Jason Neidhart
Birth nameJason Anderson
Born (1965-12-16) December 16, 1965 (age 57)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Blackheart Destruction
Jason Anderson
Jason Neidhart
Jason the Rebel
Jud Jeet Singh
Sledge Hammer
Super Bat
Billed height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Billed weight242 ln
Trained byGama Singh

Jason Anderson (born 16 December 1965) is a Canadian professional wrestler. He is best known for his work in Stampede Wrestling,[1] where he was known under the ring names Blackheart Destruction and Jason Neidhart, being portrayed as the cousin of wrestler Jim Neidhart.[2][3] He would wrestle internationally.[4]

Professional wrestling career

Neidhart started his pro wrestling career in 1988 in Calgary for Stampede Wrestling as Jason Anderson. In 1989, he became Blackheart Destruction teameing with Blackheart Apocalypse (Tom Nash) as the Blackhearts. They feuded with Chris Benoit and Biff Wellington in Stampede.

On July 8, 1991 he wrestled for WWF "Wrestling Challenge" losing to Ted DiBiase which aired on August 4.[5]

In 1993, Neidhart was Jud Jeet Singh, billed form India in the independent promotions in Calgary. In 1994, he wrestled in South Africa as Jason the Rebel for Maharaj Promotion. 1996 was the year he became Jason Neidhart and grew a long goatee portraying Jim Neidhart. In 1997, he made his debut in Germany for Catch Wrestling Association (CWA) teaming with Cannonball Grizzly and Robby Brookside.

He lost to Duke Droese on January 18, 1998 in Mombasa, Kenya.

Neidhart appeared on World Championship Wrestling's WCW Worldwide taping on March 30, 1999 losing to Scott Norton in Kitchener, Ontario.[6] That same year he returned to both Germany and Calgary.

In 2001, he worked for New Japan Pro Wrestling as Sledgehammer.[7][8] During Neidhart's career he travelled to England, Philippines, Hungary, Austria, Lebanon, Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia.

In 2009, he worked in Egypt where he lost to Al Snow and Gangrel. From 2013 to 2015, Neidhart wrestled in Qatar. In 2016, he wrestled in Sudan. That same year, he returned to Edmonton and retired from wrestling.

Championships and accomplishments


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  2. ^ Freeze, Eric (2014). Hemingway on a Bike. University of Nebraska Press. ISBN 978-0803249752.
  3. ^ "Ricky Santana - Online World of Wrestling". www.onlineworldofwrestling.com. Archived from the original on 2012-08-29.
  4. ^ Burchill, Adam (February 24, 2000). "SLEDGEHAMMER NEIDHART A WORLD TRAVELLER". SLAM! Wrestling. Canadian Online Explorer. Retrieved 2022-11-20.
  5. ^ Cawthon, Graham (16 January 2023). "Yearly Results: 1991". TheHistoryOfWWE.com.
  6. ^ Cawthon, Graham (16 January 2023). "Yearly Results: WCW 1999". TheHistoryOfWWE.com.
  7. ^ Molinaro, John. F. (January 31, 2001). "Sledgehammer Anderson making Japanese debut". SLAM! Wrestling. Canadian Online Explorer. Retrieved 2017-10-21.
  8. ^ MOLINARO, John. F. (March 8, 2001). "Sledgehammer Anderson conquers New Japan". SLAM! Wrestling. Canoe.com. Retrieved 2017-10-21.
  9. ^ "Stampede Wrestling International Tag Team Title". wrestling-titles.com.
  10. ^ Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
  11. ^ "Stampede Pacific Heavyweight Title". Puroresu Dojo. 2003.
  12. ^ "Canadian Wrestling Hall of Fame". Slam! Wrestling. Canadian Online Explorer. April 3, 2016.