Wrestlers that “Jimmy Hart” has managed:
The First Family (Memphis)
King Kong Bundy The Funk Brothers
King Kong Bundy
The Glamour Girls
Rhythem & Blues
Natural Disasters Hulk Hogan
The Dungeon of Doom
The First Family WCW
- Jimmy Hart was in a popular rock band called “The Gentrys”, before stepping anywhere near a wrestling ring..
- Jimmy Hart was brought into wrestling in Memphis by Jerry “the King” Lawler, who Jimmy began managing, and later feuded with..
- 1982: Jimmy Hart earned national headlines doing a program with TV star the late Andy Kaufman..
- 1983-84: Jimmy Hart went on to manage Austin Idol, Masao Ito & Eddie Gilbertto the CWA title..
World Wrestling Federation:
- 1985: Jimmy Hart was recruited by the WWF, when close friend Hillbilly Jim recommended Jimmy Hart to Vince McMahon..
- WrestleMania I: Jimmy Hart leads King Kong Bundy to defeat Special Delivery Jones in a record of 9 seconds..
- ~~~Jimmy Hart also managed Greg Valentine to retain the Intercontinental title against the Junk Yard Dog..
- Jimmy Hart would later sell King Kong Bundy’s contract to Bobby Heenan..
- Jimmy Hart briefly co-manages the Dream Team (Beefcake & Valentine), until he phases out and gives full control to Johnny V..
- WrestleMania II: Jimmy Hart leads Adrian Adonis to defeat Uncle Elmer and Funk Brothers to beat the Junkyard Dog & Tito Santana..
- January 26, 1987: Jimmy Hart manages the Hart Foundation to dethrone the British Bulldogs for the WWF Tag Team titles..
- Jimmy Hart adds referee-turned-wrestler “Dangerous” Danny Davis to his stable..
- Jimmy Hart began managing newcomer, the Honky Tonk Man, who began calling him the ‘Colonel’..
- WrestleMania III: Jimmy Hart leads the Hart Foundation & Danny Davis to defeat the British Bulldogs & Tito Santana in a six man tag..
- ~~~Also on the card, the Honky Tonk Man defeats Jake ‘the Snake’ Roberts..
- June 2, 1987: Colonel Jimmy manages the Honky Tonk Man to win the Intercontinental title by defeating Ricky ‘the Dragon’ Steamboat..
- Jimmy Hart also managed the WWF Womens Tag Team champions Judy Martin & Leilani Kai, known as the Glamour Girls..
- December 1987: Jimmy Hart was awarded the PWI Manager of the Year for 1997..
- WrestleMania IV: Jimmy Hart receives a haircut by Brutus Beefcake!
- 1988: The Hart Foundation turned face and severed ties with Jimmy Hart..
- 1988: Jimmy Hart then began managing the Fabulous Rougeau Brothers to feud with the Hart Foundation..
- SummerSlam 1988: Jimmy Hart accompanies Demolition & Mr. Fuji to help retain their WWF Tag titles against the Hart Foundation..
- ~~~Ax used Jimmy Hart’s megaphone as a foreign object to whack one of the Hart Foundation members to secure the victory..
- 1989: Jimmy Hart brings Dino Bravo into his stable after the departure of Frenchy Martin..
- Jimmy Hart managed the team of Rhythem & Blues (Honky Tonk Man & Greg Valentine) for short feud with the Hart Foundation..
- Jimmy Hart also leads the Earthquake in the biggest feud of 1990 against Hulk Hogan..
- WrestleMania VII: Jimmy Hart leads the Nasty Boys to beat the Hart Foundation for the WWF Tag Team titles..
- Jimmy Hart adds another tag team to his stable; the Natural Disasters – Earthquake and Typhoon..
- 1992: Jimmy Hart manages the Natural Disasters into a feud against the Legion of Doom..
- Jimmy Hart turns on the Natural Disasters to manage Money Inc (Ted DiBiase and IRS)..
- Jimmy Hart leads Money Inc. to win the WWF Tag Team titles..
- 1992: Jimmy Hart loses the Nasty Boys due to his ties with Money Inc..
- 1993 – RAW: Jimmy Hart turns face when he comes to the aid of Brutus Beefcake after being attacked by Money Inc..
- WrestleMania IX: Jimmy Hart manages Hulk Hogan & Brutus Beefcake to defeat Money Inc. by Disqualification..
- ~~~Later that night, Hulk Hogan returned to defeat Yokozuna for the WWF title..
- King of the Ring 1993: Jimmy Hart was in Hulk Hogan’s corner as he loses the WWF title back to Yokozuna..
- ~~~This would be Jimmy Hart’s last WWF appearance, as both her and Hulk Hogan departed the company..
- Jimmy Hart & Hulk Hogan briefly toured Japan and worked together on the TV Series “Thunder in Paridise”..
World Championship Wrestling:
- Bash at the Beach 1994: Jimmy Hart manages Hulk Hogan to win his first WCW World title by defeating Ric Flair..
- Jimmy Hart is one of two managers to manage a World Champion in both the WWF and WCW (the other is Elizabeth)..
- December 1994: Jimmy Hart is awarded his second PWI Manager of the Year..
- October 29, 1995: Jimmy Hart, longtime manager and friend to Hulk Hogan, turns on Hogan at Holloween Havoc to help the Giant..
- Jimmy Hart would become the manager of the evil faction known as The Dungeon of Doom, created by Kevin Sullivan..
- Jimmy Hart composed most of the entrance themes for WCW and is responsable for such great tunes like.. Well.. I can’t think of any!
- 2000: Jimmy Hart recreated the First Familyin WCW with a brand new crop of wrestlers..
In The Meantime:
- Jimmy was a part owner and one of the starters of the XWF (Xtreme Wrestling Federation) along with Greg Valentine & Brian Knobbs..
- March 6, 2003 – Smackdown!: Jimmy Hart was backstage and may be considered for a position in the production department..
- March 27, 2003 – Smackdown!: Jimmy Hart makes a short appearance on WWE TV entering the arena with Hulk Hogan and Hulk’s son..
- April 16, 2003: Jimmy Hart is not a WWE contracted employee, nor are they interested in bringing him at this point..
Total Nonstop Action:
- October 15, 2003 – NWA^TNA: Jimmy Hart does a phone interview and says Hulk Hogan will eventually show up in TNA for revenge..
- November 12, 2003 – NWA^TNA: Sting & AJ Styles w/Jimmy Hart defeated Lex Luger & Jeff Jarrett w/Don Callis..
- November 19, 2003 – NWA^TNA: Video is shown of Jeff Jarrett attacking Jimmy Hart during an appearance on the John Boy radio show..
- June 4, 2004 – TNA Impact (debut): Jimmy Hart is apparently on board with TNA in some kind of administrative position..
Total Nonstop Action & Buffalo Brawl:
- July 17, 2004–Buffalo Brawl: Jonny Puma & Jimmy Hart NC Charisma & Puff (local sports talk host feuding with Jimmy Hart to build up the show)..
- December 26, 2004–Memphis Wrestling: Eugene (from WWE) & Cory Maclin vs Jerry Lawler & Jimmy Hart ended in a NO CONTEST..
- January 21, 2005–Border City Wrestling: Dave Lockbaum & Tyson Dux defeated Jimmy Hart & Eddie Venom..
- April 2, 2005 – Hall of Fame Ceremony: Jimmy Hart was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame along with 6 others in Los Angeles..
- June 19, 2005 – Slammiversary: The Naturals w/Jimmy Hart defeated Team Canada (Williams/Young) to retain the Tag Team titles..
- June 26, 2005–Warrior-1-Wrestling: The Highlanders w/Jimmy Hart defeated Kamala & Crazy Steve
- June 26, 2005–Warrior 1 Wrestling: Raven defeated Samoa Joe w/Jimmy Hart when Mick Foley used the claw on Samoa Joe)..
- July 1, 2005–Memphis Clash of the Legends: Jerry Lawler & Renee w/Jimmy Hart beat Scufflin Hillbillies (Jethro & Maybel)..
- ~~~Later in the same card: Jerry Lawler w/Jimmy Hart vs Dutch Mantel w/Jimmy Valiant ended in a NO CONTEST..
- July 8, 2005 – TNA Impact: Lance Hoyt & The Naturals w/Jimmy Hart defeated Eric Young & Bobby Roode & Alistair Ralph..
- July 22, 2005–Border City Wrestling: They had a Hart Foundation Reunion with Jimmy Hart and Jim Neidhart and Bret Hart..
- August 13, 2005–Ballpark Brawl: Jimmy T (Local DJ) & Kamala defeated Jimmy Hart & Lanny Poffo..
- September 10, 2005–Wrestle Reunion: Greg Valentine beat Tito Santana to win the IWA title when Jimmy Hart threw in Brass Knux..
- October 3, 2005 – WWE Homecoming: Jimmy Hart participated in a Legends Ceremony which included roughly 24 Legends..
- November 19, 2005–CCW Tribute to Starrcade: The Masked Superstar defeated The Barbarian w/Jimmy Hart..
- January 29, 2006–BANG Wrestling: The Claw defeated Lexie Fyfe with the help of the “Mouth of the South” Jimmy Hart..
- ~~~Dory Funk presented Jimmy Hart the Funking Conservatory Fighting Heart Award for outstanding performance in wrestling..
- March 5, 2006–World Wrestling Legends PPV: “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka defeated Greg “The Hammer” Valentine w/Jimmy Hart..
- October 21, 2006–FPWA: Modern Day Theory w/Jimmy Hart) beat Rod Steel & Bruce Santee w/Amy Love to win the Tag Team titles!
- April 1, 2007 – WrestleMania 23: HOFer Jimmy Hart made a brief cameo during a backstage dance party started by Cryme Tyme..
- April 27, 2007–Memphis Wrestling: Jimmy Hart formed a new “First Family” with Bobby Eaton, Koko Ware and Slick..
- November 7, 2008–Jerry Lawler Tribute Show: Jerry “The King” Lawler w/Jim White defeated Sid Vicious (with Jimmy Hart)..
- December 6, 2008–Highspots presents “The Nature Boy” – Ric Flair gave an emotional speech in the middle of the ring..
- ~~~Reid Flair (debut) & David Flair w/Ric Flair defeated The Nasty Boys w/Jimmy Hart) with special guest referee Hulk Hogan..
- ~~~~~The match ended with all three Flair’s doing figure-4 leglocks on the Nasty Boys & Hart while Hogan “turned his head”..
Hulkamania Tour of Australia:
- November 21, 2009–Hulkamania Tour (Melbourne): Jimmy Hart managed the Nasty Boys, Brutus Beefcake, and Hulk Hogan..
- November 24, 2009–Hulkamania Tour (Perth): Jimmy Hart managed the Nasty Boys, Brutus Beefcake, and Hulk Hogan..
- November 26, 2009–Hulkamania Tour (Brisbane): Jimmy Hart managed the Nasty Boys, Brutus Beefcake, and Hulk Hogan..
- November 28, 2009–Hulkamania Tour (Sydney): Jimmy Hart managed the Nasty Boys, Brutus Beefcake, and Hulk Hogan..
Total Nonstop Action – The Nasty Boys w/Jimmy Hart:
- February 14, 2010 – TNA Against All Odds: The Nasty Boys defeated Team 3-D with help from returning manager Jimmy Hart!
- February 25, 2010 – TNA iMPACT: Team 3-D defeated The Nasty Boys w/Jimmy Hart in a Tag Team Tables match..
- ~~~Jimmy Hart tried to throw his helmet into the ring, but Jesse Neal showed up and took it away and helped Team 3-D win!
- March 15, 2010 – TNA iMPACT: The Nasty Boys put Jesse Neal through a table backstage and took him out of the match..
- ~~~~~~~The Nasty Boys (Jerry Sags & Brian Knobbs) & Jimmy Hart defeated Team 3-D (Brothers Ray & Devon & Runt)..
- January 29, 2011–Pro Wrestling Guerrilla: Jimmy Hart participated in a Legends Wrestle-Royale in Los Angeles, California..
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