The W
Views: 99989228
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
24.10.07 1000
The 7 - Pro Wrestling - Rico Constantino
This thread has 6 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(9695 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (17 total)
J. Kyle
Boudin blanc
Level: 93

Posts: 64/2389
EXP: 7943463
For next: 109377

Since: 21.2.02
From: The Land of Aloha

Since last post: 82 days
Last activity: 1 day
AIM:  
Y!:
#1 Posted on 12.4.02 0454.13
Reposted on: 12.4.09 0458.43
Does anybody else think this mofo is packin SERIOUS mic skills? He seemed pretty at ease on the mic which is amazing considering the wrestlers who've been "in the big leagues" for a long time with no real mic skill. I've heard a lot of good about his ring action too. I hope this guy gets a shot.

On a lighter thought, in a perfect world he could face Lash, heel Rock, and Honky Tonk Man in a sideburns showdown.
Promote this thread!
DMC
Liverwurst
Level: 69

Posts: 209/1180
EXP: 2770435
For next: 99323

Since: 8.1.02
From: Modesto, CA

Since last post: 3476 days
Last activity: 3470 days
#2 Posted on 12.4.02 1349.32
Reposted on: 12.4.09 1359.02
Isn't this guy like some kind of former male model or bodybuilder? I swear I've heard his name and seen him before. I think he's also married to some fitness model girl too.

DMC
The Tino Standard
Bauerwurst
Level: 24

Posts: 39/106
EXP: 74640
For next: 3486

Since: 2.1.02
From: Ohio University (originally hailing from Concord, OH)

Since last post: 4028 days
Last activity: 3938 days
#3 Posted on 12.4.02 1353.54
Reposted on: 12.4.09 1359.05
"I swear I've heard his name and seen him before." - DMC

I'm fairly certain that Rico Constantino was a contestant on American Gladiators back in the mid-90s. Now THAT was a show that kicked ass back in its day.
Excalibur05
Knackwurst
Level: 102

Posts: 460/2927
EXP: 10810784
For next: 279221

Since: 19.1.02
From: Minnesota

Since last post: 13 days
Last activity: 1 day
AIM:  
#4 Posted on 12.4.02 1420.56
Reposted on: 12.4.09 1422.56
Not only did he win the show, but for the last few (fairly dismal) seasons, he was one of the gladiators.

Rico doesn't have a whole lot of time left (he's what, 40?), but I've heard only good things about his ring work, so I'm happy to see him.
Euclid
Weisswurst
Level: 11

Posts: 2/18
EXP: 5166
For next: 820

Since: 12.4.02
From: NYC Metro

Since last post: 4441 days
Last activity: 4440 days
#5 Posted on 12.4.02 2121.05
Reposted on: 12.4.09 2124.12
Frankly, I could do without all 3 of 'em. They are painful to listen to during their promos (Funaki has better mic skills), their gimmick died 4 years ago when the DOA began carrying Too Much piggyback on their cycles, and who the hell is a tag team supposed to wrestle against these days anyway?
EastCoastAvenger
Bockwurst
Level: 49

Posts: 245/536
EXP: 848524
For next: 35365

Since: 4.1.02
From: Clearwater, FL

Since last post: 1993 days
Last activity: 10 hours
#6 Posted on 13.4.02 1207.25
Reposted on: 13.4.09 1207.44
Yeah, the "Ambiguously Gay Duo" shit is wearing REAL thin, but I still think Rico has some skills. Maybe they should put some names into the Random Tag Team Generator (tm, uh, that guy, what was his name again?) and let Rico do with two random guys what Michael hayes did with the Hardys. Well, not the whole "angst-filled youth" thing, but something unique. Heck, sign Norman Smiley, team him up with William Regal and have Rico (with a new gimmick by this point) manage them.
oldschoolhero
Knackwurst
Level: 104

Posts: 153/3059
EXP: 11571836
For next: 290329

Since: 2.1.02
From: nWo Country

Since last post: 1988 days
Last activity: 1922 days
#7 Posted on 13.4.02 1247.31
Reposted on: 13.4.09 1253.18
Billy and Chuck can go to Hell, but Rico actually works well in his gimmick. He's not gay or anything, just a pretty boy. That works well, I think-and his little speech on SmackDown put the other four guys in the skit to shame.
Spaceman Spiff
Knackwurst
Level: 101

Posts: 44/2905
EXP: 10708547
For next: 9165

Since: 2.1.02
From: Philly Suburbs

Since last post: 9 days
Last activity: 1 hour
AIM:  
#8 Posted on 13.4.02 1353.10
Reposted on: 13.4.09 1355.06
I really dug Chuck's "Don't be late" line in a "mess-with-Al-Snow's-head" kinda way. It wasn't said in an over the top flamboyant manner, which would have made it pretty ridiculous.

    He's not gay or anything, just a pretty boy

I'm not sure where you get that from, but I think it's pretty obvious the vibe/stereotype that Rico is portraying (stylist, concerned w/ hair & clothing appearances), and it's not "pretty boy".
shea
Bockwurst
Level: 50

Posts: 153/557
EXP: 896213
For next: 51111

Since: 1.2.02
From: Brooklyn NY

Since last post: 4001 days
Last activity: 3887 days
#9 Posted on 13.4.02 1456.11
Reposted on: 13.4.09 1456.45

It's kind of hard to buy into Rico being a "pretty boy" OR gay when he's wearing John Sebastian's old Woodstock sideburns.

There's no "stylist" on god's green earth who would look like that.
oldschoolhero
Knackwurst
Level: 104

Posts: 154/3059
EXP: 11571836
For next: 290329

Since: 2.1.02
From: nWo Country

Since last post: 1988 days
Last activity: 1922 days
#10 Posted on 13.4.02 1457.05
Reposted on: 13.4.09 1457.47
Have you seen him checking out guys or being infatuated with his tag partner a la Billy and Chuck? Nope, meaning he could work as just a pretty boy if they decided to split him off from the AGD.
Spaceman Spiff
Knackwurst
Level: 101

Posts: 45/2905
EXP: 10708547
For next: 9165

Since: 2.1.02
From: Philly Suburbs

Since last post: 9 days
Last activity: 1 hour
AIM:  
#11 Posted on 13.4.02 1807.55
Reposted on: 13.4.09 1820.33
Chuck & Billy haven't checked out other guys either. And as for being infatuated w/ each other, you could always chalk that up to being clueless. They've patted each other on the ass on occasion, but plenty of other sports' athletes do the same. They haven't really been flamboyant, so you could say C&B are just pretty boys, as well ("Chicks dig us!").

The first time we saw Rico on WWF TV, he was all like (paraphrasing from memory) "Look at your tights. Those colors just clash! And that hair!"

I'm sure he could work as a pretty boy, but it was pretty clear they were going for the gay stylist vibe at the beginning.
Notorious F.A.B.
Pepperoni
Level: 65

Posts: 338/1052
EXP: 2325540
For next: 10100

Since: 4.2.02
From: Dudleyville's Gay Ghetto

Since last post: 4027 days
Last activity: 4013 days
AIM:  
#12 Posted on 13.4.02 1810.50
Reposted on: 13.4.09 1827.09
B&C kinda sort made an overature for kane (giving him a bandana).

and why wouldn't they? he has the dreamiest eye.
Acrid
Weisswurst
Level: 11

Posts: 6/19
EXP: 5659
For next: 327

Since: 10.1.02
From: The Hague

Since last post: 4573 days
Last activity: 4573 days
#13 Posted on 13.4.02 1815.09
Reposted on: 13.4.09 1829.02
i can't help thinking of rick martel when constantino's on the tube...
bubblesthechimp
Boudin rouge
Level: 48

Posts: 13/520
EXP: 804119
For next: 19429

Since: 22.3.02
From: Weymouth, Ma

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 1 day
#14 Posted on 14.4.02 0008.46
Reposted on: 14.4.09 0029.02

    Originally posted by Notorious F.A.B.
    B&C kinda sort made an overature for kane (giving him a bandana).

    and why wouldn't they? he has the dreamiest eye.



ROTFLMAO and im not stopping anytime soon. Thats just great. But seriously i wanna see this guy in the ring now. Same with Lesnar. A frigging 300 pounder doing a shootin star press. I gotta see that.
WAPU Bandit
Linguica
Level: 20

Posts: 62/70
EXP: 40056
For next: 2383

Since: 2.1.02
From: Ft. Hood, TX

Since last post: 4493 days
Last activity: 4431 days
#15 Posted on 14.4.02 0035.00
Reposted on: 14.4.09 0037.09
F.A.B. one of the reasons i still spend time reading about our so called sport. Any more columns forthcoming from FAB?
DrewDewce
Bratwurst
Level: 73

Posts: 223/1348
EXP: 3385069
For next: 100816

Since: 2.1.02
From: The Derby City

Since last post: 19 days
Last activity: 2 days
Y!:
#16 Posted on 17.4.02 0845.28
Reposted on: 17.4.09 0848.23
If I recall correctly, Rico was a police officer before gaining fame with the American Gladiators, so he's no spring chicken. He does have some good moves in the ring, and should eventually get a run in the ring before things are said and done.
Qubber
Boerewors
Level: 42

Posts: 273/375
EXP: 496421
For next: 24945

Since: 7.1.02
From: Sheffield, UK

Since last post: 2751 days
Last activity: 2014 days
AIM:  
#17 Posted on 17.4.02 0954.11
Reposted on: 17.4.09 0959.04
With the WWF's literal interpretation of peoples past policy just be glad they didn't make him a full on Faarooq Asaad style gladiator and lump him in with the AGD .
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Will EDDIE and RVD get 15 minutes at Backlash??????
Next thread: Backlash looks strong
Previous thread: Cauliflower Alley Club
(9695 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Pro Wrestling - Rico ConstantinoRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.358 seconds.