WWE: How can we make this person not from America be a heel?? WWE: Oh, I’ve got it! WWE: We make them be a racial stereotype WWE: We make them just ramble on about America being shit WWE: Who needs real character development when you can get cheap heat? WWE: Not our heels
Essa Rios, the former Papi Chulo, returns to the WWF with the debuting Lita on Sunday Night Heat to answer Gillberg’s open challenge and quickly defeat him, ending Gillberg’s record 15 month reign as Light Heavyweight Champion.