WWE’S plans for subsequent week’s 25th anniversary present of Monday Night time Uncooked have been rocked after legend Kevin Nash pulled out of the occasion.
The person who shot to fame within the early 90s as Large Daddy Cool Diesel earlier than altering the enterprise eternally by switching to WCW and serving to to type the NWO has been dominated out of a comeback as a result of a knee alternative.
Nash, 58, had been confirmed as considered one of a number of iconic names to be returning for the landmark episode.
However the close to seven-foot big broke the information of his absence on Twitter final evening, a lot to the frustration of the WWE Universe.
He wrote: “Was so trying ahead to being part of RAW 25.
“It is almost unattainable to journey on our down sized airways wholesome.
“With a complete knee alternative it might be self inflicted torture. See ya everybody at Mania.”
After a storied profession that made him one of many greatest stars and best-paid stars within the wrestling world, Nash suffered hassle along with his knee for years.
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However the Corridor of Famer lastly went beneath the knife to get his proper knee changed final month.
He has shared quite a few snaps of the scars that he was left with, however spoke about his pleasure at being “mounted”.
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Nash wrote on Instagram along a gruesome shot of his stitches: “Not to (sic) pretty, but its (sic) straight. Let it heal and start training.
“Amazing process. Sore as f**k but finally fixed after 33 years.”
Prior to the op, he posted a selfie of him laid on the hospital bed about to undergo surgery along with the caption: “Preped for surgery. Waiting to get a little something to take the edge off… wink, wink.
“Right knee replacement is on the way.”
Despite Nash’s absence, a host of legendary names from the past will be present in New York for Raw’s 25th birthday.
Trish Stratus announced yesterday she would be joining the likes of the Undertaker, Shawn Michaels, the Dudley Boyz and Hulk Hogan at the bash.
Luckily for Nash’s supporters, the big man clearly does have intentions to be at WrestleMania in New Orleans… and you could be too.
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Tickets for this year’s Hall of Fame go on sale through Ticketmaster this Friday at 4pm GMT. It takes place 48 hours before the Showcase of the Immortals emanates from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday, April 8.
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