Teddy Hart Says Natalya Is One Of The Most Talented Wrestlers, Reflects On Tyson Kidd's Injury

Teddy Hart recently spoke to Wrestling Epicenter on Interactive Wrestling Radio. You can see highlights below, and the full interview at this link.

The passing of his brother: 
"Today is my brother's birthday who passed away from the flesh eating virus. He was the motivation for me and my cousin to continue wrestling. I was 15, my brother was 13. Harry was, I think, 11. They had their first match when they were, I think, 8! Harry (Davey Boy Smith Jr) has been wrestling since he was 7 and my brother started when he was 9. They were my inspiration to get in there. When my brother passed away, I felt it was my responsibility to carry on the family name. My parents were devastated by it and I wanted to give them something to sort of focus their energies on instead of his death. His death caused a chain reaction for a lot of guys to get in this business and honor his memory and do really cool stuff. I believe in God all the time and in Heaven, there is a crowd watching Teddy Hart, Davey, Jack Evans... Those are kind of the 3 that came out of the Hart Dungeon." 

On his thoughts of Tyson Kidd: 
"Obviously, Tyson Kidd is one of the greatest wrestlers ever. I don't think he ever got the right treatment from WWE until he started getting popular and people started realizing he is one of the greatest. He had that injury that was a terrible injury,. That could have went really bad for everybody. I have said this before. If Tyson Kidd wanted to sit and be upset about what happened to him, instead of Bret, Tyson Kidd had quite a worse situation happen to him, he found a way to get through it and now he's back up working with WWE as an agent." 

On Natalya: 
"My cousin Natalya is one of the hardest working and most talented. She's been wrestling forever. I think she's had the most matches, in WWE, in female wrestling. I think she's had the most matches in company history which is just another signature of the Harts. The fact that she was the last student out of the Dungeon and the people she trained with like Tokyo Joe, Tyson Kidd, myself... The Mat Rats program before. She was one of the first ones to get in there and try crazy stuff. She was doing moonsaults, dragonranas, and frankensteiners off the top. A lot of stuff that I don't think she does now because she got hurt in Japan. She came back and said to me, "It is so crazy doing all this stuff. I'd like to find a style that is going to allow me to last in this business." I take my hat off to her for being so relevant for so long and for being so popular and so well respected by the females in the locker room."  

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