Tag - Hall of Fame

Who is inducting who at the 2017 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony

WWE will honor the newest class of the WWE Hall of Fame tonight live on the WWE Network. But who is doing the honors for each respective inductee? John Cena will be inducting Kurt Angle in the main event. Cena had his first WWE match on television against Kurt Angle, starting the Ruthless Aggression era. Legendary manager Jim Cornette will be...

A look at the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2017

Here is a look at the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2017. KURT ANGLE The 48-year-old made his pro wrestling debut in 1998, signing an 8-year deal with the WWE. Initially, Angle was sent to a developmental territory before making his full in-ring debut on WWE television at the 1999 Survivor Series. Angle’s rise in the WWE ranks was quick and he won...

Nattie Neidhart to induct Beth Phoenix into the WWE Hall of Fame

Nattie Neidhart has been selected to induct Beth Phoenix into the WWE Hall of Fame next week. Neidhart teamed up with Phoenix in 2011 and the two formed the Divas of Doom alliance. They are big friends in real life, and Phoenix noted it on Twitter. “When it comes to friends, she is the best there is, the best there was, and the best there ever...

Eric Bischoff to induct DDP into the WWE Hall of Fame

Former WCW President and Raw General Manager Eric Bischoff will be inducting his friend Diamond Dallas Page in the WWE Hall of Fame on Friday, March 31. Bischoff was the one who really gave DDP a chance in professional wrestling, and DDP went on to have a very successful career, including winning the WCW title on multiple occasions. “I’m...

JBL and Ron Simmons to induct Teddy Long into the WWE Hall of Fame

John “Bradshaw” Layfield and Ron Simmons will be inducting Teddy Long into the WWE Hall of Fame in a few weeks time. The duo, who formed the APA tag team in the WWE, have a long history with the ex referee and Smackdown General Manager, being travel buddies along with The Godfather during their time in WWE. For Simmons, his relationship with...

John Cena to induct Kurt Angle into the WWE Hall of Fame

16-time World champion John Cena will be inducting Kurt Angle into the WWE Hall of Fame in two weeks time. Cena was on the shortlist for Kurt Angle, along with Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Undertaker. Last month, Angle described Cena as the greatest of all time in an interview and now he will be doing the honors for the Olympic gold...

Rick Rude announced for the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2017

In a decision long overdue, “Ravishing” Rick Rude was announced as the newest member of the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2017. Rude, who passed away in 1999 at the age of 40, was one of the most gifted wrestlers and wrestled for the NWA, WCCW, Jim Crockett, WWE, WCW, and ECW. Trained under Eddie Sharkey, Rude made his professional wrestling debut...

Beth Phoenix joins the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2017

Beth Phoenix was today announced as the latest inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2017. The exclusive for the news was given to USA Today. The 36-year-old New York native had a seven-year career in the WWE which started in 2004 as a developmental wrestler assigned to Ohio Valley Wrestling. Her main roster debut came in May 2006 on an...

Diamond Dallas Page gets his place in the WWE Hall of Fame

Former WCW champion Diamond Dallas Page was announced as one of the inductees in this year’s WWE Hall of Fame, a very deserving honor to the man who helped several former wrestlers get their life back on track. The 60-year-old started his professional wrestling career late, making his pro wrestling career in 1991 in World Championship Wrestling...

President Trump’s WWE HOF page updated to reflect new job

WWE has updated Donald Trump’s Hall of Fame page to reflect his new position…President of the United States of America. “After trading in his favorite television catchphrase “You’re fired!” for a national promise to “Make America Great Again,” Donald Trump won his first presidential campaign against key contender Hillary Clinton...

Kurt Angle to headline the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2017

The WWE Hall of Fame will finally get its own Olympic gold medalist as WWE announced yesterday night that Kurt Angle will be the headliner for the class of 2017. “Kurt Angle’s accomplishments both in the Olympics and WWE were extraordinary,” said WWE’s Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative Paul Levesque. “He was...