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We previously reported that names considered for the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame include Mick Foley, Bob Backlund, Kevin Nash and The Ultimate Warrior. Another name rumored for induction is JBL. Foley is considered a lock for induction and Bob Backlund had refused in the past but he recently returned for the angle with Heath Slater so he likely would be more willing to be inducted. Regarding Warrior, the 2013 Royal Rumble is in his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona so if they can work out a deal for him toRead More
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Primary names being discussed for the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on April 6 at Madison Square Garden are individuals with connections to the New York City area. * Mick Foley, who hails from New York and was inspired to become a professional wrestler after watching “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka leap from the top of a steel cage in Madison Square Garden * Kevin Nash, who defeated Bob Backlund in eight seconds at Madison Square Garden to win the WWF Championship. * Bob Backlund, who declined an invitation toRead More
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Posted On July 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Legends Return On RAW 1000 As Lita Defeats Heath Slater

Howard Finkel appeared on the 1000th episode of Raw as the guest ring announcer for Heath Slater’s open challenge to a no-disqualification, no count-out match against Lita. Lita said that she hired some protection, John “Bradshaw” Layfield and Ron Simmons, also known as APA. When Slater tried to leave, all the past legends that faced Slater in recent weeks leading to the 1000th episode of Monday Night Raw returned to bring him back to the ring for Lita to beat him. Legends featured Sgt. Slaughter, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, DDP, RoadRead More
- A WWE source notes that Ric Flair is not expected for the 1,000th RAW episode later this month. Regarding Flair’s upcoming appearance for ICP’s Gathering of the Juggalos, he will not be wrestling but will be hosting the main stage which features music performances. – The news of Batista appearing in “Man With the Iron Fist” was not the big announcement that he and his agent have been hyping for months. Batista says that announcement is still coming and that fans are going to flip out. He wrote onRead More

Posted On March 21, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Sammartino & Backlund To Appear At WWE HOF Ceremony?

World Wrestling Entertainment announced this afternoon that Abdullah the Butcher will inducted into the organization’s Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 2 in Atlanta, Georgia. It’s interesting to note that WWE.com’s bio on The Butcher notes that while he never brawled two-time WWE Champion Bruno Sammartino or went the distance with Bob Backlund at Madison Square Garden, all three wrestling icons will be together when he’s inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. The text reads: “Still active today even though he’s in his 70s, The Butcher has battled everyRead More