Last night on Corey Graves WWE podcast, After the Bell, it was confirmed that “British Bulldog” Davey Boy Smith would be inducted into the 2020 WWE Hall of Fame Class and his son, Davey Boy Smith Jr. would be inducting his late father. Smith Jr. re-shared the news on Thursday. Bulldog had previously reported to being an inductee this year.
— Davey Boy Smith Jr. (@DBSmithjr) March 12, 2020
Considered long overdue by fans and peers alike, the British Bulldog becomes the latest member of the Hart Foundation to be inducted posthumously, as Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart was inducted last year in 2019, while Bret “Hitman” Hart was originally inducted in 2006. Bulldog worked off and on for the WWF from the mid-1980s to 2000, with two short stints in WCW mixed in, and was preparing for another comeback when he passed away in 2002. Smith ended his career as a former WWF Intercontinental Champion, 2x WWF European Champion, 2x WWF Hardcore Champion, and 2x WWF World Tag Team Champion.
BREAKING: The #BritishBulldog Davey Boy Smith will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2020. The news was first broken on @AfterTheBellWWE with @WWEGraves. #WWEHOF https://t.co/hLuNsxLcjP
— WWE (@WWE) March 12, 2020
This has been a long time coming 🇬🇧
The British Bulldog, Davey Boy Smith, takes a deserved place in the @wwe Hall of Fame.
One of our own. One of the best. pic.twitter.com/9b2VAs5YpD
— WWE on BT Sport (@btsportwwe) March 12, 2020
I’m so excited & happy for my uncle The British Bulldog, Davey Boy Smith, because Davey is being inducted into the @WWE Hall of Fame class of 2020! Davey, my dad, Dynamite Kid and Owen are celebrating BIG today from the best seats in the house❤️?? @wwe #family pic.twitter.com/Rp2b5y6VVx
— NattieByNature (@NatbyNature) March 12, 2020
I’ve had to be quiet for over a month… It’s been confirmed and official… Now I can shout it to the world!!!! MY DAD IS BEING INDUCTED INTO THE @WWE HALL OF FAME! I LOVE YOU DAVEY!!! pic.twitter.com/cQRXNPnhEj
— Georgia Smith (@georgiasmith87) March 12, 2020
Happy to see the British Bulldog being added to the WWE Hall of Fame!
— Kevin Kelly (@realkevinkelly) March 12, 2020
Congrats to the newest inductee into the WWE HOF, the British Bulldog Davie Boy Smith. Well deserved honor. ?? pic.twitter.com/wu1dy9Uynm
— Jimmy Korderas (@jimmykorderas) March 12, 2020
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