Curt Hennig

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Curt Hennig
Hennig at WrestleMania X guest refereeing the match between Yokozuna and Lex Luger
Born(1958-03-28)March 28, 1958
Robbinsdale, Minnesota
DiedFebruary 10, 2003(2003-02-10) (aged 44)
Tampa, Florida
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Curt Hennig
Mr. Perfect
Billed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Billed fromRobbinsdale, Minnesota
Trained byVerne Gagne
Larry Hennig
Buddy Rose
Debut1980

Curtis Michael "Curt" Hennig (March 28, 1958 – February 10, 2003) was an American professional wrestler, manager and color commentator. He is known for competing in the American Wrestling Association (AWA), World Wrestling Federation (WWF), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). He competed under his real name and under the ring name, Mr. Perfect.

He was the son of wrestler Larry "The Axe" Hennig. He was the father to current WWE superstar Joe "Curtis Axel" Hennig. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Major League Baseball player and longtime friend Wade Boggs in 2007. He is considered to be one of the greatest ever in-ring performers.[1]

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  1. The Life & Times of Mr. Perfect (2008)
  2. "Most Improved Wrestler of the Year". Wrestling Information Archive. Archived from the original on 2011-09-21. Retrieved 2013-11-07.
  3. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated Top 500 - 1993". Wrestling Information Archive. Archived from the original on 2011-09-19. Retrieved 2013-11-07.
  4. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated's Top 500 Wrestlers of the PWI Years". Wrestling Information Archive. Archived from the original on 2009-02-27. Retrieved 2013-11-07.
  5. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated's Top 100 Tag Teams of the PWI Years". Wrestling Information Archive. Archived from the original on 2009-03-25. Retrieved 2013-11-07.
  6. "Intercontinental Championship - Mr. Perfect (April 23, 1990 - August 27, 1990)". WWE. Archived from the original on February 1, 2016. Retrieved 2013-11-07.
  7. "Intercontinental Championship - Mr. Perfect (November 19, 1990 - August 26, 1991)". WWE. Archived from the original on November 10, 2013. Retrieved 2013-11-07.
  8. ""Mr. Perfect" Curt Hennig: 2007 WWE Hall of Fame Inductee". WWE. Archived from the original on 2013-11-10. Retrieved 2013-11-07.

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