Owen Hart & British Bulldog

Title History

  • World tag team titles defeating The Smoking Gunns (September 22, 1996);

Career Highlights

  • January 12, 14, 1996 – House Show: The Smoking Gunns (Bart Gunn & Billy Gunn) defeated Owen Hart & The British Bulldog to retain the World tag team titles.
  • February 19, 1996 – RAW: Yokozuna defeated Owen Hart and The British Bulldog by count-out in a handicap match.
  • February 24, 1996 – Superstars: Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated Barry Horowitz and Hakushi in the quarter-finals.
  • February 24-25, 1996 – House Show: Shawn Michaels & Yokozuna defeated Owen Hart & The British Bulldog.
  • March 11, 1996 – RAW: The Undertaker & Yokozuna defeated Owen Hart & The British Bulldog by disqualification. Ahmed Johnson & Jake Roberts defeated Owen Hart & The British Bulldog in a dark match.
  • March 16, 1996 – Superstars: Ahmed Johnson & Yokozuna defeated Owen Hart & The British Bulldog in a dark match.
  • March 30, 1996 – Superstars: The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn & Phineas I. Godwinn) defeated Owen Hart & The British Bulldog by disqualification in the semi-finals.
  • March 31, 1996 – WrestleMania XXI: Camp Cornette (Owen Hart, The British Bulldog & Vader) defeated Ahmed Johnson, Jake Roberts & Yokozuna.
  • April 1, 1996 – RAW: Ahmed Johnson & Jake Roberts defeated Owen Hart & The British Bulldog in a dark match.
  • April 2, 1996 – Action Zone: Ahmed Johnson & Marc Mero defeated Owen Hart & The British Bulldog.
  • April 28, 1996 – In Your House 7: Camp Cornette (Owen Hart & The British Bulldog) defeated Ahmed Johnson & Jake Roberts.
  • May 11, 1996 – Superstars: Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated Duke Droese and Bob Holly.
  • June 24, 1996 – RAW:  Camp Cornette (Owen Hart, The British Bulldog & Vader) defeated Aldo Montoya, Barry Horowitz & Savio Vega.
  • July 20, 1996 – Superstars: Owen Hart, The British Bulldog and Vader defeated Bill Payne, Kevin Krueger and Rex Royal.
  • July 21, 1996 – In Your House 9: Camp Cornette (Owen Hart, The British Bulldog & Vader) defeated The People’s Posse (Ahmed Johnson, Shawn Michaels & Sycho Sid).
  • August 25, 1996 – House Show: Camp Cornette (Owen Hart & The British Bulldog) defeated Jim Neidhart & Sycho Sid.
  • September 22, 1996 – Superstars: Owen Hart & The British Bulldog defeated Alex Porteau & Bob Holly.
  • September 22, 1996 – In Your House 10: Owen Hart & The British Bulldog defeated The Smoking Gunns (Bart Gunn & Billy Gunn) to win the World tag team titles.
  • September 23, 1996 – RAW: World tag team champions Owen Hart & The British Bulldog defeated The Body Donnas (Skip & Zip) in a non-title match.
  • October 13, 1996 – Superstars: The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn & Phineas I. Godwinn) defeated Owen Hart & The British Bulldog.
  • October 20, 1996 – In Your House 11: Owen Hart & The British Bulldog defeated The Smoking Gunns (Bart Gunn & Billy Gunn) to retain the World tag team titles..
  • November 11, 1996 – RAW: Owen Hart & The British Bulldog defeated Shawn Michaels & Sycho Sid to retain the World tag team titles.
  • November 17, 1996 – Superstars: World tag team champions Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated Frank Stalletto and Tony Williams to retain the titles.
  • November 17, 1996 – Survivor Series: Doug Furnas, Philip LaFon & The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn & Phineas I. Godwinn) defeated Owen Hart, The British Bulldog & The New Rockers (Leif Cassidy & Marty Jannetty) in a tag team elimination match.
  • December 1, 1996 – Superstars: Owen Hart, The British Bulldog and Crush defeated Jake Roberts, Marc Mero and Savio Vega.
  • December 15, 1996 – In Your House 12: Owen Hart & The British Bulldog defeated Diesel & Razor Ramon to retain the World tag titles..
  • At this point Clarence Mason became the manager of the Owen & the Bulldog..
  • December 22, 1996 – Superstars: Owen Hart & The British Bulldog defeated Jesse Jammes & Savio Vega to retain the World tag titles.
  • January 19, 1997 – Royal Rumble: Owen “accidentally” eliminated the British Bulldog from the battle royal.
  • Bulldog fired Clarence Mason when he lost a match to Crush, also managed by Mason..
  • ~~~Owen tried to convince Bulldog that it was wrong to fire Mason, but the decision stood..
  • Bulldog got more and more popular among the fans, while Owen got more unpopular, it seemed like a team split was unavoidable..
  • January 20, 1997 – RAW: Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated Doug Furnas and Philip LaFon.
  • January 26, 1997 – Superstars: Crush and Faarooq defeated Owen Hart and The British Bulldog, Doug Furnas and Philip LaFon and The Godwinns in a 4-way tag team match.
  • January 31, 1997 – RAW: Doug Furnas and Philip LaFon defeated tag team champions Owen Hart and The British Bulldog by count-out. Hart & Bulldog retains the World tag team titles.
  • February 13, 1997 – Thursday Night Raw: Crush and Faarooq defeated Owen Hart and The British Bulldog by count-out.
  • February 16, 1997 – In Your House 13: Doug Furnas & Philip LaFon defeated Owen Hart & The British Bulldog by disqualification.. Hart & Bulldog retains the World tag titles.
  • February 26, 1997 – RAW: Davey Boy Smith defeated Owen Hart in a tournament to crown the first WWF European Champion..
  • The tension between Owen & The Bulldog began to build..
  • March 10, 1997 – RAW: The New Blackjacks defeated tag team champions Owen Hart and The British Bulldog by disqualification. Hart & Bulldog retains the World tag titles.
  • March 24, 1997 – Raw is War: Owen and Bulldog had to fight the Headbangers for the titles.
  • ~~~Bulldog & Owen got in a fight at the end of the match, Owen said that he demanded a shot at the Bulldog’s European title..
  • March 23, 1997 – WrestleMania 13: Owen Hart & The British Bulldog vs. Mankind & Vader ended in a double count-out.. Hart & Bulldog retains the World tag titles.
  • March 24, 1997 – RAW: The Headbangers defeated tag team champions Owen Hart and The British Bulldog by disqualification. Hart & Bulldog retains the World tag titles.
  • March 31, 1997 – Raw is War: Owen and Bulldog fight to a No Contest when the Bulldog was about to use a chair on Owen..
  • ~~~Bret Hart appears and pleads with the two not fight any more..
  • ~~~Bret says that their Family has feuded for the amusement of the fans for too long..
  • ~~~The trio embrace inside the ring..
  • The Hart Foundation was reborn! Bret, Owen & Bulldog were eventually joined by Jim Niedhart & Brian Pillman..
  • The Hart Foundation targeted Steve Austin & Shawn Michaels..
  • April 5, 1997 – Shotgun Saturday Night: The Legion of Doom defeated tag team champions Owen Hart and The British Bulldog by disqualification.
  • April 7, 1997 – RAW: Tag team champions Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated The Godwinns to retain the titles.
  • April 12, 1997 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Tag team champions Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated Barry Horowitz and Bob Holly in a non-title match.
  • April 20, 1997 – In Your House 20: The Legion of Doom defeated tag team champions Owen Hart and The British Bulldog by disqualification.
  • May 3, 1997 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Tag team champions Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated The New Blackjacks by disqualification to retain the titles.
  • May 11, 1997 – In Your House 15: The Legion of Doom defeated tag team champions Owen Hart and The British Bulldog by disqualification in a dark match.
  • May 12, 1997 – Raw is War: Tag team champions Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated The Headbangers, The New Blackjacks & Phil LaFon and Doug Furnas in a 4-way elimination tag team match to retain the titles.
  • May 26, 1997 – Raw is War: Steve Austin and Shawn Michaels defeated Owen Hart and The British Bulldog to win the tag team titles.
  • June 7, 1997 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated Bob Holly and Jesse James.
  • June 8, 1997 – King of the Ring: The Hart Foundation (Jim Neidhart, Owen Hart & The British Bulldog) defeated Sycho Sid & The Legion Of Doom (Road Warrior Animal & Road Warrior Hawk).
  • June 16, 1997 – Raw is War: Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated The New Blackjacks in a world tag team title quarter-finals tourmanent.
  • June 30, 1997 – Raw is War: Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated The Headbangers in the world tag team title semi-finals tournament.
  • July 6, 1997 – In Your House – Canadian Stampede: The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart, Brian Pillman, Jim Neidhart, Owen Hart & The British Bulldog) defeated Goldust, Ken Shamrock, Steve Austin & The Legion Of Doom (Road Warrior Animal & Road Warrior Hawk). Owen pinned Steve Austin and this began a feud between Owen and Austin..
  • July 7, 1997 – Raw is War: Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated D-Lo Brown and Faarooq by count-out in the finals of the world tag team title tournament.
  • July 14, 1997 – Raw is War: Dude Love and Steve Austin defeated The British Bulldog and Owen Hart to win the vacant tag team titles.
  • July 21, 1997 – Raw is War: Bret Hart, Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated Steve Austin, Dude Love and The Undertaker.
  • August 2, 1997 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated The New Blackjacks.
  • August 11, 1997 – Raw is War: Ken Shamrock and The Patriot defeated Owen Hart and The British Bulldog.
  • August 18, 1997 – Raw is War: Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated The Legion of Doom.
  • August 23, 1997 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated Dude Love and Goldust.
  • September 6, 1997 – House Show: Dude Love and Jerry Lawler defeated Owen Hart and The British Bulldog.
  • September 7, 1997 – In Your House 7: The Head Bangers (Mosh & Thrasher) defeated The Hart Foundation (Owen Hart & The British Bulldog) and The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn & Phineas I. Godwinn) and The Legion Of Doom (Road Warrior Animal & Road Warrior Hawk) in a 4-way tag team elimination match to win the World tag team titles.
  • Survivor Series 1997: Bret is screwed out of the Federation title, and Owen loses the IC title to Steve Austin..
  • ~~~Bret, Bulldog & Niedhart depart the WWF for WCW, but Owen sticks around to feud with Shawn Michaels..