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Old 02-14-2017, 09:21 AM
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I personally never found Lex Luger that entertaining. However, he had a very interesting career. So much to talk about, like the cage incident with Brody, being a horseman, winning the World Title, jumping to WWE for the Bodybuilding Federation, becoming the Narcissist, becoming the All American and having the Lex Express, being told he would win the title at WrestleMania and having it taken away, jumping back to WCW on the first Nitro, and beating Hollywood Hogan for the title. Probably more interesting stuff to talk about as well.

I didn't really find Luger that interesting, but he had an interesting career. He should have his own DVD.

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Old 02-14-2017, 11:18 AM
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Definitely beating Hollywood Hogan and the NWO was his shining moment in his career. He won the title for the X number of times, but the moment when he beat the NWO after they dominated for such a long time was an amazing pay off. The crowd went crazy and Luger was on top of the world.

His WCW World Heavyweight title run back in the early 90s as a heel champion under Harley Race was pretty good too IMO. He was an egotistical jerk and played the role nicely while Sting was his number one challenger. You know you're doing a good job as a heel when the crowd pops big when your challenger gets an UP on you, example was the Battle Bowl elimination comeback by Sting after taking a Rude Awakening. He eliminated Luger at the end for a big pop in a great event by WCW (one of my favorite WCW events ever).

Luger was a serviceable power wrestler. One of the best matches I've seen him in was vs Barry Windham where he took every big move in the book and fought back for the win.

Another decent one was vs Stan Hanson where he got CLOBBERED by Stan's famous lariat for the loss.

Another notable match was Luger and Sting vs The Steiner Brothers for the titles. Very not bad match that should've gone on longer. Highlight: Luger hits Rick Steiner with the most violent clothesline in the history of wrestling.
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Old 02-14-2017, 07:46 PM
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He certainly had more than enough career highlights to warrant his on DVD, If there was one I would watch it preferably with a documentary, Some people just seem to get overlooked perhaps a slight grudge is held for the way he left the WWE but others like Madusa and Rick Rude have been forgiven for similar so who knows.
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Luger has made appearances for WWE giving talks about his career and personal life.... and appeared as a talking head on profile DVDs for other superstars... so maybe Vinces disdain for him has thawed, particularly since Luger had that stroke in 2008.

Luger was perceived as arrogant back in his day- but comes across much more humble at the present day.
I would find his profile DVD interesting- though I am not sure how well it would sell, given Luger was only a WWE wrestler for a couple of years and hasn't had much TV exposure over the past 15 years.
WWE make DVDs to make money.

Maybe a HOF induction would prompt a DVD release for him?
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His career has been interesting but, honestly, don't think he'll get a dvd. They're cutting back on their releases as it is and, between his problems in the past and the fact that, apart from appearing on the first Nitro, he doesn't have enough weight to his career to generate enough revenue from it.

don't get me wrong i'd watch it, same as i'd watch a rick rude dvd, but just don't think it would happen
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I feel like the negativity that he went through after his career, starting with the death of Elizabeth, is too great to celebrate him.
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Of course Lex should have a DVD, he's been a side player in some of the biggest times in wrestling history; former horsemen, former world champ, rumble winner, focal point of a wrestlemania, first Nitro surprise and a chief opponent of the nWo during its original run.
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