Harry Smith Discusses Move To Mixed Martial Arts; Says Batista Suffered A Back Injury In WWE

Arda Ocal (@arda_ocal) of theScore Television Network spoke with former WWE Superstar Harry Smith, son of late WWE Legend The British Bulldog. Highlights:

Harry recalls being at Wembley Stadium for SummerSlam 1992 and in the ring after the main event at In Your House: Canadian Stampede in 1997

Wrestling in Japan for Antonio Inoki – has he received the “Inoki slap”?

Harry’s relationship with Tom “Dynamite Kid” Billington:
“I’ve keep in touch with my Uncle Tommy, I went and saw him last November, that’s when the WWE did a tour over there (in England). It was really great seeing him; we watched some of his old matches in Japan. Physically he’s in rough shape but mentally he’s still pretty sharp, we had a pretty good time and I hope to see him again soon. I don’t know if anything nice can happen for him maybe a Hall of Fame induction for the Bulldogs or a DVD would be really great. If the Bulldogs got called to the Hall of Fame, I would love to induct them”

His upcoming MMA Career and a projected date for his first fight

Will (Dave) Batista fight in MMA?
“He’s dropped a lot of weight; he’s had a bad back injury when John Cena gave him the (Attitude Adjustment) off a car. He’s avoided surgery and I don’t know if he wants to take a fight or not, but he eventually wants to become a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Cesar Gracie. He’s my sparring partner and he’s a really strong guy.”

Training with catch-as-catch-can wrestling expert Billy Robinson and how proud Stu Hart and Davey Boy Smith would be

Training with Strikeforce Heavyweight competitor Josh Barnett and the importance of good talkers in MMA

You can watch the interview embedded in the video below:

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