Classic OWW Column – Jobbers Of The Eighties
May 1, 2006 by Derek K.
Remember Gino Carabello” No” How about Brian Mackney” Still nothing” S.D. Jones” Oh… I think I heard a murmur from the back of the room. What about Steve Lombardi” A few more hands…
What do those names have in common” Well, these men are some of the jobbers who could be found at WWF events back in the glory days of the nineteen eighties. “Jobber” is professional wrestling slang for, to put it bluntly, the loser. It’s more poetic origin is in reference to the fact that a “jobber” is not so much a wrestling superstar as he is a worker (just doing his “job”).