Scott Hall and Kevin Nash's departure from WWF to WCW in 1996 remains significant in wrestling history, especially during the Monday Night Wars. While the infamous Curtain Call incident is well-known among fans, other wrestlers within WWF had their perspectives on the departure of the influential duo.
During a recent episode of "Something To Wrestle With," focused on WrestleMania 12, Bruce Prichard discussed The Outsiders and their impact. Kevin Nash competed in his final WrestleMania match against The Undertaker in the semi-main event.
Prichard expressed his desire for Hall and Nash to stay but admitted that he did not directly engage in discussions with them, as it was a matter between the two wrestlers and Vince McMahon.
Undertaker's Displeasure with Hall and Nash's Departure
Prichard shed light on the backstage sentiments surrounding Hall and Nash's departure.
He revealed that The Undertaker, in particular, was upset about their decision and wished they had chosen to remain in WWF. Prichard recalled The Undertaker's loyalty, highlighting his lengthy tenure with the company and his deep respect for McMahon.
The Undertaker was content with his position and had no intentions of leaving. Prichard believed that The Undertaker's loyalty stemmed from his belief that Hall and Nash's issues with WWF could have been resolved. Like many others within the company, The Undertaker had faith in the potential for a resolution.
Prichard speculated that The Undertaker felt any disagreements or conflicts could be resolved through open communication. Interestingly, Hall and Nash eventually returned to WWE following the closure of WCW in 2001. They joined the company during the build-up to WrestleMania X8 and played a crucial role in reviving the New World Order alongside Hulk Hogan.
The Undertaker's unwavering loyalty and his wish for Hall and Nash to remain in WWF reveal his deep connection towards the company and his belief in finding solutions. The impact of Hall and Nash's departure and eventual return continue to be discussed and analyzed by wrestling enthusiasts as a defining chapter in professional wrestling history.