Bret Hart has never been one to shy away from saying exactly how he feels, and he's ruffled a few feathers in the WWE as a consequence.
The Hall of Famer was at it again this week when speaking on the latest edition of 'The Sharpshooter Podcast' on Bret Hart Radio.
This time, his target was Triple H and, in a rant that started with a discussion about the WWE 2K16 video game, Hart didn't hold back in airing his true feelings about Hunter's wrestling ability, or lack thereof:
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"I went to a thing last Fall when the latest 2K game was coming out. They were telling me how I’m an 85 or something like that and Triple H is a 98," he said, via WrestleZone.
"I remember I was like, “Why would he be a 98?” And they go, 'Well because he’s the boss and we have to suck up to the boss.'
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"I dunno, he was laughing about it. It kind of pissed me off. I thought, 'I don’t care how many titles Triple H wins. He could never lace my f*cking boots up. Period.'"
Although both he and HHH might share the same number of Heavyweight title runs (five), 'The Hitman' has seemingly never had much time for what Triple H has to offer in the squared circle:
"He was a very good, medium, mediocre wrestler. He never blew me away with anything that he’s ever done. He’s never come up with much. He’s always been a very decent wrestler that could give you a good match.
"As far as being like mind blowing…I never saw it. I’ve still never seen it. I’ve seen him in some matches and the whole “4 Out Of 10” thing came out of his match with Lesnar.
"Which should have been such a good match. It was a mediocre match, if that. That’s where the “Four Out Of 10” comes from. He’s always a guy that will give you a “Five Out Of 10” match every night. He’s going to give you all he can give you and that’s just my opinion."
Giving Triple H's longevity in the WWE, Hart's bold criticism is sure to cause debate within the WWE Universe - many of whom feel HHH continues to get opportunities because of his role within the company's decision-making regime.
What's more, his lacklustre match against Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 32, doesn't exactly give Hunter much of a leg to stand on when it comes to batting away 'four out of 10' claims right now.
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