WWE.com ran an article today featuring an interview with WWE Hall of Famers Stone Cold Steve Austin, Heartbreak Kid Shawn Michaels and Bret The Hitman Hart talking about the upcoming debut of the WWE Network.
Austin: Way back in the day when I started out in 1990, I would have never envisioned that the business would ever turn to this or someone would have the vision to do it.
Michaels: Every time you think that the business can’t expand any more than it has, here we are again talking about something that’s going to be in perpetuity. Long after we’re dead and gone, WWE Network will still be up and people will be able to look back and watch us.
Hart: I think this is one of those things that nobody could have ever imagined. It may be the greatest gift to fans that WWE has ever given.
What they will be watching:
Hart: To be honest, I’d love to go back and watch a lot of [King Kong] Bundy’s matches. I miss guys like Bundy. There’s just not a guy like Bundy in wrestling today, you know? Even guys like Jake “The Snake” [Roberts]. I look back at my career and I go, “What a shame, I never wrestled Jake “The Snake” one time.” It’s too bad we never got to work at least one match.
Austin: Go back and look at some Michael P.S. Hayes stuff with The Fabulous Freebirds — one of my favorite teams of all time. I paid my hard-earned money going down to The Sportatorium and watching those guys wrestle The Von Erichs. And when Michael Hayes came out with that Confederate flag robe on with all those sequins and that blond hair and that beard just shining in the damn spotlight, it was worth the price of admission alone.
Michaels: Like a lot of people, I’m curious to see WrestleMania XXX and how that will work. That’s a big moment. Live, streaming video of our biggest event.