Nash Says He’ll Retire In WWE As Diesel & Puts Over Vince



Following his surprise return to WWE at Sunday’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view, we reported earlier this week that Kevin Nash has signed a new “Legends” contract with World Wrestling Entertainment.

The former WWE and WCW champion went on Twitter on Tuesday night and explained the reason he’s decided to finish his career off in WWE – as Diesel. He also had some major praise for WWE chairman Vince McMahon, saying Vince is the man who was instrumental in making him the household name that he is today. Nash wrote:

“To explain why I want to retire as Diesel: Vince McMahon was the 1st person to ever see anything in me and believe in me. He gave me my 1st push and made me a star. Without Vince there is no Diesel. Without Diesel Kevin Nash is a mediocre basketball player from the University of Tennessee.”

Nash acknowledged the staggering crowd reaction he received at Sunday’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view, saying that it was bigger than any pop he’s received in a long, long time.

“The biggest pop I’ve received since ’97 happened Sunday night. Diesel’s back, where he belongs. Circle of Life.”



Recent Posts

John Cena Reportedly Dealing With Major Injury Problems, Concern Over His WWE Future

John Cena Reportedly Dealing With Major Injury Problems, Concern Over His WWE Future

There has been talk within WWE for about 6-8 weeks that John Cena is still having problems with his ...

Backstage Talk On Why WWE Didn’t Promote Batista & Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy

Backstage Talk On Why WWE Didn't Promote Batista & Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy

PWMania.com reported yesterday that there's a lot of speculation within WWE that Batista may not be ...

Backstage Latest On Rob Van Dam’s WWE Status & Bad News Barrett’s WWE Return

Backstage Latest On Rob Van Dam's WWE Status & Bad News Barrett's WWE Return

- Rob Van Dam officially wrapped up his current WWE run at last night's tapings in Ontario. RVD's la...

What Happened After WWE SmackDown Tapings, Raw Twitter Ratings, Slam City Comics

What Happened After WWE SmackDown Tapings, Raw Twitter Ratings, Slam City Comics

- The dark main event after last night's WWE SmackDown tapings in Ontario, CA saw Kane and Seth Roll...

WWE Raw Rating Drops Below 3.0, Seth Rollins vs. John Cena Latest, WWE Star Turns 42

WWE Raw Rating Drops Below 3.0, Seth Rollins vs. John Cena Latest, WWE Star Turns 42

- The final rating for Monday's WWE RAW was a 2.88, down from last week's 3.04 rating. As noted, the...