Personally, I thought it was funny. Nicholas Dinsmore, better known by pro wrestling audiences as "Eugene", spent his years in WWE portraying a kindhearted, intellectually disabled character. If you ask Nick Dinsmore, the man behind the character, WWE … [39], In 2009, Dinsmore became engaged to Stephanie Fischer, whom he married in November 2015. Eugene briefly feuded with Matt Striker, after appearing in the "Matt Striker's Classroom" segment of Backlash on April 30, 2006. [28] On July 28, Gowen and U-Gene defeated the Ring Rydas to win the JCW Tag Team Championship. brand as their final pick of the 2007 Supplemental Draft. The former WWE Universal Champion had a great start to his WWE career and even frog splashed Vince McMahon himself. [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. 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]. [5], On the April 5, 2004 episode of Raw, Dinsmore made his World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) debut as Eugene. 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. Share. Although they won the match, he suffered a ruptured left patellar ligament, which required surgery and sidelined him for six months. The team split up on the November 6 Raw. Crucial new data on the efficacy of cloth masks. 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 Dinsmore made his Ring of Honor debut on December 9, 2010 at ROH Wrestling tapings, losing to Mike Bennett. The WWE career of Paul Burchill saw him struggling to get a fair chance at success. Here’s what he had to say: [7] Eugene then feuded with Triple H,[1] which led to match at SummerSlam, which Eugene lost. [1] He returned in 2010, at the "Flashlight Wrestling: Legends & Loonies" event, and lost to Breyer Wellington. Child abductors? December 14, 2020. Days later, WWE.com stated Dinsmore admitted to taking prescription drugs, including somas. 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. Kevin Owens made one hell of an impression during his WWE debut. Eugene On A Gimmick Idea He Had For Kevin Owens. Eugene’s biggest success in the WWE was winning the tag team titles with William Regal. Top 10 Craziest WWE Gimmicks Subscribe: http://goo.gl/Q2kKrD and also Ring the Bell to get notified // Have a Top 10 idea? 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. [citation needed] He wrestled for Ring of Honor (as Nick Dinsmore) in a Ring of Honor Wrestling taping, against "The Prodigy" Mike Bennett. • Kevin Owens Started Crying After Learning About The Gimmick WWE Had Planned For Him. He also won the World Tag Team Championship with William Regal. In December 2011, Dinsmore took part in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's (TNA) India project, Ring Ka King as Dr. Nicholas Dinsmore. 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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He was a fan favourite during his run in the promotion. On June 17, Eugene was drafted to the SmackDown! He would be saved by returning Hulk Hogan, after he attacked the villainous duo. He lost the title to Anthony Barvado on July 25, 2008. 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 He teamed with Kane and Doink The Clown to defeat Kevin Thorn, Viscera, and Umaga.[22]. [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. On February 20, 2008, Dinsmore returned to Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) under his real name and defeated Jay Bradley to win his ninth Heavyweight Championship. [19] On the September 4 Raw, Eugene and Duggan challenged World Tag Team Champions the Spirit Squad for the title, but were unsuccessful. 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. 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. 'Voice' singer's tough night in Knockout Rounds So I pitched the Eugene gimmick to them. 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 a GREAT wrestler, but WWE saddled him with the Eugene gimmick. ", "IPW:UK Weekend Of Champions 2015 - Tag 1 « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database", "11/7 Midwest All Pro in Sioux Falls, S.D. If you remember Hogan was in WCW for almost 2 or 3 years before the NOW finally took off. You just have to wait for everything to fall into place, but for TNA it’s looking good all the way around.”. Funktion. [9] The next week, they had a steel cage match, which Eugene lost and suffered a kayfabe dislocated shoulder, ending the feud. I was about to ask for my release and go to Japan or Mexico, and then I found myself in a meeting with Mr. McMahon. Bischoff soon placed him under the care of the newly returned William Regal. [1] He challenged Umaga to a match at Vengeance and lost, despite having Duggan, Doink the Clown, and Kamala in his corner. [25][26] U-Gene participated in JCW's first internet pay-per-view, Hatchet Attacks, where he defeated Raven. 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. [8] Two weeks later on Raw, they fought a no disqualification match, which Eugene won after interference from Randy Orton. After appearing at ECW One Night Stand,[18] Eugene formed a tag team with "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan. Share. [29] However, Gowen forfeited the championship after realizing that U-Gene cheated to win, causing U-Gene to attack him and disband the team. He formed a tag team with Luke Williams, better known as one half of The Bushwhackers. The team lasted until Tajiri's release in December 2005. On the plus side for Dinsmore, he's been able to make a career of the "Eugene" gimmick. Mocking the mentally ill? [27] He formed a tag team with Zach Gowen at Up in Smoke, believing that he could be Gowen's second leg, but ended up costing his team the match by distracting the referee. Eugene established himself as a rising star in the WWE. Dinsmore debuted in Juggalo Championship Wrestling (JCW) on October 2007, as U-Gene. However, WWE wanted to do something with Dinsmore, since he was a good wrestler. He sat back and laughed and said “Sounds great, you’ll start on Monday”. Eugene was once the hottest act on Monday Night Raw. [17], On November 18, 2005, WWE.com reported Dinsmore was rushed to the hospital the previous night, after passing out in a hotel lobby in Manchester, and was suspended indefinitely. Dinsmore went on to wrestle on the independent circuit and return to OVW. [23] On the June 29 episode of SmackDown!, Eugene debuted for the brand, losing to The Great Khali. He pulled my hair, bloodied my lip, blackened my eyes, and dropped me on my head! Submit it to us here! He defeated Grado in his first match for the promotion. Nicholas David Dinsmore (born December 17, 1975), also known by his World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) ring name Eugene, is an American professional wrestler. [1] Dinsmore also held the OVW Heavyweight Championship a record ten times. Wrestling's been there, done … 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. 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. No one wants to get saddled with a bad gimmick. He made some appearances in Puerto Rico's World Wrestling Council (WWC), as Eugene. As usual, Dinsmore was all aboard and felt that the change in attitude would help take Eugene … Four days later, Dinsmore was once again released from WWE, as a wrestler and a trainer. [15] The feud culminated at SummerSlam, where Angle defeated Eugene to regain his medal. In May 2004, Eugene began a feud with Jonathan Coachman, who attempted to banish him from WWE (only to be stopped by The Rock). 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First Entrants Announced For WWE Royal Rumble Matches, WWE RAW Results (12/28): Alexa Bliss & Randy Orton, WWE Title Match Set For Next Week, Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite Will Pay Tribute To Brodie Lee, WWE Names Best Matches & Most Shocking Moments Of 2020, NXT Year-End Awards, Tyson Kidd Pushing Davey Boy Smith Jr. To Return To WWE, RVD On The Rock Possibly Running For President, Bray Wyatt, Bruan Strowman Erick Rowan Share Touching Tributes To Brodie Lee, WWE Slammy Award 2020 Results: Drew McIntyre Wins Superstar Of The Year, AEW Dynamite Holiday Bash Results: Young Bucks vs. 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. 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. The gimmick … 0 comments. [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". It seemed to be a bit more stressful for sure. He made a brief return to WWE in 2013, but he was released the next year. Terrorists? Working for WCW and how it compared to WWE: “Late 98-99 I wrestled two Thunders, two Nitros and about 10 Saturday Nights. Dezember 1975 in Jeffersonville, Indiana) ist ein US-amerikanischer Wrestler und hauptsächlich wegen seines Engagements bei der WWE bekannt. On October 26, 2011, Dinsmore defeated Jason Wayne to win the OVW Heavyweight Championship for the tenth time, turning heel in the process. 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. 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. The Acclaimed, Sting Appears, WWE NXT Results (12/23): Street Fight, Kai vs. Ripley, Cole vs. Dream. He was eliminated by Chris Benoit. Tweet. Gimmicks – jeder Wrestler hatte einen eigenen. Anfang 2005 zog sich Eugene dann eine schwere Knieverletzung zu. Dinsmore became Eugene, a mentally challenged wrestler who copied his favorite wrestler's moves. Eugene made his return to WWE in the Royal Rumble match on January 29, 2006, as the eighteenth entrant. 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. … [29] U-Gene defeated Gowen at Bloodymania 5, but the referee reversed the decision after realizing U-Gene cheated to win. [1] While still in OVW, Dinsmore also made some appearances as a jobber in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), first on an episode of Shotgun Saturday Night in 1999. Die folgende Liste wird sich 15 der schlimmsten Gimmicks in der Geschichte des Pro-Wrestling widmen. In 2015, he opened his own promotion, Midwest All Pro Wrestling. [14], Eugene returned to wrestling on the July 25, 2005 episode of Raw, taking part in Kurt Angle's regular "Kurt Angle Invitational" challenge. He had a brief storyline in which he was infatuated with the wrestler Jailbird Man, inadvertently costing Jailbird his matches. on. He became a full-time member of the roster the following year. [1] The team had a record ten reigns as Southern Tag Team Champions. Nick ‘Eugene’ Dinsmore would fail two separate drug tests and would be fired by the WWE. 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. What did you think of it? Dinsmore wrestled for WF… [12] Eugene suffered an injury at New Year's Revolution on January 9, 2005, in a match with Christian and Tyson Tomko, after botching a dropkick. Burchill was called up to the main roster with a pirate gimmick based on Jack Sparrow from the Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise.. RELATED: Top 10 Wrestling Gimmicks That Are Supposed To Be Scary (But Aren’t) WWE tried to make it work by having Burchill in comedic backstage segments … Fox paid 7-figure settlement over bogus conspiracy story. [10], After taking a few weeks off to sell his injuries, he feuded with his uncle, Eric Bischoff. One of the original gimmick idea's WWE had for Kevin Owens, brought him to tears. [18] Striker ultimately defeated Eugene to end the feud. 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