High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Curtis Hughes (born December 7, 1964) is an American professional wrestler, better known under the ring name Mr. Hughes. He is best known for his stints in the World Wrestling Federation. In addition to the WWF, Hughes has also worked for World Championship Wrestling, the American Wrestling Association, the American Wrestling Federation, and Extreme Championship Wrestling. Hughes currently trains up-and-coming wrestlers in the WWA4 Training School and wrestles on the independent circuit in southeastern states. While briefly attending Kansas State University, Hughes began playing on the football team. After leaving college, Hughes began training with Sonny Myers and Bob Geigel to become a professional wrestler. In 1988, he made his debut and began competing with the American Wrestling Association as Curtis "The Cat" Hughes, a friendly, fan favorite. He then moved on to World Championship Wrestling, where he began using the gimmick of "The Big Cat".