Bret Hart

Born Jul 2, 1957

Bret Hart is a Canadian writer, actor and retired professional wrestler currently signed with WWE under a Legends contract. Like others in the Hart wrestling family, Hart has an amateur wrestling background, including wrestling at Ernest Manning High School and Mount Royal College.… Read More

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1957 Birth Born on July 2, 1957.


1974 17 Years Old He would go on to win significant championships in tournaments throughout Alberta, including the 1974 city championships in Calgary.
1976 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Hart joined his father Stu Hart's promotion Stampede Wrestling in 1976, and made his in-ring debut in 1978. … Read More


1977 - 1982 3 More Events
1984 27 Years Old 1 More Event
He remained one of Stampede's most successful performers until the promotion, along with several wrestlers, was acquired by the World Wrestling Federation in August 1984. … Read More
1985 28 Years Old By 1985, he was billed as Bret "Hit Man" Hart and began to increasingly team with Neidhart in order to build the promotion's tag team division. … Read More
In 1986, Hart began his first singles program, with Ricky Steamboat.


1987 - 1988 6 More Events
At Royal Rumble 1989, The Hart Foundation teamed with Jim Duggan to defeat The Fabulous Rougeau Brothers and Dino Bravo. … Read More
1990 - 1991 6 More Events
In January 1992, Hart was placed in a feud with The Mountie. … Read More
Shortly after, however, Hart won the first pay-per-view King of the Ring tournament in 1993 (prior King of the Ring tournaments were non-televised live events), defeating Razor Ramon, Mr. Perfect, and Bam Bam Bigelow, thus becoming the only two-time King of the Ring. … Read More
…  Later on, Hart managed to participate and win the 1994 Royal Rumble match amid controversy. … Read More
Three days after Hart's title loss, Diesel defeated Backland in eight seconds with a jackknife powerbomb to become the new WWF Champion. By 1995, Hart was focusing on projects outwith the business, such as acting, and shifted to the number two face in the company, behind Diesel.
He lost to The Undertaker by disqualification at the 1996 Royal Rumble when Diesel interfered, ultimately retaining the WWF Championship, and defeated Undertaker by disqualification in a rematch on the February 5 edition of Raw, again due to Diesel's interference. … Read More


1997 - 1998 6 More Events
On the February 8, 1999 edition of Nitro, Hart lost the United States Heavyweight Championship to family friend Roddy Piper. … Read More
…  Hart vacated the title in late January 2000 when he was forced to withdraw from the main event of WCW's Souled Out due to his injuries. … Read More
2001 - 2003 2 More Events
He returned to sporadic in-ring competition in 2004 and 2006, and in 2010 with WWE, where he won his final championship, headlined that year's SummerSlam event, and served as the general manager of Raw. … Read More


2007 - 2008 4 More Events
On the weekend of July 11, 2009, he made an appearance at One Pro Wrestling in Doncaster, England, where he held a Q&A, and then entered the ring to address the fans at the show.
…  Hart, along with his family, inducted his father Stu Hart into the WWE Hall of Fame, a controversial decision that aggravated Hart and McMahon's rivalry in 2010. … Read More
Hart appeared on's Legends of Wrestling: Rivalries on March 23, 2011, discussing the greatest professional wrestling rivalries of all time with other prominent industry figures. … Read More
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