Create-A-Wrestler

“The White Knight” Jack Braden

Mad Bull - White KnightMedium: Film
Title:
Mad Bull
Bio:
Proving that knights were indeed of lower nobility, Jack Braden was as big a dick inside the ring as he was outside of it. Despite being a babyface, Braden would oftentimes go into business for himself and actually injure the wrestlers he faced.
Signature Move:
Shooting on unsuspecting opponents.

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Nacho

Nacho LibreMedium: Film
Title: Nacho Libre
Bio: Simply known as Nacho, this pudgy luchador went on to great singles success after breaking away from his long-time tag team partner, Esqueleto. In the biggest win of his career, Nacho upset Mexican champion, Ramses, then returned to his humble beginnings as a cook for a local Oaxacan orphanage.
Signature Move: La Casita.

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The Lover

The Lover Andy SchmidtMedium: Film
Title: The One and Only
Bio: A wrestler who had gone through more gimmick changes than Ed Leslie, Andy Schmidt finally found his calling as The Lover. Even though he wasn’t built like a wrestler, or even knew how to actually wrestle, he embodied the true essence of professional wrestling: the spectacle of excess.
Signature Move: Making a grand entrance.

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Frankie the Thumper

Paradise Alley 1Medium: Film
Title:
Paradise Alley
Bio:
A mobster’s hired muscle by day and a grappler by night, Frankie the Thumper almost picked up his biggest win against Kid Salami had he not been disqualified for continually attacking Salami after the round was over. In his defense, it was the 22nd round and he was probably getting tired of waiting for Salami to finally go down.
Signature Move:
Thumping.

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Thunderlips

ThunderlipsMedium: Film
Title: Rocky III
Bio: “The Ultimate Male” is also the ultimate performer. Despite being a world champion wrestler, he was all for boxer vs. wrestler charity events. He also didn’t mind breaking kayfabe immediately after a match and posing for a photo with his opponent.
Signature Move: Exposing the business.

10 Count!

Booking WrestleMania (The Movie)

Russell Madness

The last installment of the fictional WrestleMania cards. I was only able to come up with nine matches and that’s probably a good thing, or else the terrier from Russell Madness versus Zeus would’ve been a match booked on this card.

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The Naked Man

The Naked Man - Naked Man

Medium: Film
Title: The Naked Man
Bio: The Naked Man will go down in cinematic wrestling history for going off-script and legitimately hurting the entire locker room of wrestlers before cutting one of the most heartfelt, confusing promos. Was rumored to be Slim Goodbody’s evil twin brother.
Signature Move: Cracking backs.

Ringside Cinema

Meet Me There (2014)

Brandon Stroud, writer and editor of the two-time RSPW award winning With Spandex blog, on the Uproxx site, wrote the film Meet Me There. Yes, when he’s not busy updating The Best & Worst of Raw posts, or borrowing this site’s Ringside Cinema feature or What the World is Watching, Stroud works on non-pro wrestling endeavors. In case you were hoping this was another entry in the growing wrestling horror film subgenre, I’m sorry to disappoint you.

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Randy “The Ram” Robinson

Randy The Ram RobinsonMedium: Film
Title: The Wrestler
Bio: He was once one of the biggest wrestling stars of the 80’s and 90’s. Although a shell of his former self, Randy “The Ram” Robinson still competed on independent wrestling shows, until his last match against his most famous rival, The Ayatollah, at a Ring of Honor show.
Signature Move: The Ram Jam.

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Jimmy King

Jimmy KingMedium: Film
Title: Ready to Rumble
Bio: Despite lacking a wrestler’s physique, or any kind of athletic physique, Jimmy King rose to prominence in a parallel WCW universe. During his reign as world champion, Jimmy King battled through some personal demons. It eventually led to him losing the world title to Diamond Dallas Page in controversial fashion. All seemed lost until two marks in their late twenties decided to help get King back in shape. Jimmy King ultimately defeated DDP to win back the WCW World Title.
Signature Move: Diving double axe handle.