That’s something new. A wrestler’s name can change everything about their career. The right or wrong name can make or break how someone is seen. Sometimes you see a wrestler get the wrong name and it does not work whatsoever. Other times it can be quite the hit, and hopefully the latter is the case in this situation, as a current WWE star needs the boost.

Keith Lee wrestled a dark match before this week’s edition of Monday Night Raw and was introduced as Keith “Bearcat” Lee. The name Bearcat may be a reference to Bearcat Wright, a wrestler who performed in the 1950s and 60s and was inducted into the Legacy Wing of the WWE Hall of Fame in 2017. Lee has not wrestled on television since the August 2 edition of Monday Night Raw.

You might not remember him that well. Check out the new and old versions of Lee:

Keith Lee vs. Bobby Lashley: Raw, July 19, 2021

Keith Lee vs. Karrion Kross: Raw, Aug. 2, 2021

Opinion: I don’t know what is next for Lee, but I’m not sure if having a new nickname is going to be enough to make things better. Lee is certainly talented, but you are only going to get so far with just dark match appearances. At some point he needs something to do, though I don’t know if WWE is going to actually give him anything significant anytime soon. That’s a problem, and it has been one for a long time now.

What do you think of Lee? What would be the best way to use him? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 60,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 6,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.

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