On the August 12 episode of Raw, Hardy turned against Jeff during Jeff's match against Rob Van Dam, because Hardy was frustrated at not receiving a match against Van Dam for the number 1 contendership for the Intercontinental Championship. Having now dubbed himself Matt Hardy: Version 1, and with his MF'er (Mattitude Follower) Shannon Moore in his corner, 2003 began with Hardy frantically trying to lose weight to get under the 220 lb (100 kg).weight limit to compete for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship.Matthew Moore Hardy (September 23, 1974) is an American professional wrestler and professional wrestling promoter, currently signed to WWE performing on the Raw brand.
He wrestled sporadically throughout 1994 in the WWF, losing matches against Crush, Razor Ramon, Owen Hart and The Undertaker.
Hardy continually wrestling with the WWF sporadically, including matches against Hunter Hearst Helmsley and "The Ringmaster" Steve Austin.
Hardy worked as a jobber from 1994 up until he signed a full-time contract.
His first WWF match was against Nikolai Volkoff on May 23, 1994, which he lost by submission.
All totaled, Hardy has won 18 championships between WWE, ROH and TNA, as well as 43 championships in his entire overall in–ring career.
Matt returned to WWE at Wrestle Mania 33 along with his brother Jeff Hardy in a Fatal Four Way Ladder Match for the Raw Tag Team Titles which they won to become 7-time WWE Tag Team Champions.
Apart from his success as a tag team wrestler, Hardy is a three-time world heavyweight champion, having held the TNA World Heavyweight Championship twice and the ECW Championship once (neither of these titles are recognized by WWE or Pro Wrestling Illustrated as world championships as of 2017).
He has also won the WWE's United States, European, Hardcore, and Cruiserweight Championships once each.
At the beginning of 2002, it seemed Team Xtreme had patched things up.