Kevin Nash lately recalled wanting Booker T to hitch the legendary New World Order (nWo) faction in WCW.
The steady shaped in July 1996 when Nash and Scott Corridor joined forces with Hulk Hogan at WCW Bash on the Seaside. A complete of 62 individuals represented the nWo between 1996 and 2002, together with Eric Bischoff and Sean Waltman.
Nash beforehand talked about on his Kliq This podcast that Booker T didn’t need to develop into a nWo member in WCW. On this week’s episode, the 63-year-old elaborated on why he requested his former co-worker to hitch the group:
“I wished Booker in that unique [group] as a result of I wished a black athlete, I wished a black man, and E-book was an actual dude, you recognize, and at all times has been. I bear in mind I requested him, I mentioned, ‘E-book, would you be a part of the nWo?’ He checked out me and mentioned, ‘Large fella, man, Kev, I do not wanna work that f***ing exhausting. You guys work each f***ing home present.’ I mentioned, ‘All proper…'” [1:44:05 – 1:44:34]
Booker T lastly joined the nWo after the group reformed in WWE in 2002. Nonetheless, his affiliation with the steady solely lasted 4 weeks.
Did Kevin Nash oppose any nWo additions?
Scott Steiner joined the nWo in February 1998, whereas Buff Bagwell was added to the faction 5 months later.
Kevin Nash mentioned he had no points with anybody becoming a member of the nWo so long as his paycheck was not affected. He added that Bagwell and Steiner have been good additions to the steady:
“There have been members of that group that have been actually strong,” Nash continued. “When Scotty Steiner joins, Scotty was a strong nWo man (…) I believe that Bagwell and Steiner, that was at all times an entertaining phase when these guys went on the market. They kinda performed off one another nicely.” [1:28:20 – 1:29:00]
In 2021, the nWo (Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash, Scott Corridor, and Sean Waltman) joined the WWE Corridor of Fame.
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