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
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
When a potential feud was in the works between the two, Dean Ambrose and Mick Foley decided to work everyone into thinking that there was legitimate backstage heat between the two. They did such a great job that even a few of the WWE superstars fell for it. Mark Henry, in particular, was one of those who felt that Ambrose was disrespecting a legend like Foley. Henry even offered to fight Ambrose backstage as a sign of respect towards his longtime friend.
December 26, 2014