Kevin Nash Says Wrestling Died When Benoit & Guerrero Became World Champions

Justin LaBar

Kevin NashGrantland.com has an in-depth piece on Kevin Nash featuring interview quotes from the former world champion.

A notable quote in the article is Nash's thought on Chris Benoit and Eddie Guerrero winning world championships in WWE in 2004 at WrestleMania.

"When Benoit and Guerrero hugged [at the end of WrestleMania XX], that was the end of the business," Nash says. "Has business been the same since that WrestleMania? Has it come close to the Austin era? Has it come close to the nWo or the Hogan era? You put two fucking guys that were great workers that were the same height as the fucking referees, and I'm sorry, man. Are you going to watch a porno movie with a guy with a three-inch dick? Even if you're not gay, you will not watch a porno movie with a guy with a three-inch dick. That's not the standard in porno films. So you put a 5-foot-7 guy as your world champion."

Nash continues his thoughts on "Internet heroes," CM Punk and Daniel Bryan.

"They are not bigger than life," he says. "I bet they could both walk through airports and not be noticed unless they have a gimmick shirt on and the belt."

Nash also talks about Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Kliq effecting wrestlers pay, his 1995 heel run inspiring the attitude era, working with Tom Cruise and more. Click here to read the full article.

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