The legendary Arn Anderson was asked during a Q+A at WrestleCade which current wrestlers he’d have in a new version of The Four Horsemen and his answer was as follows;
At last night’s @TheArnShow LIVE at #WrestleCade, when asked who he would include in a modern day “Four Horsemen” with him being the JJ Dillon of the group, Arn listed: *@CodyRhodes *@BraunStrowman *@DashWilderWWE *@ScottDawsonWWE
A lot of people have agreed with old Arn and while I’d be a fool to question his choices, well, that’s kind of my job and I don’t really see eye to eye with him on this.
“But Neil, you ravishingly brilliant writer, why is that?” I hear you ask.
Well, let’s take a closer look and see where I and The Arn Man disagree, shall we?
Arn’s Choice: Cody Rhodes. My Choice: Cody Rhodes.
This is a no-brainer and the only one out of the whole group who we both agree on. Cody Rhodes is not only at the peak of his game physically but he’s also one of the greatest wrestling minds in the business today.
He would be the perfect fit for the Ric Flair role and with his superior wrestling skill and ability to tell a tale between the ropes, he has de-facto leader written all over him. Besides, how cool would it be to see the son of the American Dream, the man who was a constant thorn in their side, take the Four Horsemen into battle?
Arn’s Choice: Braun Strowman. My Choice: Tama Tonga.
Don’t get me wrong here, I’ve got a lot of love for Braun. I think that the way he’s been mishandled in the WWE is criminal and if anyone deserves to get the rub as the new Enforcer of any re-booted Four Horsemen, imaginary or otherwise, then it’s Bray Wyatt’s former black sheep.
Yet, if it were down to me, then I’d take Tama Tonga in this role any day of the week. The guy is a fricking animal and just oozes menace whenever you see him. He’s a brilliant wrestler and has the brains to go along with the brawn (pun intended), making him a danger on more than the basic level.
Seriously, don’t f**k with Tama Tonga. He’ll eat your soul.
Arn’s Choice: The Revival. My Choice: The Usos.
Okay, I’ll admit it but I’ve never understood the big deal about The Revival. All this garbage about how they’re a “throwback to old-style wrestling” is just code for “They’re dull as ditchwater but we’re pretending that its cool to like them”. I’m sorry but if I want a trip down memory lane then I’ll go stick on Savage/Steamboat or any other classic match I can find on the WWE Network or YouTube. It’s nearly 2020 people, I want my wrestling as flippy as the flippiest of s**t.
Give me The Usos any day of the week. Sure, Jay and Jimmy might have their problems outside of the ring but when they’re in that squared circle they’re pure magic. This is a team that carried the entire WWE tag division on their backs for so long that it’s a miracle they can stand up straight. This is the team that could put on a six-star match in a phone booth with a mop. This is the team that can fly high and beat you down in equal measures and that alone would make them the perfect additions to Uncle Arn’s team.