10 WWE Gimmicks Which Ripped Off Real People

10. Kama - Kimo Leopoldo

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The only explanation for WWE's persistence with trying to make the deathly-dull Charles Wright a "thing" was his friendship with The Undertaker. The one-time voodoo practitioner and Bone Street Krew boy was turned into an MMA supremo for attempt two, based not any legitimate fighting skills, but the vaguest of resemblances to UFC bruiser Kimo Leopoldo.

The latest scrape of the barrel did little for the newly rechristened Kama. The gimmick had no potential to shoot Wright into the stratosphere, and all the potential to undermine 'fake' wrestling. In the end, it did neither; thankfully, the 'Supreme Fighting Machine' didn't use his prowess to punch through his phony challengers, but instead stole an ornamental urn. He eventually struck gold with a feathered cap and a train of women of negotiable affection. It only took seven years.

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