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British Bulldog's Cageside Evaluation

His name is British Bulldog and Cageside Seats readers have reported back on what they love and loathe about the former WWE IC Champion. Here's the full evaluation.

What you loved:

  1. 1992 SummerSlam - Tore the house down with Bret Hart in one of the best matches ever.
  2. British Bulldogs - This was in Dynamite Kid's "Love" section when he was evaluated so this choice is appropriate for today.
  3. Look - The hair, boot tassels, British flag cape, and his size made him stand out.
  4. In-Ring - A great mix of power and agility, he was known for his running powerslam and stalled suplex.
  5. Hart Foundation - Formed a great heel faction alongside Owen Hart, Bret Hart, Jim Neidhart, and Brian Pillman.

Best comment comes via GuyinNY:

"Look: 9.5. Iconic, eye catching. Loads of "it" and physical charisma. One step below your sort of ultra, super instantly recognizable perfect 10’s."


What you loathed:

  1. Drugs - This was a common occurrence during Bulldog's era, and he got caught up in using them as well.
  2. Later Years - When he return to WCW in 1998, it was a forgettable run. He then returned to the WWE, but their Attitude Era booking changed up his gimmick too much and he didn't get over with the fans, like before.
  3. R.I.P. - Left us at the young age of 39 years old.
  4. Promo - Never known for his promos, he did most of his talking in the ring.
  5. World Title - Although the British Bulldog was very deserving, he never won a world title in singles' competition.

Best comment comes via Jimmy_MacUK:

"His rampant steroid use undoubtedly contributed to his early death, while his firing from the WWF in late 1992 when he looked set to solidify himself as a singles star was terrible timing. His alleged use of other drugs also harmed his in-ring career; see Bret’s autobiography for further details. A classic case of missed opportunity, coupled with bad luck (a back injury to Dynamite when the pair were hot as mercury, and a back injury of his own in WCW) perhaps robbed us of a first British-born WWF/E Champion."

On to the poll! With 174 votes, British Bulldog's average score is 3.9.

Thanks, Cagesiders! Tomorrow's pick is one of Triple H's true burials.

Until then!

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