Kevin Nash

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Kevin Nash
Born July 9, 1959 (1959-07-09) (age 58)
Detroit, Michigan
Lives in Ponce Inlet, Florida
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Chet Lemon
Diesel
Kevin Nash
Oz
Master Blaster Steel
Vinnie Vegas
Billed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Billed from Detroit, Michigan (Diesel 1994-96, WCW, WWE)
Scottsdale, Arizona (WCW)
Las Vegas, Nevada (as Vinnie Vegas and Diesel 1993-94)
Emerald City (as Oz)
The Steel Mines (as Steel)
Trained by Jody Hamilton
Debut 1990

Kevin Scott Nash (born July 9, 1959) is an American professional wrestler and actor. He is currently signed to WWE under a legends contract. Kevin Nash returned to the WWE during the 2011 Royal Rumble as a surprise entrant. Nash also wrestled for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) from 2004-2010.

On March 28, 2015, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by friend and Kliq member Shawn Michaels.[1]

Signature moves[change | change source]

Championships and accomplishments[change | change source]

  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • PWI Most Improved Wrestler of the Year (1994)
    • PWI Match of the Year (1995) (vs. Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania XI)
    • PWI Tag Team of the Year (1997) (with Scott Hall)
    • PWI Wrestler of the Year (1995)
    • PWI ranked him number 1 of the 500 best singles wrestlers of the year in the PWI 500 (1995)[2]
    • PWI ranked him number 59 of the 500 best singles wrestlers in the PWI Years (2003)
    • PWI ranked him number 40 of the 100 best tag teams of the PWI Years with Scott Hall (2003)
    • PWI ranked him number 55 of the 100 best tag teams in the PWI Years with Shawn Michaels (2003)
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards
    • Most Improved (1994)
    • Most Overrated (1999, 2000)
    • Readers' Least Favorite Wrestler (2000)
    • Worst Gimmick (1991)
    • Worst Wrestler (1999, 2000)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kevin Nash to be inducted into WWE Hall of Fame's Class of 2015". WWE. Retrieved 2015-4-3.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 1995". The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 2015-4-3.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. "WWE Championship - Diesel (November 26, 1994 - November 19, 1995)". WWE. Retrieved 2015-4-3.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. "Intercontinental Championship - Diesel (April 13, 1994 - August 29, 1994)". WWE. Retrieved 2015-4-3.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  5. "World Tag Team Championships - Diesel & Shawn Michaels (August 28, 1994 - November 23, 1994)". WWE. Retrieved 2015-4-3.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  6. "World Tag Team Championships - Diesel & Shawn Michaels (September 24, 1995 - September 25, 1995)". WWE. Retrieved 2015-4-3.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  7. "WWE.com Exclusive Slammy Awards 2011". WWE. Retrieved 2015-4-3.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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