The W
Views: 100724053
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
22.11.07 0844
The 7 - Pro Wrestling - Eugene Hospitalized, Suspended Register and log in to post!
Pages: 1 2 Next(1376 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (31 total)
Packman V2
Bratwurst
Level: 71

Posts: 508/1331
EXP: 3033629
For next: 133500

Since: 16.3.04
From: Albuquerque, NM

Since last post: 78 days
Last activity: 13 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#1 Posted on 18.11.05 0829.23
Reposted on: 18.11.12 0830.12
Nick 'Eugene' Dinsmore hospitalized, suspended
November 18, 2005

Nick 'Eugene' Dinsmore was rushed to the hospital last night in Manchester.

He has since been released from the hospital, sent home and suspended indefinitely. WWE.com will have more details as they become available.

------------------------------------------

The surprises just keep on coming...
Promote this thread!
Kevintripod
Boudin blanc
Level: 90

Posts: 592/2294
EXP: 7131794
For next: 56842

Since: 11.5.03
From: Mount Pleasant, Pa.

Since last post: 4 days
Last activity: 8 hours
AIM:  
#2 Posted on 18.11.05 0918.40
Reposted on: 18.11.12 0919.53
Sounds like he could have possibly O.D.'ed on something ?
jwrestle
Lap cheong
Level: 77

Posts: 840/1591
EXP: 4136853
For next: 54295

Since: 4.4.03
From: Nitro WV

Since last post: 197 days
Last activity: 12 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#3 Posted on 18.11.05 1034.52
Reposted on: 18.11.12 1035.27
Wow...that doesn't sound good in any case.
Spaceman Spiff
Knackwurst
Level: 102

Posts: 2126/2905
EXP: 10741678
For next: 348327

Since: 2.1.02
From: Philly Suburbs

Since last post: 38 days
Last activity: 11 hours
AIM:  
#4 Posted on 18.11.05 1248.25
Reposted on: 18.11.12 1248.25
Word on a couple message boards by some English guys is that he got drunk at the hotel & got in a fight.
2P4E
Boerewors
Level: 40

Posts: 42/360
EXP: 410340
For next: 30973

Since: 4.1.05
From: SE12, London, UK.

Since last post: 473 days
Last activity: 2 days
#5 Posted on 18.11.05 1303.41
Reposted on: 18.11.12 1305.35
I wonder if he slips into character when he's drunk.
El Nastio
Andouille
Level: 91

Posts: 923/2233
EXP: 7230247
For next: 238694

Since: 14.1.02
From: Ottawa Ontario, by way of Walkerton

Since last post: 11 days
Last activity: 18 hours
ICQ:  
#6 Posted on 18.11.05 1346.27
Reposted on: 18.11.12 1348.09
The key point is the suspension. The track record indicates they would only suspend someone unless they messed up pretty badly (ie; breaking the law). Add the hospital part, and you're looking at either assult/drunkeness (the two often go together) or being busted for drugs.

(edited by El Nastio on 18.11.05 1446)
redsoxnation
Scrapple
Level: 152

Posts: 4920/7534
EXP: 43887067
For next: 414695

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 509 days
Last activity: 509 days
#7 Posted on 18.11.05 1355.10
Reposted on: 18.11.12 1355.21
(deleted by CRZ on 18.11.05 1402)
Tribal Prophet
Andouille
Level: 88

Posts: 1185/2057
EXP: 6395553
For next: 255137

Since: 9.1.02
From: Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 3 days
#8 Posted on 18.11.05 1540.49
Reposted on: 18.11.12 1542.27
    Originally posted by El Nastio
    The key point is the suspension. The track record indicates they would only suspend someone unless they messed up pretty badly (ie; breaking the law). Add the hospital part, and you're looking at either assult/drunkeness (the two often go together) or being busted for drugs.

    (edited by El Nastio on 18.11.05 1446)


I think there could be an exception this week to how much it would take to piss the company off. Given what happened just a few days ago, I can't believe that ANY WWE wrestler would be willing to party to the point where they're hospitalized (assuming of course, that that's what happened).

The last thing Vince wants after news about Eddie's death being sped up due to past drug use is news about another current wrestler coming close to dying (which is exactly how it would be reported) due to drug/alcohol abuse.


Tribal Prophet
Spaceman Spiff
Knackwurst
Level: 102

Posts: 2127/2905
EXP: 10741678
For next: 348327

Since: 2.1.02
From: Philly Suburbs

Since last post: 38 days
Last activity: 11 hours
AIM:  
#9 Posted on 18.11.05 1707.40
Reposted on: 18.11.12 1707.49
1) He could have been hospitalized because he lost the fight, and got messed up in the process.

2) The reason he was sent home might not be because it has been a string of instances by Dinsmore. I believe 1 of the English guys I mentioned said it made the local news. Being a dumbass doesn't necessarily get you reprimanded by the WWE, but if you do it in public and/or attract negative public attention, then that's where you get in trouble. Look at Rhyno: argued w/ his wife & broke a flower pot. Nothing major, but because it was in full view of the press, he got released. JBL in Germany was the exception to that rule, but they were pushing him hard, plus Vince personally liked the character, so his actions were forgiven. Guys lower on the totem pole (i.e. Rhyno, Dinsmore) aren't afforded that luxury.
Lord of the Manor
Chourico
Level: 36

Posts: 189/280
EXP: 306830
For next: 1283

Since: 24.2.03
From: London, United Kingdom

Since last post: 634 days
Last activity: 556 days
#10 Posted on 18.11.05 1751.57
Reposted on: 18.11.12 1752.11
I reckon in about 90 days, Dinsmore can team with Rhino in TNA as the 'Hotel Hooligans'.
Ryan_A
Bauerwurst
Level: 24

Posts: 87/111
EXP: 76809
For next: 1317

Since: 30.1.03
From: Champaign, IL

Since last post: 2213 days
Last activity: 31 days
#11 Posted on 18.11.05 1938.29
Reposted on: 18.11.12 1939.07
From WO.com (wrestlingobserver.com):

Nick Dinsmore update

by Dave Meltzer

Dave@wrestlingobserver.com

Any stories that Nick Dinsmore was involved in a bar fight or it had anything to do with his suspension are untrue. Dinsmore passed out and was hospitalized after the show in Manchester. He was sent home after being released from the hospital, and has been suspended. No decision has been made regarding his future with the company.



(edited by Ryan_A on 18.11.05 1939)
Socks
Landjager
Level: 61

Posts: 838/888
EXP: 1781525
For next: 95082

Since: 25.6.02
From: Ottawa

Since last post: 852 days
Last activity: 464 days
#12 Posted on 18.11.05 1958.11
Reposted on: 18.11.12 1958.23
Either way...I'd be drinking too if I was stuck with that terrible gimmick.
Mr Tuesday
Kolbasz
Level: 46

Posts: 384/459
EXP: 674371
For next: 37408

Since: 6.1.02
From: Chicago, IL

Since last post: 897 days
Last activity: 602 days
#13 Posted on 18.11.05 2053.47
Reposted on: 18.11.12 2054.10
I wouldn't be drinking becasue I had the gimmick.

I'd be drinking for being forced to play that gimmick 24/7 in public whereever I went.
BigDaddyLoco
Scrapple
Level: 128

Posts: 1720/4987
EXP: 24161010
For next: 220756

Since: 2.1.02

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 14 hours
#14 Posted on 19.11.05 1301.01
Reposted on: 19.11.12 1301.39
There's no way he is going to shake that gimmick unless he goes somewhere else. I'd like to see him use an oldschool wrestling type of gimmick.
Dexley's Midnight Jogger
Pepperoni
Moderator
Level: 65

Posts: 631/1049
EXP: 2260242
For next: 75398

Since: 10.10.02
From: New Hampshire

Since last post: 292 days
Last activity: 207 days
#15 Posted on 19.11.05 1513.41
Reposted on: 19.11.12 1513.47
He could shake that gimmick pretty well by coming out of it during a match and turning heel. That would get him some great heat.

(deleted by Dexley's Midnight Jogger on 19.11.05 1619)

(resurrected by CRZ on 19.11.05 1652)
Super Shane Spear
Bierwurst
Level: 83

Posts: 1093/1839
EXP: 5410575
For next: 21669

Since: 2.1.02
From: Sector 7 Slums

Since last post: 1621 days
Last activity: 1621 days
#16 Posted on 19.11.05 1543.24
Reposted on: 19.11.12 1543.35
    Originally posted by BigDaddyLoco
    There's no way he is going to shake that gimmick unless he goes somewhere else. I'd like to see him use an oldschool wrestling type of gimmick.


I disagree. Give the guy a haircut and a shave, and you wouldn't be able to pick him out of a line up full of Chris Masters, Sylvian Greiner, and Matt Stryker.

Not that this is any better than being Eugene.
geemoney
Scrapple
Level: 113

Posts: 1734/3794
EXP: 15355828
For next: 462781

Since: 26.1.03
From: Naples, FL

Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 9 hours
AIM:  
#17 Posted on 19.11.05 2122.17
Reposted on: 19.11.12 2122.29
    Originally posted by Super Shane Spear
      Originally posted by BigDaddyLoco
      There's no way he is going to shake that gimmick unless he goes somewhere else. I'd like to see him use an oldschool wrestling type of gimmick.


    I disagree. Give the guy a haircut and a shave, and you wouldn't be able to pick him out of a line up full of Chris Masters, Sylvian Greiner, and Matt Stryker.

    Not that this is any better than being Eugene.

Except, from what I've read, he's actually GOOD in the ring (at least when he's not copying old wrestler moves), unlike the guys you listed.
BigFredMachine
Linguica
Level: 19

Posts: 32/72
EXP: 35523
For next: 254

Since: 20.8.05
From: St. Louis, MO

Since last post: 2257 days
Last activity: 2236 days
#18 Posted on 20.11.05 0819.33
Reposted on: 20.11.12 0819.51
Why would he want to shake the gimmick that he created?
DrewDewce
Bratwurst
Level: 73

Posts: 711/1348
EXP: 3395542
For next: 90343

Since: 2.1.02
From: The Derby City

Since last post: 48 days
Last activity: 2 days
Y!:
#19 Posted on 20.11.05 0828.19
Reposted on: 20.11.12 0828.34
    Originally posted by geemoney
      Originally posted by Super Shane Spear
        Originally posted by BigDaddyLoco
        There's no way he is going to shake that gimmick unless he goes somewhere else. I'd like to see him use an oldschool wrestling type of gimmick.


      I disagree. Give the guy a haircut and a shave, and you wouldn't be able to pick him out of a line up full of Chris Masters, Sylvian Greiner, and Matt Stryker.

      Not that this is any better than being Eugene.

    Except, from what I've read, he's actually GOOD in the ring (at least when he's not copying old wrestler moves), unlike the guys you listed.


Too bad Rob Conway is enjoying a singles push (I guess he still is, since I haven't watched regularly lately), but they could re-form as the Lords of the Ring, one of the better tag teams I've seen so far this decade.
Snookum
Kishke
Level: 43

Posts: 366/413
EXP: 542230
For next: 22821

Since: 19.6.03
From: Louisville

Since last post: 2668 days
Last activity: 2649 days
#20 Posted on 20.11.05 0936.40
Reposted on: 20.11.12 0937.09
I agree with you Drew. In fact, that would be the perfect way out of the gimmick. Have Dinsmore break character and explain that it was the only way he could get into WWE, since "his uncle" (or even just flat-out say WWE) wouldn't even look at him until he became "this handicapped guy." So he conned his way in with the help of his former partner, Rob Conway. Reform the team and you're set.

Yeah, I know that's fantasy booking, but it would be a way out of the gimmick. If done properly, it could either keep him face ("I loved Eugene, but it's time for me to be Nick...") or heel ("...You suckers!"). There's no doubt other ways to handle it, I'm sure, but I don't think losing the gimmick is impossible here.
Pages: 1 2 NextThread ahead: Where are the Now? - Rick Steiner
Next thread: TNA: Christian Cage's bio; theme music
Previous thread: Bret Hard DVD set
(1376 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Pro Wrestling - Eugene Hospitalized, SuspendedRegister 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 0.3 seconds.