WWE Overhaul: 5 Reasons We Miss Referees with Personality

« Prev
1 of 6
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
WWE Overhaul: 5 Reasons We Miss Referees with Personality
photo from obsessedwithwrestling.com

Undercard Overhaul is a fantasy booking series born of one fan's intense frustration with WWE's creative direction, pitching ideas that may better serve the Three E's of Good Wrestling: Each performer has a place, every match matters and even the mid-card can draw.

Referees used to have recognizable names and personalities. You had the Hebners, Teddy "Peanut Head" Long, Nick "nWo ref" Patrick, Randy "Pee Wee" Anderson (R.I.P.), Mickey Jay, Mike Chioda, Charles "Lil' Naitch" Robinson, Tim White, Jim Korderas and ECW stalwarts Bill Alfonso and John Finnegan. 

The incident Monday between Brock Lesnar and Scott "Road Dogg's Brother" Armstrong only served to remind us that wrestling has a rich history of colorful referees which WWE has done its best to ignore for the better part of a decade.

Here's five reasons they shouldn't.

Begin Slideshow »

Follow B/R on Facebook


Subscribe Now

By signing up for our newsletter, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Thanks for signing up.