WrestlingNewsSource.com is saddened to report via pro wrestling journalist Mike Mooneyham that legendary grappler Larry “The Axe” Hennig has passed away at the age of 82.
As of the initial reports, there is no word surrounding Hennig’s cause of death.
Hennig was the father of late WWE Hall of Famer “Mr. Perfect” Curt Hennig, as well as the grandfather of current WWE Superstar Curtis Axel.
We at WNS would like to offer our condolences to Hennig’s family and friends.
The bad week for pro wrestling continues as we bid farewell to one of the nicest guys in the business with the passing of Larry "The Axe" Hennig. pic.twitter.com/uRFNgWpOeZ— Mike Mooneyham (@ByMikeMooneyham) December 6, 2018