CAC Radio – Episode 41: Larry “The Axe” Hennig
On this edition of CAC Radio, hosts David Buckler and Morgan Dollar are joined by the winner of the 2015 Iron Mike Mazurki Award, Larry “The Axe” Hennig. Larry will share stories about his long career in the wrestling business, one that has placed him in the International Wrestling Hall of Fame. Larry will receive his award during the 2015 CAC Reunion which is now only several weeks away, April 13-15, 2015!
During this interview Larry talks about:
- His amateur wrestling background
- The influence of Verne Gagne
- Transitioning from amateur to pro wrestling
- The talent in the AWA
- Working with the Funks in Texas
- Traveling overseas
- His tag team partnership with Harley Race
- The devastating knee injury that almost ended his career
- Earning the nickname “The Axe”
- The end of the territories
- His son Curt’s natural talent
- Promoting professional wrestling
- His grandson’s future in WWE
- Working in real estate
- The importance of the Cauliflower Alley Club
- And much more!
Thanks to Larry Hennig for this entertaining interview, we hope you enjoy it! Catch up with Larry on email at LarryTheAxe@hotmail.com.