Kevin Sullivan believes Bill Goldberg was too inexperienced to know the significance of his WCW World Heavyweight Championship loss to Kevin Nash at Starrcade 1998.
The WWE Corridor of Famer constructed up an undefeated streak of 173 matches heading into the memorable occasion. The end noticed Scott Hall shock the previous soccer participant with a taser gun, permitting Nash to report an unpopular victory.
Sullivan, who used to work as a booker in WCW, not too long ago spoke in regards to the match on his Taskmaster Talks podcast. Requested if Goldberg had any issues dropping, the wrestling legend clarified that his former WCW co-worker didn’t create points backstage:
“Invoice was too younger to know. It’s a really tough factor. After two months, Invoice was on high, which was exceptional, proper? He was a babe within the woods that drew cash. He’s nonetheless drawing cash at this time.”
The present WWE Celebrity’s solely WCW World Heavyweight Championship reign lasted 174 days. He went on to win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship in 2002 earlier than capturing the Common Championship in 2017 and 2020.
Kevin Sullivan doesn’t suppose Kevin Nash benefited from beating Goldberg
Though Kevin Nash received the WCW World Heavyweight Championship at Starrcade 1998, he solely held the title for eight days. The next week, Hulk Hogan controversially defeated Nash on WCW Nitro in a second that grew to become often called The Fingerpoke of Doom.
On account of his questionable post-Starrcade reserving, Kevin Sullivan believes Nash was not utterly bought on the thought of beating Goldberg:
“The reality of the matter is, I’m not so positive that Nash wished to do it, as a result of I’ve seen some interviews and Kevin by no means will get excited when issues are introduced up, besides that. He needed to know he was gonna drop the belt in eight days. That didn’t assist him in any respect.”
Sullivan added that Nash’s streak-ending victory did extra to harm the nWo member’s profession than assist it.
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