- Arda Ocal of The Score Television Network had a chance to speak with wrestling legend Larry “The Axe” Hennig, father of “Mr. Perfect” Curt Hennig and grandfather of WWE Superstar Michael McGillicutty. In the enclosed video, Hennig talks about his initial displeasure of his grandson not using the “Hennig” name but then details a conversation he had with Vince McMahon which put his mind at ease, as well as possible future plans for McGillicutty to use the name sometime in the future.
Hennig also talks about wrestling “Rowdy” Roddy Piper in the WWE Hall of Famer’s first ever wrestling match, facing Andre the Giant, memories of his son Curt and more.
– This week’s episode of WWE Vintage Collection featured an “American Heroes” theme with the following matches: Mark Henry vs. Kurt Angle (WWE SmackDown – August 15, 2002), Stars ‘n’ Stripes (The Patriot and Marcus Alexander Bagwell) vs. Pretty Wonderful (“Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndorff and “Pretty” Paul Roma (WCW Clash of the Champions – November 16, 1994), Lex Luger vs. Tatanka (WWF Sunday Night Slam – March 26, 1995), “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan and Sgt. Slaughter vs. Money Inc. (“The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase and Irwin R. Schyster) (WWF Prime Time Wrestling – July 6, 1992), The Patriot vs. Bret “Hit Man” Hart (WWF Raw Is War – July 28, 1997). (Thanks to Devin Cutting)
– Former WWE Diva Tiffany is today’s featured Superstar on WWE.com. She was released from her contract on November 19, 2010 and subsequently parted ways with the professional wrestling industry.
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