During his first run in WWF, Kevin Nash portrayed the character known as Diesel. When he left WWF for WCW, he began using his real name. After WCW, Nash returned to WWE and continued to use his real name aside from a few sporadic appearances as Diesel.
Kevin Nash was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2015. WWE acknowledges his portrayal of Diesel in the Hall of Fame induction, but not other characters he portrayed before his time in WWF. In 2020, Nash was inducted a second time as a member of the nWo, thus becoming the fifth wrestler to receive multiple rings.