Favorites Edit

WWE News: Big E reveals his first idea for a WWE gimmick and it's hilarious

Alex Ferns
1.50K   //    29 Mar 2018, 03:25 IST

Image result for wwe new day
Who did Big E want to be?

What's the story?

SmackDown Live Superstar and New Day member Big E has revealed the funny pitch he gave to WWE for the gimmick he thought he should use when first arriving in the company.

You'll never guess what it was.

In case you didn't know..

Big E signed with the WWE's FCW development brand back in 2009. A multiple-time Tag Team Champion, as well as a former NXT and Intercontinental Champion, Big E has become a huge success, especially since The New Day faction formed back in 2014, with Xavier Woods and Kofi Kingston his partners in the group.

The New Day are a merchandise machine and they held the Tag Team Titles longer than anyone else in history with their 2015-16 reign, and they are very popular with fans.

The heart of the matter

Always one to use Twitter to humor the WWE Universe, today, Big E told of the first idea he came up with for a character in WWE 'almost 9 years ago.'

He wanted to do a postal worker's gimmick and to be called 'Mel Mann' (as in a mailman).

But, WWE obviously rebuked Big E's comedic suggestion.

Here is the tweet below:


What's next?

The New Day are set to take on The Bludgeon Brothers and The Usos in a triple threat match for the SmackDown Live Tag Team Titles at WrestleMania 34 in New Orleans on 8 April, which is less than two weeks away.

Big E will be there. 'Mel Mann' won't be, sadly.

Author's take

Although that did not come to fruition for Big E, at least 'postal worker' all gave us a good laugh years later, right? Imagine what a postal worker's finisher would have been called.Delivery Stomp, Pillar to Post and Through the Letterbox are all good names in my opinion. What do you guys think?

Let's start a #WewantMelMann Twitter campaign. Ok, maybe I'm getting a bit carried away.

Send us news tips at

Topics you might be interested in:
Alex Ferns
Wrestling changes lives, writing informs lives. I love writing wrestling articles for SportsKeeda.
Fetching more content...