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The Wrestler Road Warrior Animal


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Animal Biography - Animal Feuds

The Animal Biography

Joseph Aaron Laurinaitis was born January 26th 1960 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Animal is a wrestler best known in the WCW and the WWF with Hawk in tag team The Road Warriors.

Animal is a 3 time NWA World Six-Man Tag Team Champion with Road Warrior Hawk and Dusty Rhodes twice and Road Warrior Hawk and Genichiro Tenryu, 1 time NWA World Tag Team Champion with Warrior Hawk, The 1989 Iron Team Tournament Winner with Road Warrior Hawk, the 1986 Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup with Road Warrior Hawk, 1 time WWE Tag Team Champion with Heidenreich and 2 time WWF World Tag Team Champion with Hawk.

Road Warrior Animal came to the NWA in 1986 feuding with The Four Horsemen, the Russian Team, The Powers of Pain, The Barbarian, The Warlord, The Midnight Express, Teddy Long, The Varsity Club, The Samoan Swat Team, The Skyscrapers and Jim Herd till switching over to the WWF.

Animal came to the WWF in 1990 for 2 years and feuded with Demolition, Crush and the Beverly Brothers till going back to the WCW.

Road Warrior Animal once again returned to the WCW for 3 years on and off feuding with Big Van Vader, Sid Vicious, Harlem Heat, the Steiner Brothers, Sting and Lex Luger till going back again to the WWF.


Road Warrior Animal Biography


Road Warrior Feuds

Animal returned to the WWF in 1997 and feuded with the Hart Foundation, The Godwinns, New Age Outlaws, Road Dogg, Billy Gunn and D.O.A. till returning to the WCW.

The WCW stunt did not last moving over to TNA in 2002 switch did not last either.

Road Warrior Animal came back to the WWE in 2003 for 3 years and feuded with Kane, Rob Van Dam, MNM, Matt Hardy and Paul Burchill till going over to TNA again.

In the TNA, Animal Warrior fought Team 3D with Rick Steiner then went to independent circuits.

Did you know?

  • Animal was trained by Eddie Sharkey
  • Road Warrior Animal had managers such as Paul Ellering, Sunny and Christy Hemme
  • He fought under ring names such as Road Warrior Animal, Animal Warrior and The Road Warrior
  • The Road Warrior is the dad of James Laurinaitis



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