While shooting T-shirts into the crowd via T-shirt gun, he accidentally shot Mark Henry. "Superfly" Jimmy Snuka was chosen over Kamala and "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan, and pinned Conway with his Superfly Splash to win the match. Eugene made his return to WWE in the Royal Rumble match on January 29, 2006, as the eighteenth entrant. Child abductors? Things weren’t ironed out as smoothly as with WWE. The team lasted until Tajiri's release in December 2005. [11], With Regal, Eugene won his first and only championship in WWE, taking the World Tag Team Championship from La Résistance on the November 15 episode of Raw. WWE: 13 Most Horribly Offensive Gimmicks Wrestlers Ever Took On. Eugene was involved in a storyline with Evolution, facing Triple H at SummerSlam. Dinsmore began his career in 1996 and was assigned to NWA-Ohio Valley Wrestling, later becoming Ohio Valley Wrestling. Fox paid 7-figure settlement over bogus conspiracy story. He would be saved by returning Hulk Hogan, after he attacked the villainous duo. In May 2004, Eugene began a feud with Jonathan Coachman, who attempted to banish him from WWE (only to be stopped by The Rock). Mocking the mentally ill? [36] Dinsmore was re-hired by WWE on September 20, 2013, as trainer on NXT, and he lasted a year before he was released on October 2, 2014. Nick ‘Eugene’ Dinsmore would fail two separate drug tests and would be fired by the WWE. He was a fan favourite during his run in the promotion. After appearing at ECW One Night Stand,[18] Eugene formed a tag team with "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan. [1], Dinsmore also appeared in World Championship Wrestling (WCW) from August 1998 to January 1999, mainly used as a jobber on WCW Saturday Night he also worked on two episodes of Thunder (losing to Ernest Miller and Kanyon), and on two episodes of Nitro (first teaming with Lenny Lane to lose a handicap match to Scott Steiner, then losing a singles match to Wrath). [6] Although Regal was originally dispirited at having to manage Eugene, he would grow fond of him and the two would quickly become firm friends. He also won the World Tag Team Championship with William Regal. [1] He returned in 2010, at the "Flashlight Wrestling: Legends & Loonies" event, and lost to Breyer Wellington. On the plus side for Dinsmore, he's been able to make a career of the "Eugene" gimmick. He became a full-time member of the roster the following year. The fan-chosen (via voting at WWE's website) stipulation for the match was that the loser would have his head shaved. In WWE though it’s the same thing, but I think the “machine” and more well oiled than in WCW.”, Toughest Opponent: “Hands down….Kurt Angle. Back in May 2015, 'The Prizefighter' turned up uninvited on RAW to answer John … [19] On the September 4 Raw, Eugene and Duggan challenged World Tag Team Champions the Spirit Squad for the title, but were unsuccessful. The first live event was held November 7, 2015. By the time 2006 rolled along, the Eugene gimmick was getting pretty stale and needed some sort of change. [28] On July 28, Gowen and U-Gene defeated the Ring Rydas to win the JCW Tag Team Championship. On September 1, 2007, Nick Dinsmore was released from his WWE contract.[24]. Here’s what he had to say: Im Jahre 2007 trennte sich die WWE von Nick Dinsmore, trotz seines kontroversen Gimmicks hatte er in seiner Zeit in der WWE doch relativ viele Fehden mit bedeutsamen Stars wie Kurt Angle, Triple H und durfte mit Legenden wie Hulk Hogan, „Hacksaw“ Jim Duggan und „Superfly“ Jimmy Snuka in … He sat back and laughed and said “Sounds great, you’ll start on Monday”. 0 comments. [18] Striker ultimately defeated Eugene to end the feud. On June 17, Eugene was drafted to the SmackDown! No one wants to get saddled with a bad gimmick. Die folgende Liste wird sich 15 der schlimmsten Gimmicks in der Geschichte des Pro-Wrestling widmen. Dinsmore would be released in 2007. He discussed being cut from the WWE, What Vince and Triple H are really like, and whether he will be appearing on TNA or WWE anytime soon. 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In December 2011, Dinsmore took part in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's (TNA) India project, Ring Ka King as Dr. Nicholas Dinsmore. WWE is filled with colorful superstars, from simple, realistic characters like John Cena, the squeaky clean good … The story was revealed by former WWE Superstar Eugene. Nicholas David Dinsmore (born December 17, 1975), also known by his World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) ring name Eugene, is an American professional wrestler. If that wasn't bad enough, they kept it going for what seemed like eternity. If you remember Hogan was in WCW for almost 2 or 3 years before the NOW finally took off. [4][31] On July 27, Dinsmore, as "U-Gene", unsuccessfully challenged Freight Train for the 5 Dollar Wrestling championship in the main event of that promotion's internet PPV debut.[32]. Let's be honest: WWE has had too many bad gimmicks to count. Eugene, real name Nicholas Dinsmore, came up to the WWE main roster from their developmental brand Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW). [23] On the June 29 episode of SmackDown!, Eugene debuted for the brand, losing to The Great Khali. He lost the title to Anthony Barvado on July 25, 2008. [10], After taking a few weeks off to sell his injuries, he feuded with his uncle, Eric Bischoff. [18] He defeated Vince McMahon and Shane McMahon in a handicap match on the July 10 Raw, after interference from D-Generation X. Gimmick bezeichnet im Wrestling den im Ring dargestellten Charakter eines Wrestlers. During his interview with Chris Van Vliet, Eugene spoke on attempting to make Kevin Owens the new ‘Mountie’ during his time as a trainer in the WWE Performance Center. [34][35] On August 1, Dinsmore (as Eugene) defeated Ricky Ortiz at a SmackDown/ECW house show in Manchester, New Hampshire. This coincided with the announcement of WWE's new drug policy (established as a result of Eddie Guerrero's death from heart failure, aggravated by his past history of drug abuse).[1]. Bischoff soon placed him under the care of the newly returned William Regal. All of the pieces are in place in TNA right now that were in place when WCW made more money than any wrestling company in history. ForFormer WWE Superstar Eugene (Nick Dinsmore) talks about the origin of his gimmick, how he pitched it to Vince, TNA, his toughest opponent and more brand as their final pick of the 2007 Supplemental Draft. He made some appearances in Puerto Rico's World Wrestling Council (WWC), as Eugene. Gimmicks – jeder Wrestler hatte einen eigenen. The WWE career of Paul Burchill saw him struggling to get a fair chance at success. This also cost him the World Tag Team Championship, which Regal lost to La Résistance when forced to defend at a house show on January 16, teamed with Jonathan Coachman as a substitute. Nicholas David Dinsmore (born December 17, 1975), also known by his World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) ring name Eugene, is an American professional wrestler. [30] In 2009, he was part of Hulk Hogan's Australian tour, Hulkamania: Let The Battle Begin, where he wrestled as U-Gene. He teamed with Kane and Doink The Clown to defeat Kevin Thorn, Viscera, and Umaga.[22]. Eugene used famous wrestling finishers ... That was actually one of Kevin Nash’s early gimmicks in WCW in the early 1990’s before he’d join the WWE for the first time in 1993. [24] Dinsmore wrestled for WFX Wrestling in Canada, in a role similar to the one he played in WWE, under the names "U-Gene" and "U-gene Dinsmore". Eugene’s biggest success in the WWE was winning the tag team titles with William Regal. Former WWE wrestler Eugene recalled his last run in WWE as a trainer for NXT in 2013-14 on the Chris Van Vliet show, where he revealed a story about Kevin Owens panicking after finding out about the gimmick WWE had planned for him. [1] At WrestleMania 22, Eugene competed in a preshow battle royal which was won by Viscera. Dinsmore became Eugene, a mentally challenged wrestler who copied his favorite wrestler's moves. How he pitched the idea to Vince: “In the developmental system (OVW) WWE used to send down members from the creative team. I remember being a kid watching wrestling feeling that way, having the awe and excitement when I Hulk Hogan or the Junk Yard Dog or Koko B. Ware. Eugene established himself as a rising star in the WWE. They said I had great in ring ability but I needed a gimmick. On the July 20 episode of SmackDown!, Eugene participated in a battle royal for the vacant World Heavyweight Championship, and was eliminated by Batista and Kane. Doink the Clown is a professional wrestling character originally and most popularly portrayed by Matt Osborne, who debuted the Doink persona in the World Wrestling Federation in 1992. [39], In 2009, Dinsmore became engaged to Stephanie Fischer, whom he married in November 2015. He had a brief storyline in which he was infatuated with the wrestler Jailbird Man, inadvertently costing Jailbird his matches. [37], On January 10, 2015, Dinsmore returned to wrestling, this time with the British promotion International Pro Wrestling: United Kingdom. Nick Dinsmore Talks About If He Was Worried About Offending Anyone With His Eugene Gimmick December 3, 2020 One of the memorable characters in the WWE from the early to mid 2000s was Eugene. He was portrayed as the "special" and overly excited nephew of Raw General Manager Eric Bischoff, who had savant-like wrestling ability from watching his favorites on television. 8 Stupid WWE Gimmicks That Got Over Huge. When he was called to the main roster, he debuted as Eugene Dinsmore, Eric Bischoff's nephew. Days later, WWE.com stated Dinsmore admitted to taking prescription drugs, including somas. Eugene defeated Angle, winning his cherished Olympic gold medal (per match stipulation), and starting a feud between the two. 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Nick Dinsmore Active Also known as Eugene, Special E, U-Gene, Eugene Dinsmore, U-Gene Dinsmore, Dr. Nicholas Dinsmore, Conquistador Dos, Doink, Mr. Wrestling 2 Sadly, what they did was create one of the most offensive gimmicks in WWE history. [8] Two weeks later on Raw, they fought a no disqualification match, which Eugene won after interference from Randy Orton. Crucial new data on the efficacy of cloth masks. I wrestled him for about 6 weeks straight. Full wrestling profile of Eugene, including Career History, promotions he worked with, Real Name, Height, Weight, Age, Face/Heel Turns, Titles Won & Accomplishments, Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams & Stables, Gimmicks pictures, appearance changes and more. He wrestled in the WWF as Doink the Clown on two later occasions, and as one half of Los Conquistadores (with Rob Conway). Submit it to us here! OVW became WWE's farm territory and, during his time there, Dinsmore won a record of eight times the OVW Heavyweight Champion as well as the OVW Southern Tag Team Champion eleven times. However, WWE wanted to do something with Dinsmore, since he was a good wrestler. Eugene On A Gimmick Idea He Had For Kevin Owens. On the March 19, 2007 episode of Raw, Eugene was forced into a match with Umaga, as a punishment for accidentally spilling a drink on Vince McMahon. Eugene was a WWE Superstar with a mental handicap, and a lot of fans believe that gimmick wouldn’t work at all today. [1] He challenged Umaga to a match at Vengeance and lost, despite having Duggan, Doink the Clown, and Kamala in his corner. He became a jobber over time, and to the casual fan 'sucked'. As usual, Dinsmore was all aboard and felt that the change in attitude would help take Eugene … Nicholas Dinsmore, better known by pro wrestling audiences as "Eugene", spent his years in WWE portraying a kindhearted, intellectually disabled character. Kevin Owens made one hell of an impression during his WWE debut. Funktion. Dinsmore made his Ring of Honor debut on December 9, 2010 at ROH Wrestling tapings, losing to Mike Bennett. In the long term, could people honestly see Dinsmore as Eugene in a main event feud for the WWE title? In many ways, it can be a death sentence to a wrestler’s career as has been seen by the likes of Nick Dinsmore, AKA Eugene, who recently told the story of Kevin Owens crying over a proposed character change. He made some appearances in Puerto Rico's World Wrestling Council (WWC), as Eugene. [1] The team had a record ten reigns as Southern Tag Team Champions. [5], On the April 5, 2004 episode of Raw, Dinsmore made his World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) debut as Eugene. The team split up on the November 6 Raw. Former WWE Superstar Eugene (Nick Dinsmore) joined Matt & JD on Ring The Bell Radio. [15] The feud culminated at SummerSlam, where Angle defeated Eugene to regain his medal. [16] Eugene then briefly teamed with Tajiri (who, incidentally, had also previously teamed with William Regal). If you ask Nick Dinsmore, the man behind the character, WWE … Wrestling's been there, done … He formed a tag team with Luke Williams, better known as one half of The Bushwhackers. On October 26, 2011, Dinsmore defeated Jason Wayne to win the OVW Heavyweight Championship for the tenth time, turning heel in the process. Did anyone like the old WWE Eugene gimmick? WWE totally blew the chance of doing an angle with a Eugene heel turn saying he fooled the fans into think he was mentally challenged. [38], Dinsmore began running his own shows in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, under the banner of Midwest All Pro Wrestling. Although they won the match, he suffered a ruptured left patellar ligament, which required surgery and sidelined him for six months. Personally, I thought it was funny. In a recent interview with Chris Van Vliet , Nicholas Dinsmore, trainer of Kevin Owens and formerly known as ‘Eugene’ in WWE, revealed that Owens broke down in tears when he received this … [1] Dinsmore also held the OVW Heavyweight Championship a record ten times. One of the original gimmick idea's WWE had for Kevin Owens, brought him to tears. [14], Eugene returned to wrestling on the July 25, 2005 episode of Raw, taking part in Kurt Angle's regular "Kurt Angle Invitational" challenge. Der Begriff leitet sich aus der englischen Werbesprache ab, in der Gimmick das Besondere, Einzigartige eines Produkts bezeichnet. After this, he wrestled mainly on the Raw B-show, Heat. Der Eugene-Charakter war Mitte 2004 zunächst ein voller Erfolg und Eugene erhielt einen Mega-Push, der ihn sogar bis in eine Fehde und ein Summer-Slam-Match mit Triple H führte. [33] Dinsmore lost the title to Rudy Switchblade seven days later in an Eight Man Melee, including Wayne, Adam Revolver, Ted McNaler, James Thomas, Rocco Bellagio and Mike Mondo. He was eliminated by Chris Benoit. Whether this is PC or not, the gimmick Dinsmore was given basically killed his WWE career before it started. December 14, 2020. In Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), he formed a successful tag team with Rob Conway, called The Lords of The Ring. It seemed to be a bit more stressful for sure. Eugene would stay with WWE until 2006, including a feud with Kurt Angle where he won his gold medal, having a match against him at SummerSlam. Tweet. For every great gimmick (like, say, The Undertaker) there are at least three mediocre ones. They really didn’t care for it and at the time I got really frustrated. In October 2007, Dinsmore became the head official in charge of Derby City Wrestling, the intermediate-level group affiliated with Ohio Valley Wrestling, after Joey Matthews left the position. In 2015, he opened his own promotion, Midwest All Pro Wrestling. [29] However, Gowen forfeited the championship after realizing that U-Gene cheated to win, causing U-Gene to attack him and disband the team. Dinsmore went on to wrestle on the independent circuit and return to OVW. The gimmick … The former WWE Universal Champion had a great start to his WWE career and even frog splashed Vince McMahon himself. 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