Bret Hart attacked by fan at WWE Hall of Fame reaction. Wrestling legend tackled during hof speech. Wrestlers attack the mark.
Wrestling fans attending Saturday night’s WWE Hall of Fame 2019 induction ceremony in Brooklyn. N.Y., were startled when a fan attacks Bret Hart during his speech. Bret “The Hitman” Hart said to be OK after the commotion died down at the Barclays Center.
The legendary wrestler had been speaking about his friend Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart, who died last year, at the time of the incident.
The suspect was promptly subdued by several WWE Superstars and MMA fighters who came to Hart’s defense.
A law enforcement official told the Associated Press that a 26-year-old man was in custody and facing criminal charges in connection with the incident. The official was not authorized to discuss to the case and spoke on condition of anonymity.