[Jim The Anvil Gallery]
[Hart Foundation Gallery]
||Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart
||August 2, 1956
||Originally from Tampa, Florida
Lives in Calgary, Alberta
Billed from Reno, Nevada
||Married to Ellie Hart
|Height & Weight:
||6'2" - 281 lbs
The Power Slam
Stampede International Tag Team titles w/Hercules Ayala defeating Kasavudu & Mr. Sakurada (1980);
Stampede International Tag Team titles w/Mr. Hito defeating Duke Myers & Kerry Brown (March 11, 1983);
Mid-South Tag Team title w/Butch Reed defeating Magnum T.A. & Jim Duggan (October 12, 1983);
NWA (Florida) Southern Heavyweight title defeating Angelo Mosca (August 12, 1984);
NWA (Florida) United States Tag Team title w/Krusher Khrushchev defeating Hector Guerrero & Cocoa Samoa (October 2, 1984);
WWF Tag Team titles w/Bret Hart defeating The British Bulldogs (January 26, 1987);
WWF Tag Team titles w/Bret Hart defeating Demolition -Smash & Crush- (August 27, 1990 - Summerslam);
MCW (Memphis Championship Wrestling) Tag Team titles w/The Blue Meanie ();
MEWF (Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation) Heavyweight title ();
Universal Wrestling Alliance Heavyweight title Jim Neidhart defeating DC Dalton (May 2001);
Winner of the IWS 'Tournament of the Icons 2' defeating Jake The Snake Roberts in the finals (2001);
In The Beginning
Jim Neidhart got the name "Anvil" when he won an Anvil Tossing contest at the Calgary Stampede festival. Stu Hart paid him $500.
World Wrestling Federation - Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart
Jim Neidhart signed with the WWF as part of the deal with Vince McMahon buying Stampede Wrestling..
Jim Neidhart was initially brought in as a singles wrestler, managed by Mr. Fuji..
World Wrestling Federation - The Hart Foundation (Bad Guys)
Jim Neidhart formed one of the greatest tag teams of all time with Bret Hart known as the Hart Foundation managed by Jimmy Hart..
April 2, 1986 - Wrestlemania II: Bret & Jim were the last two eliminated in a Battle Royal, tossed over by Andre The Giant..
November 29, 1986 - SNME: The Killers Bees (Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated The Hart Foundation..
January 26, 1987 - Superstars: The Hart Foundation defeated The British Bulldogs for the WWF Tag Team titles..
March 14, 1987 - SNME: The Hart Foundation defeated Tito Santana & Danny Spivey to retain the Tag Team titles..
March 27, 1987 - Wrestlemania III: The Hart Foundation & Danny Davis defeated The British Bulldogs & Tito Santana..
May 2, 1987 - SNME: The British Bulldogs defeated The Hart Foundation (Champions) in two straight falls..
~~~The Bulldogs won in two straight falls, but since the first was a DQ, the titles didn't change..
October 3, 1987 - SNME: The Hart Foundation defeated The Young Stallions (Paul Roma & Jim Powers) to retain..
October 27, 1987: Strike Force (Rick Martel & Tito Santana) defeated the Hart Foundation for the Tag Team titles..
February 5, 1988 - SNME: Strike Force (Santana & Martel) defeated The Hart Foundation to retain the Tag Team titles..
March 27, 1988 - Wrestlemania IV: Jim Neidhart participated in the Invitational Battle Royal..
World Wrestling Federation - The Hart Foundation (Good Guys)
August 28, 1988 - Summerslam: Demolition (Ax & Smash) defeated The Hart Foundation to retain the Tag Team titles..
October 29, 1988 - SNME: Demolition (Ax & Smash) defeated The Hart Foundation to retain the Tag Team titles..
January 15, 1989 - Royal Rumble: Jim Duggan & The Hart Foundation beat Dino Bravo & The Rougeau Brothers..
April 2, 1989 - Wrestlemania V: The Hart Foundation defeated the Honky Tonk Man & Greg Valentine..
August 28, 1989 - Summerslam: The Brain Busters (Champions) defeayed The Hart Foundation (NON TITLE)..
November 23, 1989 - Survivor Series: Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart were booked on two seperate Survivor Series teams..
April 1, 1990 - Wrestlemania VI: The Hart Foundation defeated the Bolshivics in 19 Seconds..
April 28, 1990 - SNME: The Hart Foundation vs The Rockers went to a DOUBLE DQ when Demolition interfered..
August 27, 1990 - Summerslam: The Hart Foundation defeated Demolition to recapture the WWF Tag Team titles..
March 24, 1991 - Wrestlemania 7: The Nasty Boys defeated The Hart Foundation to win the Tag Team titles..
World Wrestling Federation - The Anvil
Jim Neidhart formed a short-lived tag team with Owen Hart known as the New Foundation..
Jim Niedhart left the WWF, and Owen joined forces with Koko B Ware as the team "High Energy"..
World Wrestling Federation - Family Feud
June 16, 1994 - King of the Ring: Diesel (IC Champ) beat Bret Hart by DQ, when a returning Jim Neidhart interfered on Bret's behalf..
~~~Later in the night, Jim Neidhart appeared again to aid Owen Hart in winning the King of the Ring tournament!
~~~It became apparant that Neidhart was 'working for Owen' by making sure Bret kept the belt so Owen could take it from him!
August 29, 1994 - Summerslam: Bret Hart defeated Owen Hart in an exciting "STEEL CAGE" match to retain the WWF title..
~~~Members of the Hart Family, including Davey Boy Smith & Jim Neidhart, got involved, Bret escaped with his title in tact..
October 21, 1994 - Jacques Rougeau Retirement Show: Bret Hart defeated Jim Niedhart to retain the WWF title..
November 7, 1994 - RAW: Bret Hart & The British Bulldog defeated Owen Hart & Jim Neidhart..
March 16, 1996: Bam Bam Bigelow defeating Jim Neidhart in a Tournament Final to win the N.E.W. Heavyweight Title..
March 1996: Dan Severn defeated Jim Neidhart to retain the NWA World Heavyweight title in Malaysia..
World Wrestling Federation - The NEW Hart Foundation
July 6, 1997 - Canadian Stampede: The Hart Foundation (5) defeated Steve Austin/Ken Shamrock/Hawk/Animal/Goldust in Calgary..
World Championship Wrestling
2000: Jim Neidhart's daughter, Nattie Neidhart, is also a professional wrestler working in Stampede Wrestling in Calgary..
May 2001--Universal Wrestling Alliance: Jim Neidhart defeated DC Dalton to win the UWA Heavyweight title..
September 22, 2001--Universal Wrestling Alliance: Jacob Cain & Jim Neidhart defeated DC Dalton & Dangerous Dan..
2002: Jim Neidhart toured with Atlantic Coast Wrestling based in Eastern Canada..
January 16, 2002--Border City Wrestling: Jim Duggan & El Fuego defeated Jim Neidhart & A-1..
January 18, 2002--New Era Pro Wrestling: Da Manchis & Jim Neidhart defeated Southern Anarchy & J-Rocc..
August 14, 2004--Ballpark Brawl: Jim Neidhart beat Johnny Puma | Included Hart Foundation reunion with Bret Hart & Jimmy Hart..
November 20, 2004--World All-Stars: Jim Neidhart defeated Max Moon..
December 16, 2004--PCW: Adam Knight defeated Jim Neidhart..
March 18, 2005--NWS: Jim Neidhart & Balls Mahoney defeated Chris Candido & Danny Doring..
March 26, 2005--Jersey All Pro Wrestling: Teddy Hart & Jack Evans defeated Homicide & B-Boy in a Cage to win the Tag Team titles!
~~~The legendary Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart showed up at the end of the match to help his nephew win the match!
April 30, 2005--National Wrestling Superstars: Jim Neidhart & Eric Justice defeated Simon Diamond & Hasheem Ali ..
July 22, 2005--Border City Wrestling: They had a Hart Foundation Reunion with Jimmy Hart and Jim Neidhart and Bret Hart..
September 22, 2005--IWM: Jim Neidhart & Jon Cutler defeated Shane Madison & TJ Bratt..
September 24, 2005--IWM: Jim Neidhart defeated Rob Stardom..
October 8, 2005--Prairie Wrestling Alliance: Jim The Anvil & Nattie Neidhart defeated Apocalypse & Belle Lovitz ..
November 23, 2005: Jim Neidhart appeared in court on charges of driving impaired and refusing to give a roadside breath sample.