The Face Of The Company
Join Date: Jun 2011
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Re: Review of the Austin vs. Hart Rivalry
Incredible post. The greatest feud of all time, in my opinion. The Stone Cold character was at it's greatest during this feud. Every single segment that Austin and Bret did between Bret's return in 1996 until summer of 1997 was absolutely classic. The two played their roles so damn well, that even looking back now, you have to question whether or not the two genuinely hated each other. That's how damn great the both of them are, and how damn great the matches / feud were.
And yet, I have nothing but sadness still looking back on this. Knowing that the greatness that started at Survivor Series 96, everything that was built up perfectly and executed perfectly would be over pretty quickly. Bret gone just a year later... It still doesn't feel right. Bret - Austin could have been so much bigger once Austin hit the top.