Various News: Larry Hennig Speaks Out, SHINE Card, Classics


— Former WCW wrestler Mike Sanders turns 43 years old today.

— Arda Ocal of theScore 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 the 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 Roddy Piper in Piper’s first ever wrestling match, facing Andre the Giant, memories of his son Curt and more.

— SHINE Women’s wrestling, the new sister promotion to SHIMMER and DGUSA, debuts on iPPV tonight. You can order that event at Here is the card for tonight’s show…

* Daffney – Live Event Hostess

* Main Event – First Time Ever Dream Match: Sara Del Rey vs. Jazz

* Nikki Roxx vs. Rain

* Veda Scott vs. Kimberly

* Santana Garrett vs. Tina San Antonio

* Tracy Taylor & Su Yung vs. Allysin Kay & Taylor Made

* Reby Sky vs. Jayme Jameson

* Mercedes Martinez vs. Leva Bates

* Christina Von Eerie vs. Cherry Bomb

— AWA returns to ESPN Classic on Sunday night at midnight, with the following matches scheduled…

* Nikita Koloff vs. Tom Burton

* Larry Zbyszko vs. Kent Carlson

* The Trooper vs. Jones

* The Destruction Crew vs. D.J. Peterson and Brad Rheingans

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