I tuned into TNN again today to watch Rico kick some Gladiator Arse. And you know what I i'm much more interested in him now than I was when i knew him only as the AGD's stylist.
I can't believe they're not even mentioning it on shows from a nostaliga level since nostalgia seems to be the theme of the WWE these days. Plus it's on TNN so it's even pretty good network promotion
I can think of only 2 reasons. 1 it makes rico look pretty damn old, but that is obviously not a problem with some other golden oldies in WWE. 2. it doesn't fit in with his fashionalbe stylist gimmick, but really that doesn't seem like such a successful gimmick and this would be a good way to move on.
It was also shot in 1990, so they can say he was going along with the trend then (íVIVA LA MULLET!). He was pretty jacked then, too... they could gain a LOT from plugging this. Only thing is when is he going to be on? Semis? That's in what, a few days? (Then again, they do have SD to do it.)
WHAT WORKED: TKG: Seemed weird to me to have Animal work face in peril but damn I really dug him in the opening match. Nitro really good at eating clotheslines. I don't remember Joey Mathews having those kicks before.