WWE Hall of Famer Arn Anderson revealed he could see Sting’s ascent to wrestling stardom, long before the icon achieved widespread recognition.
Discussing the matter on his podcast, ARN, fellow WWE Hall of Famer Anderson shared insights into Sting’s early days and the unmistakable signs of a future top-tier performer. Anderson’s confidence in Sting’s potential was clear, attributing it to the wrestling legend’s acute understanding of the industry’s emphasis on aesthetics. According to Anderson, Sting grasped the significance of a captivating appearance in the wrestling business, a quality that set him apart from his peers.
100%. Sting knew the value of cosmetics in our business,
Underlining Sting’s commitment to presenting himself as a larger-than-life figure. Hailing from California, Sting brought a bronzed tan to the wrestling scene, enhancing his aura and contributing to his image as a formidable force. Anderson emphasised the meticulous efforts Sting put into crafting his appearance, from the distinctive scorpion-inspired hairstyle to maintaining a physique that resonated with the superhero aesthetic.
When he came to Crockett, he had already started tanning. I mean, he’s a California guy. He had been tanning probably his whole life. He had that haircut, I mean, he had the scorpion look.
According to Anderson, Sting’s visual appeal seamlessly complemented his in-ring prowess and authentic persona. Each time Sting entered the ring, he effortlessly captivated audiences, embodying the essence of a real-life superhero.
He just looked like a star coming out of the chute every single time. He looked like, ‘Wow, that guy looks cool. He was a superhero.’
Which Former WWE Champion Did Sting Team With At AEW Worlds End?
Sting teamed with former WWE and AEW World Champion Chris Jericho at AEW Worlds End. He also teamed with Sammy Guevara and Darby Allin against Ricky Starks, Big Bill, Konosuke Takeshita, and Powerhouse Hobbs in an eight man tag match.
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