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Former WWE star Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart dies at 63

1 year 1 month 6 days ago Monday, August 13 2018 Aug 13, 2018 August 13, 2018 1:27 PM August 13, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Photo: WWE

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) - Jim "The Anvil Neidhart, who joined with Bret Hart to form one of the top tag teams in the 1980s with the WWE, has died.

He was 63.

The Pasco Sheriff's Office said Neidhart fell at home, hit his head and "succumbed to his injury" on Monday in Wesley Chapel, Florida. No foul play was suspected.

Neidhart's daughter, known as Natalya, wrestles for the WWE and is a former women's champion. Neidhart made appearances with his daughter in the WWE reality series, "Total Divas." Neidhart, "Hitman" Bret Hart and manager Jimmy Hart made up the Hart Foundation stable in the 1980s and the tag team won multiple championships.

Hart wrote on social media, "I just don't have the words right now." Neidhart wrestled mostly for WWE from 1985 to 1997 and was known for his pink and black gear, maniacal laugh and goatee.

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