During his interview with the 90s Wrestling Podcast, The Godfather revealed that Vince McMahon gave him the Papa Shango gimmick because he felt that he had too much of a ‘baby’ face. Here’s what he had to say:
Yeah, at the time, yes, yes. He [Vince] said, ‘We got to do something with your face.’ So they decided — that was cool what they did with it. He said my face didn’t match my body, so he covered it up with that. So, it was cool.
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Credit: 90s Wrestling Podcast. H/T 411Mania.