WWE Announces the Celebration for the 25th Anniversary of The nWo

Published 07/05/2021, 7:45 AM EDT


WWE is preparing to celebrate The nWo from coming Monday to mark the faction’s 25th year anniversary. There will be various programs on different platforms to celebrate Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash, and Scott Hall.

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Currently, the celebration has three events lined up. The Best of The nWo will showcase the best moments of the faction on Tuesday, WWE’s The Bump will feature X-Pac on Wednesday, and Stone Cold Steve Austin will sit down for a conversation with Kevin Nash on Broken Skull Sessions on Sunday.

All of these shows will stream on Peacock for The United States but will be available on the WWE Network for the rest of the world.

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Apart from the above, the company will celebrate the faction on social media via posts, stories, YouTube videos, and others.

Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash, and Scott Hall created The nWo to change sports entertainment

The veteran Superstars formed the faction following Hogan’s Leg Drop on Randy Savage. This was one of the most controversial factions in the history of WWE.

One of the popular storylines involving the nWo was the feud with The Rock and Stone Cold Steve Austin.

It started with The Rock challenging Hulk Hogan for a match at WrestleMania. Even after Hollywood Hogan accepted, Rock kept his grip on the handshake and then executed a Rock Bottom on him. Nash and Hall rushed out to the arena and ambushed The Great One. Not only did they assault and spray paint him, but also refused to let medics treat him or the ambulance leave the arena.

Following that, Steve Austin got involved with the nWo at No Way Out. The faction interfered with Austin’s match against Chris Jericho, which cost him the chance to secure the Undisputed WWE Championship.

The feud between Austin and nWo kept going to and fro, until The Rock returned and challenged Hulk Hogan for another fight. However, it was Hall who accepted the challenge, and it ended with all three nWo members attacking The Brahma Bull. This is when The Texas Rattlesnake stopped the attack and saved The Rock.

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Finally, The Rock and Austin took on The nWo together in a match. Hulk Hogan executed the Leg Drop on The Rock to secure the victory.

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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