Road Warrior Animal (Alive)
Joseph Aaron "Joe" Laurinaitis [1960 - Present]
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When Road Warrior Animal (Joseph Laurinaitis) teamed up with Road Warrior Hawk (Michael Hegstrand) to form the Road Warriors, they created one of the most dominant tag teams in professional wrestling history.

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Rob - 2008-12-17 14:02:54

His son is the Ohio State LB who just became the 2nd person to ever be named to 3 first team All-American teams.

Oz - 2009-04-28 13:13:58

His son James just got drafted into the NFL by the St Louis Rams. I go to the games, maybe I'll see Animal there...

carl - 2009-07-25 19:11:41

The Road Warriors were a professional wrestling tag team famously composed of Michael "Hawk" Hegstrand and Joseph "Animal" Laurinaitis, though other members were added later. They performed under the name "Road Warriors" in the American Wrestling Association, the National Wrestling Alliance, and World Championship Wrestling, and the name Legion of Doom (L.O.D. for short) in the World Wrestling Federation. Under either name, their gimmick was the same - two imposing musclebound wrestlers in face paint. Generally recognized as one of the greatest tag team in professional wrestling history, the pair is well known as innovators, popularizing the use of face paint, using their massive physiques and power moves to win over audiences, and introducing a tandem maneuver known as the Doomsday Device. Both men used the move as a team finisher throughout their careers, even when teaming with other partners.

Buckeye Bruce - 2009-10-18 16:04:44

His son is also one of the most overrated linebackers in NCAA history.

carlo1959 - 2010-04-29 18:13:53

the were and are and will always be the best tag team in the world..

mike - 2010-10-31 06:15:36

When the Road Warriors were in Georgia Championship Wrestling they were managed by Precious Paul Ellering and his stable of wrestlers was called the Legion of Doom. It included Jake the Snake Roberts, King Kong Bundy and the Spoiler.