Matt Hardy

American professional wrestler

Matthew Moore Hardy[11][12] (born September 23, 1974)[13] is an American professional wrestler. He is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW). He is best known for his tenures in the World Wrestling Federation/WWE and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling/Impact Wrestling (TNA). With his brother, Jeff Hardy, he became one of the most famous tag team wrestlers. Between WWE, TNA and Ring of Honor, Hardy is a 14-time world tag team champion and a three-time world champion as a singles star (with one reign as ECW Champion, and two as TNA World Heavyweight Champion).

Matt Hardy
Hardy at GalaxyCon Richmond in 2024
Birth nameMatthew Moore Hardy
Born (1974-09-23) September 23, 1974 (age 49)
Cameron, North Carolina, U.S.
Alma materUniversity of North Carolina at Charlotte
Sandhills Community College
Spouse(s)
(m. 2013)
Children4
RelativesJeff Hardy (brother)
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Broken Matt[1]
Damascus[2]
High Voltage[3]
Ingus Jinx[4]
Ishan Hardy[5]
Matt Hardy
Matt Hardy Version 1.0
Rahway Reaper[6]
Surge
"Woken" Matt Hardy
Billed height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)[7][8]
Billed weight236 lb (107 kg)[7]
Billed fromCameron, North Carolina[7][8]
The Hardy Compound in Cameron, North Carolina[9]
Trained byDory Funk Jr.[10]
DebutOctober 15, 1992[10]

Acting career

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Film
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies Himself
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1999 That '70s Show Wrestler No. 3
2001 The Big Breakfast Himself
Tough Enough Himself
2002 Fear Factor Himself Episode winner
2004 Headbangers Ball Himself
2009 Scare Tactics Patient 12
2012 The 99 Awang/Ben Hargreaves

Championships and accomplishments

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Footnotes

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  1. Hardy's reign was not recognized by Extreme Rising.[22]
  2. The title was vacated in 1999 when The Hardy Boyz signined contracts with the WWF.
  3. During his first reign the title was called "WWE Tag Team Championship" and was exclusive to SmackDown. His second and third reigns happened when the title was exclusive to Raw and was renamed "WWE Raw Tag Team Championship".

References

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  1. "04/01/17 SUPERCARD OF HONOR XI - LAKELAND, FLORIDA". Ring of Honor. August 24, 2016. Archived from the original on February 18, 2017. Retrieved July 26, 2021.
  2. "Watch Matt Hardy Introduce the World to His New Persona: Damascus". CBR. March 26, 2020.
  3. Hardy, Jeff; Hardy, Michael (2003). The Hardy Boyz: Exist 2 Inspire. WWE Books. p. 56. ISBN 978-0-7368-2142-1.
  4. "The Blu Brothers vs. Wildo and Ingus Jynx: Superstars, 1995". YouTube. Archived from the original on December 21, 2021. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  5. Hardy, Jeff; Hardy, Matt; Krugman, Michael (2003). The Hardy Boyz: Exist 2 Inspire. WWE Books. p. 23. ISBN 978-0-7368-2142-1.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Pro Wrestling Syndicate live Dec 7th in Rahway NJ with Matt Hardy". Bedofnailz.com. Archived from the original on May 9, 2015. Retrieved November 12, 2012.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 "WWE Profile". WWE. Retrieved July 29, 2007.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "TNA Wrestling profile". Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. Archived from the original on May 16, 2011. Retrieved January 14, 2011.
  9. All Elite Wrestling on TNT [@AEWonTNT] (May 6, 2020). "Broken Matt Hardy Walkout" (Tweet). Retrieved May 6, 2020 – via Twitter.
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  13. "Matt Hardy Bio". Pro Wrestling Direct. Archived from the original on July 13, 2007. Retrieved September 1, 2007.
  14. WV, ASW Wrestling (January 28, 2017). "New ASW Tag Team Champions The Broken Hardy's @matthardybrand & @jeffhardybrand #TNA #IMPACTWRESTLING #ASW..." Retrieved December 20, 2019.
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  21. "1/28 MCW Pro Wrestling – Broken Anniversary: The "Broken" Hardys vs. The Ecktourage, King Maxel vs. Kevin Eck, "Big" Sean Studd vs. Prolix, Belina vs. Brittany Blake". Pro Wrestling Torch. January 30, 2017. Retrieved January 30, 2017.
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