Upon his return to action, Waltman found himself without an angle. Waltman, now known as Syxx, immediately began taunting the cruiserweights, going as far as to steal Eddy Guerrero 's WCW United States Heavyweight Championship title belt, an act that led to a ladder match for the title at Souled Out , which Syxx lost. Following the incident, long-time friend Kevin Nash flew to Texas to check Waltman into a rehabilitation facility for both his addiction and his psychiatric state. Waltman's return proved that it was a two-way street. Waltman was often misrepresented as refusing to lose to Booker T, but he denied this in an interview in November , referencing a botched spine buster giving him an injury and keeping him from participating. He continued using the Kid name until his departure for World Championship Wrestling in He held the title for two weeks before losing to A.
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Waltman was often misrepresented as refusing to lose to Booker T, but he denied this in an interview in November , referencing a botched spine buster giving him an injury and keeping him from participating.
This heated promo actually prompted Bischoff to respond on Nitro the following week, telling Waltman to "bite me". For the next two years, Waltman's character played the role of the natural underdog and displayed a rebellious attitude until the Raw before Survivor Series where he was the guest referee in a match between Razor Ramon and Sycho Sid and turned heel. After Lynn won the match with a victory roll, Waltman attacked him and endeavored to re-injure his shoulder.