Canadian professional wrestler Bret Hart says he has prostate cancer and will undergo surgery “in the next few days.”
Posting on his verified Instagram account, the Calgary-born grappler known as “The Hitman” said he was about to face his “toughest battle.”
Hart a history of battling serious illnesses.
He suffered a significant stroke in 2002 that left him partially paralyzed, but made a successful recovery.
Hart was born into a legendary wrestling family led by his father Stu Hart, the founder of Calgary’s Stampede Wrestling promotion.
Monday’s Instagram post had more than 8,000 likes within an hour of it going up.
(The Canadian Press)