WWE star Curtis Axel issued a statement on Twitter commenting on the passing of his grandfather, Larry “The Axe” Hennig”, on Thursday.
Axel said no one had a “bigger impact on my wrestling career than my Papa Axe”, adding that he was one of his biggest supporters since day one.
As reported yesterday, Hennig passed away after a long illness and kidney failure.
You can check out Axel’s full statement below.
On behalf of the whole Hennig Family, thank you for your thoughts and prayers! pic.twitter.com/fi5uqWvB5i
— Curtis Axel (@RealCurtisAxel) December 6, 2018