Damien Demento Tag

- Road Dogg and Josh Mathews have more dreadful clips this week on “Are You Serious?” including Snitsky kicking a baby, Hulk Hogan and Hillbilly Jim training, Damien Demento (which references his plea years ago on YouTube to not be called a “jobber”) and several of former WCW United States Champion Steve “Mongo” McMichael. Also featured is a video package noting former WWE personality Eric Bischoff’s expertise in karate, “Eric Bischoff Karate Man.” – In a WWE.com exclusive video, AJ and Daniel Bryan search for the perfect flowers for theirRead More
- As previously noted, Lilian Garcia participated in the 10th Annual LOPen Charity Golf and Concert to benefit the Akron Children Hospital in Akron, Ohio this past weekend. Lilian noted on Twitter that they raised over $100,000 for the hospital and that WWE’s donation for the auction raised over $14,000. – Big Show lashed out at his haters on Twitter this morning: “I laugh at the haters. None of you can even lace my boots. I have competed with the best. My accomplishments are legendary. u wish u were me”Read More

Posted On April 15, 2012By Adam HopsonIn Columns

Adzop: Vintage Gimmick Flashback: Damien Demento

They’ve been discussed more than enough – those over-the-top gimmicks that WWE have created that would never have gotten over in a million years. I don’t even want to talk about Isaac Yankem DDS, Repo Man, The Red Rooster, Aldo Montoya, or the fake ‘Razor Ramon’. I want to spend my time writing about some of the gimmicks that, with a bit of time and effort, could have been a success in WWE. “From the outer reaches of your mind…” Damien Demento. Here’s a gimmick that is often looked backRead More

Posted On March 16, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Former WWE Star Damien Demento Profiled By New York Times

The New York Times has published a feature story on Phillip Thies, who formerly competed for WWE as Damien Demento. At the Tachi Gallery in TriBeCa, a show of his paintings and sculptures opened on Thursday. The former WWE Superstar hopes his show will be “an open slap to the art community,” but that he also hopes art world insiders would find his work “provocative and sincere.” After his semi-professional football career tanked, he entered the professional wrestling industry in 1987 as Jonn Reinhart before settling on the eccentric DamienRead More