Bret Hart is considered one of the best technical wrestlers and one of the biggest names in the history of the discipline, the most popular in the world in the first half of the nineties. He was also the star wrestler and the face of the WWF during the so-called New Generation Era.
Hart was also known as The Excellence of Execution, The Best There Is, The Best There Was and The Best There Ever Will Be and The Pink and Black Attack.
Hart won titles in five decades, from 1970 to 2010, with a total of thirty-two reigns in his entire career and notably seventeen between WWF/E and WCW. He is a seven-time world champion, having captured the WWF Championship five times and the WCW World Heavyweight Championship twice.
He was the most WWF Champion of any other wrestler during the 1990s, with a total of 654 days as champion, and was the first WCW World Heavyweight Champion to be born outside the United States. He also holds the record for reigns as WCW / WWE United States Champion and was the second WWF Triple Crown Champion and fifth WCW Triple Crown Champion, becoming the first wrestler to achieve recognition in both the WWF and WCW.
He was also the winner of the 1994 Royal rumble match and the only two-time King of the Ring in history, having won the tournament in 1991 and 1993.
Stone Cold Steve Austin inducted him into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2006.