Appearance means so much in the world of professional wrestling. Wrestlers are highly trained, well-oiled machines in the ring. But as talented as they can be in between the ropes, a wrestler needs a look that fans will remember—one that helps define who they are. So many wrestlers experiment with so many different looks that being a cookie-cutter generic wrestler could be considered a “look.”
A look becomes such an integral part of a wrestler’s general persona that when a drastic change happens, there will be a response. It might be positive or it might be negative—but make no mistake about it, there will be a response!
With Triple H’s new corporate look, it’s time to take a stroll down memory lane and review some of wrestling’s most surprising appearance changes.