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Encyclopedia > The Outsiders (WCW)

The Outsiders is the name of a professional wrestling tag team consisting of Kevin Nash and Scott Hall. The team was formed in 1996 in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), with Hall and Nash also teaming in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) and Pro Wrestling ZERO1-MAX. In The World Wrestling Federation, The New Outsiders consisted of Glen Jacobs and Rick Bogner. Professional wrestling is generally any form of performance art in which pro-wrestlers receive payment for participating. ... A professional wrestling tag-team consists of two or occasionally three wrestlers who are working together as a team. ... Kevin S. Nash (born July 9, 1959 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American professional wrestler and actor. ... This article is about the professional wrestler. ... // Although World Championship Wrestling was a brand name used by promoter Jim Barnett for his Australian promotion, the first promotion in the United States to use the World Championship Wrestling brand name (though it was never referred to as WCW) on a wide scale was Georgia Championship Wrestling (although Vincent... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) is an American professional wrestling promotion founded by Jeff Jarrett and his father Jerry Jarrett in May 2002. ... Pro Wrestling ZERO1-MAX, formerly known as Pro Wrestling ZERO-ONE, is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion founded in 2001. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, or WWE, is a professional wrestling organization. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Richard (Rick) Bogner (born January 16 in Calgary, Alberta) is a Canadian former professional wrestler, best known as the fake Razor Ramon who debuted in the World Wrestling Federation as a replacement for the original man to use the Ramon gimmick, Scott Hall. ...


History

The Outsiders were formed in 1996 when Nash and Hall "invaded" WCW after leaving the World Wrestling Federation. They insinuated that they were still WWF employees which got them the name of The Outsiders. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ...

The Outsiders: Kevin Nash and Scott Hall.
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The Outsiders: Kevin Nash and Scott Hall.

They were the backbone of the nWo as they formed it with Hulk Hogan and they were always part of the various incarnations of it over the years. They stayed at the top of the tag team scene in WCW from 1996 until 1998 when the nWo split up. They teamed again in 1999 but it was brief as Hall got injured. Image File history File links Outsiders-1. ... Image File history File links Outsiders-1. ... Kevin S. Nash (born July 9, 1959 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American professional wrestler and actor. ... This article is about the professional wrestler. ... The New World Order (nWo) was a heel stable of wrestlers, originally in World Championship Wrestling and later in the then-World Wrestling Federation. ... Terry Gene Bollea (born on August 11, 1953), is an American entertainer and inactive professional wrestler, better known as Hulk Hogan. ...



They won thier first WCW tag-team title on October 27, 1996 at WCW Halloween Havoc, defeating Harlem Heat. On January 29, 1997 at nWo Souled Out, Rick & Scott Steiner defeated the Outsiders in a title match. However, the next night on WCW Monday Nitro, Eric Bischoff reversed the decision because WCW referee Randy Anderson was not the assigned official when he made the 3 count. The Tag-Team titles were given back to the Outsiders. Halloween Havoc was an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by World Championship Wrestling from 1989 through 2000. ... Harlem Heat Harlem Heat was a professional wrestling tag team made up of two brothers, Booker and Lane Huffman. ... Souled Out was a WCW PPV in the month of January from 1997 through 2000. ... WCW Monday Nitro was the weekly Monday night TV show on TNT, produced by the now-defunct World Championship Wrestling (WCW). ... Eric Bischoff (born May 27, 1955[1] in Detroit, Michigan), is a former professional wrestling promoter and on-screen personality, most known for serving as President of World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and later on-air General Manager of World Wrestling Entertainments RAW brand. ... Randy Pee Wee Anderson Randy Anderson was a professional wrestling referee who worked for the NWAs Jim Crockett Promotions and World Championship Wrestling. ...


On February 23, 1997 at WCW SuperBrawl VII, Lex Luger & The Giant defeated the Outsiders in a title match. Abusing his power again, Eric Bischoff returned the titles to the Outsiders because Lex Luger competed in the match without medical clearance. SuperBrawl was an annual PPV in World Championship Wrestling during the month of February from 1991 through 2001. ... Lawrence (Larry) Wendell Pfohl (born June 2, 1958), is an American former professional wrestler, bodybuilder and football player better known by his ring name, Lex Luger. ... Paul Randall Wight Jr. ...


The Outsiders would hold the tag titles for the next 8 months. In October 1997, nWo member Syxx began substituting for the injured Kevin Nash, teaming with Scott Hall to defend the titles. On October 13, 1997, Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Scott Hall & Syxx to become the tage-team champions. Sean Waltman (born July 13, 1972 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is a professional wrestler. ...


On January 12, 1998, The Outsiders regained their titles, defeating Rick & Scott Steiner on WCW Monday Nitro. 8 days later, on January 20, 1998, Rick & Scott beat the Outsiders at a non-televised event to regain their titles. On February 22, 1998, at WCW SuperBrawl VIII, The Outsiders once again regained their titles when Scott Steiner turned on his brother, and joind the nWo. On May 17, 1998, at WCW Slamboree, The Giant & Sting defeated the Outsiders for the titles when Scott Hall turned on Kevin Nash and jumped sides to nWo Hollywood. Slamboree was a professional wrestling pay-per-view event from World Championship Wrestling held from 1993 through 2000 that was held in the month of May. ... Steven James Borden (born March 20, 1959 in Omaha, Nebraska), better known by his ring name, Sting, is an American professional wrestler, currently wrestling for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ...


The Outsiders would eventually go on to face eachother in a one-on-one match in 1998, before reuniting in 1999 for one more run in WCW. On December 13, 1999, The reunited Outsiders defeated WCW tag-team champions Bill Goldberg & Bret Hart on WCW Monday Nitro to become the champions. William Scott (Bill) Goldberg (born December 27, 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American professional wrestler and retired American football player. ... Bret Sergeant Hart (born July 2, 1957 in Calgary, Alberta) is a Canadian former professional wrestler, and part of the famous Hart wrestling family. ...


On December 27, 1999, The Outsiders were stripped of the titles after Scott Hall failed to appear for a title defense. This ended the Outsiders run in WCW.


They later returned to WWE in 2002 with Hogan as part of the nWo. The reunion would be short lived as Hogan turned face at WrestleMania X8, Nash was injured, and Hall was released from WWE shortly after their arrival. In professional wrestling, a turn occurs most frequently when a wrestler develops a new gimmick (persona) and changes, frequently from face to heel or sometimes vice versa. ... In professional wrestling, a face is a character who is portrayed as being moral or approving (that is, faces are good guys or crowd favorites). The vast majority of wrestling storylines (though not all) place a heel (or bad guy) against a face. ... WrestleMania X8 was the eighteenth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by the World Wrestling Federation. ...


Next stop for them was TNA in 2004 and early 2005 as part of the Kings of Wrestling but did not use The Outsiders name as it is now owned by WWE. Jeff Jarrett in TNA during the Kings of Wrestling stable The Kings of Wrestling was a short-lived stable that came to fruition at Total Nonstop Action Wrestlings first-ever Pay-Per-View on November 7, 2004, which was called Victory Road. the members were King of the Mountain...


They are both part of the backstage wrestling group known as The Kliq. In professional wrestling, a stable is a group of wrestlers within a promotion who have a common element -- friendships, either real or storyline, a manager who manages all of them, or a common storyline, which puts them together as a unit (recent examples include Evolution, La Résistance, The Cabinet... The Clique (sometimes referred to as the Kliq) was a backstage group in the World Wrestling Federation of the mid-1990s, which some claim held virtually all booking power (the power to make matches and determine storylines), and were accused of refusing to put over (elevate, usually by losing a...


During the initial days of the nWo, over in World Wrestling Federation (WWF), Jim Ross insinuated that "Razor Ramon and Diesel were returning." The characters did return, but now played by two different men, Glen Jacobs and Rick Bogner. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Richard (Rick) Bogner (born January 16 in Calgary, Alberta) is a Canadian former professional wrestler, best known as the fake Razor Ramon who debuted in the World Wrestling Federation as a replacement for the original man to use the Ramon gimmick, Scott Hall. ...


New Diesel and New Razor Ramon

New Diesel and New Razor Ramon was a combination of gimmicks used by the WWF to "bring back" two characters previously portrayed by Kevin Nash (The Original Diesel) and Scott Hall (The Original Razor Ramon). WWF owned the rights to their gimmicks so they could not portray Diesel and Razor Ramon while in WCW (although Hall briefly displayed Razor's characteristics, such as speaking with a Latino accent and chewing a toothpick, during his first WCW appearances. It was argued that the toothpick and slicked back hair was first used in WCW during Hall's previous stint as The Diamond Studd.). In professional wrestling, a gimmick is slang that refers to a wrestlers on-screen personality. ... Kevin S. Nash (born July 9, 1959 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American professional wrestler and actor. ... This article is about the professional wrestler. ... This article deals with the use of the term Latino. ... Wood toothpicks A toothpick is a piece of wood or other substance such as plastic used to remove detritus (or food) from the teeth, usually after a meal. ...


Having lost two of their top stars, WWF bookers came up with a storyline where a disgruntled Jim Ross cut a worked shoot promo, saying that he had no loyalty to the WWF and proceeded to "bring back" the two wrestlers who had left the company without mentioning that they were now portrayed by different people. The (onscreen) WWF President Gorilla Monsoon later stated that the New Diesel and New Razor Ramon were not Kevin Nash and Scott Hall, but it was already obvious to the fans as the new versions looked noticeably different from the originals. A booker, as the term is used in professional wrestling, is a person who puts matches together and determines basics about their content, such as relative overall length, who the eventual victor will be, and many of the moves which will be made during the match; in other words, the... In professional wrestling, an angle is a fictional storyline (the wrestler Kurt Angles name is a coincidence; Angle is his given surname). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... In professional wrestling, a shoot refers to any event that is unplanned and spontaneous: that is, it is real, not staged. ... In professional wrestling, a promo is short for promotional interview, a dialogue or monologue used to advance a storyline. ... Robert Gino Marella. ...


The New Diesel was Glen Jacobs (previously known as Isaac Yankem DDS), who would later realize better success, and a better crowd reaction, as Kane, "half-brother" of The Undertaker. The New Razor Ramon was Rick Bogner, who would be released from the WWF in early 1997 after the experiment to "bring back Diesel and Razor" failed. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Mark William Calaway (born March 24, 1962[1][2]) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, (The) Undertaker. ... Richard (Rick) Bogner (born January 16 in Calgary, Alberta) is a Canadian former professional wrestler, best known as the fake Razor Ramon who debuted in the World Wrestling Federation as a replacement for the original man to use the Ramon gimmick, Scott Hall. ...


During this time, down in the AAA promotion in Mexico, Hall confronted both men in a worked-shoot confrontation in the middle of the ring, telling them "You don't want none of me and Big Kev!!"


Jacobs (in his Kane persona) later feuded with the Nash-lead nWo, which also included Hall, in 2002.


Championships and accomplishments

Defeated Harlem Heat on October 27, 1996 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA at Halloween Havoc 1996
Lost to The Steiner Brothers on January 25, 1997 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA at Souled Out 1997
  • WCW World Tag Team Championship (2)
Awarded the titles on January 27, 1997
Lost to Lex Luger and The Giant on February 23, 1997 in San Francisco, California, USA at SuperBrawl VII
  • WCW World Tag Team Championship (3)
Awarded the titles on February 24, 1997
Lost to The Steiner Brothers on October 13, 1997 in Tampa Bay, Florida, USA
  • WCW World Tag Team Championship (4)
Defeated The Steiner Brothers on January 12, 1998 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Lost to The Steiner Brothers on February 9, 1998 in El Paso, Texas, USA
  • WCW World Tag Team Championship (5)
Defeated The Steiner Brothers on February 22, 1998 in San Francisco, California, USA at SuperBrawl 1998
Lost to The Giant and Sting on May 17, 1998 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA at Slamboree 1998
  • WCW World Tag Team Championship (6)
Defeated Bret Hart and Goldberg on December 13, 1999 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Titles declared vacant on December 27, 1999 in Houston, Texas, USA
  • PWI ranked them # 40 of the 100 best tag teams of the PWI Years in 2003.
  • PWI Tag Team of the Year Award (1997)

 
 

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