WWE Hall of Famer and manager of The Four Horsemen, JJ Dillon appeared on Fightful.com's Podcast "The List And Y Boy" to talk about his experience working with Vince McMahon and WWE. Dillon had held that job from 1989 to 1997 during which time he had first met The Undertaker and shared the story of the original gimmick that McMahon wanted for him.
Dillon said Undertaker was an impressive guy who had the 'it' factor. Another word for it would be natural charisma. Vince's first reaction to The Undertaker was giving him a Viking gimmick with a helmet and the horns