Matt Hardy On Wrestling Darby Allin Days After His Dad Passed Away: 'I Honored Him By Working Hard'

Matt Hardy honored his father the best way he could, by exemplifying the work ethic that was passed down to him.

Matt and Jeff Hardy recently suffered a great loss when their father passed away. Just days after the passing, Matt Hardy worked his Falls Count Anywhere match against Darby Allin for the TNT Championship.

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In a tweet, Matt Hardy said that he learned his work ethic from his dad and chose to honor him by working hard that day.

Jeff Hardy honored his father by continuously having the phrase “1933 Born Legend” in his face paint.

Recently, WWE extended their condolences to the brother duo.

From WWE:

Matt Hardy shared the unfortunate news of his and Jeff’s father Gilbert passing away and wrote an emotional tribute to honor their biggest fan.

Matt described the pride his dad felt during their incredible career and explained how he would record all of their matches. Matt noted that Gilbert was a favorite among their fans and was fondly called “The Legend” by many.


Fightful once again extended condolences to the Hardy family.

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