Mark Henry to be honored at CAC 2019 Dec 13, 2018 20:29:26 GMT -5
Post by Vegas on Dec 13, 2018 20:29:26 GMT -5
The Cauliflower Alley Club is pleased to announce that Mark Henry will be honored at the upcoming CAC reunion with a 2019 CAC Iron Mike Award! Previous winners of this honor include Tully Blanchard, Trish Stratus, Baron von Raschke, "Russian Bear" Ivan Koloff, Nick Bockwinkel, among others.
Mark Jerrold Henry is an American powerlifter, Olympic weightlifter, strongman, and retired professional wrestler, who is currently signed to WWE as a producer. He is a two-time Olympian (1992 and 1996) and a gold, silver, and bronze medalist at the Pan American Games in 1995. As a powerlifter, he was WDFPF World Champion (1995) and a two-time U.S. National Champion (1995 and 1997), as well as an all-time raw world record holder in the squat and deadlift. Currently, he still holds the WDFPF world records in the squat, deadlift, and total, and the USAPL American record in the deadlift since 1995. He is credited for the biggest raw squat and raw powerlifting total ever performed by a drug-tested athlete, regardless of weight class, as well as the greatest raw deadlift by an American citizen.
In weightlifting, Henry was a three-time U.S. National Weightlifting Champion (1993, 1994, 1996), an American Open winner (1992), a two-time U.S. Olympic Festival Champion (1993 and 1994) and a NACAC champion (1996). He holds all three Senior US American weightlifting records of 1993–1997. In 2002 he won the first annual Arnold Strongman Classic.
Since joining the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE) in 1996, he has become a one-time WWF European Champion and a two-time world champion, having held the ECW Championship in 2008, and WWE’s World Heavyweight Championship in 2011.
Henry was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2018.