Schwarzenegger almost appeared in ECW!

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  1. TankAbbott

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    https://forums.prowrestlingonly.com...er-stuff/?page=5&tab=comments#comment-5868760

    "Arnold Schwarzenegger’s appearance in ECW didn’t come into fruition because officials from both parties couldn't agree on his involvement. Schwarzenegger’s people wanted him to make a similar appearance to the one he made on Smackdown in that he would beat up one of the wrestlers. Heyman objected because it had already been done on another wrestling show and offered several scenarios, including Schwarzenegger attacking Joel Gertner. After hearing the news, one ECW source said, 'What, Francine beats up our guys every week, but Arnold can’t?' " - Dec 4, 99 Torch
     
  2. deezy

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    Arnold would've tainted his brand more than Batman and Robin did.
     
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    Michaelangelo Genetic Jackhammer Platinum Member

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    he should have whooped on Justin Credible
     
  4. GuanoApes

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    Was Schwarzenegger supposed to come to old-school ECW, or WWE’s 2006-2010 Ecw?
     
  5. Dusty Rhodes

    Dusty Rhodes Where muh thweet THAFFIRE?

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    That would've actually been badass, especially if he came in as THE TERMINATOR
     
  6. Frank23

    Frank23 New York Belt Platinum Member

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    This would be like Arnold appearing at a fourth tier arena football game.

    I don't believe it.
     
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  7. D.R.H.

    D.R.H. If you haven't heard...I'm the best! Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    There's a brother jack dude joke here somewhere.
     
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    Woulda been pretty cool
     
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    Wouldlve bin good to see big arnie put the beat down on an ecw bod
     
  10. TankAbbott

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    Yeah, this smells of Heyman spreading BS to the sheets.
     
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  11. warriorscommando

    warriorscommando I will always protect you

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    So Arnold would turn up at a piss house for a junkyard promotion while being still a HUGE star for free?

    Arnie is the definition of self promoter. He wrote the book for everybody except Ali who co-wrote it.

    Since Vince was financing ECW at the time, he wouldn’t call Arnold and ask him to turn up for free as well?
     
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    No, it wouldn't be like that. Fourth tier arena football isn't considered the "cutting edge" version of football and it's original ideas aren'y copied by the NFL.
     
  13. deezy

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    Blood and unlicensed music and music videos.....yeah Memphis weren't doing that since the early 80s.
     
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    This sounds about as legit as Hogan's story about trying to join Metallica after Cliff Burton died.
     
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  15. Dusty Rhodes

    Dusty Rhodes Where muh thweet THAFFIRE?

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    It's true brother! Right after Matsuda broke my leg I was at a crossroads in my life, dude.

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    Smells fishy.
     
  17. ProBoxingInsidr

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    they could have had him come in as Terminator to kill someone, but the Robocop from WCW comes in to make the save
     
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    They may have not got Arnie, but they still got Billy Corgan

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