Kevin Nash Comments on Detroit WO Shirts, Declines WWE SummerSlam Part



by ATIA MUKHTAR

Kevin Nash Comments on Detroit WO Shirts, Declines WWE SummerSlam Part

When WWE rolled into Detroit, Michigan's iconic Ford Field for SummerSlam this month, many might have expected Detroit's own Kevin Nash to make an appearance. Surprisingly, despite being in town, the legendary wrestler was conspicuously absent from the broadcast.

"I was actually in town for WrestleCon," revealed Nash on his recent appearance on "Kliq This." He reminisced about August 5 being not just a busy day for the convention, but for the Motor City in general. "Downtown Detroit was buzzing like I haven’t seen in years.

Between the Tigers baseball game wrapping up and the wave of WWE fans heading to Ford Field for SummerSlam, the streets were absolutely packed," he described.

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Nash, drawing from his memory, compared the bustling atmosphere to that of Detroit in 1966, marking a notable transformation for the city.

During his time in the city, Nash couldn't help but notice the surge of "Detroit World Order" shirts. "It caught my eye," Nash shared with a chuckle. "I even stopped a fan to ask if they were official WWE merchandise. Turns out, they were." However, it wasn’t all smiles for the former champion.

Nash revealed that he approached WWE with an offer to serve as the master of ceremonies for SummerSlam, only to be met with indifference. "Deaf ears, baby," Nash quipped with a hint of sarcasm, "Seems like they didn’t fancy having this outspoken liberal on their show." This comes as a surprise considering WWE's past tendencies.

They've previously incorporated hosts for their premium events, like WrestleMania, where The Miz played the part. Nevertheless, SummerSlam was a triumph for WWE. The company proudly announced record-breaking achievements, including the largest gate for any non-WrestleMania event in its storied history.

As witnessed by Nash on Detroit's streets, merchandise sales skyrocketed, with a staggering 60% increase reported for the event. Topping off the night, Roman Reigns valiantly defended his Undisputed WWE Universal Championship against his cousin, Jey Uso, in an intense Tribal Combat.

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