Ex-WWE star Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart passes away

11:04 AM | 14 Aug, 2018
Ex-WWE star Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart passes away
TALLAHASSEE - A former wrestling star of the WWE, Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart died on Monday in Florida, a state in the United States of America.

Neidhart, 63, had received head injuries after he fell at him home in Wesley Champel and later he succumbed to the injuries in hospital.

Neidhart was one of the founding members of the Hart Foundation with his brother-in-law, Bret “Hit Man” Hart. His daughter Natalya is current wrestler of the WWE.

The WWE issued a statement on his death stating, “Neidhart last competed in WWE in 1997 but his legacy lives on today through his daughter, Natalya, who displays her father’s signature charisma and toughness every time she steps in the ring.”

During his wrestling career, he was known as a tag team player alongside Hart. The duo bagged two WWE World Tag Team Championships together.

Hart tweeted, “Stunned and saddened. I just don’t have the words right now.”

Social media users also expressed sorrow over the death of the wrestling champion.