Muscle Power
 
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BIO:

Muscle Power was American wrestler from the XXI century and the first competitor to win every Heavyweight Championship from every wrestling association. He accepted Doc Brown's invitation to fight Geegus because he took Geegus as a challenger of his multiple belts. He also strongly believes his own power of his muscles is #1. He fights in the World Heroes tournament to prove it. He dreams of making a name for himself in the pro wrestling world. Muscle Power is a super charismatic wrestler who believes his muscles are the best weapon this world has yet to see.

His design was based on Hulk Hogan but his looks were slightly altered in World Heroes 2 and subsequent titles to tone down the resemblance. His hair is golden blonde in the SNES and Mega Drive games, but is dirty blonde in the arcade and AES games. Some fans have also found a slight resemblance to Lex Luger, promoted at the time as a "pure American" wrestler.
  
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ORIGIN:
World Heroes

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OTHER APPEARANCES:
World Heroes 2, World Heroes 2 Jet, World Heroes Perfect

 

Page Updated:  May 23rd, 2019

Muscle Power looks like one of those cheap knockoff wrestling action figures that you'd find at the dollar store... you know the ones. Those crappily-made figures that "kind of" look like real wrestlers but definitely aren't. And there's always that one knockoff figure that poorly resembles Hulk Hogan... meet Muscle Power. lol.

To state the obvious, he's a painfully generic design in every sense of the word... yet he's a character who somewhat makes sense for World Heroes. No doubt Terry "Hulk Hogan" Bollea is an influential wrestling icon, especially in the 80's-90's. I find it ironic that the World Heroes series kinda died around '95-'96, when Hogan, Scott Hall and Kevin Nash formed the NWO... changing wrestling forever. "Heel Hogan" made such a huge impact in the industry and immediately made 90's wannabes wish they weren't still trying to be "take-your-vitamins Hogan". Yup, lookin' at you M. Brother! Alas, Muscle Power actually looked "outdated" in 1996 (around the time the final WH game was released) thanks to the NWO! On a side note: M. Power's "clothesline" animation is a big-time rip-off of Zangief's. it's like ADK copy-pasted Gief's clothsline as a guide while animating their own version of it. lol.

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