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[Bret Hart Gallery]

[Bret Hart's Calgary Sun Column]

[Column by Kirsty Quested]
[The Best There Is
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Wrestler: Bret "Hitman" Hart
Real Name: Bret Hart
Birthday: July 2, 1957
Hometown: Originally Calgary, Alberta
Now Living in Italy
Marital Status: Divorced from Julie.
Daughters: Jade & Alexandra.
Sons: Dallas & Blade.
Married to Cinzia.
Height & Weight: 6'0" - 234 lbs
Trained by: Mr. Hito
Mr. Sakurada
Stu Hart
Harley Race
Debut: 1976
Previous Gimmicks: "The Cowboy" Bret Hart (UK)
Bret "Hitman" Hart
Excellence of Execution
Finishing Move: The Sharpshooter
Favorite Moves: Elbow drop
Figure four around the ringpost
Hart Attack
Snap Suplex
Inverted Atomic Drop
Official Website: Hitman @ Slam! Wrestling
www.BretHart.com
Related Articles: Montreal Screwjob
History of the Cage
Bret Hart Accident
Revisiting Montreal
What If Bret Never Left?
A Long Lasting Champion

Wrestlers who Bret Hart Feuded With:
Norman Frederick Charles III
Lynn Denton
David Schultz
Dynamite Kid
The British Bulldogs
Strike Force
The Rockers
Demolition
Ric Flair
Curt Henning
Owen Hart
Yokozuna
Jerry Lawler
Isaac Yankem
Doink The Clown
Diesel
Jean Pierre Lafitte
Undertaker
The Patriot
Steve Austin
British Bulldog
Shawn Michaels
Triple H
Vince McMahon
Hulk Hogan
Lex Luger
Sting
Goldberg

  • Stampede International Tag Team titles w/Keith Hart defeating Raul Castillo & Fidel Castillo (November 12, 1978);
  • (Calgary) Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight title defeating Norman Frederich Charles III (November 1978);
  • Stampede International Tag Team titles w/Keith Hart defeating Dynamite Kid & Sekigawa (January 26, 1979);
  • (Calgary) Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight title defeating Dynamite Kid (June 1, 1979);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Leo Burke (1980);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Leo Burke (May 1980);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Duke Myers (1980);
  • Stampede International Tag Team titles w/Keith Hart defeating Dynamite Kid & Loch Ness Monster (1980);
  • Stampede International Tag Team titles w/Keith Hart defeating Dynamite Kid & Kasavudu (June 3, 1980);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Leo Burke (June 26, 1982);
  • Stampede International Tag Team titles w/Leo Burke defeating Dynamite Kid & Duke Myres (June 29, 1982);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Bad News Allen (October 17, 1982);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Leo Burke (May 3, 1983);
  • WWF Tag Team titles w/Jim Neidhart defeating the British Bulldogs (January 26, 1987);
  • WWF Tag Team titles w/Jim Neidhart defeating Demolition -Smash & Crush- (August 27, 1990 - Summerslam);
  • WWF Intercontinental title defeating Mr. Perfect (August 26, 1991 - Summerslam);
  • WWF King of the Ring (September 7, 1991);
  • WWF Intercontinental title defeating Roddy Piper (April 5, 1992 = Wrestlemania 8);
  • WWF Heavyweight title defeating Ric Flair (October 12, 1992);
  • WWF King of the Ring (June 13, 1993);
  • WWF Royal Rumble Co-winner w/Lex Luger (January 22, 1994);
  • WWF Heavyweight title defeating Yokozuna (March 20, 1994 - Wrestlemania 10);
  • WWF Heavyweight title defeating Diesel (November 19, 1995 - Survivor Series);
  • WWF Heavyweight title defeating Steve Austin & Undertaker & Vader (February 16, 1997 - In Your House);
  • WWF Heavyweight title defeating The Undertaker (August 3, 1997 - Summerslam);
  • WCW United States Heavyweight title defeating Diamond Dallas Page to win vacant title (July 20, 1998);
  • WCW United States Heavyweight title defeating Lex Luger (September 13, 1998);
  • WCW United States Heavyweight title defeating Diamond Dallas Page (November 30, 1998);
  • WCW United States Heavyweight title defeating Bill Goldberg (October 25, 1999);
  • WCW World Tag Team titles w/Bill Goldberg defeating Ron & Don Harris (December 9, 1999);
  • WCW World Heavyweight title defeating Chris Benoit in a Tournament (November 21, 1999);
  • WCW World Heavyweight title defeating Bill Goldberg (December 20, 1999);
  • WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) Hall of Fame Inductee (2006);
  • Obsessedwithwrestling.com Hall of Fame Inductee (2007);


  • Stampede Wrestling


    World Wrestling Federation - The Hart Foundation (Bad Guys)
  • Bret Hart signed with the WWF as part of the deal with Vince McMahon buying Stampede Wrestling..
  • April 2, 1986 - Wrestlemania II: Bret Hart is the last person eliminated in a 20 Man 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..
  • November 28, 1987 - SNME: Randy "Macho Man" Savage defeated Bret "Hitman" Hart..
  • January 24, 1988 - Royal Rumble: In the first ever Rumble match, Bret enters in the #1 spot, but is eliminated by Jim Duggan..
  • February 5, 1988 - SNME: Strike Force (Santana & Martel) defeated The Hart Foundation to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • March 27, 1988 - Wrestlemania IV: Bret Hart is the last wrestler to be eliminated by Bad News Brown in a Battle Royal..
  • ~~~Bret Hart and Bad News Brown initially agreed to split the prize, but Bad News turned on him, which started Hart's face turn..

    World Wrestling Federation - The Hart Foundation (Good Guys)
  • July 31, 1988 - WrestleFest: Bad News Brown defeated Bret "Hitman" Hart..
  • 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..
  • October 10, 1989 - WWF UK: Dino Bravo defeated Bret "Hitman" Hart..

    Vince from the UK wrote: Hi i am a wrestling fan who was there for that event with my brother, just thought that i'd let you know that the Dino Bravo vs Bret Hart match did end with Bravo pinning Bret. During the break only in the arena the referee reversed the decision and awarded the match to Bret via DQ. I hope I have been of help. Cheers Vince.

  • 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..
  • January 21, 1990 - Royal Rumble: Bret Hart entered at #8 but was eliminated by Dusty Rhodes..
  • 1990 - WWF/AJPW Show: Tiger Mask (Mitsuharu Misawa) wrestled Bret Hart to a 20-minute time limit draw!
  • 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..
  • January 19, 1991 - Royal Rumble: For the 2nd time, Bret Hart entered at #1 in the Rumble, but is eliminated by The Undertaker..
  • March 24, 1991 - Wrestlemania 7: The Nasty Boys defeated The Hart Foundation to win the Tag Team titles..
  • April 27, 1991 - SNME: Ted DiBiase w/Scarry Sherri vs Bret "Hitman" Hart went to a DOUBLE COUNT OUT..

    World Wrestling Federation - The Hitman 4 Intercontinental Gold
  • August 26, 1991 - Summerslam: Bret Hart captured the WWF Intercontinental title defeating Mr. Perfect (Curt Hennig)..
  • September 7, 1991 - King of the Ring: Bret Hart won the KotR beating Pete Daugherty, Skinner, Bye, and IRS..
  • December 3, 1991 - This Tuesday in Texas: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Skinner (Steve Kiern) to retain the IC title..
  • January 17, 1992: Two days before the Royal Rumble, Bret lost the WWF Intercontinental title at a house show to The Mountie..
  • April 5, 1992 - Wrestlemania VIII: Bret Hart defeated Roddy Piper to recapture the IC title in a classic match..
  • April, 19, 1992 - Rampage UK: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Rick Martel to retain the Intercontinental title..
  • July 21, 1992: Bret Hart defeated Shawn Michaels in the first ever Ladder match in the WWF (Shown on Coliseum Home Video)..
  • August 29, 1992 - Summerslam: Davey Boy Smith defeated Bret Hart for the Intercontinental title in London, England..

    World Wrestling Federation - The Hitman 4 Heavyweight Gold
  • October 12, 1992: Bret Hart defeated Ric Flair at a House Show to win the WWF Federation title in Saskatchawan, Canada!
  • November 8, 1992 - SNME: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Papa Shango by submission to retain the WWF title..
  • November 24, 1992 - Survivor Series: Bret Hart defeated Shawn Michaels (IC Champion) to retain the WWF title..
  • January 24, 1993 - Royal Rumble: Bret Hart beat Razor Ramon to retain the WWF title..
  • March 1, 1993 - RAW: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Fatu by submission to retain the WWF title..
  • April 4, 1993 - Wrestlemania IX: Yokozuna defeated Bret Hart to capture the WWF Heavyweight title..
  • June 13, 1993 - King of the Ring: Bret Hart defeated Razor Ramon, Mr Perfect & Bam Bam Bigelow to become the 1st official KotR..
  • ~~~As Bret was getting crowned, Jerry Lawler jumped out and attacked Bret, igniting a major feud!
  • August 30, 1993 - Summerslam: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Doink the Clown by DQ when Jerry Lawler interfered..
  • ~~~Next up, Jerry Lawler defeated Bret Hart via DQ when Bret refused to release the sharpshooter submission..

    World Wrestling Federation - The Family Feud
  • November 24, 1993 - Survivor Series: Bret, Owen, Keith & Bruce Hart defeated Shawn Michaels (sub for Lawler) and his "Knights"..
  • ~~~Bret, Keith & Bruce survived the match, and Owen returned to the ring and shoved Bret out of frustration..
  • December 13, 1993 - RAW: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated The Brooklyn Brawler..
  • January 22, 1994 - Royal Rumble: The Quebecers (Jacques & Pierre) defeated Bret & Owen Hart to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • ~~~Owen Hart ended up turning on Bret, igniting a brutal sibling rivalry which lasted well over a year..
  • ~~~Dispite being injured, Bret Hart managed to last through the Royal Rumble and become co-winners along with Lex Luger!
  • March 20, 1994 - Wrestlemania 10: Owen Hart pulled an upset victory over his brother Bret Hart in the opening match of the show!
  • ~~~Bret Hart later beat Yokozuna to capture the WWF title, as Owen watched in jealousy and disgust from the sidelines..
  • 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!
  • July 11, 1994 - RAW: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated The 1-2-3 Kid by submission to retain the WWF title..
  • 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..
  • November 23, 1994 - Survivor Series: Bob Backlund w/Owen Hart beat Bret Hart w/British Bulldog for the WWF Heavyweight title!
  • ~~~The only way the match could end was for a cornerman to toss in the towel on behalf of his friend..
  • ~~~The Bulldog was knocked out during the match, and Owen Hart tricked his mother, Helen, into tossing the towel in the ring!

    World Wrestling Federation - The Best There Is, Was, and Ever Will Be
  • January 16, 1995 - RAW: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeatd Jeff Jarrett..
  • January 22, 1995 - Royal Rumble: Diesel vs Bret Hart ended in a draw after Owen, Michaels, Jarrett, Backlund interfered..
  • March 13, 1995 - RAW: Jerry "The King" Lawler defeated Bret "Hitman" Hart by COUNT OUT..
  • March 27, 1995 - RAW: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Owen Hart in a NO HOLDS BARRED match..
  • April 2, 1995 - Wrestlemania XI: Bret Hart defeated Bob Backlund in a hard fought "I Quit" Match..
  • April 10, 1995 - RAW: Bret Hart & 123 Kid & Bob Holly defeated Hakushi & Owen Hart & Yokozuna..
  • May 14, 1995 - In Your House: Bret Hart beat Hakushi | Later on, Jerry Lawler beat Bret Hart when Hakushi interfered..
  • June 25, 1995 - King of the Ring: Bret Hart defeated Jerry Lawler in a special "Kiss My Foot" match..
  • July 23, 1995 - In Your House: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Jean Pierre Lafitte..
  • July 24, 1995 - RAW: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Hakushi by submission..
  • August 27, 1995 - Summerslam: Bret Hart defeated Isaac Yankem (Lawler's hired goon) by DQ when Jerry Lawler interfered..
  • September 24, 1995 - In Your House: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Jean Pierre Lafitte..
  • October 2, 1995 - RAW: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Jean Pierre Lafitte by submission..
  • October 16, 1995 - RAW: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Isaac Yankem in a STEEL CAGE match..
  • November 6, 1995 - RAW: Bret Hart & Hakushi defeated Jerry Lawler & Isaac Yankem by Disqualification..
  • November 19, 1995 - Survivor Series: Bret Hart defeated Diesel to recapture the WWF Heavyweight title..
  • December 11, 1995 - RAW: Bob Backlund defeated Bret "Hitman" Hart by Disqualification..
  • December 17, 1995 - In Your House: Bret Hart defeated The British Bulldog in a bloody battle for the WWF title..
  • January 21, 1996 - Royal Rumble: The Undertaker defeated Bret Hart (WWF Champion) by Disqualification..
  • January 22, 1996 - RAW: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Goldust by submission..
  • February 5, 1996 - RAW: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated The Undertaker by Disqualification..
  • February 18, 1996 - In Your House: Bret Jart defeated Diesel in a "Steel Cage" match to retain the WWF title..
  • ~~~The Undertaker came up through the ring and pulled Diesel into the "Depths of Hell"..
  • March 4, 1996 - RAW: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Hunter Hearst Helmsley by submission..
  • March 31, 1996 - Wrestlemania XII: Shawn Michaels defeated Bret Hart in a classic "Iron Man" match to win th WWF title!
  • ~~~After 60 minutes of wrestling, neither man has managed to score a pinfall, Michaels won in sudden death overtime..
  • ~~~Bret Hart took leave of absense from the WWF, disgusted with the outcome of Wrestlemania 12 (storyline)..

    World Wrestling Federation - Hitman vs Rattlesnake
  • During Bret's absense, Stone Cold Steve Austin began taunting Bret to come back and face him in a match..
  • November 16, 1996 - Survivor Series: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated "Stone Cold" Steve Austin in an awesome match..
  • November 25, 1996 - RAW: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Owen Hart by Disqualification..
  • December 15, 1996 - IYH It's Time: Sycho Sid defeated Bret Hart to retain the WWF Federation title..
  • December 23, 1996 - RAW: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated The Fake Razor Ramon by submission..
  • January 6, 1997 - RAW: Vader defeated Bret "Hitman" Hart..
  • January 19, 1997 - Royal Rumble: Bret Hart entered at #21 and lasted until the final two of the match..
  • ~~~Bret Hart had eliminated Steve Austin seconds before, but the referees did not see, and Austin reentered the ring!
  • ~~~Steve Austin jumped back in the ring, tossed Bret over the top rope and is proclaimed the Royal Rumble winner!
  • January 21, 1997 - WWF Toronto: Shawn Michaels defeated Bret Hart and Sycho Sid in a 3-WAY to retain the WWF title..
  • February 16, 1997 - IYH Final Four: Bret Hart defeated Steve Austin & Vader & Undertaker in a 4-WAY to win the WWF title!
  • February 17, 1997 - RAW: Sycho Sid defeated Bret "Hitman" Hart for the WWF Heavyweight title..
  • March 3, 1997 - RAW: Hunter Hearst Helmsley defeated Bret "Hitman" Hart by Disqualification..
  • March 17, 1997 - RAW: Sycho Sid defeated Bret Hart in a STEEL CAGE match to retain the WWF title..
  • ~~~After the match, Bret Hart took a fit and threatened Vince McMahon for constantly being screwed in the WWF..
  • March 23, 1997 - Wrestlemania 13: Bret Hart defeated Steve Austin in a "Submission" match refereed by Ken Shamrock..
  • ~~~The match was stopped by referee Shamrock when Steve Austin passed out due to extreme bloodloss..

    World Wrestling Federation - The New Hart Foundation
  • March 31, 1997 - RAW: Bret Hart suddenly began a campaign to reunite his family, his brother Owen, the Bulldog & Jim Neidhart..
  • ~~~Together they reformed the NEW Hart Foundation, and were later joined by Brian Pillman, who was a close friend of the family..
  • ~~~In the Main Event: Rocky Maivia (IC Champion) defeated Bret "Hitman" Hart by Disqualfication..
  • April 20, 1997 - IYH Revenge of the Taker: Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated Bret "Hitman" Hart by Disqualfication..
  • April 21, 1997 - RAW: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Stone Cold Steve Austin by Disqualification..
  • July 6, 1997 - Canadian Stampede: The Hart Foundation (5) defeated Steve Austin/Ken Shamrock/Hawk/Animal/Goldust in Calgary..
  • July 21, 1997 - RAW: Bret Hart & Owen Hart & The Bulldog beat Steve Austin & Dude Love & Undertaker in a FLAG match..
  • July 28, 1997 - RAW: The Patriot defeated Bret "Hitman" Hart by pinfall..
  • August 3, 1997 - Summerslam: Bret Hart defeated The Undertaker for the WWF Heavyweight title..
  • ~~~Special guest referee Shawn Michaels accidentally hit the Undertaker with a chair..
  • Bret Hart began a contraversial Anti-American gimmick along with his fellow Hart Foundation members..
  • September 7, 1997 - Ground Zero: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated The Patriot to retain the WWF title..
  • September 20, 1997 - IYH Badd Blood: On a night where wrestling lost one of its own, Brian Pillman - RIP..
  • ~~~On the CARD, Bret Hart & The British Bulldog defeated Vader & The Patriot in a FLAG match..
  • October 6, 1997 - RAW: Hunter Hearst Helmsley defeated Bret Hart (WWF Champon) by COUNT OUT..
  • October 20, 1997 - RAW: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Farooq..
  • October 27, 1997 - RAW: Bret "Hitman" Hart vs Ken Shamrock ended in a NO CONTEST..
  • November 9, 1997 - Survivor Series: Shawn Michaels defeated Bret Hart for the WWF title in the infamous Montreal ScrewJob..

    World Championship Wrestling
  • Bret Hart signed with World Championship Wrestling shortly after..
  • January 24, 1998 - Souled Out: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated "Nature Boy" Ric Flair..
  • March 2, 1998 - Nitro: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Brian Adams..
  • April 17, 1998 - Thunder: Kevin Nash & nWo Sting defeated Bret Hart & Sting by Disqualification..
  • May 17, 1998 - Slamboree: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Randy "Macho Man" Savage..
  • June 14, 1998 - Great American Bash: Hollywood Hogan & Bret Hart defeated Roddy Piper & Randy Savage..
  • June 22, 1998 - Nitro: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Chris Benoit..
  • July 12, 1998 - Bash at the Beach: Booker T defeated Bret "Hitman" Hart by Disqualfication..
  • July 20, 1998 - Nitro: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Diamond Dallas Page to win the vacant WCW United States title..
  • August 3, 1998 - Nitro: Scott Hall & The Giant defeated Sting & Bret Hart..
  • August 10, 1998 - Nitro: Lex Luger defeated Bret Hart to win the United States Heavyweight title..
  • August 13, 1998 - Thunder: Bret Hart defeated Lex Luger to reclaim the United States title..
  • August 17, 1998 - Nitro: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Diamond Dallas Page by Disqualification..
  • August 31, 1998 - Nitro: Sting & Lex Luger defeated Hollywood Hogan & Bret Hart by COUNT OUT..
  • September 28, 1998 - Nitro: Hollywood Hogan fought to a No Contest with Bret Hart and then with Sting..
  • October 4, 1998 - Nitro: Bret "Hitman" Hart vs Sting ended in a NO CONTEST..
  • October 11, 1998 - Nitro: Sting & The Warrior defeated Hollywood Hogan & Bret Hart by Disqualification..
  • October 18, 1998 - Nitro: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Sting by Disqualification..
  • October 25, 1998 - Nitro: Bret Hart defeated Sting by KNOCK OUT to retain the United States title..
  • October 26, 1998: Diamond Dallas Page defeated Bret Hart to win back the United States title..
  • November 16, 1998 - Nitro: Chris Benoit defeated Bret Hart by Disqualification...
  • November 22, 1998 - World War 3: Diamond Dallas Page defeated Bret Hart to win the United States Heavyweight title..
  • November 23, 1998 - Nitro: Dean Malenko defeated Bret Hart by Disqualification...
  • November 30, 1998: Bret Hart defeated DDP to once again recapture the United States title..
  • November 30, 1998 - Nitro: Bret Hart defeated Diamond Dallas Page to win the United States title..
  • January 25, 1999 - Nitro: Bret Hart defeated Booker T to retain the United States title..
  • February 8, 1999 - Nitro: Roddy Piper defeated Bret Hart to win the United States title..
  • February 16, 1999 - Nitro: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Comedian Will Sasso..

    World Championship Wrestling
  • September 13, 1999 - Nitro: Sting & Lex Luger defeated Hulk Hogan & Bret "Hitman" Hart..
  • September 27, 1999 - Nitro: Ric Flair & Bret Hart defeated Sting & Diamond Dallas Page & Lex Luger by DQ..
  • October 4, 1999 - Nitro: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Chris Benoit..
  • October 11, 1999 - Nitro: Chris Benoit & Bret Hart defeated Rick Steiner & Lex Luger by Disqualification..
  • October 18, 1999 - Nitro: Sting defeated Bret "Hitman" Hart to retain the World Heavyweight title..
  • October 24, 1999 - Halloween Havoc: Lex Luger defeated Bret "Hitman" Hart via submission..
  • October 25, 1999 - Nitro: Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Bill Goldberg to capture his 4th United States title..
  • November 1, 1999 - Nitro: Bret "Hitman" Hart vacates the United States title to pursue the World title..
  • November 8, 1999 - Nitro: Bret Hart defeated Perry Saturn in the first round of the World Title Tournament..
  • November 15, 1999 - Nitro: Bret Hart defeated Billy Kidman in the second round of the World Title Tournament..
  • November 21, 1999 - Mayhem: Bret Hart defeated Sting to advance to the finals of the World Title Tournament..
  • ~~~Bret Hart defeated Chris Benoit in the finals of the Tournament to capture the WCW World Heavyweight title!
  • November 22, 1999 - Nitro: Bret Hart defeated Jeff Jarrett to retain the World Heavyweight title..
  • November 29, 1999 - Nitro: Bret Hart & Chris Benoit beat The Outsiders and Sid & Goldberg in a 3-WAY CAGE MATCH..
  • December 6, 1999 - Nitro: Bret Hart defeated Lex Luger to retain the World Heavyweight title..
  • December 9, 1999 - Thunder: Bret Hart & Bill Goldberg defeated Creative Control to win the Tag Team titles..
  • December 16, 1999 - Thunder: Kevin Nash beat Bret Hart and Bill Goldberg in a "House of Pain" match for the Tag titles..
  • December 19, 1999 - Starrcade: Bret Hart defeated Bill Goldberg to retain the World Heavyweight title..
  • ~~~Bret Hart suffered THREE CONCUSSIONS after Goldberg kicked Hart in the head with a stiff boot..
  • ~~~This caused Bret to have Post Concussion Syndrome, and it is ultimately what ended his career..
  • December 20, 1999 - Nitro: Bret Hart vacated the World title due to a contraversial ending the night before..
  • ~~~Bret "Hitman" Hart defeated Bill Goldberg in the rematch to reclaim the World Heavyweight title..
  • December 23, 1999 - Thunder: Chris Benoit defeated Bret Hart (World Champion) by Disqualification..
  • January 6, 2000 - Thunder: Terry Funk defeated Bret Hart (World Champion) in a "Hardcore Rules" match..
  • January 10, 2000 - Nitro: Bret Hart defeated Kevin Nash to retain the World Heavyweight title..
  • January 16, 2001: Bret Hart vacated the World title due to a head injury inflicted by Bill Goldberg at Starrcade..
  • January 2001: Bret Hart officially retired from the world of professional wrestling..

    Keeping Busy
  • Owns a hockey team in Calgary called "The Calgary Hitmen".
  • Famous Quote: "I'm the best there is, the best there was, and the best there ever will be."
  • Bret Hart tours Australia with World Wrestling All-Stars acting as their commissioner..
  • Bret Hart declines an offer to appear at Wrestlemania 18 which would have Hart refereeing the Jericho/HHH title match..
  • Bret will be appearing at the Molson Centre in Montreal at the next wrestling event ran by Jacques Rougeau's Lutte 2000 promotion..
  • ~~~Various reports indicate that Bret Hart will be on-hand to view a video tribute dedicated to him..
  • June 24, 2002: Bret Hart suffers a stroke and takes a tumble while riding his bike around Calgary..
  • ~~~Doctors said this was caused because of the concussions Bret Hart received in his match with Goldberg in 1999..
  • April 2003: Bret Hart is negotiating with Andrew McManus' WWA group to be a commissioner for their Australian tour in late May..
  • May 25, 2003 - WWA: Bret Hart makes several non-wrestling appearance at WWA shows in Australia..
  • A new Bret Hart documentary called "Summit of Life" is in the works. It will air in Canada on both Global and Prime networks..
  • February 20, 2004: Bret Hart declines Vince McMahon's offer to appear as a special guest at Wrestlemania XX..
  • March 2004: Bret Hart files a $2.2 million lawsuit for Lloyds of London..
  • ~~~for refusing to pay disability claim after his career ending post concussion syndrome while working for WCW..
  • ~~~The suit seeks $1.2 million in unpaid disability benefits and $1 million in punitive and aggravated damages for breach of contract..
  • August 14, 2004--Ballpark Brawl: The Show included Hart Foundation reunion with Bret Hart & Jimmy Hart..
  • September 15, 2004: Bret Hart was secretly married in Italy to an Italian woman named Cinzia..
  • November 26, 2004: Bret Hart appears on CBC's Greatest Canadian program as an advocate for Hockey's Don Cherry..
  • July 22, 2005--Border City Wrestling: They had a Hart Foundation Reunion with Jimmy Hart and Jim Neidhart and Bret Hart..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - Hell Freezes Over:
  • August 3, 2005: Bret "Hitman" Hart meets with Vince McMahon at WWE Headquarters to negotiate his return to WWE..
  • August 4, 2005: Bret Hart did all of his commentary and interviews for the WWE DVD that will be released in November..
  • August 15, 2005 - RAW: Shawn Michaels cut a super-heel promo against Hulk Hogan and teased the Montreal fans about Bret Hart..
  • ~~~At one point, Shawn Michaels dared Bret Hart to come down, and Hart's theme music played but he did not make an appearance..
  • November 2005: Bret Hart won his $800,000 lawsuit from Lloyds of London, dating back to his injury in WCW..
  • November 19, 2005--Blue Water Championship Wrestling: Bret Hart made a rare indy appearance and got an standing ovation..
  • December 26, 2005 - RAW: Vince McMahon gave his review of Bret Hart's DVD until he was interrupted by Shawn Michaels..
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels said it was one thing for Bret Hart to be bitter, but Vince McMahon should just "Get Over It" already..
  • ~~~Vince McMahon took offense to Shawn Michaels comments and warned Michaels "Shawn, don't make me screw you too!"..
  • Bret Hart took part in a Q & A Session at the 1PW Event in England and was asked if he'd be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame..
  • ~~~Bret's response was that he would agree ONLY if both Shawn Michaels and Vince McMahon publicly apologized to him..
  • February 13, 2006 - RAW: WWE announced that Bret "Hitman" Hart would be officially inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on 4/1..

    PWInsider reported that Bret Hart insisted that he will not accept payments from WWE for his appearance at the Hall of Fame and the next night at WrestleMania 22. However -- WWE is picking up the bill for the travel and accommodation for the Bret and his wife, Cinzia. Accepting a payment would technically make him 'working' for WWE, something that he said over and over again that he will never do. PWInsider also said that it was Vince McMahon who called Bret earlier this month to offer him the spot at the Hall Of Fame. Interesting to note is that Bret Hart last appeared at a WrestleMania at the same arena in Chicago, IL., at WrestleMania 13 in 1997.

  • March 18, 2006 - Saturday Night's Main Event: Shane McMahon w/Vince McMahon defeated Shawn Michaels in a Street Fight..
  • ~~~The lowlight of the match was the finish where Vince McMahon rehashed the screwjob - thus hinting a Bret Hart return!

    A week before WrestleMania, Bret Hart did an interview in Calgary Sun where he stated that he would not be going to Wrestlemania, saying he has a flight out of Chicago early Sunday morning, but joked he knew the WWE would do everything it could to convince him to stay. He also said that if he sees Shawn Michaels at the Hall of Fame ceremony, he'll get in a cab and drive straight to the airport.

  • April 1, 2006: Bret "Hitman" Hart was officially inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by presenter Stone Cold Steve Austin..
  • April 8, 2006--German Stampede Wrestling: Bret "Hitman" Hart was a guest at the show and gave Steve the Chief a Sharpshooter..
  • April 30, 2006--FWA NOAH Limits: Bret "Hitman" Hart made a special appearance and gave a speech for the live crowd...
  • July 15, 2006: Bret Hart was inducted into the International Wrestling Museum Hall of Fame which he says is better than WWE HOF..
  • June 11, 2007 - Vince McMahon Appreciation Night: Bret "The Hitman" Hart gave comments via video tape about Vince McMahon..
  • ~~~Later that night: Mr. Vince McMahon exited the building and got into his private limousine just before it exploded into flames!
  • Summer 2008: Bret Hart went on a book tour to promote the U.S. release of "My Real Life in a Cartoon World...
  • December 1, 2008: Bret "hitman" Hart underwent successful right knee replacement operation in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
  • August 10, 2009--RAW (Calgary): They teased that Bret Hart would come out but sent Jim Duggan with a U.S. flag instead!
  • September 19, 2009--Ring of Honor: Bret "Hitman" Hart praised Ring of Honor and received a standing ovation..
  • September 25, 2009--Ring of Honor: Bret "Hitman" Hart praised Ring of Honor and the city of Boston..
  • September 26, 2009--Ring of Honor: Bret "Hitman" Hart praised Ring of Honor and the city of New York City..
  • November 13, 2009-- Northeast Wrestling: Bret Hart made a rare indy appearance in Waterbury, Connecticut..
  • December 14, 2009--Slammy Awards: Vince McMahon presented the Slammy Award for "RAW guest host of the year" to Bob Barker!
  • ~~~McMahon asked RAW guest host Dennis Miller who he wanted to see host RAW and Miller responded Bret "The Hitman" Hart!
  • December 21, 2009--RAW: Vince McMahon was asked if Bret Hart would host RAW and he said it was a "Bah Humbug" question..
  • December 28, 2009--RAW: Vince McMahon was about to pull the plug on Bret Hart appearing on RAW to be next week's guest host..
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels came out and convinced Mr. McMahon that "only good things can happen" and Vince agreed to bring Bret back!

    World Wrestling Entertainment - Bret Hart vs. Vince McMahon:
  • anuary 1, 2010: Bret Hart signed a short-term contract with the WWE which will end right after WrestleMania 26 in Phoenix, Arizona..
  • January 4, 2010--RAW: Bret "The Hitman" Hart appeared on RAW for the first time in 12 years as special RAW guest host for the night..
  • ~~~Bret went for closure, making peace with Shawn Michaels, and then confronting Vince McMahon before making peace with him too..
  • ~~~Vince McMahon accepted the gesture and agreed to put Stu Hart in the Hall of Fame - but then turned and kicked Bret in the crotch!
  • January 11, 2010--RAW: Vince McMahon arrogantly proclaimed that Bret Hart would never again appear on WWE programming..
  • January 18, 2010--RAW: Vince McMahon shot down rumors that Bret Hart would be there - adding that Hart was banned from WWE!
  • February 1, 2010--RAW: Bret Hart showed up for another confrontation with Vince McMahon - this time wanting to "kick his ass!"
  • ~~~Mr. McMahon insulted Stu Hart and the Hitman started punching him in the guts - until Batista ran down and attacked Bret Hart..
  • ~~~Batista held Bret up so McMahon could spit right in his face! After the show ended, John Cena came out and brawled with Batista!
  • February 8, 2010--RAW: Mr. McMahon came out surrounded by security and admitted to screwing Bret "The Hitman" Hart again..
  • ~~~John Cena tried to get Mr. McMahon to accept a big money match with Bret "The Hitman" Hart at WrestleMania 26..
  • ~~~Bret Hart showed up unannounced to attack Mr. McMahon, who escaped the brawl and refused the match!
  • February 15, 2010--RAW: Bret "Hitman" Hart thanked the WWE Universe & John Cena and took the opportunity to say good-bye..
  • ~~~A number of WWE Superstars, including John Cena, met the Hitman backstage and wished him good luck as he prepared to leave..
  • ~~~Bret Hart said good-bye to John Cena and got into his limo, but suddenly a second vehicle backed into the door crushing Hart's leg!
  • ~~~The next day, the WWE website (www.wwe.com) reported that Bret Hart suffered a "broken left leg and tendon and ligament damage"..
  • February 22, 2010--RAW: Mr. McMahon claimed he had nothing to with the "accident" and invited Bret Hart back next week..
  • March 1, 2010--RAW: Vince McMahon introduced Bret "The Hitman" Hart, who came down with his leg in a cast and on crutches..
  • ~~~Hart called McMahon a World champion LIAR. - Vince suddenly wanted a match with the 'injured' Hitman at WrestleMania..
  • ~~~Bret Hart said he couldn't wrestle because of his broken leg, but Vince just continued to goad him and actually spit in Bret's face!
  • ~~~McMahon kicked the crutch, causing Hart to fall down in the ring - causing Hart to get angry and accept the WrestleMania match!