Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania XXIV
|Ring name(s)||Shawn Michaels
The Heartbreak Kid
|Billed height||5 ft 11in (182 m)|
|Billed weight||215 lbs|
|Born||July 22, 1965
Chandler, Arizona, U.S.
|Resides||San Antonio, Texas|
|Billed from||San Antonio, Texas|
|Trained by||Jose Lothario|
|Debut||October 16 1984|
Michael Shawn Hickenbottom (born July 22, 1965) is a retired American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Shawn Michaels, he has been given the nickname of "The Heartbreak Kid" (sometimes referred to as HBK). He used to performs on the Raw brand of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Michaels retired from wrestling after a loss to The Undertaker. He is a 2011 inductee in to the WWE Hall of Fame. Shawn Micheals He is one of the two wrestlers that performed on the very first episode of WWF Monday Night RAW that is still part of the company, the other being The Undertaker.
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- Michaels, Shawn.Heartbreak & Triumph: The Shawn Michaels Story (p.12)
- "WWE SmackDown! Shut Your Mouth FAQ - IGN FAQs". IGN.com. http://faqs.ign.com/articles/380/380129p1.html. Retrieved 2007-08-03.
- Michaels, Shawn.Heartbreak & Triumph: The Shawn Michaels Story (p.57)
- "Phenom spells 18 and woe for HBK". http://www.wwe.com/shows/wrestlemania/matches/13587784/results/. Retrieved 02-04-2010.