Just before he signed with Ring of Honor, Beer City Bruiser appeared on WWE television as Fake Bray Wyatt.
Bruiser had done loads of enhancement work for WWE in the past, but his venture as Fake Bray Wyatt not only gave him a great television appearance, he was also gifted with a modified version of Bray's Sister Abigail.
"The DDT came because I was the fake Bray Wyatt at a WWE show. It went over really well and he was like, 'Hey man, you should use my finishing move and make it twist.' So, I ended up throwing a DDT with it and that's my new finisher in Ring of Honor," BCB said in an interview with Meat Sports Alcohol.
Brusier's version sees him start in the Sister Abigail position and then twist into a DDT.
During the interview, Brusier also explained the origins of his other signature moves. He said the sitout chokeslam was his first finisher and it happened as it was easy to teach and take.
On his frog splash, he said, "The frog splash came because when I was with Harley [Race], he challenged all the guys over 300 pounds to do a splash off the top rope. I was like, 'Not only will I do a splash, I'll do a frog splash.' I did it and Harley loved it. I had gotten rid of it on the Indies, but when I did ROH, there was a match against War Machine [Viking Raiders] and they were like, 'it'd be really cool if you could hit something off the top rope.' 'Well, I used to do a frog splash.' 'Yeah, do that.' He was further out than I ever had someone and I ended up hitting it perfectly and everyone freaked out, so it became my finishing move in Ring of Honor for a bit."
Finally, he discussed his cannonball to the outside.
"The cannonball off the apron came because I used to do the Cactus elbow off the apron and Mark Briscoe already does that so they were like, 'you can't do that here,' so I was thinking what else Cactus Jack did and he did that," he said.
Brusier was recently feuding with The OGK (Mike Bennett & Matt Taven) on ROH Television.
BCB spoke with Fightful in an interview released in March about his time as WWE enhancement talent. You can find his full comments by clicking here.
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