Hart Foundation

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Title History

WWF tag team Titles (2):

  • January 26, 1987 – Superstars: The Hart Foundation defeated The British Bulldogs for the WWF tag team titles.
  • August 27, 1990 – Summerslam: The Hart Foundation defeated Demolition to recapture the WWF tag team titles.

Career Highlights

World Wrestling Federation – The Hart Foundation (Heels)

  • Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart signed with the WWF as part of the deal with Vince McMahon buying Stampede Wrestling.
  • April 2, 1986 – Wrestlemania II: Bret and Jim were the last two people eliminated in a Battle Royal, tossed over by Andre The Giant.
  • November 29, 1986 – SNME: The Killers Bees (Brian Blair and 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 and Danny Spivey to retain the tag team titles.
  • March 27, 1987 – Wrestlemania III: The Hart Foundation and Danny Davis defeated The British Bulldogs and 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 disqualification, the titles didn’t change.
  • October 3, 1987 – SNME: The Hart Foundation defeated The Young Stallions (Paul Roma and Jim Powers) to retain.
  • October 27, 1987: Strike Force (Rick Martel and 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 and 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 (Faces)

  • July 31, 1988 – WrestleFest: Bad News Brown defeated Bret “Hitman” Hart.
  • August 28, 1988 – Summerslam: Demolition (Ax and Smash) defeated The Hart Foundation to retain the tag team titles.
  • October 29, 1988 – SNME: Demolition (Ax and Smash) defeated The Hart Foundation to retain the tag team titles.
  • January 15, 1989 – Royal Rumble: Jim Duggan and The Hart Foundation beat Dino Bravo and The Rougeau Brothers.
  • April 2, 1989 – Wrestlemania V: The Hart Foundation defeated the Honky Tonk Man and 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 separate Survivor Series teams.
  • 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 disqualification 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 Boysdefeated The Hart Foundation to win the tag team titles.

The Hart Foundation:

  • Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart were reunited in 1997 when Bret Hart formed a Hart Foundation faction.
  • The Hart Foundation are widely considered one of the greatest team to step foot inside a wrestling ring.
  • August 14, 2004 – Ballpark Brawl: Jim Neidhart beat Johnny Puma | Included Hart Foundation reunion with Bret Hart and Jimmy Hart.
  • July 22, 2005 – Border City Wrestling: They had a Hart Foundation Reunion with Jimmy Hart, Jim Neidhart, and Bret Hart.

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