Like the WWF shows of the 1980s, when the World championship was defended before intermission, so the champ could head to another show, Wednesday’s Cauliflower Alley Club banquet put its top name on mid-show, and there was little doubt that Larry “The Ax” Hennig stole the show.
Hennig was presented with the Iron Mike Award, the top honor in all of professional wrestling, named after the CAC’s founder Mike Mazurki. Harley Race, in his mobility scooter, said of Hennig, “There is not a person involved in wrestling that deserves it any more than you do.”
Read the rest of this great article here! It gives a full recap of Wednesday night’s award banquet including presentations to Jerry Brisco, Demolition, Beth Phoenix, Gail Kim, and more!