I was watching the A&E episode on the Ultimate Warrior. It brought up his divorce to his first wife in the early 90's and how that may have affected him.
a realistic bad guy. Rather than bring back the cartoonish Ultimate Warrior, they could have done the same.
Instead, they could have done this. Warrior comes back in March 1996, all full of himself. Ted Dibiase confronts him, and uses psychological warfare bringing up his divorce, and that he's broke from the years of lawyers fees and alimony. Warrior's face immediately
drops, his shoulders begin to slouch, but Dibiase offers an olive branch. Join him, and he'll take care of his financial issues. A deflated Warrior, emotionally and financial drained joins Dibiase, and becomes a heel. Trading in the multi-color neon for black
facepaint, tassels and tights, The Million Dollar Warrior becomes their answer to Hollywood Hogan.