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Kevin Nash

Real Name - Kevin Nash
Birthdate - 7/9/59
6'11" 325 lbs. - Bloomfield Hills, MI


Athletic Background - Basketball (Semi-Pro)

Teacher(s) - Jody Hamilton (Power Plant)

Professional Background - WCW(`90-`93), WWF(`93-`96), WCW(`96-`01), WWF/WWE(`02-`03), HUSTLE(`04), TNA(`04-`10), WWE(`11-)

AliasesSteel, Oz, Vinnie Vegas, Diesel, Dr. Nash

Groups - nWo [New World Order], nWo Wolfpac, nWo Silver & Black, nWo 2000, Millionares' Club, nWo (WWF version), Kings of Wrestling, Paparazzi Productions, Main Event Mafia

Peak Years - `95-`98


Finisher(s) - 
"Jackknife" Powerbomb

Favorites -
- Snake Eyes
- Big Boot
- Sidewalk Slam
- Back Elbows & Knees in corner
- Short Lariat


Ringwork Rating - 

 Move Set
 Science
 Aerial
 Power
 Strikes


Intangibles Rating - 

 Entertainment
 Selling
 Bumping
 Carrying
 Heat
 Legacy


Place in History - To hear Kevin Nash tell his story, one would think he was a great star, great mind and a great guy.  He was certainly a key star in WCW during the Monday Night Wars following his time on top of the WWF when that company was in a historic decline.  He was creative thinker who contributed to the innovative nWo angle and was a major proponent of guaranteed contracts, although his booking tenure in WCW was certainly part of the company’s fall.  He mentored and helped many people over the years, yet he was notorious for burying others and infamously beat Goldberg first, unmasked Rey Mysterio Jr. and never genuinely put over any young, rising star.  Kevin Nash’s career started in WCW where he, a tall strip club bouncer, broke in and worked some lame undercard gimmicks.  His move to the WWF gave him an environment in which he, as Diesel, grew as a performer, politician and businessman.  While never the best in-ring talent, he knew his strengths and stuck to them, which allowed him to be a perfectly credible top guy.  He, Scott Hall, Shawn Michaels and some of their buddies became an influential force in the company before most of them left for WCW.  Nash came in for big money and the nWo angle that was born out of the jump from the WWF made big money for WCW.  The story of WCW’s rise and fall is inseparably tied to characters like Kevin Nash and Scott Hall.  The company’s eventual death has been blamed on a number of people, including Nash.  Since WCW’s death, Kevin Nash, who was broken down physically and largely getting by on his same old act and funny promos was never able to be an effective top star.  He had a few opportunities with the WWF, a few with TNA and another one with the WWE, but his limitations were too much.  Kevin Nash remains one of the most charismatic and fascinating individuals to come out of that time period.  While many point to his shortcomings and limitations, few ever earned more money as a performer and few got so far by doing so little.
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