Why did Sting change to black and white?
In 1996 Sting became a featured part of the WCW/NWO storyline eventually morphing the crew cut colorful make up Sting into the long haired black and white face paint trench coat wearing Crow inspired version of Sting which became his most popular version of his character.
Was Sting in the wolfpac?
The Wolfpac (1998–1999) Sting recaptured the vacant WCW World Heavyweight Championship in February at SuperBrawl VIII with the help of Savage, who was beginning to split from the nWo. Sting went on to successfully defend the title against the likes of Hall, Nash, and Diamond Dallas Page (DDP).
Is Sting The Crow?
He got his famous gimmick of Sting after he arrived to the Jim Crockett’s promotion which later became World Championship Wrestling. His new character was really loved by the fans and soon he became fan favourite.
How long was nWo Sting?
Even though Nash cheated to help Savage win the world title from Sting, they recruited him for the Wolfpac, and both Sting and Lex Luger ended up joining the new faction, basically ending Sting’s two year battle with the nWo.
What made Sting change?
Sting kept up with the times ‘The Franchise of WCW’ had everything that a babyface needs – the looks, the in-ring skills, and the character. But as the professional wrestling world continued to grow, fans were more intrigued by edgier, darker characters. This is what led to Sting thinking of changing his gimmick.
Does Sting dye his hair?
On an episode of his weekly ’83 Weeks’ podcast, former WCW President Eric Bischoff spoke about the time in late 1995, when Sting stopped dyeing his hair blond.
What made Sting so popular?
After Jim Crockett bought up the rights to UWF and brought some of the talent to his televised programs, Sting began to gain more and more fans. His enviable physique and unique face paint helped him stand out from the endless supply of cookie-cutter wrestlers with mullets and simple trunks.