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Paul Burchill The Pirate

There once was a strong up and coming wrestler named Paul Burchill and WWE decided to make him a Jack Sparrow knockoff.

8 months ago

Season 6 - Episode #48: Paul Burchill The Pirate

In 2006, WWE decided to try and capitalize on the popularity of Pirates of the Caribbean and they made newcomer Paul Burchill start a pirate gimmick after his split with William Regal. They would have a very interesting feud involving cross-dressing and more. Then Vince killed the gimmick but not for the reasons you would expect.

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