|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
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 Warlord, The Midnight Express,
Teddy Long, The Varsity Club,
The Samoan Swat Team, The Skyscrapers
and Jim Herd till switching over to
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
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
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
In the TNA, Animal Warrior fought
Team 3D with Rick
Steiner then went to independent circuits.
Did you know?
- Animal was trained by Eddie
- 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