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  Curt Hennig - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hennig's first big push was with his father in a feud with the Road Warriors in 1985.
Hennig began to express frustration during interviews and his in-ring tactics began to stradle the fence between face and heel.
Hennig's heel turn was furthered when he won the AWA World Heavyweight Title from Nick Bockwinkel on May 2, 1987, after using a roll of dimes given to him by Larry Zbyszko, and cemented by attacking tag team partner Greg Gagne during a match.
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 Finishes (RIP) - Curt Hennig
Hennig and Bockwinkel's matches included their one-hour draw from the AWA televsion program on ESPN, which many consider one of the great matches of the 1980s.
Hennig became a 2-time WWF Intercontinental champion, and the WCW United States champion in later years.
Hennig is survived by wife Leonice; children Joe, Amy, Kaite and Hank; parents Larry and Irene; brothers and sisters, Randy (Nanette), Sandra Scepurek, Susan Strain (Miles), Jesse (Kara); in-laws Dr. Lloyd Leonard (Geraldine); mane nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
www.mrkurtnielsen.com /CAC-RIP/CurtHennig-RIP.html   (370 words)

  
 JBSwrestlingworld.com -- A Tribute to Curt Hennig
Curt Hennig, 44 years old, was found dead in his hotel room in the early afternoon hours.
Hennig was scheduled to perform in the ring that night at the Tampa State Fairgrounds for a pro-wrestling show promoted by Jimmy Hart.
Hennig was among the elite in the way he knew and could move around the pro-wrestling arena.
www.jbswrestlingworld.com /hennigtribute.htm   (1041 words)

  
 WrestleView.com - Curt Hennig FAQ
Hennig returned to wrestling at Survivor Series 1992 but at the end of 1993 he injured his back again so he went into retirement and begin collecting millions of dollars a year on the insurance policy he took out the year before.
Hennig returned to WWF in early 1997 and then went to WCW the summer of that year where he stayed until 2000 when he was released from his contract.
Hennig reportedly was drinking a little too much on the flight and ended up exchanging words with Brock Lesnar resulting in both men brawling on the flight.
www.wrestleview.com /info/faq/curthennig.shtml   (415 words)

  
 Warned.net - Wrestling Profile of Curt Hennig (Mr Perfect)
Hennig got Bobby Heenan as his manager and won his first WWE Intercontinental Title in the final of a tournament for the vacant title in April 1990 by defeating Tito Santana.
Curt Hennig had an injured back throughout most of this period, and while recovering he acted as Ric Flair's "executive consultant" during Ric Flair's two WWF Championship reigns.
Curt Hennig returned to the ring at the 1992 Survivor Series, teaming with Randy Savage against Ric Flair and Razor Ramon, and won the match by Disqualification.
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 Curt Hennig
Curt Hennig was born into wrestling, as his father was former AWA wrestler Larry "The Ax" Hennig.
Hennig lasted until the end of the Royal Rumble in 1990, until he was eliminated by Hogan.
Hennig claimed he would be in the corner of one of the participants, setting them both on edge.
www.angelfire.com /oh/nykk/hennig.html   (877 words)

  
 Curt Hennig (RIP) Profile
Curt Hennig's sudden departure is one of a recent long-line of passings of many well-known pro wrestlers, as well as not-so-known names.
Hennig (and Hall) showed great promise however the following year, the AWA was showing signs of drying-up (as most territories did at that time) show owner Verne Gagne took a gamble and thrust Hennig into the spotlight, giving the nod for Hennig to go over Nick Bockwinkel on May 2nd of 1987.
Hennig was booked to drop the I.C title to Ed Leslie AKA Brutus Beefcake at Summerslam '90, but Beefcake was injured and out of commission so WWF management brought in Kerry Von Erich as the Texas Tornado to fill the spot.
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 Curt Hennig
Curt is usually thought of as the one who destroyed the Horsemen, as they soon disbanded.
Hennig then left the NWA-TNA, reportedly because of his displeasure with the way Vince Russo and the rest of the staff were creating storylines.
Hennig returned to the independents, as reports surfaced that he was looking into forming his own wrestling company.
www.accelerator3359.com /Wrestling/bios/hennig.html   (3626 words)

  
 Obsessed With Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Curt Hennig was great friends with Rick Rude and remained friends during their wrestling careers..
Curt Hennig formed a tag team with his father, Larry "the Axe" Hennig, and they were known as "The Axe Attack"..
October 30, 2002 - NWA^TNA: Curt Hennig is defeated by Jeff Jarrett in the #1 Contenders Tourniment..
www.obsessedwithwrestling.com /profiles/c/curt-hennig.html   (2096 words)

  
 ProWrestling.com > More on "Mr. Perfect" Curt Hennig's Death   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Hennig, 44, of Champlin, Minn., was scheduled to appear on a Jimmy Hart-booked show at the Florida State Fair in Tampa on Monday night.
The son of Larry ''The Axe'' Hennig, Curt Hennig was born on March 28, 1958 and made his pro wrestling debut in 1979 after he was trained by the legendary Verne Gagne.
Hennig was a Pacific Coast tag team champion in 1983, Pacific Coast title winner in 1983, AWA tag team champion in 1986, AWA champion in 1987, two-time WWE Intercontinental champion in 1990 and WCW US champ in 1997.
www.prowrestling.com /articles/news/6849.shtml   (380 words)

  
 Curt Hennig - Moviefone
The son of wrestler Larry "The Axe" Hennig, Curt Hennig spent the greater part...
Curt Hennig was born in Minneapolis on March 28, 1958, the son of legendary wrestler Larry "The Axe" Hennig.
Perfect Curt Hennig, was found in a Brandon, Fla., hotel room by a housekeeper shortly after 1 p.m.
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 Professional Wrestling Online Museum - Spotlight on Curt Hennig
Curt's father Larry was one of the top competitors in the AWA, teaming with Harley Race to win three AWA World Tag Team championships.
Without a title belt, Hennig decided that a change of scenery would be beneficial and he moved to the Northeast and in the fall of 1988 entered the World Wrestling Federation under the guise of "Mr.
In January 1993, Hennig defeated Flair in a "loser leaves the WWF match." While this seemed to set the stage for a big push for Curt, his back injury flared up again and he was forced to take more time off.
www.wrestlingmuseum.com /pages/bios/curthennig2.html   (742 words)

  
 NEWSBOARD - Curt Henning Family Trust Fund Setup - Complete Details Inside
Curt Hennig portrayed a “bad boy” in the world of professional wrestling for more than 20 years.
Hennig, 44, was found dead in his hotel room on Feb. 10 in Brandon, Fla., hours before he was to do a wrestling show in Tampa.
Hennig was a practical joker and great ribber, said Karch, who added that Hennig’s friends often responded in kind.
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 SoCal UNCENSORED Forums - Curt Hennig
Hennig was a true technician in the ring and took the Mr.
Curt Henning was one of the first wrestlers that attracted me to this sport, in late 1990 during his fued with the late great "Texas Tornado" Kerry Von Erich over the I-C title.
Curt was one of the nicest guys I've had the pleasure of working with in this business, he contributed so much to it and inspired not only me but managers, wrestlers and fans everywhere.
www.socaluncensored.com /board/showthread.php3?t=2417   (1381 words)

  
 CurtHennig
Curt didn't officially get the title until 9 days later, when the AWA ruled in a vote that videotape evidence showed that Curt had not been illegally aided by Larry Zbyszko.
In late 1987, Hennig was cleanly beaten by former tag partner Greg Gagne for the title in a cage match, albeit with controversy.
Curt worked various angles, wrapping up with by losing a "Loser Must Retire" match against Buff Bagwell at Mayhem 99, but turned around to reveal he was aligned with the heel "Powers That Be".
www.karmaswrestlingretro.com /hennig.html   (1244 words)

  
 News
Curt Hennig, who was in his prime one of the most talented wrestlers of the modern era, died earlier today in Tampa.
Hennig was in town for a show being promoted by Jimmy Hart at the Tampa State Fairgrounds tonight.
Hennig was scheduled to wrestle Ian Harrison and Jimmy Hart tonight in a two-on-one match.
www.wrestlingclothesline.com /perfect.htm   (1269 words)

  
 mr-perfect.com - Curt Hennig (1958-2003) News - Remembering "Mr Perfect" Curt Hennig
Hennig was in Tampa last Monday for an independent show promoted by Jimmy Hart when he was found dead in a hotel room.
Hennig, son of the legendary Larry “The Axe” Hennig, was born into the business, but had said on many occasions that he never felt pressured to follow his father into the profession.
Curt walked into the small room that the child was in and sat down next to him at his desk.
www.mr-perfect.com /news/mike_mooneyham.html   (2132 words)

  
 QK6 - Ringside Shadows #151: Injured Reserve | Scott Hall, Eddy Guerrero, Curt Hennig
Working with Bret Hart, Hennig proved himself in the Intercontinental hunt as a legitimate upper midcard contender, with the seeds planted and already sprouting for a run at the top.
With Hogan riding out the remainder of his popularity wave at the time, a feud with the super-hot Hennig was all he needed to rekindle that flame and soar with the eagles once again.
Much like Hennig, it was only a matter of time until Magnum captured the elusive gold that fit snugly around Flair's waist, and the NWA was backing him heavily against the threat of Hulk Hogan in his heyday.
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 Curt Hennig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The son of wrestler Larry "The Axe" Hennig, Curt Hennig was one of the most popular stars in the AWA before he turned heel and won the AWA World Heavyweight Title from Nick Bockwinkel.
Hennig was one of the most hated and at times loved WWF during the late 1980s and early 1990s, winning the Intercontinental title on two occasions.
On February 10 2003 Curt Hennig died as a result of a cocaine overdose.
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 :: Buckmasters Online ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
"Curt attended five Classics and was very instrumental in their success," Bushman says.
Hennig's father taught him to hunt when he was about 11 years old, he wrote on an interview form before the 2001 Buckmasters Classic.
Hennig was indeed, a gentleman and his name, "Mr.
www.buckmasters.com /buckmasters_links/features/030211Loss.html   (348 words)

  
 Cheryl's Wrestler Meetings - Curt Hennig
As soon as news of Curt's cause of death was finally released, I heard about it and needed some time to deal with the extra grief and for my stomach to settle.
I attended Curt's prayer service in Coon Rapids last night and met, hugged, spoke with, and cried with his dad, his mom, and his wife...
Had it not been for Curt Hennig, I would not have healed from my back injury when I did...I would not have been motivated to start weight lifting and pursue goals in the sport of powerlifting...I probably would not have even come up to live in Minnesota.
www.petitepowerlifter.com /curt.htm   (742 words)

  
 RIP, Curt Hennig - Puroresu Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Hennig, 44, of Champlin, Minn., was scheduled to appear at the Florida State Fair in Tampa on Monday night.
Hennig, the son of Minneapolis wrestler Larry "The Axe" Hennig, has wrestled professionally for more than 30 years, according to an online biography.
Curt was one of the first heel that I loved during my childhood...
www.puroresu.com /forum/showthread.php?t=1901   (714 words)

  
 SLAM! Sports - Wrestling - Wrestlers mourn death of Perfect
Hennig, 44, had been scheduled to wrestle against Ian "The Iron Brit" Harrison at the Florida State Fair that evening.
Curt Hennig was a star, in and out of the ring.
Hennig was a second-generation star, the son of Larry "The Axe" Hennig.
slam.canoe.ca /Slam/Wrestling/2003/03/06/37306.html   (701 words)

  
 WWE: Inside WWE > Title History > United States > 19970915 - Curt Hennig
Perfect, Curt Hennig was considered one of the greatest Intercontinental Champions of all time.
Hennig shined brightest in September 1997 when he defeated Steve McMichael for the United States Championship on Monday Nitro.
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 Movie Poop Shoot - Kentucky Fried Rasslin'
Curt was the latest in the long line of World champions who passed through the King’s backyard to defend his organization’s top laurels.
Hennig was sent for a loop at least three times with the crowd popping huge each time.
Hennig’s bump-happy style led to a severe back injury (which he blamed on a faulty turnbuckle), which led to Perfect dropping the IC title to Bret Hart at the 1991 Summerslam, a bout that helped get the Hitman over as a singles star.
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 Profile
- Hennig and Bockwinkel beat Isamu Teranishi and Masanobu Kurisu on December 12, 1985 in Tokyo, Japan.
- In 1988, Hennig arrived in the WWF as Mr.
- On August 21, 1997, Hennig and Flair defeated Syxx (Sean Waltman) and Konnan at Clash of the Champions XXXV.
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 A Tribute to Curt Hennig quiz -- free game
Who managed Curt Hennig in the WCW from 1997 to 1999?
Which city did Curt Hennig claim to be from, during his years in WCW?
Curt Hennig has won the top title in a major federation.
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 A-Train on Byte This, Various Curt Hennig articles, more
Curt Hennig had worked for World Wrestling Entertainment as recently as May, so virtually the entire roster of WWE Superstars was at least acquainted with him.
This was written by Bradshaw as he discusses his memories and times with the late Curt Hennig.
Hennig was one of my wrestling idols as a teenager, and I actually had the privilege of getting to know him briefly during his final stint in WWE a year ago.
www.lordsofpain.net /news/2003/articles/1045167839.php   (429 words)

  
 [Deathwatch] Curt Hennig, pro wrestler "Mr. Perfect", 43   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Suspicions have already turned to Hennig's love of the party-it-up-on-the-road lifestyle combined with the possibility of recreational drug use motivated by back pain that kept him out of the ring for over a year in the early 90s as possible scapegoats for yet another too-young wrestling death.
Hennig, who came up through the AWA and also had a brief WWF run a little over 20 years ago, really came to national prominence when given the "Mr.
Additional details from PWTorch.com reveal that Hennig was fine at 9:30 this morning, and made a lunch date with referee Mickey Jay at that time.
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