10 Times WWE Embarrassed Their Own Stars

10. Chad Gable

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The average height of American men of all ethnicities is 5'9". SmackDown's Chad Gable is 5'8" - for our less numeric readers, that's a difference of a solitary inch (and doesn't account for lifts in his boots).

The average wrestling ability of American men of all ethnicities is approximately that of a sack of spuds. Most, in a pinch, are most effective when collapsing awkwardly on top of their foe. SmackDown's Chad Gable - even discounting his Olympic Greco-Roman wrestling career - is one of the professional industry's most technically gifted competitors, and could comfortably slot in amongst the best in any promotion in the world.

And probably should, when you consider what WWE have done with these two facts. SmackDown's Chad Gable isn't a wonderful wrestler on SmackDown, whose regular stature makes him immediately empathetic with a mass audience. He's an inconsequential tag wrestler, shoved in a ridiculous basketball jersey and referred to as Shorty G.

Christ.

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