After the Death of His Kid, WWE Legend Kevin Nash is Supported by Other Wrestlers.
According to the announcement made on Thursday, Tristen Nash, who was the son of WWE legend Kevin Nash, passed suddenly at the age of 26.
In the middle of the 1990s, Nash rose to fame as the WWE character ‘Diesel.’ He then went on to be a pioneer for the era as one of the founding members of nWo, a group that would define the decade as WWF’s rival company WCW became the industry’s number one promotion. nWo was a group that would define the decade as WWF’s rival company WCW became the industry’s number one promotion.
The two-time hall of famer had been working on his podcast, “Kliq This,” with his son Tristen, but the family announced the devastating news of Tristen’s death, the reason of which is still unknown, in a statement. The message came after the pair had been working on the podcast.
The message that was posted on Fightful.com said, “On behalf of Kevin and Tamara Nash, I have to regrettably report that their son Tristen Nash has tragically passed away at the age of 26.” Tristen was 26 years old when he died.
Tristen has recently started working on Kevin’s new podcast, and both she and Kevin have been enjoying their time spent together in the process.
Quite a few of Nash’s coworkers and friends in the industry have been quick to take to social media to express their support for the WWE legend. One of Nash’s closest friends, Sean ‘X-Pac’ Waltman, was one of the first to do so. Waltman said, “My heart is in a million pieces thinking about what one of my best friends in life is going through.” IU 4-Life Kev.’
Others, such as fellow WWE Hall of Famer the Iron Shiek, Matt Hardy, Frankie Kazarian, and current WWE star Karl Anderson, have also sent their condolences to the family of the deceased.
The passing of Nash takes place on the same day as the birthday of Scot “Razor Ramon” Hall, who passed away earlier this year. Hall was Nash’s former tag team partner and best friend.
Nash won five world championships throughout his storied wrestling career, but he cites Tristen as the reason he left WWE for WCW in 1996, down to the easier schedule being better for his family. Nash credits Tristen as being the reason he left WWE for WCW.
He appeared for WWE on multiple occasions throughout the 2000s, and his most recent competitive match was in 2015, when he served as a back-up for Sting during the latter’s match against Triple H at WrestleMania 31.
The wrestling legend, who is now 63 years old, was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2015 and will do so again in 2021 as part of the nWo’s induction ceremony.
It is well knowledge that he is a member of one of the most powerful “cliques” in the wrestling business, along with Hall, Sean “X-Pac” Waltman, Shawn Michaels, and Triple H, who is the current head of creative for WWE.