Tag - Hall of Fame

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...

2017 Hall of Fame ceremony tickets to go on sale on January 13

Tickets for the 2017 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony will go on sale on Friday, January 13 at 10AM EST on Ticketmaster.com. The event, this time held on the Friday before WrestleMania, will take place at the Amway Center. The Amway Center will play host to NXT, Raw, and Smackdown as well that week. Ticket prices are $27, $54, $80, and $110 plus...

WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony moves to Friday night

WWE has decided to flip the days of the NXT event and Hall of Fame during WrestleMania weekend. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony is now set to take place on Friday, March 31, a day earlier than before. All previous Hall of Fame ceremonies have taken place on Saturday, the eve of WrestleMania. The NXT event, most likely another NXT Takeover...

WWE welcomes a new class of Hall of Famers

WWE welcomed 10 new members into the Hall of Fame last night in front of a packed crowd at the American Airlines Center in downtown Dallas. Kicking things off were the APA who inducted The Godfather. JBL had some funny lines and was trying to recount some stories of the three of them but Simmons kept cutting him off because it wasn’t a smart...

Sting announces his retirement at the 2016 Hall of Fame ceremony

WWE Hall of Famer Sting officially announced his retirement at the ceremony much to the disappointment of the crowd who kept chanting “one more match.” The retirement announcement was actually revealed by TMZ weeks ago who quoted sources close to Sting who said he will make the announcement at the Hall of Fame. Sting however refuted those...

John Cena returns on TV at the Hall of Fame ceremony

John Cena returned on WWE television during the Hall of Fame ceremony where he inducted Snoop Dogg into the celebrity wing. Cena’s appearance was not advertised and it was his first time on TV since early January. “When it came time to find someone to induct Snoop Dog, it was a no brainer,” Jerry Lawler said. “We had to find someone with...

Who is inducting whom at the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame

Those being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame tonight will probably be speaking for a long…long time however prior to that, it’s up to those inducting them to set the tone and get the crowd going. Choosing who is going to induct who is usually up to those who are getting the honors that evening however more often than not WWE ends up making...

A look at the the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016

WWE welcomes nine new Hall of Famers and one in the celebrity wing, sending the total number of Hall of Fame inductees to over 130. Headlining will be Sting, whose long and storied career in WCW is pretty well documented. It took him till the end of his career to jump to WWE but he got his WrestleMania moment last year, wrestling Triple H during...

Snoop Dogg to join the celebrity wing of the WWE Hall of Fame

The latest e-mail blast from the WWE Network to subscribers revealed that the celebrity inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame will be Snoop Dogg. His image is among the other Hall of Fame inductees – Stan Hansen, Jacqueline, Sting, The Godfather, The Big Boss Man, and the Fabulous Freebirds. Snoop Dogg is a big WWE fan and even performed at...

Second recipient of the Warrior Award will be Joan Lunden

WWE today announced that the second recipient of the Warrior Award is Joan Lunden and the award will be given to her during the Hall of Fame ceremony this Saturday. Lunden is an award-winning journalist, best-selling author and breast cancer survivor. She is the TODAY show special correspondent. In June 2014, Lunden was diagnosed with...

Stan Hansen to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016

The latest inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016 is Stan Hansen, a Texas native who made his name in Japan. The 66 year old made his professional wrestling debut in January 1973 and retired in the same month of 2001. He joined the WWWF in 1976 and had a feud with the then champion Bruno Sammartino just two months after he arrived. He...

Jacqueline announced for the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016

The WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016 got its Diva today as former WWE Women’s champion Jacqueline Moore has been announced as the latest inductee. The 52 year old from Dallas made her professional wrestling debut in 1988 and wrestled for World Class Championship Wrestling, FMW, and the USWA before going to the WWE in 1993. Her run there was brief...

WWE to open physical Hall of Fame and restaurant in Orlando

The website Attractions Management posted an exclusive story today saying that sources at Universal Studios have told the website that WWE will be opening a physical Hall of Fame location as well as a restaurant before WrestleMania 33. The new WWE venture, described as similar in style to the company’s former restaurant in Times Square –...