Top Five Stables Ever in WWE/WCW
Ever since the wrestling industry started, there were great teams constituting various great wrestlers. Many of such stables created world wide attraction and accelerated the profit of wrestling industry.
Here, I prepared a list of top five stables ever. So let us go back to see the best stables of wrestling history. Comments are always welcome...
5.The Nation of Domination
Members: Faarooq, The Rock, D-lo Brown, Mark Henry, Kama Mustafa (Now known as The Godfather),Ahmad Johnson, and Owen Hart
This was basically the first all black wrestler stable with the exception of the rock (Samoan) and Owen Hart, who joined later in 1998.
The first member to leave was Ahmed Johnson due to injury, and then Faarooq being kicked out of his own faction by the rock which led to a heated rivalry between the two.
The only known feud was against D-Generation X, which led to many great matches between the two factions.
4. The 4 Horsemen
Members: Just like the nWo, there have been tons of members, but here are the four originals, Arn Anderson, Ole Anderson, Ric Flair, and Tully Blanchard and Manager J.J. Dillon.
There's not much to say except they were great, but lets just see what I can find out. The Four Horsemen formed in January 1986 with Flair, the Minnesota Wrecking Crew consisting of Arn and Ole Anderson, and Blanchard, with James J. Dillon as their manager.
They feuded with Dusty Rhodes (breaking his leg), The Rock 'N Roll Express (breaking Ricky Morton's nose), Nikita Koloff, and The Road Warriors.
They always had most of the titles in the NWA, and they often bragged about their success (in the ring and with women) in their interviews. Other than that little history lesson, I don't know what to say really, except, once again, they're great.
3. D-Generation X
Members: Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Chyna, Tori, X-Pac, Kane, Road Dogg, Billy Gunn, "Ravishing" Rick Rude (First Manager), and Jim Neidhart (For one whole night can you believe it).
As we all know Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Chyna, and Rick Rude (Manager) were the original members until Rude's departure later on due to health. D-X is generally considered one of the most popular stables in pro wrestling history.
The group's original run was from 1997 to 2000, undergoing several roster changes during that time. After on-off returns in 2000 and 2002, D-X reformed in June 2006 as the duo of Triple H and Shawn Michaels.
D-X has been believed to be heavily influenced by WCW's nWo (although Vince McMahon has denied this on many occasions), and was created to battle with WCW in the ratings war, and who can ever forget the D-X invasion of WCW, which to this day stands as one of the top 10 moments in wrestling/RAW history.
Back in 1998, Steve Austin was bringing the WWF into the attitude era. But right behind him was the stable D-Generation X. After Shawn Michaels left due to injuries; Triple H recruited X-Pac, Road Dogg, and Billy Gunn to revitalize the stable.
Their devil-may-care attitude won them the respect of the fans; and they feuded with Owen Hart, The Rock, and Vince McMahon and his stable the corporation.
Their top moment was when they made attacks on the World Wrestling Federation's top rivals WCW. While the stable broke up at the start of 1999, they would come back together months later, but with less success than before.
Still, the way they helped the attitude era is what people remember them for.
2. The Hart Foundation
Members: Bret Hart, Owen Hart, Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart, Davy Boy Smith (British Bulldog), and "Flyin" Brian Pillman.
The Hart Foundation were originally Jim 'the anvil' Neidhart and 'the Hitman' Bret Hart and managed by Jimmy Hart. They won the tag belts on two separate occasions.
After the first time they dropped Jimmy as their manager, then after losing their second tag belts to the nasty boys at Wrestlemania XII they split, after that, Bret won the intercontinental belt against Mr Perfect at Summerslam 1991 and Piper at Wrestlemania XIII.
Jim had formed a popular short-lived team with Owen Hart, naming themselves the new foundation, after that Jim left, and there was no hart foundation for a while.
In 1997, the Hart Foundation reformed bigger and better than ever, for a period of time holding all possible titles at that point. Bret Hart, Owen Hart, Davey Boy Smith (the British Bulldog), Brian Pillman, and a returning Neidhart.
Then Pillman died (R.I.P) and Bret was screwed shortly after, Owen then died in 1999, then Bulldog in 2002, and Bret had his career cut short by one Bill Goldberg.
Members: There is so many members in all the nwo stables, I'm only going to name a few, Hulk Hogan, Scott Hall, and Kevin Nash (The Original Members).
According to the storyline, the nWo were representatives of another wrestling organization and planned to take over WCW. The nWo storyline, run by WCW, began on July 7, 1996 at the Bash at the Beach PPV.
This storyline involved a faction from "outside" WCW – originally Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, and Hulk Hogan (who would change his name to Hollywood Hogan while a member of the nWo) – "invading" WCW.
Hall & Nash were collectively referred to as "The Outsiders." Both men then took to showing up unexpectedly during Nitro broadcasts, usually jumping wrestlers backstage, distracting wrestlers by standing in the entrance way of the arenas, or walking around in the audience.
During Bash At the Beach Scott Hall and Kevin Nash Faced Lex Luger, Sting, and Randy Savage revealing they to had a third partner.
Hogan finally comes and everyone thinks he will beat down hall and nash since he worked for WCW and not WWF/E but he turned on WCW and joined Hall and Nash thus forming the nWo, and the rest is history.
The group is widely credited for revitalizing the wrestling industry in the '90s and for several years, they made WCW the biggest wrestling organization in the world.
However, while the storyline started with a bang there was never an ending to it and the group and the company died with a fizzle. Through the years, the multiple versions of the nWo had over 50 wrestlers in their ranks.