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RIP Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart


By chad

2 years ago



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    #2 2 years ago

    Saw this earlier, sad news especially with how they say it happened, believe one of his in laws posted something on Instagram about him battling Alzheimer’s.

    #3 2 years ago

    He was one of my favorites when I was a kid. I loved his goatee. I grew a long goatee just like it about 7-8 years ago because I thought it was so cool.

    RIP Jim.

    #4 2 years ago

    Very sad news. Rip

    #5 2 years ago

    Up there with Ted DiBiase when it comes to the greatest laughs in wrestling.

    #6 2 years ago

    Bret was my guy growing up and when I started it always felt like Anvil was his heavy to protect him so he was awesome in my book. Man rough times for the Hart Family.

    #7 2 years ago

    To an old school legend. Rest in Peace, Anvil.

    #8 2 years ago

    Always thought he was a bad ass. RIP

    #9 2 years ago

    Really a major loss. Trained by Stu and part of the family for 40 years. He was a master worker and even though we’d all like to forget his run on TNA, his legacy with both Owen and Bret is untarnishable. And it seems it was an accident too, which is just awful

    #10 2 years ago

    Getting old sucks.

    I'm sorry to hear this.

    #11 2 years ago
    Quoted from Rdoyle1978:

    And it seems it was an accident too, which is just awful

    Yeah this has to be the hardest part for such a close and connected family like the Harts, we all get old and accept that but they have had to deal with a lot of tragic deaths something no family should ever have to deal with especially time and time again.

    But like most of the Hart family he dedicated his life to entertaining everyone else families and because of that will be remember as a legend in the industry and by millions around the world just like Owen.

    #12 2 years ago

    Just saw this, for all the complaints about the WWE they do know how to pay tribute to their fallen stars:

    #13 2 years ago

    Only one left...

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    #14 2 years ago

    Just reread Bret's book last month so Jim's fresh on my mind. Sad news for sure.
    I too grew a long goatee when I could cause the anvil's was awesome. And the laugh. Oh that laugh... I can hear it now.
    Rip Anvil.

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