World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Famer Jimmy Hart has managed a long list of professional wrestlers.
When Hart travels to Miami for the Legends of Wrestling Night on Saturday, Aug. 24 at Marlins Park, he will be reunited with Greg The Hammer Valentine, Koko B. Ware, Brutus The Barber Beefcake and The Hart Foundation (Bret the Hitman Hart and Jim the Anvil Neidhart).
“It has been some time since I last saw some of these guys,” Jimmy Hart said in an interview with The Roman Show.
The Legends of Wrestling Night, in conjunction with the Miami Marlins/Colorado Rockies game, also includes Bill Goldberg, Wes Brisco, Davey Boy Smith Jr., Chavo Guerrero Jr. and more. They will be signing free autographs during the game. After the game, there will be a live pro wrestling show.
Jimmy Hart, who serves as a WWE ambassador, says the fans deserve all the love.
“The fans have been so wonderful for us,” he said. “The 80’s era, we stick together.”
In the interview, Jimmy Hart also mentions that he will extend an invitation to big time wrestling fan and musical artist Flo Rida, a Miami-Carol City native.
“Flo Rida is a major wrestling fan,” he said. “If he has a chance, he will come out and maybe participate.”
Hart explains his history with pro wrestling in Miami and also performing there with his rock band The Gentrys, best known for their number one hit, “Keep on Dancing.”
Prior to the Marlins baseball game on Saturday, Aug. 24, The Roman Show will be conducting a live show from Marlins Park in the West Plaza.
• Also on The Roman Show, former Ring of Honor and TNA wrestling star Homicide discuss how he turned down a scholarship from the University of Miami to play baseball and opted to dedicate his efforts to pro wrestling full-time. The independent wrestler said he regrets making the decision. He also sends a strong positive message to up-and-coming pro wrestlers.
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• Bill Goldberg and The Hart Foundation (Bret The Hitman Hart, Jim The Anvil Neidhart, Jimmy Mouth of the South Hart) headline a Legends of Wrestling Night on Saturday, Aug. 24 when the Miami Marlins host the Colorado Rockies at Marlins Park.
The event also features The Dream Team (Greg The Hammer Valentine and Brutus The Barber Beefcake), Koko B. Ware, The Nasty Boys, Bushwhacker Luke, The Genius (Lanny Poffo), Mr. Anderson (Mr. Kennedy), Chavo Guerrero Jr., Garett Bischoff, Wes Brisco, Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Craig DeGeorge.
Goldberg will throw out the first pitch.
There will be an autograph session on the Promenade Level during the game.
Three to four wrestling matches will follow the game on the West Plaza.
Wrestlers subject to change.
Buy a Marlins ticket for the game on Aug. 24, and the wrestling show is included. Game time is 7:10 p.m.
For ticket information, visit http://miami.marlins.mlb.com/ticketing/index.jsp?c_id=mia.