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 Posted: Tue Jun 4th, 2019 10:07 pm
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By 1985, Don Muraco had a slob beach bum gimmick going in the WWF and was quite overweight compared to his prime just a few years beforehand. He also often came off like a clown by eating donuts during interviews and so on. We remember that with Albano in 1983 before the expansion, but he did it a bit in 1985 and 1986. Once he got jacked to the gills in the back half of 1987 and into 1988, he had the midcard for life tag on him and it's hard for me to see how he wouldn't have looked like a huge step down for the Horsemen had he taken the spot Luger vacated. That his mainstream career pretty much ended once he left the WWF in the fall of 1988 seems to validate this.