5 things you (probably) didn't know about new WWE Hall of Famer Davey Boy Smith

  • The British Bulldog had a long and pretty interesting career.
  • There are many things you may not know about the man who is soon to become a Hall of Famer.
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Modified 19 Mar 2020, 12:25 IST

#4 He won WWE championship gold in three separate decades

Bulldog celebrating his IC title win in his home country
Bulldog celebrating his IC title win in his home country

While he may have never won the big prize in either WWE or WCW, Davey Boy Smith certainly wasn't lacking for championships over the course of his career. In fact, he's won titles in the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s.

In 1987, Smith and Dynamite Kid won the WWF World Tag Team Championship at WrestleMania 2, defeating Brutus Beefcake and Greg "The Hammer" Valentine - aka 'The Dream Team" - as The British Bulldogs. It wouldn't be the only time Smith would take home tag team gold. But, we'll get to that.

Just 5 years later, in 1992, Bulldog won his first WWF singles title, in the previously mentioned SummerSlam main event against Bret Hart. In 1997, Davey Boy was crowned the very first European Champion, which is pretty appropriate, when you think about it. The previous year, he won his second tag team championship, this time partnering with Owen Hart.

The Hardcore Championship came into existence in 1998 when it was awarded to Mankind by Mr. McMahon as a facetious gift. Smith would win the title in 1999 and then again in 2000. It would be his final championship in WWE

Published 18 Mar 2020, 08:01 IST
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