Welcome to my second slideshow of today.
This evening I would like to talk about the Kliq.
The Kliq was a group that had undeniable power when it came to controlling the world of professional wrestling. This group consisted of Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall and X-Pac.
Recently, we have seen the return of Kevin Nash, Triple H is the COO of the company, and Shawn Michaels keeps popping up everywhere.
But what if the Kliq got back together?
Would it be a good thing?
I believe so, which is why I will list eight points telling you why I think it is such a marvellous idea.
So sit back, relax and enjoy the read!
Older fans love a bit of a nostalgia kick every once in a while.
WrestleMania is usually the place to get the biggest fix, but pieces of nostalgia crop up everywhere throughout the WWE Universe.
The Kliq would count as a piece of nostalgia.
There is no arguing that they had an undeniable hold over the world of professional wrestling throughout the 1990s, and they were prominent figures in both the WWE and WCW.
Bringing them back in this manner, as the group that famously broke kayfabe in Madison Square Garden would make older fans remember what some would consider to be better times, others worse times.
This nostalgia would also help to attract a more adult audience back to what has been a childish (for want of a better word) presentation for a long time now.
CM Punk managed to make middle-aged fans happy but a reformation of the infamous Kliq, would certainly bring in the older members of the WWE Universe—those who enjoy a bit of nostalgia.
Just as Evolution did with Batista and Randy Orton, the Kliq could make two new World Champions.
They are all veterans and would be a great help in developing young talent the right way, instead of forcing them to the top straight away.
By taking in young superstars, not only do they become more powerful, but when the unavoidable breakup eventually occurs, they are ready to take on the WWE in singles competition, and the audience respect them as singles competitors, believing that they can win a World title cleanly on their own.
Bringing the Kliq back into mainstream WWE can only be beneficial to the young wrestlers looking to make a name for themselves.
There could also be an opposite stable formed, to try and bring down the Kliq, and providing they weren’t destroyed by creative as the Corre and Nexus were, this could really help to develop the young talent of today, extremely wisely.
This company may just have a future yet!
They are all legends in their own right, meaning they deserve at least some respect for their contributions to the business.
These legends are a really marketable aspect of the WWE and can help to sell a lot of merchandise.
Grouping legends in a once great underground stable, is an extremely good idea as it gives the young superstars something to aim for, something achievable and as I mentioned in my last slide—the Kliq could even help them out.
How long is it since we saw X-Pac in the WWE? Too long, let me tell you.
He was such a brilliant superstar, with class charisma and a group to belong in.
He could still have all these things if he came back to the WWE. However, his future in the ring does not look good, as many addictions and supposed suicide attempts have left friends worried for his well-being.
I personally would love to see him in the ring again as I thought he was a brilliant performer, his best feud coming against Kane in 1999/2000.
Vince McMahon is gone, and though Triple H is in his place, he can’t quite pull the management thing off like Mr. McMahon dammit!
However, if he were to bring some friends in to help him keep order amongst the superstars, something tells me he would be able to handle it slightly better.
Cue the Kliq!
Bringing them into a management role is a great idea, as it means Triple H does not have to appear on every show, and they can remain united against a rebelling wrestler such as CM Punk.
We are currently entering into what many have dubbed “The Reality Era” and one would have to assume that this is a more than logical choice in terms of stables and storylines.
Using the Kliq’s very real history, a storyline could be built around how they ran things in the olden days and how that doesn’t work now in the new WWE.
Using real life animosity between superstars always helps feuds, and digging up real problems that plagued the Kliq in the early days, could work wonders when it comes to ratings and entertainment.
If there is one sole reason the Kliq should reform it is this man, Shawn Michaels.
He has not been seen on WWE programming for a long time, and seeing him regularly in a stable would make Raw more than a joy to watch.
Michaels has had so many matches, so many experiences that putting him in the Kliq would benefit all the points that preceded this one.
A Superkick here and there is all the input Michaels would need in a physical sense, and his humour and likeability would shine through in his promos.
The final reason I would like the Kliq to get back together for is the memorable moments.
Like them or not, one cannot deny that a lot of memorable moments would be created by them during their modern run.
They created enough controversy in the past to get noticed so why can’t they today?
And when I say memorable moments, I also mean any matches the legends may have, or any promos they may cut. It will all go down in the history books and hopefully some of it would be remembered after the inevitable breakup of the group.
There obviously would never be another “Curtain Call”, but there could be some interesting scenes that would be watched over and over again for the next decade!
I hope you enjoyed this slideshow regarding the Kliq.
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