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PostSubject: Why Johnny Nitro's name was changed   Wed Jul 25, 2007 4:10 pm

partial source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

-- They changed Johnny Nitro's name because the feeling was that it was not serious enough and he's now in a world champion position. Vince felt people wouldn't take him seriously with the gimmicky Johnny Nitro name. A whole bunch of people including Dusty Rhodes, Dave Lagana, writer Jen Hunt and others came up with suggestions for a new name. Vince picked the John Morrison name. That one was likely chosen because the similarities between Hennigan and the deceased 60s rock star Jim Morrison are quite striking.


As far as Morrison goes, he's pretty innovative. I'll give him that. What I think he needs to work on is his mic skills (Still a little bland) and ring presence (At time's he's a little sloppy
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PostSubject: Re: Why Johnny Nitro's name was changed   Thu Jul 26, 2007 3:01 am

I don't know about anyone else but I truly think that since the start of the WWECW brand, Morrison/nitro is the best champion they have had. Big show in my opinion, was really too lazy and limited and Lashley was way too green, therefore wasn't a draw. I think this kid Morrison with help from Punk and guys like that, can really develop as a main event star.
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