|The Ultimate Warrior|
The Ultimate Warrior
Blade Runner Rock
Jim "Justice" Hellwig
|Billed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Billed weight||275 lb (125 kg)|
|Born||June 16, 1957
New York City, USA
|Billed from||Parts Unknown
Queens, New York (as The Dingo Warrior)
|Trained by||Bill Anderson
|Retired||June 25 2008|
James Brian "Jim" Hellwig (later Hellshaw) (born June 16 1957[source?] in New York City) is an American professional wrestler. Hellshaw legally changed his name to Warrior in 2002. He was the biggest star of the 1990s.[source?] His career had a boost when he defeated Hulk Hogan at WrestleMania VI, and it was also Hulk Hogan's first Wrestlemania loss, firstly before defeated by The Rock at Wrestlemania 18.
Early life[change | edit source]
Warrior was born as James Brian Hellwig(though changed name to Hellshaw in 1969). He was the eldest of five children and was raised by his mother (along with, later, his stepfather) after his father left his family when young James was 12. He spent a year at Indiana State University. It was also during this time he began to compete in amateur bodybuilding.
Career[change | edit source]
Hellshaw debuted as the Dingo Warrior in 1985.
References[change | edit source]
- "Ultimate Warrior's OWoW Profile". Online World of Wrestling. http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/profiles/u/ultimate-warrior.html. Retrieved 2008-01-04.
- Flynn, Daniel (2004-06-28). "Interview with the Ultimate Warrior – Part 1 of 4". FlynnFiles.com. http://flynnfiles.com/blog/warrior/warrior1.htm. Retrieved 2008-05-17.