Marc Mero is a retired pro wrestler and former pro boxer who appeared with WWE from 1996 to 1998, and also appeared with WCW under the name Johnny B. Badd, a gimmick that was of a Little Richard look-a-like. He is perhaps best known for his heel persona during his wrestling career, as his face persona only lasted for several months.


Marc's heel persona debuted in early 1997, after he had spent several months injured. Previoulsy known as "Wildman" Marc Mero, he became known as "Marvelous" Marc Mero. His character was that of a former boxer turned wrestler, and an insecure, attention-hungry, jealous person. He was jealous of the popularity of his valet Sable had gained during his absence. He became incredibly misogynistic and arrogant, and frequently abused Sable. Later, he and Sable split outright, and he took on Jacqueline as his new valet, before eventually firing her too.