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OT Favorite professional wresting managers? 

Post#1 » by RHODEY » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:26 pm

I just googled Bobby "the Brain" Heenan and just found out he passed away last year. As a kid a watched that dude and I have to say he was one of the top Managers shills out there. I just loved to hate that guy. Sad to see him gone.


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Post#2 » by god shammgod » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:33 pm

thought of bobby before i opened the thread. he was the greatest. no doubt. probably he and piper were the two best talkers in all of the wwf back in the 80s.
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Post#3 » by _NYK_ » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:38 pm

During my time I gotta go with The Brain and Paul Bearer. Paul Bearer was great with Taker and also awesome when he turned on him for Mankind and Kane. He used to have me shook as a kid in the early 90's when Taker wasn't talking yet.

Little after my wrestling fandom, but it's easy to see how great Paul Heyman is.
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Post#4 » by Meat » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:42 pm

Missy Hyatt cuz im old or jj dillon cuz its the fn horsemen
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Post#5 » by King of Canada » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:46 pm

When I was in elementary school (grade 2 or 3) there was a kid a year or two older than me that used to tell everybody that Elizabeth (Macho Man's lady) was his sister.
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Post#6 » by RHODEY » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:48 pm

Let's not forget Slick, a personal favorite of mine. Just so over the top :D

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Post#7 » by Spree2Houston » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:49 pm

Eric Bischoff with the NWO
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Post#8 » by MaseInYourFace » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:49 pm

Is anyone even approaching Bobby the brain?
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Post#9 » by Polk377 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:54 pm

Heenan was the greatest both as a talker and actually taking bumps. Cornette was the best at getting heel heat. I also really liked Sensational Sherri and Paul E. Dangerously.
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Post#10 » by K P 6 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:59 pm

no one gunna say Paul Hayman? He's the only one I know really.
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Post#12 » by BeagleBoss » Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:27 pm

Jimmy Hart, Sensational Sherri, Miss Elizabeth, Paul Bearer
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Post#13 » by Bill Pidto » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:55 pm

god shammgod wrote:thought of bobby before i opened the thread. he was the greatest. no doubt. probably he and piper were the two best talkers in all of the wwf back in the 80s.


Ok ok.... speaking my language now.

I also thought of Heenan immediately. Maybe only Heyman can come anywhere near him. There were other great managers who fit the criteria and did the job sufficiently, but none as entertaining as those two IMO. That’s what you call a mouthpiece.

Sweet thread. How about favorite commentating duos? Is it Gorilla Monsoon and Heenan? Vince and King? JR and King? Gorilla and Jesse?

I thought Piper was great as a commentator, and Mr. Perfect was pretty good too. Joey Styles is classic. Tony Schiavone didn’t suck either. I miss old wrestling :(
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Post#14 » by Bill Pidto » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:56 pm

Spree2Houston wrote:Eric Bischoff with the NWO


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Post#15 » by Bill Pidto » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:57 pm

_NYK_ wrote:During my time I gotta go with The Brain and Paul Bearer. Paul Bearer was great with Taker and also awesome when he turned on him for Mankind and Kane. He used to have me shook as a kid in the early 90's when Taker wasn't talking yet.

Little after my wrestling fandom, but it's easy to see how great Paul Heyman is.


Def gotta give insane props to Paul Bearer.
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Post#16 » by xNewYorkMadex » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:59 pm

Paul Heyman is my favorite. He was fantastic w/ Lesnar and Punk.

Kind of underrated imo, but Stephanie McMahon when she was paired up w/ Hunter in the early 2000s. Great heel character.
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Post#18 » by 2010 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:47 pm

Mad disrespectful not to mention this one:

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Managed this dude for a short period of time too...

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Post#19 » by HarthorneWingo » Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:29 pm

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Post#20 » by HarthorneWingo » Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:31 pm

WWF Manager of the Year! :lol:

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