John Morrison

Oct 2, 2009 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real Name: John Randall Hennigan
Height: 6’0″
Weight: 215 lbs.
Date of Birth: October 3, 1979
From: Palos Verdes, California
Pro Debut: January 27, 2003
Trained by: Supreme Pro Wrestling & OVW
Finishing Move: Starship Pain

Biography

– After winning the “Tough Enough III” competition, Hennigan was assigned to Ohio Valley Wrestling.
– Hennigan debuted on “Raw” on the March 1, 2004 episode.
– Following an unsuccessful run as Johnny Nitro, Hennigan was sent back to OVW.
– A week after debuting on “Smackdown,” Nitro and Joey Mercury (Matthews), managed by Melina, defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. and Eddy Guerrero for the WWE Tag Team titles at the April 18, 2005 tapings in New York, NY.
– At Judgment Day ’05, MNM defeated Charlie Haas and Hardcore Holly to retain the WWE Tag Team titles.
– At the October 25, 2005 Smackdown tapings, MNM beat Animal and Heidenreich, Mexicools, and William Regal and Paul Burchill to regain the WWE Tag Team titles.
– MNM defeated the Mexicools (Psicosis and Super Crazy) at Armageddon ’05.
– At the December 27, 2005 Smackdown tapings in Uncasville, CT, MNM defeated Batista and Rey Mysterio Jr. to regain the WWE Tag Team titles.
– Nitro and Melina debuted on “Raw” on the May 29, 2006 edition of the cable show.
– At Vengeance ’06 in Charlotte, NC, Nitro defeated Shelton Benjamin and Carlito in a three way dance to capture the Intercontinental title.
– Nitro successfully defended the Intercontinental title at Unforgiven ’06 by defeating Jeff Hardy.
– At the November 6, 2006 Raw taping in Columbus, OH, Nitro defeated Jeff Hardy to regain the IC title.
– On June 17, 2007, Nitro was drafted by ECW during the supplemental draft.
– At Vengeance ’07 in Houston, TX, Nitro (subbing for Chris Benoit) defeated CM Punk to capture the vacant ECW World Heavyweight title.
– In July 2007, Nitro changed his ring name to John Morrison.
– At the Great American Bash ’07, Morrison defeated CM Punk to remain ECW champion.
– At Summerslam ’07, Morrison defeated Punk again to retain the ECW title.
– On November 16, 2008 in Wichita, KS, Morrison and The Miz defeated Matt Hardy and MVP to capture the WWE Tag Team titles.
– At Judgment Day ’08, Morrison and Miz defeated Kane and CM Punk to retain the WWE Tag Team titles.
– At Cyber Sunday ’08, Morrison and Miz defeated Cryme Tyme.
– On December 13, 2008, Morrison and Miz defeated CM Punk and Kofi Kingston at a house show in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada to capture the World Tag Team titles.
– On April 15, 2009, Morrison was drafted to the Smackdown roster in the Supplemental draft.
– At Judgment Day ’09, Morrison defeated Shelton Benjamin.
– At the Smackdown taping on September 1, 2009 in Cleveland, OH, Morrison defeated Rey Mysterio to win the Intercontinental title.
– At Hell in a Cell ’09, Morrison defeated Dolph Ziggler.
– Morrison was drafted to Raw on April 26, 2010.
– At Wrestlemania 27, Trish Stratus, Morrison and Snooki defeated Michelle McCool, Layla, and Dolph Ziggler.
– At Summerslam ’11, Morrison, Rey Mysterio, and Kofi Kingston defeated The Miz, R-Truth, and Alberto Del Rio.
– On November 30, 2011, Morrison’s WWE contract expired.
– On February 4, 2012, Hennigan defeated Shelton Benjamin to win the vacant WWFX World Title.
– On August 4, 2012, Morrison defeated Sonjay Dutt to win the vacant CWF United States Title.
– On February 22, 2013, Morrison defeated Brian Cage, Davey Boy Smith Jr, Jack Evans, Samuray del Sol & Teddy Hart in an Elimination Match to win the vacant NGW World Title.
– On May 24, 2013, Morrison fought CWF Champion Luke Hawx to a double countout in a Champion vs Champion Match to retain the CWF United States Title.
– On June 21, 2013, Hennigan defeated Carlito Colon to win the FWE Heavyweight Title.
– At House of Hardcore II, Morrison defeated 2 Cold Scorpio to retain the FWE Heavyweight Title.
– On October 12, 2013, Hennigan defeated Matt Morgan to retain the FWE Heavyweight Title.
– In September 2014, Hennigan began competing for Lucha Underground as ‘Johnny Mundo.’
– On April 14, 2015, Morrison defeated Alofa to win the QPW Souq Waqif Title
– At House of Hardcore IX, Hennigan defeated Tony Nese
– On January 13, 2016, Morrison defeated AJ Styles to win the vacant 5-Star Wrestling Title. Over the next two days, he would defend against Carlito and PJ Black
– On the May 25, 2016 episode of Lucha Underground, The Worldwide Underground (Mundo, PJ Black & Jack Evans) defeated Dragon Azteca Jr, Prince Puma & Rey Mysterio to win the Lucha Underground Trios Titles
– On June 5, 2016, Mundo led Team USA Lucha Underground to victory in the Lucha Libre World Cup. Mundo himself defeated Pentagon Jr in the final
– At TripleMania XXIV, Mundo defeated Pentagon Jr to win the AAA Latin America Title
– On September 9, 2016, Morrison & Matt Cross defeated Zero Gravity (Brett Gakiya & CJ Esparza) to win the MondoLucha Tag Team Titles
– At AAA Heroes Inmortales ’16, Mundo defeated Garza Jr to retain the AAA Latin America Title
– On October 8, Morrison defeated Dalton Castle & Mark Haskins in a 3-Way Match to win the vacant EPW Heavyweight Title, but lost it later that night to Chris Raaber
– On the October 26, 2016 episode of Lucha Underground, Mundo defeated Sexy Star to win the Gift of the Gods Title
– On the November 23, 2016 episode of Lucha Underground, Mundo defeated Sexy Star to win the Lucha Underground Title
– At House of Hardcore XXII, Hennigan defeated Fenix
– On the December 21, 2016 episode of Lucha Underground, Mundo defeated Sexy Star in a Cage Match to retain the Lucha Underground Title
– At Guerra de Titanes ’17, Mundo defeated Pentagon Jr to retain the AAA Latin America Title
– On January 28, 2017, Mundo defeated Rey Mysterio, Moose & Drew Galloway in a one-night tournament, defending his 5-Star Wrestling Title each time
– At AAA Rey de Reyes ’17, Mundo defeated El Hijo del Fantasma & El Texano Jr in a 3-Way Match to retain the AAA Latin America Title and win the AAA World Heavyweight Title and the AAA World Cruiserweight Title
– On April 28, Mundo fought Cody Rhodes to a double-countout to retain the QPW Souq Waqif Title
– On the May 31, 2017 episode of Lucha Underground, Mundo fought The Mack to a draw in an ‘All Night Long’ Iron Man Match to retain the Lucha Underground Title
– On June 2, Hennigan defeated Rob Van Dam to win the PCW Heavyweight Title
– On the June 7, 2017 episode of Lucha Underground, Mundo defeated The Mack in a Falls Count Anywhere Match to retain the Lucha Underground Title
– On June 30, Mundo defeated El Texano Jr to retain the AAA World Heavyweight Title
– On July 21, Mundo defeated El Texano Jr & El Hijo del Fantasma to retain the AAA World Heavyweight Title
– A week later, Mundo defeated Penta El 0M & Sami Callihan in a 3-Way Match to retain the PCW Heavyweight Title
– In August 2017, Hennigan began appearing in Impact Wrestling as ‘Johnny Impact’
– On the August 23, 2017 episode of Lucha Underground, Mundo defeated Rey Mysterio to retain the Lucha Underground Title
– On September 8, Mundo defeated Penta El 0M & Rey Fenix to win the vacant Mondo Lucha Title
– On September 29, Mundo defeated Jeff Cobb to retain the PCW Heavyweight Title
– At Heroes Inmortales IX, Mundo defeated Rey Wagner by DQ to retain the AAA World Heavyweight Title, but lost the Cruiserweight Title to Lanzeloth and the Latin America Title to El Hijo del Fantasma
– On October 6, Hennigan defeated Brian Cage to retain the PCW Heavyweight Title
– On February 1, 2018, Morrison defeated Rob Van Dam to retain the 5-Star Wrestling Title
– Hennigan married long-time partner Taya Valkyrie on June 1, 2018
– On June 23, Impact defeated Brian Cage to win the WSW Heavyweight Title, but lost it to Austin Aries the next day
– At Slammiversary XVI, Impact defeated Fenix, Petey Williams & Taiji Ishimori in a 4-Way Match
– On August 24, Hennigan (wrestling as Johnny Blackcraft) defeated Brody King & Jimmy Havoc in a No-DQ Match to win the vacant Blackcraft Heavyweight Title
– On September 7, Mundo defeated Matt Cross to retain the Mondo Lucha Title
– At Bound For Glory ’18, Impact defeated Austin Aries to win the Impact World Title
– In October 2018, Impact defended the Impact World Title against Killer Kross & Fenix
– On November 30, Impact defeated Eli Drake to retain the Impact World Title
– The next day, Impact defeated Moose to retain the Impact World Title
– On December 15, Blackcraft defeated Killer Kross by countout to retain the Blackcraft Heavyweight Title
– At Homecoming ’19, Impact defeated Brian Cage to retain the Impact World Title
– At Impact Uncaged, Impact defeated Brian Cage, Killer Kross & Moose to retain the Impact World Title
– On January 20, 2019, Impact defeated Damon Windsor to retain the Impact World Title
– On January 26, Impact defeated Eli Drake to retain the Impact World Title
– On February 2, Impact defeated Sami Callihan to retain the Impact World Title
– The next day, Impact defeated Ethan Page & Maxwell Jacob Friedman to retain the Impact World Title
– On February 23, Blackcraft defeated PJ Black to retain the Blackcraft Heavyweight Title
– At Impact & Rockstar Pro’s Opening Day event, Impact defeated Larry D to retain the Impact World Title
– The next day, at the Impact vs. OVW event, Impact defeated Eddie Edwards & Adam Revolver to retain the Impact World Title
– On April 5, Blackcraft defeated David Starr to retain the Blackcraft Heavyweight Title, but immediately lost it to Matthew Justice
– At Impact & UCW’s Critical Transformation event, Impact defeated Chris Michaels to retain the Impact World Title
– On April 27, Impact defeated Logan Lynch to win the ACW Heavyweight Title
– At Impact/HOG’s Code Red event, Impact & Taya Valkyrie defeated Alisha & Eddie Edwards

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