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Latino World Order
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Other NameLatino World Order
LWO
MembersSee below
PromotionsWorld Championship Wrestling
DebutedOctober 5, 1998
DisbandedJanuary 11, 1999


The Latino World Order (abbreviated lWo or LWO) was a professional wrestling stable that existed in World Championship Wrestling in 1998 and 1999 led by Eddie Guerrero. The name of the stable was invented by Jason Hervey and was inspired by and intended as a mockery of the famous New World Order.

History

Concept

The LWO was formed in late 1998 after Eddie Guerrero's spat with WCW head Eric Bischoff, a real-life conflict that was turned into a storyline. The idea for the group was the idea of Jason Hervey, a friend of Bischoff. The stable was originally supposed to revolve around Konnan, but it was given to Guerrero after Konnan joined the nWo Wolf Pac.

Beginnings

On August 17, Guerrero gave a worked shoot, where he claimed to want out of his contract. After being taken off television for several weeks, Guerrero returned on the October 5 edition of WCW Monday Nitro, forming the LWO with several other Mexican wrestlers. The group consisted of the majority of the Mexican roster, as well as Guerrero's friend Art Flores, who played the role of a bodyguard named Spyder.

The group consisted of almost every major Mexican wrestler on the WCW roster including Psychosis, La Parka, Hector Garza, and Juventud Guerrera. Their main feud lied with Rey Mysterio Jr., after he refused to join the group. Guerrero, Eddie. Cheating Death, Stealing Life: The Eddie Guerrero Story, They also feuded with Billy Kidman, Mysterio's off-and-on American tag team partner. Mysterio was forced to become a member after losing a match to Eddie Guerrero. Chavo Guerrero Jr. attempted to join several times, but Eddie did not allow him to become a member since Chavo was (kayfabe) mentally unstable at the time and carried around a wooden horse named Pepé.

Demise and aftermath

A car accident suffered by Guerrero on January 1, 1999 would help bring a premature end to the LWO. Three days later, the two factions of the New World Order reunited, and before long, various members of the LWO were found lying unconscious backstage. The nWo approached the LWO and demanded they immediately disband or face further consequences. Every member other than Mysterio agreed, removing their LWO shirts and exiting the ring. Mysterio, who was not originally a willing member of the group, proved himself the most loyal when he refused to remove his LWO colors. The nWo beat him down and forcibly tore off his LWO shirt, leading to a feud between Mysterio and The Outsiders.

The reunited nWo also betrayed their only Latino member, Konnan, who had objected to the brutality used against Mysterio, leading them to form a team against The Outsiders. As Eddie Guerrero healed and made his in-ring return, key LWO members such as himself, Mysterio, and Juventud Guerrera formed a popular new group with Konnan known as the Filthy Animals.

Members

See Also

Stables & Tag Teams

3MB3-Minute Warning • Air Boom • The AllianceAmerican AlphaAmerican PitbullsThe AscensionThe AuthorityAwesome TruthThe Beautiful Fierce FemalesThe Bella TwinsBilly and ChuckBlake and MurphyBreezangoBritish AmbitionThe Brothers of DestructionThe BushwhackersThe CabinetThe ColónsCesaro and SheamusThe CorreCryme TymeCurt Hawkins and Zack RyderD-Generation XThe Dancing FoolsDemolitionDeuce 'n Domino#DIYThe Dudley BoyzECW OriginalsEnzo and CassEvolutionLa FamiliaThe Fabulous FreebirdsThe Four HorsemenThe FunkadactylsGable and BenjaminGallows & AndersonGod-Gifted AthletesGold and Stardust • Goldango • The Golden Truth • Gorgeous Truth • Los GuerrerosGyminiHardy BoyzThe Hart DynastyThe HeadbangersThe Heart ThrobsHeavy MachineryThe HighlandersThe Holly CousinsThe Hurricane and RoseyThe Hype BrosChris Jericho and Kevin OwensJeri-ShowJohn Morrison and The MizJesse and FestusKing Booker's CourtLayCoolLance Cade and Trevor MurdochLatino World OrderThe League of NationsThe LegacyThe Lucha DragonsMacho Mandow and AxelManiaThe MexicoolsThe Miz and Damien MizdowThe MiztourageMNMThe Natural DisastersThe New Age OutlawsBlue World OrderThe New BreedThe New BroodThe New DayNew World OrderThe NexusPaul London and Brian KendrickThe Prime Time PlayersRated-RKO • The Real Americans • The RevolutionThe RevivalRésistanceThe Road WarriorsThe Rock 'n' Roll ExpressThe Rock 'N' Sock ConnectionRybAxelSAnitYShieldShoMiz • Slater–Gator • The Social OutcastsThe Spirit SquadStraight Edge SocietyThe Street ProfitsTeam B.A.D. • Team Bella • Team Hell NoTeam PCB • Team Rhodes Scholars • Tons of Funk • TM-61Too CoolTyson Kidd and CesaroThe Undisputed EraThe Un-AmericansThe VaudevillainsThe World's Greatest Tag TeamThe Wyatt FamilyY2AJThe Young Stallions

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