Pro Wrestling Legend Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart Has Died

Jim Neidhart

Pro wrestling legend Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart has passed away following a medical emergency at his home in Florida, according to TMZ Sports

Neidhart was a two-time tag team champion in the late 80's and early 90's when he teamed up with Bret "The Hitman" Hart. He last wrestled for the WWE in 1997

Neidhart was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease and had been staying with his daughter, WWE star Natalya, due to medical complications. 

Before becoming a professional wrestler, Neidhart spent time playing in the NFL for the Oakland Raiders and Dallas Cowboys.

He was 63 years old and is survived by his wife Ellie and his three daughters.

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