AceShowbiz - Bret Hart a.k.a. Hitman is battling skin cancer, the retired WWE star has confirmed.
The wrestler, who previously suffered a stroke in 2002 and overcame prostate cancer following a run-in with the disease in 2016, opened up about his health after being diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma.
Taking to Instagram, he wrote: "Goal for 2020 and beyond: wear more sunscreen! Basal cell carcinoma removal scheduled soon. Another opportunity to remind everyone to look after your health and #getchecked."
The WWE Hall of Fame star's post was met with an outpouring of support from fans, who paid tribute to the wrestling legend and wished him the best for his surgery.
According to the British Skin Foundation, basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of all skin cancer, and is highly curable and non-life threatening.