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Shawn Michaels Biography & Latest News

Shawn Michaels Biography

Michael Shawn Hickenbottom, or popularly known by his ring name Shawn Michaels, is a retired professional wrestler, and an American television host. He is currently signed to WWE, where he has served as an ambassador for the company since December 2010. Hickenbottom began his wrestling career with Mid-South Wrestling, now known as Universal Wrestling Federation, and American Wrestling Association (AWA). During his time with AWA, he partnered with Marty Jannetty, to win the AWA World Tag Team Championship twice. Hickenbottom later worked as a singles performer, taking on a new stage personality known as "The Heartbreak Kid" to become one of the industry's most prominent stars. In 1997, he teamed up with Hunter Hearst Hemsley, who often was referred to as Triple H (HHH), Chyna, and Rick Rude to form D-Generation X (DX). That same year, Hickenbottom took part in one of the most controversial matches in wrestling history, dubbed as the "Montreal Screwjob". He made his in-ring return at SummerSlam in 2002. In 2009, Hickenbottom and Triple H, tag teamed to capture the Unified WWE Tag Team Championship. In December 2010, he signed a long-term deal with WWE, making his first live appearance at a WWE show since WrestleMania later that month. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2011. Hickenbottom is a four-time world champion: a three-time WWF Champion and a former World Heavyweight Champion. Shawn Michaels was also the winner of the 1995 and 1996 Royal Rumbles and was the company's first Grand Slam Champion. He has also won the PWI Match of the Year Award a record eleven times.  

Shawn Michaels Latest News & Articles

Shawn Michaels: 5 things you should know about the Heartbreak Kid
Shawn Michaels: 5 things you should know about the Heartbreak Kid
How well do you know Shawn Michaels?
WWE News: Roman Reigns says the DX does not need to be 'celebrated'
WWE News: Roman Reigns says the DX does not need to be 'celebrated'
He said the Shield 'beat' DX
WWE News: How Shawn Michaels helped The Singh Brothers find themselves
WWE News: How Shawn Michaels helped The Singh Brothers find themselves
The Singh Brothers were a happy-go-lucky babyface team and then they got some amazing advice.
WWE News: Chris Jericho opens up about his favourite match in his wrestling career
WWE News: Chris Jericho opens up about his favourite match in his wrestling career
The emotion behind the match was what made it special to him.
WWE News: Shawn Michaels and Road Dogg fill in for Triple H at NXT television tapings
WWE News: Shawn Michaels and Road Dogg fill in for Triple H at NXT television tapings
The NXT tapings were missing a familiar face, but it's a good thing Triple H has some excellent friends who were more than willing to help.
WWE News: Who is playing Colonel Sanders in WWE's next KFC Commercial?
WWE News: Who is playing Colonel Sanders in WWE's next KFC Commercial?
WWE and KFC have put out a few outstanding advertising efforts. But who is next in line to play Col Sanders?
5 best Hell In A Cell matches in WWE's history
5 best Hell In A Cell matches in WWE's history
Ahead of Hell in a Cell PPV, we look at the greatest matches to take place inside the cell.
5 best world title celebrations in WWE history
5 best world title celebrations in WWE history
We take a look at the greatest Championship celebrations in WWE history.
WWE News: New WWE 2K18 videos released
WWE News: New WWE 2K18 videos released
The new videos featured the entrances of a few popular Superstars and gameplay from a dream match.
The 5 best WWE feuds from 2008-2013
The 5 best WWE feuds from 2008-2013
A look back at the greatest WWE rivalries from 2008 to 2013 in the WWE.
WWE News: Rare Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels dark match uploaded to YouTube
WWE News: Rare Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels dark match uploaded to YouTube
https://youtu.be/L0hNBaot3gU
WWE News: Dolph Ziggler's response to fan outrage over HBK impression on SmackDown Live
WWE News: Dolph Ziggler's response to fan outrage over HBK impression on SmackDown Live
Dolph Ziggler had an interesting response.
5 WWE Superstars who are in relationships with lesser known personalities
5 WWE Superstars who are in relationships with lesser known personalities
Being a professional wrestler doesn't necessarily mean you have to marry another Superstar, as demonstrated by these five performers.
5 PG Era vs Attitude Era matches fans are dying to see
5 PG Era vs Attitude Era matches fans are dying to see
Two completely different eras and their greatest stars clashing would be what dream pay-per-view events are made of.
WWE News: The New Day parodies Shawn Michaels
WWE News: The New Day parodies Shawn Michaels
The New Day seized an amazing opportunity to recreate an infamous moment in wrestling history.
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