WWE News: Why Return of nWo Is Exactly What WWE Needs

Donald WoodFeatured ColumnistAugust 30, 2011

The WWE is going down fast and there is only one thing that can save the company.

The nWo.

Without a doubt, the most memorable and most influential stable in the history of professional wrestling was the New World Order.

The nWo ruled the wrestling world in the 90s, when legends Scott Hall and Kevin Nash jumped ship from WWE to WCW and began a reign of dominance that had been seen just a few times before.

While Nash and Hall were best friends with Shawn Michaels and Triple H from WWE, with whom the pair formed the Kliq, the duo still left the organization in 1996 to work for the WWE’s competition WCW.

When Hall and Nash got to WCW, the pair formed a new "Kliq" with the all-time most influential man in pro wrestling, Hulk Hogan, and called themselves the nWo.

The nWo had a million different looks to it, but the original influence of Hogan, Hall and Nash was something that few had ever seen.

Today, many feel that the second coming of the stable is at hand.

Triple H’s rise to power is shady in its own right, but the action of the COO has been suspicious at best. While he has made the show more interesting, it’s hard to tell whether or not he has the best intentions of the show at heart or if something deeper is going on.

WWE.com is teasing the possible return of the stable:

The paranoia of a new regime coming into WCW in 1996 draws bold parallels to the current state of WWE under Triple H. While the Chief Operating Officer claims to have the best interests of the organization at heart, both his reputation as The Cerebral Assassin and the return of Kevin Nash have no doubt led CM Punk and the WWE Universe to draw conclusions similar to those brought up in WCW’s locker room in 1996.

All things considered, this could be a fantastic idea and a route for WWE to give CM Punk a stable of his own.

With the possible rebirth of the nWo, the WWE would have a place to get heels over with the crowd, just as WCW did in the 90s. The WWE could also feud against a rival stable that CM Punk forms consisting of Ring of Honor talents.

There is no better way to put a new star over than by spoon-feeding the crowd exactly what reaction they should give him by showing that he is distinctively a face or heel.

While that would be the smart way to handle the idea of bringing back the nWo, the WWE has no reason to do the right thing when they can do what they want instead.

The most likely storyline will be one that uses CM Punk as an alibi instead of a main focus, and it will call for Nash to turn on Triple H.

If Nash helps CM Punk win against Triple H at Night of Champions, that duo could easily become the heel stable and become the latest WWE rendition of the nWo.

No matter which direction the WWE takes, the idea of stables feuding opens up so many doors for the younger stars in the company and wrestlers trying to make a name for themselves.

If you forget or don’t know about the power over a crowd that the nWo can posses, watch the video of Hulk Hogan joining the Outsiders.

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