Shawn Michaels

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Shawn Michaels

Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania XXIV
Born July 22, 1965 (1965-07-22) (age 51)
Chandler, Arizona, U.S.[1]
Lives in San Antonio, Texas[2]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Shawn Michaels
The Heartbreak Kid
Billed height 5 ft 11in (182 m)[3]
Billed from San Antonio, Texas[3]
Trained by Jose Lothario
Debut October 16 1984[4]
Retired 2010

Michael Shawn Hickenbottom (born July 22, 1965) is an American television presenter and retired 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).[5] 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. "WWE SmackDown! Shut Your Mouth FAQ - IGN FAQs". IGN.com. http://faqs.ign.com/articles/380/380129p1.html. Retrieved 2007-08-03.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Superstars > Raw > Shawn Michaels > Bio". WWE.com. http://www.wwe.com/superstars/raw/shawnmichaels/bio/. Retrieved 2007-07-10.
  4. Michaels, Shawn.Heartbreak & Triumph: The Shawn Michaels Story (p.57)
  5. "Phenom spells 18 and woe for HBK". http://www.wwe.com/shows/wrestlemania/matches/13587784/results/. Retrieved 02-04-2010.

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