Billy Gunn Claims Surprising WWE Hall of Famer Is Better Than Bret Hart

Bret Hart

Billy Gunn believes his former partner in the New Age Outlaws, Road Dogg, is “better” than Bret Hart.

The current AEW star made the claim on social media when another user appeared to mock his former D-Generation X teammate, saying “Road Dogg thinks he’s better than Bret Hart [laughing emoji]”. Gunn simply replied, “He is.”

Gunn is in a good place to know the abilities of Road Dogg, having teamed with him throughout the Attitude Era in WWE as well as being part of various groups together in TNA – now IMPACT Wrestling.

Over the course of almost two decades, the pair wracked up six reigns as the WWE Tag Team Champions and were inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2019 as part of DX.

Road Dogg has previously claimed to be a better sports entertainer than Bret Hart

The comments are a reference to an episode of “Oh, you didn’t know” back in November 2022 where Road Dogg said he didn’t understand what the big deal was around Hart as a performer, although he admitted The Hitman could work circles around him in the ring.

“For me, personally, and that’s all you’re gonna get from me ever is because that’s all I got. It’s my only reference point. I never saw what the big deal was with Bret Hart as a performer. I never understood it. He was a great worker, and I thought about saying good, but he was a great worker. He worked better than me, 10-fold. Worked circles around me. Don’t ever think that I’ve told anybody I was a good wrestler, because I haven’t, and if you’ve listened to my podcast, you know that’s true.

“I don’t think I was a good wrestler. I don’t think Bret was a great wrestler. I think I was a better sports entertainer than Bret was and I think that’s where the money is.”

Road Dogg later tried to clarify his comments, saying that while he still felt the same way, he did exaggerate his feelings during the initial segment.

“It was an experiment to see like, okay, what you know, and so it was an exaggeration of my true feelings, but not too much. You know what I mean? Like I may have leaned on the fact that and, you know, when I said like, oh, well, he’s a good wrestler, or whatever, you know what I mean?

“So I was doing things that were, I feel, I feel like they were disingenuous. And that’s why I feel like I’m guilty now. It was just, I just went a little over the top with it by design, and I didn’t like the repercussions that I felt. But I deserve them, so you’re welcome, if you needed that.”

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