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Umaga's Cageside Evaluation

His name is Umaga and Cageside Seats readers have reported back on what they love and loathe about the former IC Champion. Here's the full evaluation.

What you loved:

  1. Worker - He was 6'4'', 350-pounds, but this dude could move around the ring like a cat.
  2. Serious Threat - He was booked strong.
  3. Estrada - "My name is Arrrrrrrrmando Alejandrrrrrrrrro Estrrrrrradaaaaaaa".
  4. Cena Feud - If you missed out on Umaga, just look up his matches with John Cena.

Best comment comes via Hayeya:

"I loved how Regal used to call him: UMANGA."


What you loathed:

  1. Gimmick - Overused, stereotyped, and one-dimensional.
  2. RIP - A surprise passing, at the very young age of 36.
  3. Booking - He went from main-event to the lower mid-card in a short period of time. Think Damien Sandow, but stretched out just a bit.
  4. Samoan Spike - He used his thumb to finish guys off. He poked people.
  5. 3-Minute Warning - Before he was Umaga, he was a part of 3-Minute Warning, which was just a terrible gimmick.

Best comment comes via Detroit Larry:

"Got fed to super Cena too early as he could have had a legit title run as an unstoppable monster. Got jobbed out to Santino (SANTINO!) and never recaptured his momentum after his first loss. Died way too early and WWE not acknowledging at all upsets me to this day."

On to the poll! With 159 votes, Umaga's average score is 3.5.

Thanks, Cagesiders! Tomorrow's pick has way better hair than you or I.

Until then!

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