Tag - Hall of Fame

Booker T gives fans a spinaroonie to close his HOF segment

Booker T

The third person to get honored at the Hall of Fame was former five time, five time, five time, five time, five time WCW champion Booker T, inducted by his older brother Stevie Ray. The former one half of the Harlem Heat looked genuinely excited to be there to honor his brother and recounted a few stories of when they were kids. Ray said that they...

Trish Stratus announces she’s pregnant during HOF speech

Trish Stratus

Former seven time Women’s champion Trish Stratus was the second person inducted into the Hall of Fame with Stephanie McMahon doing the honors. McMahon came out following the video introduction for Trish and one person immediately screamed “You’re hot” when the crowd silenced down. Yes, she did indeed look hot. McMahon put...

Mick Foley goes almost an hour with Hall of Fame speech

Mick Foley

The Hall of Fame ceremony kicked off with the induction of the hardcore legend himself, Mick Foley. After the fantastic tribute video, Terry Funk came out for the speech which ended with him pulling out an envelope for the “nominees” – all four of them – which were Dude Love, Mankind, Cactus Jack, and Mick Foley. Foley came...

Stevie Ray to induct his brother Booker T in the Hall of Fame

Booker T

It is going to be a Harlem Heat reunion at the Hall of Fame on Saturday as it was announced that Stevie Ray, the real life brother and former tag team partner of Booker T will be inducting him. Ray and Booker made their debut in WCW in 1993 and together they won the WCW tag team titles on 10 separate occasions. Ray retired in 2002 and opened up a...

WWE changes plans and adds Foley to HOF broadcast

Mick Foley

It looks like WWE has “buckled” under pressure from fans and Mick Foley has been given his Hall of fame spot on the USA Network broadcast which will air this coming Tuesday. Foley was left out of the one hour edited version of the show and instead Trish Stratus, Donald Trump, and Bruno Sammartino were going to be highlighted. Foley...

Mick Foley comments on being left out of HOF broadcast on USA

Mick Foley

Mick Foley is determined to deliver the best speech at the Hall of Fame to let the powers that be know what a stupid decision they made for leaving him out of the Hall of Fame broadcast on USA Network on Tuesday. “I’ll give the best speech I can, and let the decision makers make the decisions,” Foley wrote after it was revealed...

Vince McMahon to induct Donald Trump in the WWE Hall of Fame

Donald Trump

Stephanie McMahon will not be the only McMahon doing the honors at the Hall of Fame this time around as the Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon will be inducting Donald Trump as well. “Battle of the Billionaires revisited? I’m honored to be inducting @RealDonaldTrump into the @WWE Hall of Fame this Saturday. #WWEHOF,” McMahon tweeted last...

Terry Funk to induct Mick Foley in the WWE Hall of Fame

Mick Foley

Mick Foley announced that his friend and former tag team partner Terry Funk will be inducting him into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 6 in Madison Square Garden. The announcement was made in a video on YouTube owned by Mick’s son Mickey. Foley said that such a monumental announcement could only be done on his YouTube channel but before he...

Booker T announced for the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2013

Booker T

The latest person to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2013 is the one and only Booker T! The announcement came yesterday during the live Monday Night RAW. Booker T made his professional wrestling debut in 1989 and his and his brother’s hiring at the Global Wrestling Federation put them on the map. In 1993, Booker T and his...

Bruno Sammartino and Triple H sit down for an interview

Bruno Sammartino

Larry Richert from CBS Pittsburgh sat down with Bruno Sammartino and Triple H for an exclusive interview regarding the upcoming WWE Hall of Fame ceremony and Bruno’s induction into the International Sports Hall of Fame over the past weekend. Triple H – who was always addressed by his real name Paul during the interview – said the...

Donald Trump to join the celebrity wing of WWE Hall of Fame

Donald Trump

WWE has announced that Donald Trump will be inducted into the celebrity wing of the WWE Hall of Fame this year in the ceremony that will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York on the eve of WrestleMania. The 66 year old Chairman and President of The Trump Organization has been a friend of the McMahon family for several years and is a...

USA Network to air edited version of the Hall of Fame on April 9

Hall of Fame

USA Network will air a one hour compressed version of the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony on Tuesday, April 9, starting at 10PM EST. Last year the show aired on Monday serving as the lead in for the post-WrestleMania RAW however with RAW now already at three hours it would have added a fourth straight hour to the schedule. In the past, the Hall of Fame...

WWE issues press release on Sammartino, video from RAW

Hall of Fame

WWE issued a press release yesterday announcing Bruno Sammartino entering the WWE Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 6, at Madison Square Garden. “Having sold out more than 200 shows at Madison Square Garden and being the longest reigning WWE champion in history, Bruno Sammartino is truly ‘The Living Legend,’” said Vince McMahon...