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X-Pac Recalls Why WCW Banned His Bronco Buster

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Sean ‘X-Pac’ Waltman has lifted the lid on why fans never saw him use his patented bronco buster in World Championship Wrestling.

When Waltman made the switch from WWF, where he was competing as the 123 Kid, to WCW where they re-packaged him as Syxx – which the numbers of his previous designation add up to – his name wasn’t the only thing to change.

The star had seemingly grown in the transition, sporting a beard, though his attire hadn’t evolved that much beyond his previous gimmick. What had seemingly disappeared though, was his bronco buster, which the talent had used sparingly in WWF but would become more synonymous with him during his second run with the promotion as X-Pac.

Now, Sean Waltman has taken to the airwaves on his X-Pac 1,2,360 Podcast to reveal why WCW stopped him from using the move on their television product: