A former WWE Champions has revealed that they nearly had a bad to the bone entrance theme when they won the title before money got in the way.
In 1994, Kevin Nash was better known by his WWE alter ego of ‘Big Daddy Cool’ Diesel. In November of that year, Diesel captured the WWE Championship in short order from Bob Backlund on a house show at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Diesel’s reign as champion lasted almost one year before he lost the gold at Survivor Series 1995 to Bret Hart.
Speaking on his Kliq This podcast, Kevin Nash revealed that WWE nearly pulled out all the stops for his title run, almost securing him the rights to hit record Bad To The Bone for his entrance:
“Here’s one for you, this is the honest to God truth, I actually shot the video for it when they made me champion. They were gonna they will have me come out to George Thorogood’s Bad to the Bone, but word got out it was 100 grand and they said and we’ll put a f*cking [makes truck horn sound]. Thanks for the push motherf*ckers.”
The truck horn served Diesel well until he departed WWE for WCW in 1996, where he found the most iconic theme music of his career as part of the New World Order.
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