It is no secret that this will be the final contract that Mark Henry signs with WWE as an in ring performer. Both sides acknowledged that his time is coming to an end. However, the widespread belief was that Henry would stick around with the company and work backstage. He said so himself a couple of years back. It looks like the former world heavyweight champion has had a change of heart and wants to try his hand in Hollywood instead.
April 26, 2015
As an effort to generate some last minute excitement for Wrestlemania, WWE has decided to put their top stars into a big tag team match. In the main event of Smackdown this week, John Cena will team up with Daniel Bryan, Roman Reigns and Mark Henry to take on Bray Wyatt, Big Show, Seth Rollins and Kane. The match could just end up in a big brawl at the end, so that they can promote the Andre the Giant memorial battle royal.
March 23, 2015
Those that watched Smackdown last night saw the return of Mark Henry. However, what might have been missed was a verbal jab at the Young Bucks while he was admonishing Roman Reigns for not showing respect to people. Henry also mentioned the fact that Reigns hasn't been anywhere, which many viewed as an attack on Nick Jackson and Matt Jackson. The brothers have bashed WWE for trying to take away the Bullet Club hand sign.
March 13, 2015
While he has not been on television in quite some time now, WWE actually does have plans for Mark Henry at Wrestlemania penciled in. The former world heavyweight champion is expected to be one of the surprise entrants during the Andre the Giant memorial battle royal. There are even talks that he could be the one to win it this year because management needs another top level heel who can be utilized as a challenger for Roman Reigns.
March 11, 2015
A very interesting tidbit was revealed by Vince McMahon during a recent interview with Muscle & Fitness magazine. He once was able to beat Mark Henry in the gym. The two of them were lifting weights together, and McMahon came out on top. The WWE CEO stated that he was able to do that because he outsmarted Henry, who came in with a lot of adrenaline because he was overly excited about competing with McMahon.
February 23, 2015
Since he has been struggling with a variety injuries of the last couple of years, many believe that retirement might not be that far off for Mark Henry, who recently stated that the latest contract extension that he signed with WWE would be his last as an in ring performer. The speculations have caused some to wonder about the net worth of the former world heavyweight champion. According to Forbes magazine, Henry is worth approximately $4.5 million.
January 27, 2015