Where does Jim Ross rank The Dudley Boyz on the all-time list of greatest tag-teams in the history of professional wrestling?
“Good Ole’ J.R.” spoke about this exact subject at length during a recent edition of his “Grilling JR” podcast.
Featured below is an excerpt from the show where he touches on this topic with his thoughts.
“I don’t know where I would rank them, but I definitely consider them one of the best tag-teams I ever got to do business with. Bubba and D-Von always came through. They were physical. They were smart. They knew what the hell they were doing in the ring. I know that some of the agents might say, ‘Well, Bubba was a little hard to do business with.’ Well, only because Bubba knew what he was doing and he wasn’t going to take some B.S. reason or answer. The other thing I admired about the Dudleys, and again, Bubba leading the way more often than not I think, was going to see Vince.
“That helped establish a stronger relationship with the old man and The Dudleys where he could trust them. He got in their head and understood what they were thinking. I haven’t thought about a Top 10 list, but I would say The Dudleys would certainly be in my Top 5. I think that they had a skill set that they were able to mesh with anybody they worked with, and I thought that was really good. So, I would say the Top 5, without a doubt, and in serious consideration for one of those top 2 or 3 spots. They were tenacious. Bubba would probably make a good creative guy right now quite frankly. I liked working with them, even though Bubba could be a pain in the a** sometimes, but he was our pain in the a**, and I had no problem helping get those damn Dudleys over. I liked their work.”
Check out the complete interview at Apple.com. H/T to WrestlingNews.co for transcribing the above quotes.
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