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[Mark Henry Gallery]
[The Nation Gallery]
Wrestler: Mark Henry
Real Name: Mark Henry
Birthday: June 12, 1971
Hometown: Silsbee, Texas
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 6'1" - (Between 331 & 400 lbs)
Trained by: The Harts
Debut: September 22, 1996
Previous Gimmicks: Sexual Chocolate
Finishing Move: World's Strongest Slam
Favorite Moves: Vertical Splash
Notable Feuds: Jerry Lawler
The Rock
D-Lo Brown
The Big Show (OVW)
Bill Goldberg
Booker T
Batista
Kurt Angle
The Undertaker
Batista

  • WWF European title -given the belt by Jeff Jarrett- (August 23, 1999);


  • In The Beginning:
  • Mark Henry is cousins with Pittsburgh Steeler (NFL football team) Kevin Henry..
  • 1992 Olympics: Mark Henry was 366lbs, making him the largest weightlifter in the history of the Olympic Games..
  • 1992 Barcelona Olympics: Mark Henry finished 10th in the superheavyweight division..
  • 1995 Pan American Games: Mark Henry won a gold, silver, and bronze metal..
  • 1996: Mark Henry became a NACACI (North America, Central America, Caribbean Islands) champion..

    World Wrestling Federation - $10,000,000 Man:
  • 1996: Mark Henry signed a lucrative 10 year/$10 million contract with the World Wrestling Federation..
  • September 22, 1996 - In Your House X: Mark Henry defeated Jerry "The King" Lawler..
  • Mark Henry joined Faarooq, DLo Brown, Rocky Maivia, and Kama Mustafa (The Godfather) in the Nation of Domination..
  • Wrestlemania 14: Mark Henry & DLo Brown participated in the 15 team battle royal..
  • Fully Loaded 1998: Mark Henry defeated Vader..
  • Judgment Day 1998: Mark Henry defeated The Rock with help from DLo Brown..
  • DLo Brown introduced Ivory as a 'gift' for Mark Henry..

    World Wrestling Federation - Sexual Chocolate:
  • Mark Henry began developing his "Sexual Chocolate" persona..
  • Mark Henry became infatuated with Chyna, which led to a contraversial angle involving a transvestite named Sammy..
  • ~~~Mark Henry was shown recieving 'implied' oral sex from Sammy on Television..
  • Summerslam 1999: Mark Henry turned on DLo Brown and helped Jeff Jarrett defeat DLo for the IC & Euro titles!
  • ~~~RAW: Jeff Jarrett rewarded Mark Henry by giving him the European title the following night..

    World Wrestling Federation - Sexual Therapy:
  • September 27, 1999 - RAW: Mark Henry tried to make up with D-Lo Brown..
  • September 30, 1999 - Smackdown!: Mark Henry admitted that he's a sex addict and said he is going to seek professional help!
  • October 7, 1999 - Smackdown!: Mark Henry was at his 1st session and admitted than his 1st sexual experience was with his sister!
  • October 11, 1999 - RAW: The Godfather defeated Mark Henry in a Ho-jack match (30 Hos acted as Lumberjacks)..
  • Survivor Series 1999: Mark Henry/Val Venis/Gangrel/Steve Blackman defeated The Bulldog & The Mean Street Posse..

    World Wrestling Federation - Sexual Healing:
  • Mark Henry later became linked to Mae Young..
  • No Way Out 2000: Mark Henry defeated Viscera..
  • Mea Young revealed that she was pregnant with Mark Henry's baby! Only to give birth to a "hand"!

    Ohio Valley Wrestling:
  • Mark Henry was sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling to sharpen his skills and create a new image for himself..
  • Brian Pillman Memorial 2001: Mark Henry defeated Hugh Morrus..
  • 2001: Henry took time off from wrestling to train for the Arnold Schwarzenegger Strongest Man Contest.

    World Wrestling Entertainment - The World's Strongest man:
  • February 23, 2002: Henry won the "World's Strongest Man" competition in Columbus, OH, claiming a $75,000 humvee as his first prize.
  • March 25, 2002 - RAW: Drafted by Vince McMahon for the WWF Smackdown! Brand.. #9
  • Mark Henry begins performing tests of strenth on WWF TV.. while WWF superstars take bets.. Test steps up as the number one doubter of the group..
  • April 25, 2002 - Smackdown!: Mark Henry returns to the ring to defeat Christian quickly and easily..
  • May 23, 2002 - Smackdown!: Defeated by Chris Jericho after a chairshot to the head!
  • May 30, 2002 - Mark Henry is talking some time off to prepare for another strongest man competition.
  • July 25, 2002 - Smackdown!: Mark Henry defeats Kurt Angle by DQ when Brock Lesnar interfers..
  • September 5, 2002 - Smackdown!: Mark Henry gets a victory over Tajiri..
  • Mark Henry received a CAT scan on his ankle Thursday by Dr. Andrews' staff and surgery at this time is being discouraged. Dr. Andrews wants Mark to do two weeks of therapy and then get reexamined.
  • October 3, 2002 - Smackdown!: Los Guerreros defeat Mark Henry & RIkishi in a Tag Team title tourniment match..
  • March 26, 2003 - OVW Taping: Nova & Mark Henry defeated Orlando Jordan & Mark Magnus..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - Theodore's Playahs:
  • August 25, 2003 - RAW: Mark Henry returns to WWE Television as a member of Theodore Long's group and teams with Rodney Mack..
  • September 15, 2003 - RAW: Rodney Mack & Mark Henry defeated Goldust & Lance Storm..
  • September 22, 2003 - RAW: Mark Henry defeated Tommy Dreamer in a "white boy challange" issued by Theodore Long..
  • October 6, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg defeated Mark Henry by DQ when Rodney Mack ran down and interfered..
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels ran down for the attempted save, but got accidentally speared by Goldberg!
  • October 13, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg & Shawn Michaels defeated Randy Orton, Ric Flair & Mark Henry in a handicap match..
  • ~~~After the match, Shawn Michaels accidentally superkicked Bill Goldberg and proclaimed that now they were even..
  • October 27, 2003 - RAW: Mark Henry beat Lance Storm by DQ when Shawn Michaels ran in and superkicked Mark Henry!
  • November 3, 2003 - RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Mark Henry after a little sweet chin music..
  • November 17, 2003 - RAW: Booker T pinned Mark Henry with his feet up on the ropes for leverage..
  • November 24, 2003 - RAW ROULETTE: Mark Henry defeated Booker T in a "Salt Lake City Street Fight"..
  • December 8, 2003 - RAW: Mark Henry/Test/Scott Steiner beat Booker T/Rosey/Hurricane --- Mark Henry dominated the entire match..
  • December 14, 2003 - Armageddon: Booker T defeated Mark Henry w/Theodore Long..
  • Janaury 5, 2004 - RAW: Rob Van Dam defeated Mark Henry in an IC Title #1 Contenders match..
  • Janaury 12, 2003 - RAW: Mark Henry defeated Chris Jericho when the referee was distracted by Jazz & Trish brawling..
  • February 2004: Mark Henry has surgury under Dr. James Andrews and will be out of action for roughly four months..

    Ohio Valley Wrestling:
  • March 1, 2004: Mark Henry tore his quad at practice (at OVW Facility) and required surgery to repair it..
  • February 9, 2005--Ohio Valley Wrestling: Elijah Burke & Mark Henry beat The Blue Print & Vengeance after Lance Storm did a run-in!
  • February 16, 2005--Ohio Valley Wrestling: Mark Henry & Elijah Burke beat The Blond Bombers (Tank & Chad Toland) by count out..
  • February 19, 2005--Ohio Valley Wrestling: Elijah Burke & Mark Henry defeated The Blue Print & Vengeance..

    Ohio Valley Wrestling:
  • October 19, 2005--OVW Taping: René Duprée vs Robert Fury ended in a No Contest when Mark Henry interfered..
  • November 16, 2005--OVW TV Taping: Mark Henry defeated Pat Buck (Mark Henry took his belt off and whipped Buck with it)..
  • November 28, 2005 - RAW: Mark Henry defeated T.J. Young in a dark match..
  • December 14, 2005--OVW TV Taping: Johnny Jeter & Mark Henry vs Chris Cage & Matt Cappotelli ended in a No Contest..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - Mark Henry's Biggest Push Ever:
  • December 30, 2005 - Smackdown!: World's Strongest Man Mark Henry returned and destroyed Batista with a Gorilla-press Slam!
  • January 6, 2006 - Smackdown!: Mark Henry w/Melina Perez defeated three local jobbers in a Gauntlet match..
  • ~~~Later that night: Batista hosted a press conference and denied Melina's claims and had a confrontation with Mark Henry..
  • ~~~~~~Mark Henry showed up in the main event and used his strength to break into the Steel Cage and destroyed Batista..
  • January 8, 2006--Live Event (SD! crew): Batista beat Mark Henry by DQ to retain the World title (Batista suffered a torn tricep)..
  • January 13, 2006 - Smackdown!: Mark Henry participated in a 20-Man Battle Royal for the World title (won by Kurt Angle)..
  • ~~~Mark Henry was the dominant force in the match, at one point he gorilla pressed Kurt Angle through the announce table!
  • ~~~Mark Henry eliminated Rey Mysterio and thought he won, but then remembered Kurt Angle had not been officially eliminated..
  • ~~~Kurt Angle jumped in the ring and battled Mark Henry for several minuted before dumping him over the top rope to win!
  • January 20, 2006 - Smackdown!: Mark Henry w/Melina Perez defeated Rey Mysterio in a #1 Contenders match..
  • January 27, 2006 - Smackdown!: Mark Henry w/Daivari defeated Rey Mysterio in a rematch..
  • January 27, 2006 - Smackdown!: Kurt Angle applied the Anklelock to Mark Henry, who simply powered out of it!
  • January 29, 2006 - Royal Rumble: Kurt Angle defeated Mark Henry by pinfall to retain the World Heavyweight title!
  • February 3, 2006 - Smackdown!: Mark Henry & Randy Orton defeated Rey Mysterio & Kurt Angle..
  • February 5, 2006--Live Event (SD! crew): Kurt Angle defeated Mark Henry with Ricky Steamboat as guest referee IN JAPAN..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - Mark Henry vs The Undertaker:
  • February 10, 2006 - Smackdown!: The Undertaker defeated Mark Henry w/Daivari when MNM interfered (Kurt Angle made the save)..
  • February 17, 2006 - Smackdown!: The Undertaker & Kurt Angle defeated Mark Henry & MNM (Mercury & Nitro w/Melina)..
  • March 3, 2006 - SmackDown!: The Undertaker defeated Kurt Angle by Disqualification when Mark Henry interfered...
  • ~~~Mark Henry laid Undertaker on the announce table and jumped off the other table splashing Taker through it!!!
  • March 10, 2006 - SmackDown!: Kurt Angle & Rey Mysterio vs Randy Orton & Mark Henry w/Daivari ended in a No Contest..
  • ~~~Randy Orton came in and RKO'd Kurt Angle and then Mark Henry splashed Kurt Angle through the Table off the second rope!
  • March 17, 2006 - SmackDown!: Kurt Angle & Rey Mysterio & Randy Orton defeated Mark Henry & MNM (Mercury & Nitro)..
  • March 18, 2006 - Saturday Night's Main Event: The Undertaker brawled with Mark Henry and tombstoned Daivari on top of the Casket!
  • March 24, 2006 - SmackDown!: Mark Henry defeated Kurt Angle (Randy Orton interfered, Rey tried to help but accidentall hit Angle!)
  • March 31, 2006 - SmackDown!: Mark Henry delivered a eulogy for the Undertaker and proclaimed that he'd end the winning streak!
  • April 2, 2006 - WrestleMania 22: The Undertaker defeated Mark Henry in a Casket match..
  • April 7, 2006 - SmackDown!: The Undertaker vs Mark Henry ended in a No Contest when Giant Dalip Singh destoryed Undertaker

    World Wrestling Entertainment - Path of Destruction:
  • April 28, 2006 - SmackDown!: Bobby Lashley defeated Mark Henry by Countout in the 1st Round of the King of the Ring Tournament..
  • ~~~Mark Henry was a sore loser and attacked Bobby Lashley afterwards and splashed him against the ring post on the ringside floor!
  • ~~~~~~Mark Henry ruined an excellent main event when he interfered in the Rey Mysterio vs Kurt Angle, World championship match..
  • ~~~~~~Mark Henry laid Kurt Angle on a Table and did a crazy running leap off the ring apron crashing Angle through the Table!
  • May 5, 2006 - SmackDown!: Mark Henry (JBL's hired assassin) defeated Rey Mysterio in a Non-title match..
  • May 12, 2006 - SmackDown!: Mark Henry demolished Paul Birchall and vowed to give Kurt Angle the same thing at Judgment Day..
  • May 19, 2006 - SmackDown!: Mark Henry defeated Matt Hardy and destroyed him after the match..
  • May 21, 2005 - Judgment Day: Mark Henry defeated Kurt Angle by Countout after Henry squashed Angle against the ring post..
  • May 26, 2006 - SmackDown!: Mark Henry vs Chris Benoit ended in a No Contest after Henry destroyed Benoit and injured him..
  • June 2, 2006 - SmackDown!: Mark Henry defeated Paul Birchall and destroyed and bloodied him after the match..
  • June 7, 2006 - WWE vs ECW: Mark Henry was in a WWE vs ECW Battle Royal, won by The Big Show (who defected to ECW)..
  • June 9, 2006 - SmackDown!: Mark Henry defeated Raymond Rowe and said the same thing would happen to Batista upon his return!
  • June 16, 2006 - SmackDown!: Michael Cole interviewed Chavo Guerrero (Mark Henry showed up and destroyed Chavo Guerrero)..
  • June 23, 2006 - SmackDown!: Rey Mysterio defeated Mark Henry by Disqualification to retain the World Heavyweight title..
  • June 30, 2006 - SmackDown!: Mark Henry attacked and destroyed both Chavo Guerrero & World Champion Rey Mysterio..
  • July 7, 2006 - SmackDown!: Batista returned and called out Mark Henry and gave him the absolute beating of a life time!
  • July 14, 2006 - SmackDown!: Batista and Mark Henry signed their contracts to face each other at The Great American Bash..
  • July 15, 2006 - SNME: Rey Mysterio & Batista & Bobby Lashley defeated King Booker & & Fit Finlay & Mark Henry..
  • ~~~WWE.com reported that Mark Henry suffered a fractured patella and possible patella tendon rupture -- will need time off..
  • July 18, 2006: Mark Henry had surgery to repair his torn patella under Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, Alabama.

    World Wrestling Entertainment:
  • February 21, 2007--OVW TV Tapings: "World's Strongest Man" Mark Henry defeated "The Big Deal" Dan Rodimer