WWE's David Otunga Got Some New Ink

WWE's David Otunga Got Some New Ink

WWE Smackdown Live's resident wet sandwich tries to develop a little personality with a new tattoo.

If you watch WWE Smackdown Live, you are familiar with the dull commentary of one, Mr. David Otunga. The monotonous "color commentator" once showed great promise in the company as a member of The Nexus, and has all the physical tools to be a great Superstar, but now he is relegated to commentary.


One of the major reasons Otunga failed was because of his distinct lack of character. He's a milquetoast dude behind the microphone and in the ring. 


I guess in an attempt to be less stodgy, Otunga traded in his clean-cut appearance and got some tattoos.

David Otunga before his tattoos.

Otunga has some pretty extensive tribal tattoos on his left arm now, and added a tribal-looking lion to the ink.


"Sometimes the lion has to roar," is how Otunga captioned a shot of the new tattoo on Instagram. It's just painful to see this happening. I like Otunga, he seems like a nice guy, but he's just so stale and uninteresting and this seems like a desperate ploy to add depth to his on-screen role. 


Hopefully it works and he becomes a more dynamic presence on WWE, but I can't believe it to be true.

I'm going to keep watching WWE programming, despite my feelings toward David Otunga, but I really hope this new lion tattoo lights a fire under his ass and makes him more interesting. Otherwise, I'll just have to suffer through his inarguably bland commentary.

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