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Bullet Club isn’t even pretending to not be the nWo anymore

Not that New Japan’s Bullet Club stable was ever really shy about being an homage to/21st century version of WCW’s New World Order (nWo) faction, but with this new video from Cody (Rhodes), Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks, they’re really leaning into the whole thing.

Designed to be their own sales pitch for the upcoming G1 Special shows in Long Beach, California next month, it’s modeled on the nWo’s “paid advertisements” from late 90s era Nitro.

It’s pretty great, and it does a good job of getting across Cody’s heel “American Nightmare” persona to folks who may only know him from WWE, selling the goofy charm of Kenny, Matt & Nick’s The Elite faction-within-a-faction, teasing conflict between Rhodes and The Elite, introducing other members of BC like Hangman Page and selling the July 1 - 2 event, where the Bucks will be defending their IWGP Junior Heavyweight tag titles, Cody will be challenging IWGP Heavyweight king Kazuchika Okada and Omega will compete in the tournament to crown the first IWGP United States champion.

But it’s tough to top the original, chico. And I hope that’s okay, because there’s nothing you can do about it...

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