Liquor store employee Thomas Dotterer was recently inducted into the elusive fraternity of WWE super fans, and he did so the hard way. It took a gun shot to the eye, local media coverage, and a WWE title loss over 400 days in the making, but he earned his fan card and earn it he did.
Super fans are a growing breed of wrestling enthusiasts who seemed to have become famous by rooting for famous wrestlers. Talk about a niche.
Such top billing inspired other super fans—those who have developed a cult or viral following for similar devotion.
Super fandom is an enterprise that nobody should quit their job to pursue. But marketing one's passion is an ideal hobby.