https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ie_2Xc6jW50 In summer 2002, a planned NWO supergroup angle fell by the wayside. WCWs New World Order faction had been put back together in WWE with Booker T and Ric Flair joining Kevin Nash and Scott Hall. The idea was for a returning Shawn Michaels to join the group and Triple H to be traded back to the RAW brand, thereby setting up not only a DX joins the NWO story, but also the reformation of the Kliq. Sadly, with Scott Hall being fired and Kevin Nash suffering a legitimate injury to his biceps, McMahon made the decision to shelve the NWO angle but Triple H was still traded to RAW, reuniting with the Heartbreak Kid in the ring on July 22nd 2002 both men wearing DX t-shirts for the traditional introduction and pose. DX was back! Or not. As Michaels posed next to him, waiting for Hunter to finish the cue for SUCK IT!, Triple H did the unthinkable he turned, kicked Shawn in the gut and delivered a hellacious Pedigree, ripping off his DX t-shirt and stalking from the ring. The heel of heels was back, not DX. In Michaels first wrestling match in four years, following the back injury that had nearly permanently retired him, he would go on to tear the house down at Summerslam with Triple H with a Street Fight gimmick, the DX feud having legs all the way to Armageddon in December 2002.
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