It Came From YouTube: He stands for Law, Order, and Trademark Violation!

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Making his WCW debut, it’s The Big Boss Man!

Seriously, how did WCW think they wouldn’t attract the attention of WWE’s lawyers with this stunt?

License To Get Sued!

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10 Responses to "It Came From YouTube: He stands for Law, Order, and Trademark Violation!"
  1. DP says:

    Never forget just how good Rude was at generating true heel heat. Wow.

  2. Dave says:

    I never saw that match before, I didn’t realize he wore the exact same outfit in his first appearance! I’m starting to think WCW was actively trying to get sued at this point.

  3. Drew B says:

    Fought Vader at Spring Stampede 94. Best WCW PPV ever.

  4. Paul Sebert says:

    I forget if it was Spring Stampede but they later did an angle where Nick Bockwinkel stripped him of the gimmick. Big Bubba was a hothead and Bockwinkle wanted his badge on his desk…

  5. ChrisV says:

    Then he redeemed himself by becoming the Guardian Angel, remember.
    I think WCW might have actually got sued over that one….or maybe I am mistaken.

    • "The Big Cheese" Paul Kraft says:

      Not sued, but the Guardian Angels asked them to drop the gimmick because they didn’t want their organization associated with wrestling.

      • Jimbolian says:

        Which led to one of wrestling’s most famous quotes, “Dat refer-EE right der was suppose to be in DA RIIIIIIIIINNNGGGGGGG!!!!”

  6. Arya says:

    I thought it was funny that Rude said he would retire a champion. I am sure he didn’t realize he was going to retire 5 months later. He actually was World Champion too.

  7. Another Dave says:

    As Scott Keith put it: “It’s The Boss! Man, he’s Big!”

  8. MistaMaddog says:

    You’d think they’d learn after the Arachna Man debacle…

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