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
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
For those of you that might not have noticed, Mark Henry was not utilized by WWE for the entire month of December. That has led to some questions about his status within the company, especially since he was forced to lose so quickly during the Survivor Series main event. The rumors floated around enough that Henry himself has decided to respond via social media. The former world heavyweight champion explained that he was simply injured.
December 30, 2014