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IV Horsemen History
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||Curt Hennig (aka Mr. Perfect)
||Curtis Michael Hennig (1958-2003)
||March 28, 1958
||Married to Leonice
Kids: Joe, Amy, Kaite & Hank
|Height & Weight:
||6'3" - 260 lbs
Larry Hennig (Curt's father)
||Mr. Perfect (WWF)
Curt Hennig (AWA,WCW,WWA,XWF)
West Texas Redneck (WCW)
||Hennig Plex aka Perfect Plex
||Swinging Knee Lift
Rolling Neck Snap
Diamond Dallas Page
NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Larry Hennig defeating Rip Oliver & Matt Borne (April 27, 1982);
NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Sheik Abdullah Ali Hassan (December 7, 1982);
NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Buddy Rose defeating Rip Oliver & The Assassin (August 30, 1983);
NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Pat McGhee defeating Dynamite Kid & The Assassin (December 23, 1983);
AWA World Tag Team titles w/Scott Hall defeating Steve Regal & Jim Garvin (January 18, 1986);
AWA World Heavyweight title defeating Nick Bockwinkle (May 2, 1987);
WWF Intercontinental title defeating Tito Santana for the vacant title (April 23, 1990);
WWF Intercontinental title defeating Kerry von Erich (November 19, 1990);
WCW United States title defeating Steve McMichael (September 15, 1997);
WCW World Tag Team titles w/Barry Windham defeating Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko (February 21, 1999);
Superstars of Wrestling title (1st) defeating Brutus Beefcake (July 28, 2000);
MEWF (Main Event Wrestling Federation) Heavyweight title (1st) by default (Summer 2001);
FOW (Future of Wrestling) title defeating Bruno Sassi (December 14, 2002);
In the Beginning
Parents: Larry & Irene Hennig | Brothers & Sisters: Randy, Sandra, Susan, Jesse..
March 28, 1958: Curt Hennig was born in and grew up in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis..
Curt Hennig attended Robbinsdale High School in Minnesota..
~~~Graduated the same year as Brady Boone, Tom Zenk and Rick Rude, and shortly before John Nord, Nikita Koloff & Barry Darsow..
Curt Hennig was great friends with Rick Rude and remained friends during their wrestling careers..
Curt Hennig played football at the University of Minnesota, where he injured his knee, and ended up rehabbing with Verne Gagne..
1979: Curt Hennig began his career competing primarily in Wisconsin, Colorado, and Western Canada..
1981: Curt Hennig had a short stint with the World Wrestling Federation as a jobber to the stars..
NWA: Pacific Northwest Wrestling
Curt Hennig worked extentensively for an organization called NWA-Pacific Northwest run by Don Owens..
Curt Hennig formed a tag team with his father, Larry "the Axe" Hennig, and they were known as "The Axe Attack"..
April 27, 1982: Curt Hennig captured the Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles with Larry Hennig from Rip Oliver & Matt Borne..
May 10, 1983: Curt Hennig defeated Sheik Abdullah Ali Hassen for the Pacific Coast title in Portland, Oregon..
November 5, 1983: Curt Hennig captured the Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles with Buddy Rose from Rip Oliver & The Assassin..
December 23, 1983: Curt Hennig captured the Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles with Pat McGhee from Dynamite Kid & The Assassin..
American Wrestling Association
1984: Curt Hennig signed with Verne Gagne's American Wrestling Association in Minnesoda..
May 21, 1985 - Pacific Northwest 60th Anniversary: Curt & Larry Hennig defeated the Road Warriors (AWA Tag Champs) via DQ..
September 28, 1985 - SuperClash: Curt Hennig & Scott Hall & Greg Gagne defeated Ray Stevens & Nick Bockwinkel & Larry Zbysko..
December 12, 1985: Curt Hennig & Nick Bockwinkle defeated Isamu Teranishi & Masanobu Kurisu in Tokyo, Japan..
January 18, 1986: Curt Hennig & Scott Hall defeated Steve Regal & Jim Garvin for the AWA World Tag Team titles..
April 20, 1986 - WrestleRock: Curt Hennig & Scott Hall defeated Bill & Scott Irwin to retain the AWA World Tag Team titles..
April 28, 1986 - AWA/NWA Rage in a Cage: Scott Hall & Curt Hennig defeated Konga the Barbarian & Boris Zuhkov to retain..
June 28, 1986 - AWA Battle by the Bay: The Midnight Rockers & Curt Hennig defeated Buddy Rose & Doug Somers & Alexis Smirnoff..
December 25, 1986 - AWA Brawl in St. Paul: Nick Bockwinkle defeated Curt Hennig by Disqualification to retain the title..
May 2, 1987 - AWA SuperClash II: Curt Hennig defeated Nick Bockwinkel for the AWA World Title with help from Larry Zbyszko..
~~~The title was held up and upon review but was awarded to Curt Hennig eleven days later..
April 16, 1988 - AWA Rage in a Cage II: Wahoo McDaniel defeated Curt Hennig in a "Steel Cage" match..
May of 1988: Jerry "The King" Lawler defeated Curt Hennig for the AWA World Heavyweight title..
World Wrestling Federation - Mr Perfect
1988: Curt Hennig arrived in the World Wrestling Federation and was sattled with the "Mr. Perfect" gimmick..
July 31, 1988 - Wrestlefest: Curt Hennig (not yet billed as Mr Perfect) defeated Terry Taylor..
November 24, 1988 - Survivor Series: Mr Perfect competed on Andre The Giant's team going up against Jim Duggan's team..
January 7, 1989 - Saturday Night's Main Event: Mr Perfect defeated Koko B. Ware..
April 2, 1989 - Wrestlemania V: Mr Perfect defeated the Blue Blazer (Owen Hart)..
August 28, 1989 - Summerslam: Mr Perfect defeated the Red Rooster..
November 23, 1989 - Survivor Series: Mr Perfect is the sole survivor in his match against Roddy Piper's team..
November 25, 1989 - Saturday Night's Main Event: Mr. Perfect defeated Red Rooster..
April 1, 1990 - Wrestlemania VI: Brutus Beefcake over Mr. Perfect..
April 23, 1990: Mr. Perfect defeated Tito Santana at the end of a Battle Royal to capture the vacant Intercontinental title..
Mr Perfect announced Bobby "the Brain" Heenan as his 'perfect' Manager..
April 28, 1990 - Saturday Night's Main Event: Hulk Hogan defeated Mr. Perfect..
July 28, 1990 - Saturday Night's Main Event: Mr Perfect defeated Tito Santana to retain the Intercontinental Title..
August 27, 1990 - Summerslam: The Texas Tornado (Kerry von Erich) defeated Mr Perfect to win the Intercontinental Title..
October 30, 1990 - The Main Event: Mr. Perfect defeated The Big Bossman by Countout..
November 19, 1990: Mr. Perfect captured his second Intercontinental title from "the Texas Tornado" Kerry Von Erich..
November 22, 1990 - Survivor Series: Mr Perfect teamed with Demolition vs Ultimate Warrior & Kerry von Erich & Legion of Doom..
March 24, 1991 - Wrestlemania VII: Big Bossman defeated Mr Perfect by DQ - Perfect retains IC title..
April 27, 1991 - Saturday Night's Main Event: Mr Perfect wins a big Battle Royal..
Mr Perfect suffered a back injury while wrestling in the ring, but Vince McMahon asked to wrestle one more match and drop the title..
August 26, 1991 - Summerslam: Bret Hart defeated Mr Perfect to win the IC title in a classic wrestling match..
World Wrestling Federation - Mr Perfect
1992: Mr Perfect served both as Ric Flairís executive consultant and as a WWF commentator..
August 29, 1992 - Summerslam: Mr Perfect & Ric Flair interfer constantly in a match between Ultimate Warrior vs Randy Savage..
September 1, 1992: Mr. Perfect interfered in a WWF title match that assisted Ric Flair in winning the WWF title..
Mr Perfect eventually broke loose from Ric Flair's entorage and feuded with the Nature Boy..
November 24, 1992 - Survivor Series: Randy Savage & Mr. Perfect over Ric Flair & Razor Ramon by DQ..
January 24, 1993 - Royal Rumble: Mr Perfect eliminates Ric Flair from the Royal Rumble match..
January 25, 1993 - RAW: Mr Perfect defeated Ric Flair in a loser-leaves-wwf match..
April 4, 1993 - Wrestlemania IX: Lex Luger defeated Mr Perfect..
April, 11, 1993 - UK Rampage: Mr. Perfect defeated Samu..
June 13, 1993 - King of the Ring: Bret Hart defeated Mr Perfect in the second round in yet another classic wrestling match..
August 30, 1993 - Summerslam: Shawn Michaels defeated Mr Perfect by COUNT OUT to retain the IC title..
Summer 1993: Hennig seriously injured his back and he received compensation from Lloyds of London insurance company..
March 20, 1994 - Wrestlemania X: Mr Perfect refereed a match between Lex Luger vs Yokozuna, DQ'ing Luger in the process..
World Wrestling Federation - The Mentor
Mr Perfect returned to the World Wrestling Federation in a managerial roll, seeking out the "Perfect" protege..
October 21, 1996: Mr Perfect double crossed Marc Mero and helped Hunter Hearst Helmsley to capture the Intercontinental title..
Mr Perfect began training for his in-ring-comback in the World Wrestling Federation..
Mr Perfect has a contract dispute with the WWF and suddenly leaves for World Championship Wrestling..
World Championship Wrestling
July 1997: Hennig appears on the scene as a hot "prospect" trying to be recruited by both the Four Horsemen & the nWo..
Bash at the Beach 1997: Scott Hall & Randy Savage defeated Curt Hennig & Diamond Dallas Page when Hennig turns on DDP..yu
August 9, 1997 - Road Wild: Curt Hennig defeated Diamond Dallas Page..
August 21, 1997 - Clash of the Champions XXXV: Hennig & Ric Flair defeated Syxx & Konnan..
August 25, 1997: Arn Anderson retires from the Horsemen and offers his spot to Curt Hennig..
~~~Hennig proudly replies, "It would be a honor"..
September 12, 1999 - Fall Brawl: Hennig turned his back on the Horsemen and joined the new World order during the War Games match..
September 15, 1997 - Nitro: Hennig defeated Steve "Mongo" McMichael for the United States Heavyweight title..
October 26, 1997 - Halloween Havoc: Curt Hennig defeated Ric Flair by DQ to retain the US title..
November 23, 1997 - World War III: Curt Hennig defeated Ric Flair by pinfall to retain the US title..
December 28, 1997 - Starrcade: Diamond Dallas Page defeated Curt Hennig to win the US title..
April 19, 1998 - Spring Stampede: Curt Hennig defeated Davey Boy Smith..
July 12, 1998 - Bash at the Beach: Bill Goldberg defeated Curt Hennig to retain the World title..
September 13, 1998 - Fall Brawl: Dean Malenko defeated Curt Hennig by Disqualification..
After the nWo dispanded, Curt Hennig formed a new faction called the West Texas Rednecks..
~~~The group (Hennig/Duncum/Windhams) recorded their own entrance theme, "Rap Is Crap"..
January 17, 1999 - Souled Out: Ric & David Flair defeated Barry Windham & Curt Hennig..
February 21, 1999 - Superbrawl: Hennig & Barry Windham defeated Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko for the WCW World Tag Team title..
June 14, 1999 - Great American Bash: Hennig requested Master P.ís autograph, but threw the CD down to enrage his entourage..
~~~Later that night, Konnan & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Curt Hennig & Bobby Duncum Jr..
July 11, 1999 - Bash at the Beach: No Limit Soldiers (Konnan/Rey/Armstrong/Swoll) defeated West Texas Rednecks (Hennig/Duncum/Windhams)..
December 19, 1999 - Starrcade: Creative Control & Curt Henning defeated Harlem Heat & Midnight..
May 7, 2000 - Slamboree: Shawn Stasiak defeated Curt Hennig..
Summer 2000: Hennig's WCW contract expires..
The Independant Scene
July 28, 2000: Hennig defeated Brutus Beefcake to become the first Superstars of Wrestling champion..
Summer 2001: Hennig was recognized as the first MEWF (Main Event Wrestling Federation) champion.
2001: Hennig wrestled Dennis Rodman on an Independant show in Australia..
Late 2001: Hennig briefly appeared in the short-lived Jimmy Hart Xtreme Wrestling Federation promotion..
Hennig also made appearances in 3PW, IPW and Dusty Rhodes's Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling..
World Wrestling Federation - Mr Perfect Returns
Royal Rumble 2002: Mr Perfect returns to the World Wrestling Federation to participate in the Royal Rumble match..
~~~This was officially a one night only contract, to participate in the annual Royal Rumble match..
~~~Mr Perfect registers an impressive performance, being the 3rd last wrestler eliminated..
~~~WWF management was so impressed with Perfect that they are considering a more long term contract offer..
Mr Perfect does indeed sign with the WWF and appears on RAW the night after the Rumble..
Mr Perfect gets into an angle with Stone Cold Steve Austin, who smashes Perfect's head in with another Chairshot..
Wrestlemania X-8 - HEAT MATCH: Scotty/Albert/Rikishi defeat Perfect/Storm/Test in a Six-Man-Tag Match..
April 1, 2002 - RAW: Mr Perfect teams with the Big Bossman and are defeated by The Hardy Boyz..
May 8, 2002 - Mr Perfect is released from his WWE contract after an incident on the Plane Trip from Hell..
~~~Apparantly, Hennig got juiced up and had an altercation with Brock Lesnar, the biggest up-and-comer in the WWF at the time..
NWA: Total Nonstop Action
October 9, 2002 - NWA:TNA: Syxx/James/Hennig defeated Killings/Jarrett/Lawler (Hennig debuts pinning World Champion Killings)..
October 16, 2002 - NWA:TNA: Ron Killings pins Curt Hennig to retain the World title after Jeff Jarrett (and many others) interfer..
October 23, 2002 - NWA^TNA: Ron Killings pins Curt Hennig again to retain the World title with distraction from Mr Wrestling III..
October 30, 2002 - NWA^TNA: Curt Hennig is defeated by Jeff Jarrett in the #1 Contenders Tourniment..
November 27, 2002 - NWA^TNA: Brian Lee & Slash defeat BG James & Curt Hennig by DQ to retain..
December 11, 2002 - NWA^TNA: Jeff Jarrett defeated Curt Hennig to retain the NWA World title..
December 14, 2002--Future of Wrestling: Curt Hennig b Bruno Sassi to win Future of Wrestling title..
January 8, 2003 - NWA:TNA: Curt Hennig defeated David Flair..
The Death of a Wrestling Legend
February 10, 2003: Curt Hennig suddenly passes away at the age of 44 in Tampa..
~~~Hennig was in town for a show being promoted by Jimmy Hart at the Tampa State Fairgrounds tonight..
~~~Hennig was seen alive at 9:30 a.m. by Mickey Jay in his room, but a few hours later when he failed to show up at the gym..
~~~A workout partner went back to the room and he was found passed out at about 1 p.m..
~~~Hennig was officially pronounced dead a short time later..
March 25, 2003: Tampa Coroner's office & Tampa Medical Examiner's office reports that Hennig died of "acute cocaine intoxication".
February 19, 2007 - RAW: They announced "Mr. Perfect" Curt Hennig will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame 2007..
March 31, 2007 - Hall of Fame: "Mr. Perfect" Curt Hennig was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Wade Boggs..
April 1, 2007 - WrestleMania 23: The Hennig Family (represening Mr. Perfect) was introduced to the audience at Fords Field..