Matt Hardy

Posted: January 8, 2012 in 2005, 2010, April, October
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Matt Hardy was most famously one half of The Hardy Boyz with his brother Jeff. Together they became six time WWE Tag Team Champions and on one occasion WCW Tag Team Champion.

Along with The Dudley Boyz and Edge and Christian and their series of TLC matches helped raise the bar and popularity of tag team wrestling. These matches won consecutive PWI Match of the Year awards in 2000 and 2001.

He also had numerous successes as a singles competitor winning the Hardcore, Cruiserweight, European and US Championships. But he achieved his greatest success when he captured the ECW Championship at Unforgiven in 2008.

Matt, along with his brother Jeff, have dubious honour of appearing on this website twice. His first departure came in April, 2005 when he was surprisingly fired when it became public knowledge his then girlfriend Lita and close Edge had an affair.

Towards the end of his second stint in WWE, Matt with his weight as a result of a reccurance of a intestinal injury. He also grew disillusioned with his position in the company and the product itself, even going as far as to ask for his release publicly over Twitter. Matt was granted his release after he was sent home from a European tour in October 2010.

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