Vince McMahon sheds praise on Bret Hart

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WWE Chairman Vince McMahon and WWE icon Bret Hart have had few differences in the past and they were involved in the Montreal Screwjob that is still considered one of the darkest episodes in the pro wrestling history.

Many years have passed since then and recently, Vince McMahon opened up about former WWE Champion Bret Hart during the A&E Biography special focusing on “The Hitman’s” career. Vince had nothing but praise for The Hitman.

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Vince McMahon calls Bret Hart ‘a real champion’

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During the A&E biography Vince McMahon himself appeared and spoke about Bret Hart. He said that The Hitman was technical in the squared circle but also had the ability to hang in there. Thereby, he was able to become one of the greatest stars in the company which he is now.

Vince McMahon said: “Although he is very technical, very sound, very believable, Bret was not as big as some of our other performers. But, Bret stayed in there and hung in there, and eventually, everyone recognized his skill and the rest is history… Man, that was a real champion!”

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After the mentioned above controversial Montreal Screwjob incident, Bret Hart and Vince McMahon became real life arch nemesis and there relationship had turned bitter. Hart eventually joined forces with WWE’s rival WCW following the betrayal.

However, their relationship started to mend over the years and they reached a settlement in 2005. They have no hard feelings about each other now.

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Hart was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in the next year and he made his much-awaited return to WWE TV as an on-screen character four years later.

They had kicked off a feud with on the road to WrestleMania 26. Hart and McMahon competed at The Grandest Stage of Them All and came out victorious after he squashed McMahon and thus seemingly taking the sweet revenge of what happened back in 1997.

Bret Hart is undoubtedly of the greatest stars to have graced the ring and arguably as he claims to be, “The Best There Is, The Best There Was, The Best There Ever Will Be”.

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