most high flying spot would be a diving cross body. Anyone who does a 450 would probably be considered as some kind of witch. The majority of wrestlers had, basic slams, splashes and BIG PUNCHES. That's not to say "High flyers" weren't a thing back then; Tiger Mask, Dynamite Kid etc. So if you want to have a high flying wrestler, that's totally cool. I'm just saying it wasn't typical like today)

    (Optional) Legacy:

    (Did this wrestler leave a footprint? How is this wrestler viewed today? Is he a GOAT? Did he go on to win a million world titles and get in a wresting hall of fame? Or is he now a mail man? ETC ETC)

    THE WORLD FAMOUS AON BRANDED CARTOON SCALE!:

    ( When writing this character, how SERIOUS a wrestler should he be taken as on the show? 1 being a Arn Anderson; A totally serious 'rastler. 5 a Ric Flair; Gimmicky, but still can get down to serious business and a 10 is a ULTIMATE WARRIOR. A total freakin' cartoon of a wrestler)

    Attire:

    Base pic character:

    Theme music:

    (I considered being mean and putting in a "80s songs only rule" but hey; if the WWE network can have Chris Jericho come out on WCW with his WWE theme four years before it was written, The FWA network can cough up cash for Ed Sheeran or whoever)

    (Optional) Manager;
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    Re: THE FWA NETWORK PRESENTS; THE BAOW KING OF WRESTLING-1985

    Character name: Solomon Bundy

    Height: 6'4"

    Weight: 243 lbs

    Billed From: Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Gimmick/Backstory: A wild, madman, nicknamed "The Ripper" for his hardcore antics. He's a typical brawler cut from the mold of Bruiser Brody, Abdullah The Butcher, and Terry Funk. A crazy bastard who is tough as nails and needs a handler from going crazy.

    He was supposedly found on the mean streets of Minneapolis by his manager "Malicious" Mark Olsworth, and ever since then, he's been a force to be reckoned with.

    THE AON WORLD FAMOUS BRANDED MORALITY SCALE-!!!:

    8/10


    Finishing move(s): Powerslam

    Signature move(s): Abdominal Stretch
    Big Boot

    Basic moves:

    Clubs, Axe Chop, Punches, Scoop Slams, Clotheslines, Elbow Drop, Armbars

    (Optional) Legacy:

    Solomon Bundy, real name Isaac Zewbowski, would perhaps become best known to the world as the father of Brian Zewbowski. After retiring from wrestling after 20 years in the ring (1973-1993), how founded the Midwest Wrestling Federation the next year, which ran for 11 glorious years before going bankrupt in 2005. Since then, he quietly stayed I'm retirement until his death in 2017 at the age of 66.

    THE WORLD FAMOUS AON BRANDED CARTOON SCALE!:

    3/10

    Attire: Black Trunks, Big Black Boots, Elbow Pads and Knee Pads. Think the most 80s wrestler outfit possible.

    Base pic character: Matt Borne

    Theme music:

    "Godzilla" by Blue Oyster Cult

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    Re: THE FWA NETWORK PRESENTS; THE BAOW KING OF WRESTLING-1985

    Character name: THE RED SICKLE.

    Height: 206cm

    Weight: 140kg

    Billed From: Kyiv, the Ukranian Soviet Socialist Republic.

    Gimmick/Backstory: After winning contest for ambitious young professional wrestlers held across all of Soviet Union, 'The Red Sickle' - full name Sergei Mikhailovich Molchanov - relocated from his home in Kyiv of Ukranian Soviet Socialist Republic to Moscow. Whilst in Motherland, the 184cm, 85kg Molchanov underwent intensive and revolutionary training regime that caused growth of both body and mind. Now, Molchanov is ultimate fighting machine, ready to pulvarise Western capitalist pigs with red fist of justice.

    THE AON WORLD FAMOUS BRANDED MORALITY SCALE-!!!: 1

    Finishing move(s):
    The Opium of the People [Choke Slam]
    The Order of the Red Banner [Gorilla Press]

    Signature move(s):
    Heart of Stone [Clothesline from Hell]
    The Means of Production [Top Rope Elbow Drop]
    Trotsky's Bane [Abdominal Stretch with elbow strikes]

    Basic moves:
    Vertical delayed suplex, snap suplex, belly-to-belly suplex, East German suplex, gut-wrench suplex, powerbomb, headlock takedown, bearhug, cravate hold, torture rack, big boot.

    (Optional) Legacy: Written out of Russian history in 1991 when the Athlete Augmentation Program of '83 was covered up (see also: Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster). The BAOW King of Wrestling remains the only evidence of his existance.

    THE WORLD FAMOUS AON BRANDED CARTOON SCALE!: 10.

    Attire: Small red wrestling trunks, emblazened with a hammer and sickle on the crotch and a clenched fist on the anus. Red boots, elbow pads, knee pads (unadorned). A red arm band on his right arm with a gold star upon it. Wears an ushanka to the ring.

    Base pic character:
    Garry Kasparov (before state-mandated training program).
    Vasily Aleseyev (after state-mandated training program).

    Theme music: Somewhere Over the Rainbow from The Wizard of Oz.

    (Optional) Manager: Mikhail Gorbachev.
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    Re: THE FWA NETWORK PRESENTS; THE BAOW KING OF WRESTLING-1985

    Name: "Miami Marvel'" Raymond Knight

    From: Miami, Florida

    Height: 6"3

    Weight: 190 pounds

    Gimmick: A former police detective thar has now lost his badge decided to become a PI. He is currently under cover as a wrestler searching for the man that cost him his job.

    Aon Scale: 7.5

    Aon Gimmicky Scale: 3

    Finishing Move:
    Midnight Vice (Cobra Clutch)

    Good Knight (Diamond Cutter)

    Signature Moves: Atomic Drop, Snake Eyes, Super Kick

    Basic Moves: Suplex fall away slam spine buster knees to the head belly to belly turnbuckle smash

    Optional Legacy: He was round much throughout the 80s and was successful but he hit a bump in the 90's caught up between an expensive drug habit and the sands of time catching up to him Knight would pass away in 98 due to heart failure.

    Attire: Black leather jacket Red and black tights that say Knight on them black boots He has a hairy chest clean shaved.

    Base Pic: David Hasselhoff


    Theme: True Survivor by Hasselhoff

    He comes to the ring driving his car from the street into arena a black car (yes looks like kit from Knight rider)

    Last edited by OMB; 01-04-2022 at 09:34 AM.

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    Re: THE FWA NETWORK PRESENTS; THE BAOW KING OF WRESTLING-1985

    Character name: "Dazzling" Dave Peacock

    Height: 6'0

    Weight: 215lbs

    Billed From: Boogie Wonderland, by way of New York City

    Gimmick/Backstory: At 44 years old, "Dazzling" Dave Peacock is entering the twilight years of his in-ring career, although he is still regarded as one of the best performers on the New York State Disco Dancing circuit, where he is currently fending off the young upstart Ron Starman who is looking to take his crown away from him. "Dazzling" Dave likes to use his dance moves as a part of his wrestling moveset, although when the moment calls for it he does not hesitate to throw hands. He will be supported through the tournament by his wife, Linda, who is currently pregnant with the couple's first children - a pair of male twins.

    THE AON WORLD FAMOUS BRANDED MORALITY SCALE-!!!: 9

    Finishing move(s): The Roller Disco (Dave runs his opponent into one of the turnbuckles and turns around into a Spinebuster in the middle of the ring).

    Signature move(s): Top Rope Splash, Famouser

    Basic moves: Three jabs, a disco pose and then another jab. Ten punch. Elbow Drop. Scoop Slam. Snap Suplex.

    Legacy: "Dazzling" Dave is of course the father of Chris and Drew Peacock, who were both born in early 1986. Dave never reached the heights or international fame that Chris has achieved since being a part of the FWA, but Chris's main motivation for returning to wrestling following Dave's death in 2020 was to honour his father. This is evidenced by Chris adopting a slightly-enhanced version of Dave's finisher as one of his own finishing moves. Dave retired from wrestling in 1989 at the age of 49. He continued to compete on the New York State Disco Dancing circuit until 2006.

    THE WORLD FAMOUS AON BRANDED CARTOON SCALE!: 6

    Attire: A bright white suit with a purple shirt underneath with the collar popped. Removes the shirt and jacket to wrestle in.

    Base pic character: John Travolta


    Theme music: Ottawan - D.I.S.C.O.

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    Re: THE FWA NETWORK PRESENTS; THE BAOW KING OF WRESTLING-1985

    Character name: "That 50's Guy" Danny B. Goode

    Height: 6'2"

    Weight: 227lbs

    Billed From: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Gimmick/Backstory: Hey all you jive-turkeys, head on over to the local malt shop where the jukebox is playing Chuck Berry to meet this swella fella. Sporting a white t-shirt and his leather jacket, greased slicked back hair - Danny comes to us straight from the 50's. Like many wrestlers of the era, wrestling is more of a side hussle for Danny with is full time job being the owner/mechanic of a local auto repair shop.


    THE AON WORLD FAMOUS BRANDED MORALITY SCALE-!!!: Don't be a square, he's definitely a 10.


    Finishing move(s): The Shark Jump (Warrior Splash)

    Signature move(s):
    Rock the Jukebox (Jukin' and jivin' punch/jab combination)
    Greased Lightning (Running Bulldog)
    The Sockhop (Danny takes off his shoes and hits a jumping double footstomp to the fallen opponent's back or midsection in just his socks)


    Basic moves:
    Airplane Spin
    Delayed Vertical Suplex
    Corner Ten Punches
    Standing Dropkick


    THE WORLD FAMOUS AON BRANDED CARTOON SCALE!: 5.75

    Attire: White t-shirt, leather jacket, jeans, Dr. Martens black boots

    Base pic character: The Fonz
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    Theme Music: "Rock Around the Clock" by Bill Haley & His Comets

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    Re: THE WC NETWORK PRESENTS; THE BAOW KING OF WRESTLING-1985

    Character name:
    Sammy Bedlam

    Height:
    6'5"

    Weight:
    261 lbs.

    Billed From:
    Dawsonville, GA

    Gimmick/Backstory:
    A second generation wrestler in his own right, Sammy Bedlam broke into the wrestling industry in 1979. By the early 80s, he had cemented his position at the top of Southeastern Championship Wrestling as both a tag team specialist and eventually a singles star.

    (All self explanatory.)

    THE AON WORLD FAMOUS BRANDED MORALITY SCALE-!!!:

    (Rank your wrestlers morals from 1-10, 10. Being the most squawky clean baby face you ever did see -Ala vintage Sting- 1, being a wrestler that will have the place rocking with boos -Roddy Piper-

    To put it another way; 10=UBER FACE. 1=UBER HEEL)
    7


    Finishing move(s):
    DDT
    Figure-Four Leg Lock


    Signature move(s):
    Clothesline From Hell
    Fallaway Slam
    Big Boot


    Basic moves:
    10 Punch in the Corner
    Mudhole Stomp
    Lou Thesz Press


    (Point of order here; I encourage you to get as creative and colorful as you can here, but when it comes to move-sets keep in mind; This is 1985. For the vast majority of promotions the most high flying spot would be a diving cross body. Anyone who does a 450 would probably be considered as some kind of witch. The majority of wrestlers had, basic slams, splashes and BIG PUNCHES. That's not to say "High flyers" weren't a thing back then; Tiger Mask, Dynamite Kid etc. So if you want to have a high flying wrestler, that's totally cool. I'm just saying it wasn't typical like today)

    (Optional) Legacy:
    While Sammy never achieved international fame, he is wrestling royalty in the southeastern portion of the United States. A 3-time Southeastern Championship Wrestling World Champion and 4-time tag team champion, Sammy is one of the few members of the company's Hall of Fame.

    (Did this wrestler leave a footprint? How is this wrestler viewed today? Is he a GOAT? Did he go on to win a million world titles and get in a wresting hall of fame? Or is he now a mail man? ETC ETC)

    THE WORLD FAMOUS AON BRANDED CARTOON SCALE!:

    ( When writing this character, how SERIOUS a wrestler should he be taken as on the show? 1 being a Arn Anderson; A totally serious 'rastler. 5 a Ric Flair; Gimmicky, but still can get down to serious business and a 10 is a ULTIMATE WARRIOR. A total freakin' cartoon of a wrestler)

    3. He is primarily around to kick ass and take names, but he is also willing to play into the cowboy gimmick that mirrors his father, the famous Blackjack Bedlam.

    Attire:
    Very basic attire. Black trunks, black boots, and a black cowboy hat that he takes off before matches.

    Base pic character:
    Barry Windham


    Theme music
    Rawhide by Frankie Laine

    (I considered being mean and putting in a "80s songs only rule" but hey; if the WWE network can have Chris Jericho come out on WCW with his WWE theme four years before it was written, The FWA network can cough up cash for Ed Sheeran or whoever)

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    Re: THE WC NETWORK PRESENTS; THE BAOW KING OF WRESTLING-1985

    Character name:
    Rocco Sullivan

    Height:
    5'11"


    Weight:
    220 lbs.

    Billed From:
    Minneapolis, MN

    Gimmick/Backstory:
    Rocco Sullivan has always loved wrestling. From the time that he was old enough to understand what was going on, he was drawn to the larger-than-life personalities of the men who he watched on Saturday mornings. Before he graduated high school, Rocco began training on weekends at a local gym. The day after his graduation, he fought in his first match, and immediately caught the eye of a regional promoter. An immediate fan-favorite because of his endearing smile and fast-paced style, Rocco spent years living out his dream of being an active wrestler until a knee injury in 1987 cut his career short. After the injury, he transitioned into a mangerial role.

    (All self explanatory.)

    THE AON WORLD FAMOUS BRANDED MORALITY SCALE-!!!:

    (Rank your wrestlers morals from 1-10, 10. Being the most squawky clean baby face you ever did see -Ala vintage Sting- 1, being a wrestler that will have the place rocking with boos -Roddy Piper-

    To put it another way; 10=UBER FACE. 1=UBER HEEL)
    10

    Finishing move(s):
    Sharpshooter
    Flying Elbow Drop


    Signature move(s):
    Flying Cross Body
    Boston Crab
    Piledriver

    Basic moves:
    Dropkick
    Snap Suplex
    Kinfe Edge Chops




    (Point of order here; I encourage you to get as creative and colorful as you can here, but when it comes to move-sets keep in mind; This is 1985. For the vast majority of promotions the most high flying spot would be a diving cross body. Anyone who does a 450 would probably be considered as some kind of witch. The majority of wrestlers had, basic slams, splashes and BIG PUNCHES. That's not to say "High flyers" weren't a thing back then; Tiger Mask, Dynamite Kid etc. So if you want to have a high flying wrestler, that's totally cool. I'm just saying it wasn't typical like today)

    (Optional) Legacy:

    Unfortunately, his career was cut short before it could really get off the ground. Therefore, outside of a few hardcore fans who remember his brief run in the late 70s and early 80s, there isn't much of a footprint. Those who do remember him recall Rocco has a fast-paced fan favorite who clearly loved the business.


    THE WORLD FAMOUS AON BRANDED CARTOON SCALE!:

    ( When writing this character, how SERIOUS a wrestler should he be taken as on the show? 1 being a Arn Anderson; A totally serious 'rastler. 5 a Ric Flair; Gimmicky, but still can get down to serious business and a 10 is a ULTIMATE WARRIOR. A total freakin' cartoon of a wrestler)
    5

    Attire:
    A flowing purple robe that match the stars on his golden yellow trunks, along with white and purple wrestling boots and purple knee pads.

    Base pic character:

    Paul Ellering

    Theme music:
    "Hart Beat" Classic Bret Hart intro song

    (I considered being mean and putting in a "80s songs only rule" but hey; if the WWE network can have Chris Jericho come out on WCW with his WWE theme four years before it was written, The FWA network can cough up cash for Ed Sheeran or whoever)

    (Optional) Manager;

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    Character name: Dr. 5

    Height: 5'11

    Weight: 255 lbs

    Billed From: The Streets of Brooklyn

    Gimmick/Backstory: The jobber of the stars. A man who's entire premise is that he's a loser. While teaming with Artie, Dr. 5 decided to try his hand at Solo Competition. BAOW took him in for fodder. Dr. 5 wanted to change that though, and hoped BOAW could be his ticket to success.

    (All self explanatory.)

    THE AON WORLD FAMOUS BRANDED MORALITY SCALE-!!!:
    4

    Finishing move(s): Brooklyn Bash (Spear)

    Signature move(s): Twin City Snap (Snapmare), Een Draght Mackt Maght (Fireman's Carry Slam), Roll-Up


    Basic moves:
    Basic Boxing Moves (Jabs, Rights, Haymakers, Punches)
    Brooklyn Style Elbow (Elbow Strike)
    Splash to the Corner
    Back Body Drop
    CHIN LOCK
    Big Boot to the Gut
    Atomic Drop
    Suplex Variations (German, Verticle, Back)
    Lariets. Lots of Lariets. And a few Clotheslines.


    (Optional) Legacy: Dr. 5 famously became the "greatest jobber of all time." Losing most of his matches, it's a wonder why he's still been in the business all these years. While little is known about his time in BAOW, Dr. 5 has not once spoken about it. In fact, he's gotten hostile when talking about it in interviews. But now, he's in the FWA's Most Prized Division, the 24/7 Division.



    THE WORLD FAMOUS AON BRANDED CARTOON SCALE!: 8

    Attire: Street Clothes (Jeans, Tank Top (probably dirty and/or sweaty), Tennis Shoes).

    Base pic character: Brooklyn Brawler

    Theme music: Riders on The Storm ~ The Doors
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    Re: THE WC NETWORK PRESENTS; THE BAOW KING OF WRESTLING-1985

    Character name: Gerald Greyson

    Height: 6'3

    Weight: 255 lbs

    Billed From: Charlotte, North Carolina

    Gimmick/Backstory: Gerald Greyson is a holdover from the 60s wrestling scene. A no-nonsense grappler who is frustrated by the very idea that wrestlers would leave their feet for a dropkick let alone climbing to the top rope. A master of the classics and a super scientific worker. He's in his early 40s, grizzled and considers himself to be in the prime of his career, but is over-the-hill.

    THE AON WORLD FAMOUS BRANDED MORALITY SCALE-!!!: 4 (heel)

    Finishing move(s): Figure Four Leglock, Vertical Suplex

    Signature move(s): Kneedrop, Chop Block, Atomic Drop

    Basic moves: Elbow drop, Fist drop, Stomp, Eye rake, Back rake, Headlock

    (Optional) Legacy: Very looked down upon. Retired in the early 90s and went into the convention and shoot interview scene to make a living. Is very critical of the current wrestling product. Absolutely detests intergender wrestling, any high flying, and the violent brawling that goes on today. Thinks these modern wrestler's don't know how to apply a headlock. Passed away in 2015, no one cared.

    THE WORLD FAMOUS AON BRANDED CARTOON SCALE!: 2

    Attire: Black trunks, kneepads, wrestling boots and an elbow pad

    Base pic character: Nick Bockwinkel


    Theme music:n/a
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    Re: THE WC NETWORK PRESENTS; THE BAOW KING OF WRESTLING-1985

    Character name: San Diablo

    Height: 5'11

    Weight: 210 lbs

    Billed From: Mexico!

    Gimmick/Backstory: San Diablo is a God in lucha who makes frequent excursions to the US, Japan and Canada. The quintessential classic luchador. An innovative high-flyer, and a man of the people. Beloved in his home country and a spectacle everywhere he goes.

    THE AON WORLD FAMOUS BRANDED MORALITY SCALE-!!!: 9 (face)

    Finishing move(s): Top-rope diving splash/crossbody, Running Flying Forearm

    Signature move(s): Head-scissor takedown, dropkick, forward roll dodge (ducks clothesline attempts and grapples), Arm drag

    Basic moves: Hip toss, atomic drop, elbow drop, knee drop, body slam, various lucha rest holds

    (Optional) Legacy: Lucha legend

    THE WORLD FAMOUS AON BRANDED CARTOON SCALE!: 7

    Attire: Cape, mask, trunks, kneepads, wrestling boots

    Base pic character: El Santo



    Theme music: The Bullfighter's Song

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    Character name: The Manburgular
    Height: 6'1
    Weight: 219 lbs
    Billed From: Cleveland, Ohio
    Gimmick/Backstory: Alright, you're gonna want to sit down.

    The year is nineteen eighty-something. Russel Hood is a young wrestler in Ohio, who struggled to break out from the pack of generic 80's dudes in monochromic tights. Try as he might, and boy did he try, he was just another guy. Good enough as a wrestler, but that's about it. A life of midcard perpetuity beckoned him.

    Then, corporate franchise and fast food giant McDonalds opened it's 6,200th restaurant, eager to increase their greasy, greasy hold across the world. Sensing a potential demographic to exploit for their own gains, McDonalds struck a sponsorship deal with a rising wrestling company in Ohio, something that, in theory, would've brought in a lot of crossover appeal from both sides. The idea was, McDonalds would 'loan' several of it's mascots to the company, gain an extra bit of buzz and tap into that wrestling fan demographic. Having recently revised the Hamburgular character, it was agreed that a young upstart would adopt the Hamburgular character, annoy his colleagues with petty thievery, until the face of the company would don a Ronald McDonald costume to combat the petty lunch thief and send him packing. Classic face vs heel feud with a fast food twist. Seeing the gimmick as a way to stand out from the pack, albeit temporarily, Russel Hood volunteered for the role. Just a quick three-month feud, get his name out there with some relaxed character fun. And McDonalds expected it to cause crowds to flock to their restaurant in droves. Right?

    Wrong.

    The Hamburgular might've been fine as a kid's fast food mascot, but as a wrestling gimmick it was a total bust. The wrestling fans were not having any of the very cheesy, blatant, and transparent attempt at corporate sponsorship taking up a not insignificant amount of their show, and boy did they let people know about it. Almost immediately, the face of the company who was going to portray Ronald McDonald, Brannigan Slate, backed out of the role, citing it as a 'career killer.' In the face of such backlash, McDonalds withdrew all plans, abandoning the sponsorship deal in shame of such a failure of an idea it was. And that should've been that, an awkward footnote in wrestling/McDonalds history that would only pop up in 'Did You Know' trivia games years later. Except, well... It kinda wasn't.

    Because Russel Hood, the man who portrayed the Hamburgular for a grand total of one televised wrestling show, found that he really enjoyed playing the cheesy, comically over-the-top character. So he just... Kept doing it, for a few more shows. Then a few more shows. Then more, and more. It was fun, and he was starting to actually stand out. It was perfect. McDonald's, eager to bury this terrible attempt of an idea of theirs, sent out a cease and desist letter. Russel shrugged, changed two letters of the name, and kept doing it. McDonalds rolled out their wagon of lawyers, took him to court... And lost. Something about 'Fair Use' and 'Parody' in copyright laws. Idk I wasn't listening. And so, Russel Hood continued using the Hamburgular/Manburgular character, a ridiculously over-the-top petty thief who looked exactly like a fast food mascot, albeit an oddly attractive version of one, and McDonalds couldn't do shit. Score one for the little guys. From that point on until he retired from in-ring competition, Russel would be a routinely annoying gnat in any face's business, stealing the cheapest shit from them and demanding a wrestling match for them to get it back.

    TL;DR - Extremely over-the-top petty thief.


    THE AON WORLD FAMOUS BRANDED MORALITY SCALE-!!!: Probably a 2.

    Finishing move:

    Robble Robber - Sleeper Hold
    The Drive Thru - Swinging Neckbreaker

    Signature move:
    The Three-Piece Combo - Atomic Drop, followed by a Reverse Atomic Drop, followed by a Pop-up Atomic Drop.

    Basic moves:
    Chops
    Forearms
    Eye Poke
    Back Rake
    Back body drop
    Back suplex
    Flapjack

    Legacy: Now, in the time of the 80's, it was a cheesy gimmick that just about everyone hated. Fans despised it's connection to McDonalds, while staff and bookers begged Russel Hood to ditch the character and just be a wrestler for god's sake. Sure, the matches were usually pretty good, and fans weren't entirely against watching a fast food mascot expy be beaten up, but it was so cheesy and limiting. But, Russel wasn't to be deterred, having found the fun he was looking for, and so, kept the Manburgular character until he retired. That might've just been it, a character no-one really had fond memories of... Except...

    You recall how McDonalds tried to sue and kill the idea, the one they came up with? And you know how Russel pretty much told them to eat dirt and kept doing it? And you know how much everyone hated the cheap blatant attempt and corporate fat cats trying to grab onto their wallets? And you know how people tend to look back in nostalgia and think 'hey, it wasn't that bad', maybe slightly ironic? That combination turned 'The Manburgular' Russel Hood into a cult icon some 30 years after the fact. A symbol against the corporate cat fats, a revolutionary using their own symbol against them. A mascot no longer for the corporation, but for the counter-culture. McDonalds would love the world to forget this miserable foray into sponsored wrestling, let that negative brand backlash heal, but this guy just by existing wouldn't let that happen. Sure, everyone hated the soulless corporate cash grab, but once McDonalds fucked off and they could view the Manburgular as what it was, a dude putting his heart and soul into the fun of the gimmick, they started to like it.

    To McDonalds, the Manburgular is a stain on their brand image they'll never be rid of.

    To revolutionists, the Manburgular is a cult icon, a hero of the people, an inspiration.

    And to the Manburgular? He just had a lot of fun with the character and was afraid of going back to a generic good-wrestler-guy, and never realized what cultural impact he had on the restless youth. He came to terms with the fact that he was never going to be 'the guy', and so just decided to have fun with a fun gimmick, quietly going off into the sunset one night after he retired. In today's age, he's this quiet old man who didn't realize what impact he inadvertedly had and just assumed he was going to be a forgotten nobody. It wasn't until years after retirement, when news of the WC Network's acquisition of the BAOW King of Wrestling 1985 tournament arose and he attended a press conference about it, and was subsequently floored by the amount of people wearing Che Guevara-like shirts with his likeness on them, that he realized impact he had. Reportedly, he is now a very happy old man, delighted in his role as an unwitting symbol of the disenfranchised youth counter culture movement, and routinely has the longest autograph lines at wrestling conventions.

    THE WORLD FAMOUS AON BRANDED CARTOON SCALE!: 10. Fuck your super serial NWA bullshit.

    Attire: Black trousers, white/black striped shirt, red gloves/boots, black domino mask, red tie. Ditches the overcoat & hat before wrestling.

    Base pic character: That 2015 live-action Hamburgular reboot who looked like Cesaro's cousin that was... Oddly attractive... Don't look at me like that.

    Theme music: 'Bad Guys' - Bugsy Malone

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    Character
    name: "The Freedom Eagle" Valiant

    Height
    : 6'2

    Weight:
    250 lbs

    Billed
    From:
    Venice Beach, California

    Gimmick
    /Backstory:

    You know Superman right? In the immortal words of I Fight Dragons;"No one likes Superman" Why? Well he's a bland guy who just WANT to do good and that's the extent of his character and that's boring compared to the eternally cool Batman and other more complex superheroes.

    So no one likes Superman...

    ...But everyone loves Valiant.

    The Face painted patriot powerhouse got his start after a promising football career was ended after a shoulder injury. He debuted serving as the sidekick to wrestling legend and six time King Of Wrestling "The Masked Patriot" ( The fourth one to wear the mask of course, but that's another story). It was clear to see that this guy had a fantastic look, strong ability. Clearly charismatic, so why not give him a shot?

    What happened next; ...My. God.

    One of the first wrestlers to transcend into the mainstream, the so called "Valiant Virus" has swept the nation and has turned Valiant into a pop culture juggernaut. Not just for being a super slick worker, but for his charisma.

    Seriously; This dude is charismatic.

    Like Mythical levels of charisma.

    So much charisma, he's particularly super human.

    How Charismatic?

    One interviewer passed out mid interview due to how charming he was, He caught her.

    He once visited a children's hospital and told a wheelchair bound child to believe in himself; That child was Usa Bolt.

    Ronald Regan according to the polls was losing the presidential election, he was then photographed shaking hands with Valiant, he went on to have the biggest election win in American history (Not that Ronald Regan would actually MANAGE Valiant. That would be insane)

    There's a small island off the coast of Guam where they worship him as a God.

    We're talking unbelievable. weaponized. uncontrollable.
    patriotic. CHARISMA.


    With America in his heart and paint on his face; Valiant sells out areas wherever he goes, despite being a mega star, he has garnered criticism from more hardcore fans, for taking American wrestling away from it's roots as a legit sport and turned it into a cartoon, but what promotor is going to say no, to a guy who can literally cause a waterfall of money for any promotion he walks into?! SORRY OLD TIMERS, IT'S ALL ABOUT THAT DOLLA DOLLA AND THAT'S VALIANT. ALL HAIL DEMOCRACY. USA. USA. USA.

    THE AON WORLD FAMOUS BRANDED MORALITY SCALE-!!!: 10+
    Yes, I'm breaking my own scale for this; but Valiant is the most moral moralist that ever moralled. He has been known to take ten minutes getting to the ring due to making sure he high fives all his fans in the front row...ALL OF THEM. He will break on one, he will never take a cheap shot, and if there's a ref bump? He will drop everything to make sure that ref is ok. Basically, It's stupidly easy for a rule breaking heel to get one over on him.

    Finishingmove:
    Patriot Missile - Stinger Splash
    V-Shooter - Sharp Shooter

    Signature moves:
    Hail to the Chief- Scorpion Death Drop
    FLYING FREEDOM FOREARM-Flying forearm
    USA Combo- One Jab. Crowd; "U" a second jab. Crowd: "S" The opponent is dazed as Valiant hypes up the crowd, Crowd; "OHHHHHH!" BIG TIME LARIAT! Crowd: "A!"
    Old Glory Press Slam- Gorilla Press Slam.

    Not really, so much of a Signature move so much as a signature spot. Picture the scene; All hope is lost. Valiant has just been hit with a devastating piece of offense and clearly down for the count-EXECEPT NO. HE JUST SAT UP, THAT'S RIGHT. HE JUST NO SOLD YOUR MOVES. HIS HEART AND HIS AMERICAN WORK ETHIC WILL NOT LET HIM DIE BY GOD! HE STARTS SHAKING HIS FISTS, SCREAMING AND BEEATING HIS CHEST. RUN FOR YOUR LIVES, MARIO JUST FOUND THE SUPER STAR!

    Basic moves:
    Diving crossbody
    Diving splash
    Dropkick
    One-handed bulldog
    Snap DDT
    Vertical suplex - sometimes from the top rope


    Legacy:

    Unfortunately, that was as good as it ever got for Valiant. While achieving a lot of professional success, his tendency to cut down anyone that could measure up to him, resulted in him at the top of the business far past his peak, forever stunting the growth of pro wrestling. More troubling however, his personal choices that forever stained his public image and by association made the general public see pro wrestling in a darke-

    Oh wait....Sorry that was the other guy.

    Hugely respected by the wrestling world, Valiant became one of the most decorated wrestlers of all time, not to mention one of the greatest baby faces of all time. but more then that; He's generally considered one of the nicest people ever to step in the ring, using his status constantly to elevate and mentor younger talent to his level which resulted in wrestling to never losing it's luster after the 80s. Only hitting new peaks, and of course, he's had had little to no public controversies and the general image of pro wrestling was never tarnished by one of it's biggest stars starting a domino effect that would foster a toxic political backstage culture of top stars enviously guarding their spots by any means necessary causing people to become disenchanted with pro wrestling seeing by how ugly it can get. BECAUSE THAT WOULD BE A CRAPPY THING TO DO WOULDN'T IT BROTHER?!

    Still considered a pop culture icon to this day, Thanks mostly to his very successful restaurant chain; "Valiant's American cookhouse and bar" (...A restaurant chain absolutely NOT, I REPEAT NOT. BASED ON PASTA. PASTAMANIA IS NOT RUNNING WILD) Having only missed a handful of dates in his entire thirty year career, his retirement match was shown on national tv and got better ratings then the Super Bowl. (Whatever, THAT is.)

    Ever since then? He's pretty much disappeared from the public view all together, no interviews, no conventions. He's barely been seen since his emotional good bye preferring to have a quiet reclusive retirement. No one knows where he went after his retirement.

    ....and yet...

    As recent as this year, a local news story in venice beach;a toddler was saved from certain death when she was pulled out of the way of an oncoming bus by a man dressed in red white and blue and wearing facepaint. The mysterious man left quickly in the subsequent confusion, apparently by scaling the wall of a nearby building and then disappearing over the rooftops, causing more than one witness to remark "I don't know who that was but he seemed very likeable".

    THE WORLD FAMOUSAON BRANDED CARTOON SCALE!.
    10

    Attire: Fuck yo' all black gear. Bright blond hair, complete with iconic red white and blue face paint with matching multi coloured tights and white boots, comes out to the ring clad in a sparkly Sgt Pepper est jacket coated, red white and blue. CAN YOU TELL HE'S AMERICAN YET?

    Base pic character:Classic Sting

    Theme music:
    Rock Or Bust-ACDC



    Manager: Georgia Washington

    A former actress, she appeared in the 1981 box office hit Superguy 2, but despite the fame and acclaim she felt hollow. A chance meeting with Valiant at the premier of Superguy 2 caused her to reflect on what she always wanted to be in life - a wrestling valet who never talks or does anything at all. Yes, that's it. She wanted to be as deep of a character as a puddle. Just like every wrestling Valet Valiant, naturally, offered her a spot by his side - he doesn't really need a valet but he wants her to be happy and follow her dreams - and she, naturally, accepted the offer. She can now regularly be found hovering somewhere near Valiant, never really saying anything or doing anything of note, or not helpful in anyway but by all regards she seems very happy.

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    Re: THE WC NETWORK PRESENTS; THE BAOW KING OF WRESTLING-1985




    Character name:

    Milk Man Mike

    Nickname:

    The Milk Man

    Height:

    7ft, 1 inch



    Weight:

    Three HUNDRED and Seventy Five lbs



    Billed From:

    Pittsburgh, PA



    Gimmick/Backstory:

    Got Milk? "The Milk Man" does, and he'll deliver your milk rain or shine. Milk Man Mike is known for his sweet delicious milk, and he'll bring it to the ring in bottles before every match. He'll gobble it up to build strong bones, or he might even share it with his opponents.

    One thing is for certain, he LOVES milk.



    THE AON WORLD FAMOUS BRANDED MORALITY SCALE-!!!:

    (Rank your wrestlers morals from 1-10, 10. Being the most squawky clean baby face you ever did see -Ala vintage Sting- 1, being a wrestler that will have the place rocking with boos -Roddy Piper-


    5.

    The Milk Man lands right in the middle of the morality scale, and it all depends on just how that milk is tasting. Some day he might be willing to pour you a glass of milk, and others he might be smashing the bottles together and pouring it down your throat.

    The Milk Man cares only about one thing, and that's milk.

    He's your definition of chaotic neutral.


    Finishing move(s):

    The Milkdelum (End of Days)

    The Milk Triangle (Elevated Triangle Choke)

    The Milk Side Splash (Frog Splash, used RARELY)


    Signature move(s):

    Got Milk (DDT)



    Basic moves:

    Milk Punch
    Milk Kick
    Milk Jab



    (Optional) Legacy:

    (Did this wrestler leave a footprint? How is this wrestler viewed today? Is he a GOAT? Did he go on to win a million world titles and get in a wresting hall of fame? Or is he now a mail man? ETC ETC)

    Eh, I'd say he was probably on the same level as Hacksaw Jim Duggan or Junkyard Dog.



    THE WORLD FAMOUS AON BRANDED CARTOON SCALE!:

    ( When writing this character, how SERIOUS a wrestler should he be taken as on the show? 1 being a Arn Anderson; A totally serious 'rastler. 5 a Ric Flair; Gimmicky, but still can get down to serious business and a 10 is a ULTIMATE WARRIOR. A total freakin' cartoon of a wrestler)

    100% a 10.


    Attire:



    Base pic character:



    (LeBron James)

    Theme music:




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    Name: "The Anamoly" DeMarcus Maclin


    Pic Base: Dennis Rodman

    From: Harlem, NY

    Height: 6"6

    Weight: 235 Pounds

    Gimmick/Backstory: A former basketball prodigy he was set to attend Syracuse University until a late night party goes wrong and he would severally get a compound fracture of his ankle and ruptures his achilles. He knee his career was over although he did rehab back in less then 13 months to begin training to be a wrestler at the fame Slaughterhouse wrestling school where he was given the nickname the anomaly for his pure gifted wrestling ability and his agility for a guy his size. He is set ti make his in ring debut here.

    Legacy: He would go on to way a number of championships across the east coast and even would manage to win a few world titles along the way however his biggest claim to fame maybe the big man's cruiserweight like movement that left a lasting impact. He would also come out years later as bi sexual.

    Moral scale: 5

    Cartoon Scale: 3 (def likes to be taken seriously)

    Signature Moves:
    Tilt A Whirl Backbreaker, Old School, Suicide Dive

    Finisher:
    Harlem Hangover


    The Pounce


    Theme Song: Jefferson airplane White Rabbit



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    Character name:
    "The Rebellious Youth" Mal Maravich

    Height: 5 ft 11 in

    Weight: 205 lb

    Billed From: Portland, Oregon

    Gimmick/Backstory: Born to very religious parents, Mal was given the name Malachi. Very strict childhood and add the environment he had grown up, Malachi wanted freedom more than anything else. So, he rebelled like it was nobody's business. Against parents, against authority, against everything. And he advises all his fellow youth to do the same. Screw the rules, screw the prim and proper little puppets Uncle Sam wants you to become. If you want to smoke cigarettes, then do so. If you want to wear loose shirts, cool red jackets, swear at your parents, do that and so much more. Conformity is cowardice. Marching to your own drum is the greatest thing in the world.

    In the ring, Mal rebels against the fact that if he's worse at wrestling, then he should lose. He rebels against the honor of wrestling. He cheats, he tricks the refs, he tricks his opponents, he plays dirty as they come. But nobody can deny he looks rad as hell as he does all that.

    THE AON WORLD FAMOUS BRANDED MORALITY SCALE-!!!: 5 (IT IS I, WORLD FAMOUS OZ BRANDED TWEENER CHARACTER)

    Finishing move(s): Cause of the Rebel (Top Rope Elbow Drop) / Ceasefire (Two consecutive Détente's)

    Signature move(s): Détente (Spinning Backfist)

    Basic moves:

    Slap
    Low Kicks
    *Spit*
    Face-Rake
    Eye-Poke
    Back-Rake
    Chop
    Armbar
    Flash Pin Variations (Roll-Up, Victory Roll, Crucifix Pin etc.)

    Legacy: 3 months after the conclusion of the tournament, Mal has passed away in a motorcycle accident, fulfilling his secret wish of a fast life and a young death. It's complicated to tell if he had achieved personal immortality as his name remains very obscure in current wrestling scene, but wrestling media at the time had described Mal as 'a character ahead of his time' and numerous 90s wrestlers have cited The Rebellious Youth as an inspiration.

    THE WORLD FAMOUS AON BRANDED CARTOON SCALE!: 5 (IT IS I, WORLD FAMOUS OZ BRANDED TWEENER CHARACTER WITH SOME DEPTH)

    Attire: White shirt and jeans, putting effort into your costume is not cool at all. The shirt usually comes off as the match progresses.

    Base pic character: James Dean

    Theme music: "Little Dark Age" by MGMT


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    Character name: "The Man with the Means" Francis Perlot IV (commonly referred to as just, "Francis Perlot")
    Height: 6'3
    Weight: 244lbs
    Billed From: Bordeaux, France (was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
    Gimmick/Backstory: Francis Perlot IV descends from a line which allegedly traces back to King Louis XVI of France. Nonetheless, he has always been around wealth and the Perlot family are credited as being one of the chief exporters in France during the economic boom of the mid-1800s. His grandfather, Francois Perlot II, came to America in the early 1900s, bringing a large chunk of the family's wealth with him. Francis's father and now Francis himself grew the family's asset base in the southern states and have monopolised the oil s.)market in Louisiana and parts of Texas.

    Francis's passion aside from business and his wealth was always professional wrestling. Being a man with the power to do anything he wanted to due to his vast resources, Francis sought out the best trainers and coaches to teach him the art of wrestling and help him find the style which best suited him. The person which Perlot drew the most from in terms of style and influence was the 1968 BAOW King of Wrestling, Dudley Beale. Beale's strong European style rubbed off on Perlot and his offense is primarily comprised of rough holds and hard strikes. Perlot considers himself above the rules, and as he has done in the world of business, will take any shortcut presented to him in the ring. However, his training and natural ability mean that even without needing to bend the rules, he is a very formidable opponent.

    His pedigree in the BAOW King of Wrestling Tournament is well-noted and he comes into the 1985 tournament as the reigning champion, after defeating "The Henchman" Bobby Henchman in the 1984 final. This avenged his defeat to Henchman in the 1982 final, which began an ongoing several year-long feud between the two, after "The Henchman" grew tired of working under Perlot and doing his bidding, as he had done for years prior to him turning on Perlot (thus also cementing Henchman as one of the greatest babyfaces of the 1980s.
    Morality Scale: 1.5
    Finishing Move: Hush Money (Sleeper Hold)
    Signature Moves: Fisherman Buster, Trio of Gutwrench Suplexes
    Basic Moves: Eye Poke, Groin Stomp, European Uppercut, Gutwrench Suplex, Low Blow (usually after distracting the referee in some manner e.g. removing a turnbuckle cover), Referee Bribe (not always successful).
    Legacy: Despite being a successful bearer of the Perlot family name, Francis IV was cast aside from the family by his father for failing to produce a male heir by the age of 40, which Francis turned in 1993. Francis's only child is Jasmine Perlot, the newly-appointed FWA Director of Internal Affairs and the main reason behind the acquisition of the tapes of the 1985 BAOW King of Wrestling tournament. Even though he no longer bore the right to the Perlot family's wealth, Francis would not exchange his daughter for anything in the world. Following Jasmine's birth and his subsequent cutting off, Francis became a much more likeable man and realised the errors in his greedy and unscrupulous ways and is now (at the age of 69) nothing like the man which he used to be. He is a trustee and a board member for various charitable organisations.
    Cartoon Scale: 3
    Attire: Wears a white robe to the ring and during promos, and wrestles in plain black trunks and black boots (with 'FPIV' in white writing on each) during matches.
    Base Pic: Hunter Hearst Helmsley
    Theme Music: "Money Money Money" by ABBA

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    "Cold Stone" Steve Frosting


    Character name: "Cold Stone" Steve Frosting

    Height: 1.9 Fruit by the Foot (about 5'8")

    Weight: 93,173 M&Ms (about 205 lbs)

    Billed From: The Candy Kingdom of the planet Sweetopia (of the Milk Dud Galaxy, of course)

    Gimmick/Backstory: Steve is a peaceful ice cream creature who has never had so much as the slightest hint of anger flow through his chocolate syrup veins. But much like his father, Jimmy Changa, and his grandfather, Sir Robert Brownie, Jr, he was appointed by the Royal Salt-an of Science to be the provider of food for his entire planet. Times had grown hard for Sweetopia, a planet entirely inhabited by living food creatures. All natural resources had been exhausted and the Sweetopians began to resort to cannibalism. In order to stop the population from eating itself out of existence, the Royal Food Provider would be tasked with travelling to Earth and bringing back all the food they could. Which wouldn't require much, of course, as there is quite a large expansion of the Earth food as it travels to another galaxy due to changes in gravity and all sorts of science principles not yet understood by science.

    Minus the transportation, it seemed like an easy task. Until they got to to planet and realized none of the creatures were like them. These "humans," as they referred to themselves, didn't take very kindly to a large man made of ice cream with a pointy sugar cone on his head. In fact, no matter how kind he was to people or how qualified he could show he was at any simple human job, the only response he was ever met with was laughter. His spirit was broken, but he could not let his entire planet down, let alone his father and grandfather. So as a final resort, he turned to the only thing his family was ever able to do on Earth without being humiliated: lucha libre. (Or puroresu. Or whichever style of wrestling was common in the area he landed, as while intergalactic travel was easy for Sweetopians, travel while on a planet proved to be much more difficult.) He was not very good at it, as someone who loathed the thought of violence. But having traveled to Earth once a human calendar year ever since 1961, he became better over time, incorporating and even inventing moves which would render his opponent incapacitated while not hurting them too much. And he also found that even with the loser's purse for the matches he participated in, he could still afford the food to keep his planet from starving over the next year. Although any time this happened, his older cousins Rocky Rhodes and The Big Dough would make fun of him to no end, so he decided to just do the best he could to win without hurting anybody.

    THE AON WORLD FAMOUS BRANDED MORALITY SCALE-!!!: 10.5

    Finishing move(s): Pineapple Upside Down (Paradise Lock)

    Signature move(s): La Magistrawlberry Cradle (La Magistral Cradle Pin)

    Basic moves: Mostly different pinning combinations, such as a backslide, sunset flip, schoolboy, etc. Though he does do a lot of arm drags and very basic spinny lucha moves with little to no impact, as well.

    Legacy: Steve Frosting continues to visit Earth to wrestle on one show a year and use the winnings to purchase food for his planet to this day, as he most likely will for quite some time seeing as how time and life expectations work much differently in the Milk Dud Galaxy.

    THE WORLD FAMOUS AON BRANDED CARTOON SCALE!: 15 (while on Sweetopia, as it is a planet where everything becomes a literal cartoon within its boundaries), 10 (while on Earth, after a few mishaps early on in the experiments, it was discovered that it would be much easier for humans to accept, or at least not notice, Sweetopians if they appeared to be 3 dimensional instead of their natural 2 dimensional state. Steve is certainly still quite a character personality-wise though, regardless of how many dimensions he appears to be in. His over the top joy and caring for others is matched by possibly no human in existence)

    Attire: He wrestles in the nude as clothes are a foreign concept not grasped by Sweetopians, an entirely edible planet. Fortunately, just like most foods, Steve has no "obscene" body parts, and during the dimensional shift between galaxies, a coating of shiny trash-bag-like material forms around his body, so he looks like he's actually wearing a full bodysuit made to look like mint chocolate chip ice cream melting out of the pointy sugar cone he has on top of his head. No human has seemed to notice that he is naked or made of ice cream yet.

    Base pic character: Ice-Cream-Jr.jpg

    Theme music:

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    Character name: Luke
    Height: 5'7
    Weight: 240lbs
    Billed From: Derinkuyu, Turkey

    Gimmick/Backstory: Luke is the last known inhabitant of an underground city in Turkey.

    Morality Scale: 5
    Finishing Move: closed-fist punch
    Signature Moves: Leg sweep, front head lock
    Basic Moves: Hair pull, double rear arm lock, double leg takedown, cradle, rear waist lock

    Cartoon Scale: 8
    Attire: white top t-shirt with no sleeves, and a black hat

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    Theme Music: "Believe" by Cher
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    So this took off .

    Thanks guys, I didn't expect this level of interest, but I love you guys for taking the time to sign up, cheers.

    Quick shout out to say ya'll have 48 hours left to get peeps in, before I start planning, woop woop the alarm is ringing.

    Also, I want to express my DEEP and UNDYING GRATITUDE, for the FOUR( Not one. not two. not three BUT FOUR) Wrestlers who found the loop hole in the system I created to specifically stop people making tweeners and just went ahead and picked a five. A. FIVE. Could have picked a six. could have picked a four. in fact, had NINE other numbers to pick from. BUT OH NO. Ya'll went right down the middle and made sure I could neither write them as a face or a heel. IN THE 80S. THAT'S SUPER FUN! THANKS GUYS. FUNFUNFUNFUNFUNFUNFUNFUN.

    naa. just playin, love you guys

    brb having a mental tweener related break down.
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