Ken Shamrock Recalls Advice WWE Hall Of Famer Bret Hart Beat Into His Head

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Ken Shamrock Recalls Advice WWE Hall Of Famer Bret Hart Beat Into His Head: People often talk about Ken Shamrock as an important figure in WWE’s “Attitude Era,” but it’s easy to forget that he was only with the company for less than three years.During Shamrock’s short time with the company, professional wrestling as a whole was very famous, which was good for both him and his boss. “The World’s Most Dangerous Man” was at the top of the card, or very close to it, for a long time and was in a number of famous angles and feuds.

Lucky for Shamrock, Bret “The Hitman” Hart, one of the best in the business, became interested in his success right away. During a recent “For the Love of Wrestling” Q&A, Shamrock talked about how Hart taught him something important early on.

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Ken Shamrock Recalls Advice WWE Hall Of Famer Bret Hart Beat Into His Head

 

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Bret Hart really drilled into my head, “You’re a mixed martial arts fighter.” Sharock told him, “Don’t come here and be a pro wrestler.”

 

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Shamrock never tried to hurt his opponents in a real way, but his style did include some MMA moves, which he admitted were easier on his body than pro wrestling.

 

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“When you get in there, you start thinking, oh, I’m gonna go in here and roll over and have some fun,” he said. “And then you get in there and you start taking bumps day after day after day, and then about six months in, you’re going, ‘Damn, I feel a lot worse than I ever did fighting.'”

Shamrock hasn’t been in a WWE video since late 1999. But in December 2023, WWE put out new products that made it look like the two companies might be working together under a Legends deal.

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