Some somber news to unfortunately start the week for professional wrestling fans. Bret Hart has announced that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. The WWE legend stated that he will be undergoing surgery in the near future to see if he can finally beat the disease. Hart vowed to his fans that he will do everything that he can to fight the disease. Bret also mentioned finding inspiration from someone that lost their fight to brain cancer.
February 1, 2016
It looks like there may be some issues between Bret Hart and Vince McMahon soon. Reports have surfaced that footage of his matches from Stampede have been removed from the WWE Network. Hart purchased the rights to those particular matches from his parents. World Wrestling Entertainment only owns the other matches that do not involve Bret.
December 7, 2015
For more than two decades now, Bret Hart has been dealing with the pain of a hand injury. It had gotten to the point recently where there was a big lump near his wrist and it made it really difficult for the former world heavyweight champion to bend his wrist. Hart had enough of the injury so he opted to have surgery to repair the damage. The WWE legend should have a full recovery soon.
November 26, 2015
When asked about the controversial segment between Charlotte and Paige recently, Bret Hart was very critical of WWE. He felt that it was wrong for the creative department to bring up the late Reid Flair. Hart said that he sympathizes with Ric Flair for being subjected to something so personal. Bret also noted that management did not do a story line whenever Jerry Lawler recently lost his brother.
November 20, 2015
It looks like Bret Hart is relocating again. After years of living in the cold climate of Canada, the former world heavyweight champion opted to move down to Hawaii to enjoy the sunshine. He purchased a home for $675,000. Hart recently sold that particular home. He made a little bit of a profit from the deal. No word yet on where Hart and his girlfriend are moving to next.
November 2, 2015
There is a really interesting online petition floating around right now. Some are asking for the Calgary International Airport to be renamed the Stu Hart International Airport in honor of the famous professional wrestling patriarch. Chris Jericho, Natalya and Bret Hart were all made aware of the petition, and they immediately jump on board in support of the idea.
October 31, 2015
The history books were changed when Kevin Nash and Scott Hall left WWE for WCW. New details from that chapter have been revealed. During a podcast interview with Steve Austin, Hall revealed that one of the reasons why Nash was willing to leave the promotion was because management sided with Bret Hart in his decision to refuse to take the power bomb finisher. Nash felt that management did not have enough respect for him.
October 7, 2015
During a recent interview, Bret Hart was asked about performers that helped him when he was moving up the ladder in WWE. He listed Roddy Piper as someone that was of tremendous help to him. More interestingly, though, he made it a point to list Jake Roberts as someone that did not bother to help, even when the opportunity presented itself for Roberts to help Hart become a star.
September 7, 2015
Earlier in the week, Bret Hart sparked some controversy when he accused Hulk Hogan of being happy that Roddy Piper died. The cheap shot did more damage than normal because Hogan is still under the weight of a racial controversy. Hogan decided to respond through social media. He stated that the comments were out of line. Hogan also said that he is praying for Hart.
September 5, 2015