Shawn Michaels

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Shawn Michaels
Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania XXIV.jpg
Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania XXIV
Born (1966-05-31) May 31, 1966 (age 56)
Chandler, Arizona, U.S.[1]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Shawn Michaels
The Heartbreak Kid
Billed height185 cm (6 ft 1 in)[2]
Billed weight102 kg (225 lb)[2]
Billed fromSan Antonio, Texas[2]
Trained byJose Lothario
DebutJuly 7 1988[3]

Michael Shawn Hickenbottom (born May 31, 1966), better known by the ring name Shawn Michaels, is an American television presenter, actor, and retired professional wrestler, he has been given the nickname of "The Heartbreak Kid" (sometimes referred to as HBK).[4] 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.

Michaels 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.

References[change | change source]

  1. Michaels, Shawn.Heartbreak & Triumph: The Shawn Michaels Story (p.12)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Superstars > Raw > Shawn Michaels > Bio". Retrieved 2007-07-10.
  3. Michaels, Shawn.Heartbreak & Triumph: The Shawn Michaels Story (p.57)
  4. "Phenom spells 18 and woe for HBK". Retrieved 2010-04-02.

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