Pat Patterson labored as Vince McMahon’s right-hand man for over three a long time in WWE. He had an vital position backstage when it got here to WWE’s artistic choices, whereas he additionally needed to ship good and dangerous information to Superstars.
Former WWE Famous person Jacques Rougeau spoke to SK Wrestling’s Dr. Chris Featherstone on Inside SKoop about Pat Patterson’s WWE profession. He made it clear that the primary WWE Intercontinental Champion had an excellent place inside the firm. Nonetheless, his position additionally had loads of negatives.
Pat Patterson’s WWE position
Jacques Rougeau (aka The Mountie) gained the WWE Intercontinental Championship from Bret Hart in January 1992. He held the title for 2 days earlier than shedding it to Roddy Piper on the Royal Rumble.
Highlighting the optimistic aspect of Pat Patterson’s job, Rougeau revealed that Vince McMahon’s right-hand man knowledgeable him of his title victory.
“There’s an expression in French which says it’s a knife with two sides, like you may minimize that manner however you may minimize this fashion. It’s an expression in French. And Pat was the man who had the best job on earth when he got here to see me. He got here to see a few guys, ‘Hey Jacques, we’re going to place the belt on you! You’re going to develop into the Intercontinental Champion!’ After which he’d see the reactions of the blokes, ‘Oh my God! Wonderful!’”
Rougeau added that Pat Patterson additionally had the tough activity of telling Superstars about artistic adjustments that they didn’t like. One instance got here at WrestleMania 10 when Rougeau and Pierre Carl Ouellet had been advised they have been going to defeat Males on a Mission. Shortly earlier than the present, Pat Patterson advised them that Vince McMahon had modified the end.
“So being the right-hand man of Vince was an excellent place, and it was additionally a horrible place. He was the man who would all the time be between the blokes. You understand if there was an issue with the boys and Vince, Pat would are available and he would easy in with the boys and he would pull a bit of bit on Vince’s blanket. He was the center man there. So it wasn’t a straightforward job for Pat Patterson, though he had numerous credibility. However he stored that job for an extended, very long time.”
On that exact event, Rougeau felt so strongly in regards to the match end that he determined to give up WWE after the occasion.
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Revealed 09 Dec 2020, 00:33 IST