Curtis Axel - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Curtis Axel, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Joseph Curtis Hennig was born in Champlin, Minnesota on October 1, 1979, and he is currently 44 years old.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Joseph Curtis Hennig
  • Ring Names
    • Curtis Axel ( May 20, 2013 - Present)
    • Michael McGillicutty ( July 15, 2010 - May 19, 2013)
    • Joe Hennig ( July 13, 2007 - July 14, 2010)
  • Born October 1, 1979 (age 44)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Champlin, Minnesota
  • Billed From
    • Champlin, Minnesota
  • Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
  • Weight
    • 228 lbs (103 kg)
  • Nicknames The Axe Man

Career History

  • Roles

    • Producer ( April 8, 2022 - July 11, 2022)
    • Wrestler ( July 13, 2007 - April 7, 2022)
  • Promotions / Brands

    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE April 8, 2022 July 11, 2022
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand SmackDown October 13, 2019 April 30, 2020
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE October 11, 2019 October 12, 2019
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand SmackDown April 26, 2019 October 10, 2019
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw July 19, 2016 April 25, 2019
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE May 20, 2013 July 18, 2016
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand NXT August 2, 2011 May 19, 2013
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw October 2, 2010 August 1, 2011
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand NXT June 8, 2010 August 31, 2010
    Promotion Florida Championship WrestlingFCW July 12, 2008 December 17, 2010
  • Images History

    May 2018
    May 2018
    Jun 2017
    Jun 2017
    Jul 2015
    Jul 2015
    May 2015
    May 2015
    May 2013
    May 2013
    Jun 2010
    Jun 2010
    Jul 2007
    Jul 2007
  • Face / Heel Turns

    Alignmentfromto
    Face April 16, 2018 April 30, 2020
    Heel January 4, 2016 April 15, 2018
    Face May 11, 2015 January 3, 2016
    Heel May 20, 2013 May 10, 2015
    Face January 2, 2013 May 19, 2013
    Heel August 31, 2010 January 1, 2013
    Face July 13, 2007 August 30, 2010

  • Finishers

    • Axehole - Hangman's Facebuster ( January 1, 2014 - Present)
    • Perfect-Plex/Hennig-Plex - Bridging Fisherman Suplex ( July 13, 2007 - Present)
    • McGillicutter/Turning Heads - Running One-armed Swinging Neckbreaker ( July 15, 2010 - May 19, 2013)
  • Theme Songs

    • Theme Song "Reborn" by CFO$ - Single ( May 20, 2013 - April 30, 2020)
    • Theme Song "Go, Go, Go" by CFO$ - with Bo Dallas - Team ( August 6, 2018 - April 30, 2020)
    • Theme Song "I Came to Play" by Downstait - with The Miztourage - Team ( June 26, 2017 - April 16, 2018)
    • Theme Song "Outcast" by CFO$ - with The Social Outcasts - Team ( January 11, 2016 - July 19, 2016)
    • Theme Song "Real American" by Rick Derringer & Jim Johnston - Single ( May 17, 2015 - July 24, 2015)
    • Theme Song "Meat On the Perfect Table" by Jim Johnston - with Ryback - Team ( March 31, 2014 - August 26, 2014)
    • Theme Song "And the Horse He Rode in On" by Reluctant Hero - Single ( October 6, 2011 - May 16, 2013)
    • Theme Song "We Are One" by 12 Stones - with The Nexus - Team ( October 3, 2010 - Present)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • World Wrestling Entertainment

  • Florida Championship Wrestling

    • 1 FCW Heavyweight Championship
    • 4 FCW Florida Tag Team Championship (1 with Gabe Tuft, 1 with Heath Miller, 1 with Brett DiBiase, 1 with Kaval)
  • Other Accomplishments

    • PWI Feud of the Year (2010, The Nexus vs. WWE - as member of the Nexus)
    • PWI Most Hated Wrestler of the Year (2010 - as member of the Nexus)
    • PWI Rookie of the Year (2008)

Teams & Relations

Curtis Axel Games Appearances (11)

WWE Main Series (7/24)

Other Games (4)

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