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How did WWE make the change for Undertaker ''Deadman'' to Undertaker ''American Bad A*s?
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Old 20 Aug 2010, 06:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default How did WWE make the change for Undertaker ''Deadman'' to Undertaker ''American Bad A*s?

When I say that how did they change him into the American Bad A*s?































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They changed him by having him leave for a couple of months then come back at Judgment Day 2000 as American Badass.































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In September 1999, The Undertaker left the WWF for 8 months due to a Groin Injury followed by a Torn Pectoral Muscle.































The Undertaker took on a second persona during this portion of his WWF career. He abandoned the Gothic mortician-themed attire, his funeral dirge ring music, allusions to the supernatural, and the accompanying theatrics of his ring entrance. The Undertaker now took on the personality of a biker, riding to the ring on a motorcycle, and wearing sunglasses and bandanas to the ring. His ring music was now replaced with popular rock songs of the time, like Limp Bizkit's Rollin' (Air Raid Vehicle) and Kid Rock's American Bad Ass (from which the name of The Undertaker's new gimmick originated), though it was accompanied by the characteristic opening bell gong of The Undertaker's original theme.































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I think due to the number of injuries he started to accumulate they had to come up with something that showed he was mortal after all. So they came up with the biker persona. He may have wanted the change as well. He did a lot more mic time during that stage in career as well.































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Neither have actually answered your question. You're asking how they set up the character change, right?































Before Undertaker's leave for his injury, they set up a few promos where Vince was trying to pull his weight around with Triple H, and in an attempt to force Triple H into a winless situation, he set up a match with Undertaker. Undertaker refused the fight because he had no reason to face Triple H, and Vince can't force him to do anything.































Vince got ticked and flipped out, telling Undertaker that if he doesn't fight, he will suspend him, as Vince is the boss, and The Undertaker is just an idiot he created. Undertaker sneered, then rejected the fight. Vince then tried to goad the Undertaker one last time into working for him as he was leaving the arena. Undertaker told Vince that as much as he thinks he owns him, he doesn't own a thing. He then tied a black bandanna around his head and started to walk out. It felt weirdly out of character, almost as if Vince was suspending Mark Calaway, rather than Undertaker, and it went over very well with the crowd.































When Undertaker came back, he returned as the American Badass.
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Default Re: How did WWE make the change for Undertaker ''Deadman'' to Undertaker ''American Bad A*s?

At which time in september 1999 did this all happen?

Dates would be appreciated and was it either smackdown or raw did this take place?

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