Hardy continually wrestling with the WWF sporadically, including matches against Hunter Hearst Helmsley and "The Ringmaster" Steve Austin.
It was not until 1998, however, that the Hardy brothers were given a full-time WWF contract.
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.
Matt returned to Wrestle Mania 33 along with his brother Jeff Hardy in a Fatal Four Way Ladder Match for the Raw Tag Team Titles and they won to become 7-time WWE Tag Team Champions.