Breaking news comes to our desk that leaves us with a heavy heart. The world of sports and wrestling have been hit with a big loss today. Right now, we are asking everyone who reads these articles to please pray for the family as they go through this rough and challenging time.
After falling inside of his home, this legendary athlete died inside of his Florida residence. As of right now, foul play has not been suspected.
At around 6:30 Monday morning, emergency personnel were dispatched to a home after reports of a man suffering from seizures and convulsions, according to “TMZ.”
“Preliminary information indicates that he fell at home, hit his head, and succumbed to his injury,” the Pasco Sheriff’s Office said.
The legendary wrestler Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart has died after suffering a medical emergency in his own home. He was 63 years old. Fans are heartbroken after finding out the devastating news.
Heard in the emergency dispatch audio, one operated was overheard saying, “They think he might be Signal 7…” which is code for a dead person. Neidhart leaves behind wife Ellie, and their three daughters.
During the mid-1980s and early 1990s, Neidhart was a WWF superstar and was a member of The Hart Foundation tag team. Throughout his career, Neidhart was a 2-time Tag Team Champion.
Before he was a wrestler, he played pro football with a brief stint playing for the Oakland Raiders and the Dallas Cowboys. According to “TMZ,” Neidhart battled with substance abuse and went to rehab twice after being arrested for a drug-related incident.
Will you join us in praying for his family as they go through this difficult time?