Larry Hennig Was Not Happy With Michael McGillicutty’s Name
Arda Ocal of The Score Television Network had a chance to speak with wrestling legend Larry “The Axe” Hennig, father of “Mr. Perfect” Curt Hennig and grandfather of WWE Superstar Michael McGillicutty. In enclosed clip, Hennig talks about his initial displeasure of his grandson not using the “Hennig” name but then details a conversation he had with Vince McMahon which put his mind at ease, as well as possible future plans for McGillicutty to use the name sometime in the future.
Hennig also talks about wrestling “Rowdy” Roddy Piper in the WWE Hall of Famer’s first ever wrestling match, facing Andre the Giant, memories of his son Curt and more.