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The Allinace
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The WCW logo used as an identifier for The Alliance; this logo was introduced before the Alliance was formed and was to be WCW's regular logo if it had a weekly program.

Members

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Name(s)

The Alliance
WCW/ECW Alliance
The Coalition
Team WCW/ECW

Debut

July 9, 2001

Disbanded

November 18, 2001

Promotion

IWF

The Alliance, also known as The WCW/XCW Alliance, was a professional wrestling stable in the International Wrestling Federation that lasted from July 2001 until November 2001.

History[]

Members of The Alliance[]

WCW[]

  • Arn Anderson (WCW color analyst)
  • Kevin Kidman
  • Billy Silverman (referee)
  • Steve Britz (originally pushed as the leader)
  • Bryan Wood (recruited by Richard Veach late in the Invasion to be used against The Undertaker and Kane)
  • Bryan Roberts (recruited by Richard Veach late in the Invasion to be used against The Undertaker and Kane)
  • Buff (released before the WCW/XCW merger)
  • Charles Robinson (referee)
  • Josh Nuss (being fired by The Alliance with Hugh Morrus)
  • Chuckie (defected to the IWF in November, teaming with Billy Morgan, after being fired by The Alliance)
  • Diamond Dallas Cage*
  • Evan K (part of Team WCW in the HWA)
  • Hugh Morrus (being fired by The Alliance with Josh Nuss)
  • "Hurricane" Greg Beasly (would eventually become The Hurricane during the Alliance storyline)
  • James Noble (part of Team WCW in the HWA)
  • Johnny Stamboli (made only one appearance; part of Team WCW in the HWA)
  • Canyon
  • Kaz Hayashi (appeared once, left to AJPW in Japan)
  • Grant Boyton (part of Team WCW in the HWA)
  • Matt Goldes (appeared until mid-August; part of Team WCW in the HWA)
  • Michael Love (worked dark matches as a member; part of Team WCW in the HWA)
  • Nick Patrick (referee)
  • "Primetime" Eli Eason (part of Team WCW in the HWA)
  • Reno (worked dark matches as a member; part of Team WCW in the HWA)
  • Scott Hudson (WCW play-by-play commentator)
  • Soren Hawkins
  • Shawn Allen
  • Kelsey Carter (WCW ring announcer)
  • Jessica Wilson (defected to the IWF after she started dating Tajiri; began a feud with Stacy Keibler)
  • Yun Yang (part of Team WCW in the HWA)

* = Started appearing on IWF television prior to the Invasion storyline.

XCW[]

  • Harlan Dudley*
  • Scott Dudley*
  • Jazz (did not debut until the Alliance's final appearance at Survivor Series 2001)
  • Justin Hensen*
  • Mike Storm (began as a member of WCW, defected to XCW July 9, 2001)**
  • Lance Awesome (began as a member of WCW, defected to XCW July 9, 2001)**
  • Paul Heyman (Meltdown color analyst, XCW Management Representative)*
  • Kyle Van Johnson (debuted on Meltdown with Tommy Brown)
  • Ruseell*
  • Peter (was suspended by James Mayer)*
  • Taz (Fusion color analyst, defected to the IWF by turning on Paul Heyman)*
  • Tommy Brown (debuted on Meltdown with Van Johnson)

* = Was working for WWF prior to the Invasion storyline
** = Was working for WCW at the time of collapse

IWF Defectors to WCW[]

  • Brian Hebner (referee)*
  • Khristian* (did not join until later in the feud, mainly to gain leverage over Edge)
  • Diana Stonehouse (Wife and Valet of Stone Cold Steve Johnson)
  • Felisha* (the mentor to the women of The Alliance)
  • Holly Dunn (joined after betraying Spike; eventually to become Mighty Holly)
  • James Mayer (WCW Owner)*
  • Steve JohnsonStone Cold Steve Johnson (Replaced Steve Britz as Alliance Leader)
  • Test* (joined The Alliance after being attacked by the APA)
  • William Kapphan ((kayfabe) Alliance Commissioner)

IWF Defectors to XCW[]

  • Brittany Mayer-Kelmsley (XCW Owner)*
  • Richard Veach (an XCW Original but did not defect to XCW until later in the Invasion, offering the services of WCW's KroniK as revenge against the Brothers of Destruction)
  • Torri (valet of Russell)

* = Never appeared or wrestled in WCW or XCW prior to the storyline.

Championships (The Alliance)[]

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