#9 Bret “Hitman” Hart

ImageMatches
Wrestlemania 2: lost to Andre the Giant in a 20-Man Battle Royal
Wrestlemania III: defeated the British Bulldogs & Tito Santana in a Six-Man Tag Match
Wrestlemania IV: lost to Bad News Brown in a Battle Royal
Wrestlemania V: defeated Rhythm & Blues in a Tag Team Match w/Jim “the Anvil” Neidhart
Wrestlemania VI: defeated the Bolsheviks in a Tag Team Matchw/Jim Neidhart
Wrestlemania VII: lost to the Nasty Boys in a World Tag Team Championship Match w/Jim Neidhart
Wrestlemania VIII: defeated Intercontinental Champion “Rowdy” Roddy Piper
Wrestlemania IX: lost to Yokozuna in a WWE Championship Match
Wrestlemania X: lost to Owen Hart; defeated WWE Champion Yokozuna
Wrestlemania XI: defeated Bob Backlund in an I Quit Match
Wrestlemania XII: lost to Shawn Michaels in a WWE Championship Ironman Match
Wrestlemania 13: defeated “Stone Cold” Steve Austin in a Submission Match
Wrestlemania XXVI: defeated Mr. McMahon in a No Holds Barred Lumberjack Match

Championships
Lost World Tag Team Championships
Won Intercontinental Championship
Lost WWE Championship (2)
Won WWE Championship

Main Events: Wrestlemania IX, Wrestlemania X, Wrestlemania XII

Bret the Hitman Hart, the best there is, the best there was and the best that there ever will be. That wasn’t a marketing gimmick that was who Bret Hart is. That is why it is not surprising that for 12 straight Wrestlemanias Bret Hart was a featured Superstar on the show. Bret Hart is a traditionalist and did things in a traditional way as his Wrestlemania resume portrays. He was apart of the Hart Foundation tag team and squared off against numerous teams. Bret would transition to singles action and win the Intercontinental Championship. Bret would continue to climb the ladder of wrestling success and by the next Wrestlemania, Bret was already walking in as the WWE Champion. Bret would go on to lose the title but would win it back at the next year’s Wrestlemania. Bret did what no man has done to date. Bret competed in the first match and the last match on that night. His battle with Owen was magnificent and kicked off the show the way Vince McMahon probably envisioned. Bret’s most famous matches would follow one another as he competed for more than an hour in a classic Ironman Match versus his historic rival Shawn Michaels. The rematch was due Bret, but circumstances would prevent Shawn from competing at the 13th Wrestlemania. Bret would square off instead against Steve Austin in yet another classic Submission Match where fans could see the figurative passing of the torch. For the longest time it appeared that was the final match for Bret. At the 26th Wrestlemania, a match that almost needed to happen in wrestling took place. Bret was able to lock Mr.McMahon in the Sharpshooter, a move Mr.McMahon used to screw Bret out of the title and company. It wasn’t pretty but it gave every Hitman fan closure. Bret literally did it all at Wrestemania and competed in so many different match types and against so many different opponents. So how can anyone argue that Bret Hart isn’t the best there is, the best there was and the best that there ever will be.

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