When the Hulk Hogan controversy erupted, Damien Sandow and Curtis Axel were indirectly punished because their characters could no longer be featured. Sandow is one of the more talented performers in WWE, and he was sitting on the sidelines. Management might be fixing that soon, as there are talks that Sandow could be given his original gimmick back so that he can be featured again.
November 4, 2015
During his podcast interview with Steve Austin, Scott Hall revealed that he was never really comfortable when he was doing the nWo gimmick in WWE. He stated that Vince McMahon told him right off the bat that he was willing to do the stable with just Kevin Nash and Hulk Hogan. Hall said that made him uncomfortable. He also mentioned that he knew that McMahon would never really push the New World Order like they should have been.
October 2, 2015
Due to the controversy that was created by Hulk Hogan this week, Curtis Axel and Damien Sandow are being forced to drop their impersonation gimmicks, which was a key selling point for the duo. During a live event over the weekend, the two of them still were a tag team but they were dressed in generic clothing. They will more than likely be kept off of television until something can be found for them.
July 25, 2015