-

Ozzy Osbourne joining the celebrity wing of the WWE Hall of Fame

The popular British singer Ozzy Osbourne is joining the celebrity wing of the WWE Hall of Fame as part of the 2021 class.

The 72-year-old did not appear at the ceremony live in person but recorded a video message accepting the honor. The ceremony for the 2021 class was recorded on Thursday.

Osbourne has a long history with WWE, one that dates back all the way to 1986 where he made his first appearance at WrestleMania 2. On that pay-per-view, he accompanied Lou Albano and The British Bulldogs to their match against Brutus Beefcake and Greg Valentine.

He also sang at a Smackdown in 2007 and two years later he and his wife Sharon were the guest hosts of Monday Night Raw in Worcester, Massachusetts.

William Shatner was the other celebrity inductee in the 2020 class. Just like Osbourne, he did not appear live at the ceremony.

The 2020 and 2021 Hall of Fame ceremonies will air tomorrow on the WWE Network in one broadcast. Unlike previous years, there were no inductors and speeches were limited to a few minutes only.

Colin Vassallo
Colin Vassallohttps://www.wrestling-online.com
Colin Vassallo has been editor of Wrestling-Online since 1996. He is born and raised in Malta, follows professional wrestling and MMA, loves to travel, and is a big Apple fan!

Stories you might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you

LATEST NEWS

Early betting odds for Elimination Chamber 2024

The Elimination Chamber kicks off in less than 24 hours and we are bringing the early odds for the...

A full year with no million viewers for Dynamite on Wednesday nights

This week's Dynamite marked a full year of shows not crossing the one million viewership mark on Wednesday night...

Thousands of fans turn up for the Elimination Chamber press conference in Perth

Thousands of WWE fans turned up at the Elimination Chamber media event outside Optus Stadium earlier today in Perth,...

Discover more from Wrestling-Online.com

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading