KISS Demon Explains Why WCW Never Made A Figure, Says Gene Simmons Agreed To Do WCW New Blood Rising

The KISS Demon (Dale Torborg) was short lived in WCW, but his impact will last forever.

Unfortunately, fans won't be able to keep the KISS Demon in their toy memory as the company never made an action figure of the KISS Demon.

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Speaking on the Major Wrestling Figure Podcast, The Demon explained why they never made a figure for him.

"They never did The Demon (figure), because apparently there was some dispute between the KISS license and ToyBiz. WCW, I think, was afraid to do merch for me because of the contract. They just really shied away. They flew me to Vancouver to do the video game shoot, took all the pictures, and then they said, 'We can't use you because of the contract.' They were wrong. I don't remember exactly, but it was something where I was 50% or more of whatever the entity was, more money went to KISS, but if I was less, it was just a normal deal. WCW people were afraid. The cool thing is, I went to Gene (Simmons) and I said, 'part of the reason why this character is not getting pushed is because they can't make merch off of it.' He said, 'Have them call me, I'll change the deal to make sure it will work for you.' They never did. WCW never did. Gene agreed to do a pay-per-view with us, New Blood Rising, Gene agreed to do it with us and they never called him," he said.

The Demon ended up facing Sting at WCW New Blood Rising, losing in very quick fashion.

Elsewhere during the podcast, The Demon discussed his appearance at IMPACT Bound For Glory. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

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