Tag - Hall of Fame

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 –...

Big Boss Man is added to the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016

The WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016 has just got some law enforcement addition as The Big Boss Man has just been announced as the latest member for this year’s ceremony. Big Boss Man, real name Ray Traylor, made his professional wrestling debut in 1985 as Big Bubba Rogers and wrestled for the UWF for a year before leaving for the WWE. Managed by...

Ric Flair to induct Sting into the WWE Hall of Fame

Wooooo! Are you ready for another Ric Flair Hall of Fame speech? The two-time Hall of Famer announced on his podcast yesterday that he will be inducting Sting in the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016 on April 2. The Nature Boy was the favorite to do the honors from the very beginning considering the long history the two had in WCW. JBL and Ron...

The Fabulous Freebirds join the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame

The Fabulous Freebirds – the legendary wrestling group featuring Michael “P.S.” Hayes, Terry “Bam Bam” Gordy, Buddy “Jack” Roberts, and Jimmy “Jam” Garvin – will finally find their place in the Hall of Fame class of 2016. The group originally consisted of Hayes, Gordy, and Roberts when the trio teamed up in 1979 and had...

The Godfather to be inducted into the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame

There will be ho train coming to Dallas as WWE today announced that The Godfather will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016. The 54 year old behind the gimmick is Charles Wright, a California native who made his pro wrestling debut in 1989 for the USWA as The Soultaker. After a couple of years with USWA, Wright received a call to...

2016 Hall of Fame ceremony sold out

The WWE Hall of Fame 2016 ceremony is sold out as the last couple of block of tickets were snapped in no time yesterday during the general public sale on Ticketmaster. The pre-sale kicked off two days earlier and the majority of the tickets were gone quickly as well, leaving only a limited number for yesterday’s sale. It’s likely that more...

Pre-sale codes for the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony

The pre-sale for the WWE Hall of Fame 2016 induction ceremony kicked off this morning on Ticketmaster.com and will end tomorrow at 10PM CST. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday at 10AM CST on Ticketmaster.com. Those wishing to purchase a ticket can use the codes AACVIP or WWEVIP to unlock the pre-sale. Ticket prices are $29, $54...

Sting headlines the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony

Former WCW champion Sting was announced today as the headliner and the first inductee in the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016. Sting will be inducted on April 2, the eve of WrestleMania, at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Sting made his debut in 1985 with Continental Wrestling Association before moving to the Universal Wrestling...

2016 Hall of Fame ceremony tickets on sale on January 15

Tickets for this year’s Hall of Fame ceremony will go on sale on January 15 at 10AM CST at Ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices will range from $29 to $154. The event, part of the WrestleMania weekend, will take place on April 2 at 8PM EST at the American Airlines Center and will be broadcast live on the WWE Network. The first inductee into the class...

2015 WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony report

The first inductee of the evening is Rikishi, inducted by his two sons, former WWE Tag Team champions The Usos. The Usos say that they and all their family are from the Bay Area which gets a cheap pop from the crowd. They said they remember all their dad’s gimmicks but one of them they certainly cannot forget. A picture of Rikishi’s ass is...

Who will induct who at tonight’s WWE Hall of Fame 2015 ceremony

Live tonight on the WWE Network, WWE presents the Hall of Fame 2015 induction ceremony from the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The Hall of Fame will feature eight inductions tonight plus one Warrior Award. Macho Man Randy Savage will be inducted by Hulk Hogan and Randy’s brother Lanny Poffo will be there for the speech. Rikishi will be...

Lawler says him not hosting the Hall of Fame is a “BS rumor”

Wrestling journalist Bill Apter and owner of 1wrestling.com made a video to announce that Jerry “The King” Lawler will indeed host the Hall of Fame ceremony despite the report from PWInsider.com which said that Eva Marie will be hosting this year. Apter, who is big friends with Lawler, texted him to ask him why he’s not hosting the gig this...

WWE Diva Eva Marie to host the Hall of Fame ceremony

PWInsider.com is reporting that Jerry “The King” Lawler will be given the day off on Hall of Fame night as his hosting gig has just been given to someone else. For the first time ever, a Diva will be the MC for the evening, and the honor has been given to Eva Marie. Only four other individuals have hosted the Hall of Fame ceremony since 2005...

Kevin Nash announced for the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2015

Kevin Nash, the former WWE and WCW champion and founding member of the nWo, will be entering the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2015 later this week with the announcement video to be played on Raw tonight. Rolling Stone got the “exclusive” this time around and announced Nash for the Hall of Fame with an article and interview on their website...

Larry Zbysko announced for the 2015 WWE Hall of Fame

WWE just announced that the “Living Legend” Larry Zbysko will be the next inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2015. The 63 year old Chicago native had a long professional wrestling career which started in 1973 working for the then WWWF, and then WWF until 1981. In 1981, Zbysko moved to the NWA before joining the American Wrestling...