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James Ellsworth posts picture with legendary WWE jobber Gillberg

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James Ellsworth has gained some extraordinary popularity in recent weeks since he was inexplicably thrown into a program with WWE champion AJ Styles on SmackDown Live.

At a glance, there is nothing remarkable about Ellsworth. The 31-year-old has the kind of body that just about any man could attain and he doesn't have a moveset or any kind of glaring charisma that sets him apart from the crowd.

But in the world of the WWE, where super athletes and giants are the norm, that is what makes Ellsworth so special. He is anything but.

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He is a bona fide jobber in every sense of the word, and that is exactly how he got his big break on WWE television. The Baltimore-born superstar was squashed by the monstrous Braun Strowman on Monday Night Raw before AJ Styles granted him a random match a few weeks later.

Ellsworth's popularity has sky-rocketed. His T-shirt, that features nothing more than a close-up of his face on the front, is in the top-five sellers on WWEShop.com.

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However, he posted on Twitter yesterday a picture with perhaps the most famous jobber of all-time, Gillberg.

The parody of Goldberg, who ironically has just returned to the WWE, was concocted purely to mock WCW's top star in the late 90s.

Although Gillberg - real name Duane Gill - would go on to win the then-WWF Light-Heavyweight title, he was normally always squashed by his opponents and was even a part of the J.O.B squad with hardcore Holly, Al Snow, Scorpio and The Blue Meanie.

This is like John Cena and Hulk Hogan standing together, except in the jobbing world.

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