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Sad news out of the wrestling world today as Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart, best known for being a member of the iconic tag team The Hart Foundation alongside Bret “Hit Man” Hart, has passed away at the age of 63.

WWE confirmed the news via their website, with TMZ Sports stating Neidhart suffered “a medical emergency at a home in Florida.”  No further details regarding a cause of death are known at this time.

Notably, Neidhart’s wrestling legacy has continued on with his daughter, Natalya, who has been part of WWE’s main roster since 2008.

Many figures in the wrestling world took to social media to pay their respects once the news broke.

 


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