The Hart Foundation

Apr 8, 2019 - by Steve Gerweck

Bret Hart

Real name: Bret Hart
Height: 6’0″
Weight: 234 lbs.
Date of birth: July 2, 1957
From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Pro debut: 1976
Trained by: Stu Hart
Finishing move: Sharpshooter

Jim Neidhart

Real name: Jim Neidhart
Height: 6’1″
Weight: 281 lbs.
Date of birth: February 2, 1955
Date of death: August 13, 2018
From: Tampa, FL
Pro debut: 1979
Trained by: Stu Hart
Finishing move: Anvil Flattener


– The Hart Foundation (Neidhart and Bret Hart), managed by Jimmy Hart, defeated the British Bulldogs for the WWF Tag Team title on January 26, 1987 in Tampa, FL.
– At Wrestlemania IV, Neidhart and Hart ditched “The Mouth of the South” and became babyfaces.
– At 1989 Royal Rumble, the Hart Foundation teamed with Hacksaw Jim Duggan to defeat Dino Bravo and The Rougeaus in a best-of-three-falls match.
– Neidhart and Hart beat Greg Valentine and The Honkey Tonk Man at Wrestlemania V in Atlantic, NJ.
– The Hart Foundation made short work of the Bolsheviks at Wrestlemania VI, defeating them in a mere nineteen seconds.
– On August 27, 1990, the Hart Foundation defeated Demolition for the WWF World Tag Team title.
– On March 30, 1991, the Hart Foundation defeated the Rockers in Tokyo, Japan.
– The Hart Foundation was inducted into the WWE hall of fame on April 6, 2019.

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