On this week’s “The Excessive Lifetime of Matt Hardy,” he mentioned Owen Hart, his emotions about Owen teaming with Jeff Jarrett, his ideas on the AEW Owen Hart event, and recalled a prank Owen pulled on Vince McMahon.
Matt’s ideas on Owen Hart and Jeff Jarrett as a tag workforce in WWE:
“I believed they have been nice as a workforce. They have been very comparable in the way in which that they labored, and likewise in the way in which that they structured matches, and likewise in the way in which that they outplayed their opponents. If I am not mistaken, in a darkish match, we beat these guys. After that match, they have been each very enthusiastic about him. I am fairly positive after that match, Owen and Jeff stated to Vince Russo and Vince McMahon, ‘What if we take the Hardy Boyz they usually beat us in an surprising match? We expect it might give them some credibility and these guys may be a nice tag workforce workforce.’”
“Then I discovered that a little bit later, they ended up being the champions they usually received the titles. However I do know there was a level the place they pushed to place me and Jeff in an upset win to provide us some credibility, which was nice,” Matt stated.
Matt speaking concerning the Owen Hart event:
“I’m very comfortable that AEW goes to rejoice the life and profession of Owen Hart via this Owen Hart event and likewise by producing completely different Owen Hart merchandise. I’m so comfortable that the reminiscence of Martha and Owen and their youngsters shall be honored someplace within the skilled wrestling enviornment.”
Within the rib, Owen Hart pulled Vince McMahon:
“That they had the pig pen match between Triple H and Henry O Godwinn the place they wrestled within the mud on the In Your Home PPV. We have been there as extras. I bear in mind somebody stopped and handed us. I used to be there with another guys. He stated, ‘Excuse me. Have you learnt the place we now have to go? We’re right here delivering the pigs. I bear in mind Owen roaring out of the corridor and saying, ‘Hey, are you guys with the pigs? I will present you the place to place them. Come with me. Come with me. Come with me.’ One way or the other we adopted this up as a result of he appeared very suspicious when he was doing this. He was as much as one thing.
“There’s at all times a large check in Vince’s office and he takes the signal down. He stated: ‘That is the place they go. All of them go proper right here. We’ll preserve them right here till showtime.’”
“They put a number of pigs in Vince’s office. We’re like, ‘Oh my God. This fucking loopy son of a bitch, like he is attempting to get fired, and he is dying laughing at all of it. I bear in mind we sat down and noticed the scenario. Vince walks again. He grabs the door. he opens it, and a pig runs out. He seems inside and sees all these pigs. He turns and yells, ‘Owen!’ He knew instantly, as quickly as the pig ran, that it was Owen.”