With Finn Balor dropping the NXT Championship to Samoa Joe, it seems ever likely that WWE printed all of those Balor Club shirts for good reason. Finn Balor has been tweeting and instagramming hints in that direction for months now, but it wasn't until Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows left New Japan Pro Wrestling that rumours really began to grow.
Anderson and Gallows arrived on WWE TV last week by attacking the Usos, and then followed that up this week with a sneak attack on none other than WWE World Champion Roman Reigns. Reigns defends against former Bullet Club member AJ Styles at Payback, and all and sundry are no fantasy booking the formation of the Balor Club.
Let's do a bit of that ourselves, and assume the Balor Club forms next weekend. How does WWE guarantee it is a success?
One way of doing so could be by learning from history. One of the most successful factions of all time was WCW's New World Order (nWo), but that group was also largely responsible for driving Monday Nitro down the toilet.
What must WWE do to avoid the potholes that the nWo lurched to and from with gay abandon?
Here are 5 things the nWo got wrong that WWE must avoid with Balor and co...
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