Do not begin tossing your T-bar merchandise, however it’s attainable that the previous retrieval heavy is in line for a gimmicky change.
In response to a query about “re-casting” some present WWE expertise, Mike Johnson of PWInsider revealed that former Dominic Dijakovic is the identify he is heard most prominently as somebody who’s recognized for gimmick change. might be slated for.
Johnson talked about that he noticed T-Bar work at Madison Sq. Backyard for a Essential Occasion taping a number of weeks in the past, and he did so effectively that followers began chanting for him.
T-Bar getting a makeover actually is smart if you have a look at the roster. He’s the one former member of the Doomed faction, nonetheless utilizing a persona just like him as a part of the group.
In NXT, Dijakovic wowed followers along with his matches in opposition to Keith Lee and others, showcasing an athletic prowess you do not see from a 6-foot-7 famous person. However when known as to the primary roster, he was solid in a masked gimmick as a part of RETRIBUTION — a continuing that many noticed as Vince McMahon’s try at social commentary. The group was an enormous flop, with members taking losses left and proper.
T-Bar (as Dijakovic was renamed) labored primarily with Mays, though the large duo nonetheless misplaced a bunch. Even after the group disbanded, T-Bar and Mace misplaced loads as a tag workforce, and T-Bar was largely withdrawn in the primary occasion through the previous 12 months. Mace was drafted on SmackDown final fall and Mace was rebranded as a part of the Most Male Fashions secure. In the meantime, T-Bar’s final singles match on Uncooked was a 40-second loss to Omos in February.
With Triple H in command of the inventive now, it’s important to marvel if the previous NXT Godfather will attempt to resurrect one in every of his former standouts.