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The W - Pro Wrestling - Where Oh Where Is Sean O'Haire?
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Since: 4.1.02
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#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.54
So WWE starts these very intriguing, well-produced promos for O'Haire's redebut just after the Royal Rumble. People (well, Internet fans at least) immediately get talking about the potential of the gimmick and are interested in his first appearance.

Fast forward a month. O'Haire has still not appeared on TV, but is at least wrestling in dark matches before RAW cards.

Then, O'Haire is on SmackDown for two weeks, advising Brian Kendrick. Still no in-ring appearances, just backstage skits.

And now...nothing. I haven't even seen an O'Haire promo in at least a few weeks. What's the freakin' holdup? Is O'Haire so green in the ring that WWE is holding him back in a Nathan Jones-esque manner? I seem to recall that he was pretty decent back in WCW, so he couldn't have regressed THAT much.



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Last I read on 1Wrestling is that they were shooting new promos for him but I have yet to see them, and i also wonder when he will be in the ring. I saw him in Washington D.C. do a RAW dark match and then the next night he was on Smackdown. I guess WWE has a hard time keeping up wiht the whole brand split thing.



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He just had a promo this week on Smackdown. It was pretty lame (Eat what you want? Come on!). And a few weeks ago he convinced Dawn to go take her shirt off (in a dual promotial move for Girls Gone Wild and Playboy).

I think the problem with it, is that, it hasn't really translated well live. It's cool in the promos, but then, when they show him doing the gimmick on Smackdown it seems...lame?

(edited by Excalibur05 on 1.4.03 0202)

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#4 Posted on
He had a promo on Smackdown, But I'm not telling you anything that you didn't already know(Because Excalibur05 Did).



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#5 Posted on
'Eat what you Want'...Lent is going on...eat what you want refers to giving up a religious duty...
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#6 Posted on
The issue is that O'Haire's gimmick works great in vignettes, but unless they are going to give him a Flock-like stable, I can't see this working in the ring. Or if someone is going to take exception to his "evil influences" and start a fued with him that might work.



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#7 Posted on

    Originally posted by DarkZen
    'Eat what you Want'...Lent is going on...eat what you want refers to giving up a religious duty...


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Does nobody remember what I said before?
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But who could that be? Rikishi, Mark Henry, or Big Show?
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#10 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.44
    Originally posted by DarkZen
    'Eat what you Want'...Lent is going on...eat what you want refers to giving up a religious duty...

...if you're Catholic.

I haven't given up $#!T.

(edited by Mr. Boffo on 2.4.03 2310)


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"The issue is that O'Haire's gimmick works great in vignettes, but unless they are going to give him a Flock-like stable, I can't see this working in the ring."

My guess is that WWE just realized this and don't have a clue about what to do with him.



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