Michael Hegstrand was an American professional wrestler. He was best known as Road Warrior Hawk, one half of the tag team known as The Road Warriors and  The Legion of Doom in WWF, with Road Warrior Animal. Outside of The Road Warriors, Hawk was a sporadic challenger for world heavyweight championships on pay-per-view from the late 1980s to the mid 1990s. He headlined the inaugural 1993 edition of ECW’s premier annual event, November to Remember.


Championships & Accomplishments

All Japan Pro Wrestling

NWA International Tag Team Championship (1 time)

Cauliflower Alley Club

Tag Team Award (2020)

International Wrestling Superstars

IWS World Tag Team Championship (1 time)

American Wrestling Association

AWA World Tag Team Championship

Catch Wrestling Association

CWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

Fighting World of Japan Pro Wrestling

World Japan Tag Team Championship (1 time)

Georgia Championship Wrestling

NWA National Tag Team Championship (4 times)

i-Generation Superstars of Wrestling

i-Generation Tag Team Championship (2 times)

Independent Pro Wrestling

IPW Tag Team Championship (1 time)

Jim Crockett Promotions / World Championship Wrestling

NWA World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (3 times
NWA World Tag Team Championship (Mid-Atlantic version) (1 time)
Iron Team Tournament (1989)
Jim Crockett, Sr. Memorial Cup (1986)

Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Alliance

MAWA Tag Team Championship (2 times)

Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation

MEWF Tag Team Championship (1 time)

Midwest Territorial Wrestling

MTW Tag Team Championship (1 time)

National Wrestling Alliance

NWA Hall of Fame (Class of 2012)
NWA Legends Hall of Heroes (2016)

New Japan Pro Wrestling

IWGP Tag Team Championship (2 times)

Professional Championship Wrestling (Texas)

PWC Tag Team Championship (1 time)

Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum

(Class of 2011) (As a member of The Road Warriors)

Pro Wrestling Illustrated

Tag Team of the Year (1983, 1984, 1985, 1988) with Road Warrior Animal
Feud of the Year (1987) with Road Warrior Animal and The Super Powers (Dusty Rhodes and Nikita Koloff) vs. The Four Horsemen (Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard, and Lex Luger)
Ranked No. 25 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 1995
Ranked No. 1 of the 100 best tag teams of the "PWI Years" with Road Warrior Animal as The Road Warriors in 2003
Ranked No. 47 of the top 500 singles wrestlers of the "PWI Years" in 2003

Quebec Wrestling Hall of Fame

Class of 2015

Super World of Sports

One Night Tag Team Tournament (1990)

Tokyo Sports

Best Foreigner Award (1985)

World Wrestling Federation/WWE

WWF Tag Team Championship (2 times)
WWE Hall of Fame (Class of 2011) as a member of The Road Warriors

Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Rookies of the Year award (1983) with Road Warrior Animal[53]
Tag Team of the Year (1984) with Road Warrior Animal[53]
Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame (Class of 1996)

Business Inquiries

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