Wednesday , June 16 2021

Wrestling World, including Curtis Axel, Tommy Dreamer and more react to the death of Larry Hennig



Wrestling World, including Curtis Axel, Tommy Dreamer, WWE and Larry Hennig's More React to Death

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It's another sad day in the world of professional wrestling, as the whole industry is mourning for Larry "The Ax" Hennig. Hennig and his grandfather from current WWE star Curtis Axel, "The Ax" spent much of his life in the wrestling industry, he made a big impact, and everyone, from Eric Bischoff to today's superstars, are thinking about his death.

WWE.com recently commented on his death:

WWE is saddened to learn that the legendary patriarch of the Superstar and Hennig family, Larry "The Ax" Hennig, died today at age 82 after a long illness and kidney failure.

Five-time double champion at the AWA, Hennig entered the world of sports entertainment under Verne Gagne's trusteeship and crossed paths with some of the most illustrious artists of all time. Most notably, Hennig was among Bruno Sammartino's challengers for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship in the halls of Madison Square Garden.

Although his career was interrupted due to an injury, Hennig's legacy lasted two more generations thanks to his son, the late Hall of Famer Mr. Perfect, and his grandson, former intercontinental champion Axel Curtis.

WWE extends their condolences to Hennig's family, friends and fans.

Check out several reactions to Larry Hennig's death below:

Our condolences to the Hennig family.

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