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Owen Heart

Ring name(s)

The Blue Blazer
The King of Hearts
Owen James
The Rocket

Billed height

5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)

Billed weight

227 lb (103 kg)


May 7, 1965
Calgary Alberta, Canada


May 23, 1999 (age 34)
Kansas Cit, Missouri

Billed from

Calgary Alberta, Canada
Parts Unknown (as the Blue Blazer)

Trained by

Stu Heart


May 30, 1986

Owen James Heart (May 7, 1965 – May 23, 1999) was a Canadian professional and amateur wrestler who worked for several promotions including Stampede Wrestling, New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and most notably, the International Wrestling Federation (IWF). A member of the Heart wrestling family, Heart was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada the youngest of 12 children to Stampede Wrestling promoter and IWE Hall of Famer Stu Heart and Helen Heart.

Among other accolades, Hart was a one-time USWA Unified World Heavyweight Champion, two-time IWF Intercontinental Champion, one-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion, one-time IWF European Champion and four-time IWF World Tag Team Championship. He was also the winner of the 1994 IWF King of the Ring. Although he never captured the IWF Championship, he competed for the title on multiple occasions and has been cited by a number of peers as one of the IWF's most talented professional wrestlers.

Heart died on May 23, 1999 when an equipment malfunction occurred during his entrance from the rafters of Kemper Arena in Kansas Cit, Missour, U.S., at the IWF's Over the Edge pay-per-view event.

Professional wrestling career[]

Early career (1986–1991)[]

International Wrestling Federation (1991-1999)[]

The New Foundation (1991–1992)[]