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Wrestling Legend Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart Dies At 63

Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart
Source: Courtesy of WWE

Feb. 25 2019, Updated 11:49 a.m. ET

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Wrestling legend Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart has died, RadarOnline.com has learned.

The 63-year-old passed away this Monday morning after suffering a medical emergency inside a Florida home, according to WWE.

"WWE is saddened to learn that Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart has passed away," the association tweeted this Monday along with a photo of the now-deceased star.

Fans know Neidhart was a bigtime wrestler back in the 1980s. While he retired from the sport in 2007, he recently made several appearances on Total Divas.

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It has not been revealed what caused the icon's sudden death.

He is survived by longtime wife Elizabeth Hart, 63, and daughter Natalya, 36, who is also a pro wrestler.

RIP Jim Neidhart.

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