HOF Tag

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with a new blog on jrsbarbq.com. Here are some highlights: – I’m guessing that John Cena and Dolph Ziggler win their respective MITB bouts this Sunday on PPV. No wagering please. – I’d love to see some of WWE’s younger talents have break through performances this Sunday on PPV. Like in main stream sports, I believe in throwing someone in the game and seeing if they can help the team win. Nothing ventured…nothing gained. – I’ve been extremely impressed with Kane theRead More
Chris Kelly (@H2HCrelly) and The Trey Dawg (@TreyWNL) were joined by former WWE Champion Kevin Nash (@RealKevinNash) for a special interview on this week’s Running The Ropes found over at www.facebook.com/runningtheropes.radio.. Highlights from the interview are as follows: How the idea of his WWE return came about: “I was actually on my way to go to the gathering with the Insane Clown Posse and I got a phone call three or four days before that and they said “Hey, do you want to come to SummerSlam and stick Punk andRead More
The Score’s Arda Ocal meets up with WWE Hall of Famer JJ Dillon to talk about his induction into the Hall of Fame, how his time with the Four Horsemen were the best years of his professional wrestling career and whether the stories about how the Four Horsemen spent their nights on the town were true. Highlights are as follows: Dillon speaks about his Hall of Fame ring and the process of actually being able to wear it since it was too small. Dillon speaks about his years with theRead More
- Rikishi wrote the following on Twitter about Yokozuna’s WWE Hall of Fame induction:   “I think YOKO should have gotten more TV time rather then a few seconds of the HOF.. Jus because he’s YOKOZUNA…let’s be real. #dntmakesense”   - WWE is now selling the Triple H vs. Undertaker End of an Era t-shirt on their website and a new “To The Future” shirt for Cody Rhodes.   - F4Wonline.com reports that Epico’s rant about being left off WrestleMania yesterday was part of a storyline.Read More

Posted On April 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Batista Competes In Nautica Triathlon, Shaq O’Neal-WM28, HOF

- Batista competed in the Nautica Triathlon in Miami today, finishing second to the team of James Marsden.   - NBA Legend Shaquille O’Neal, who was once rumored to wrestle tonight in Miami, wrote on Twitter that he will be watching WrestleMania 28 tonight.   - WWE is selling a new t-shirt for Triple H vs. The Undertaker.   - One of the centerpieces of WWE’s Hall of Fame display at Axxess is the NWA World Title belt that was at the center of the Highspots.com vs. Ric Flair legalRead More

Posted On March 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Talks WrestleMania, Sheamus On The Rock, Twitter, HOF

- Despite recent health problems, Barry Windham is expected to be in attendance for the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony this Saturday in Miami as The Four Horsemen are inducted.   - The Twitter meeting held last Monday by WWE officials has become a running joke among a majority of the WWE talents.   - PalmBeachPost.com did an interview with The Rock talking about his return home for WrestleMania 28 and WWE’s decision to choose Sun Life Stadium as the host site. Rock said:   “It sealed the deal forRead More

Posted On March 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Chris Jerchio vs. CM Punk News, TNA’s Request To WWE, HOF

- One of the things TNA wanted when negotiating with WWE for Ric Flair’s Hall of Fame participation was that they wanted it to be said in some way during the show that Flair worked for TNA or was there due to TNA. No word yet if WWE agreed to that particular stipulation but it was one of the key things that was being discussed over the past few weeks.   - All Hall of Famers are being limited to ten-minute induction speeches. With Edge, Mike Tyson and The FourRead More

Posted On March 28, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Terry Taylor Working For WWE Again?, JBL On John Cena, HOF

- Former WWE Superstar JBL spoke with The Sun this week and had the following to say about John Cena going into WrestleMania 28:   “I knew Cena could be the guy, there was no doubt in my mind. What he’s done is just phenomenal. I could not be happier for him. He’s one of the most hard working guys I have ever seen, who just has a knack for this business. I hear that he can’t wrestle — he can wrestle. Drawing a crowd is working. I think he’sRead More

Posted On March 27, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Punk Jokes About WWE Meeting, FCW Star Shoots On The Rock, HOF

- WWE held a meeting on Monday afternoon regarding talent’s use of Twitter. WWE reportedly told its wrestlers and divas to use WWE-related hastags to draw attention to official WWE-sanctioned topics.   WWE Champion CM Punk tweeted the following Monday night regarding that meeting:   “Here’s my essential #wrestlemania hashtags: #PMA #cleans #sprints #snatch #twizzlericecreamcake #BITW”   - FCW star Dean Ambrose wrote the following on Twitter today, taking a shot at how The Rock applies a Sharpshooter:   “#WWE Fun Facts @NatbyNature uses a perfectly applied sharpshooter, @TheRock usesRead More

Posted On March 27, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

DX Return, DDP Backstage At Last Night’s Raw, JBL Talks HOF

- JBL wrote the following about inducting Ron Simmons into the WWE Hall of Fame this weekend: “There’s only two problems with me inducting Ron into HOF this weekend in Miami. Do you really think Miami is read for an APA reunion and I better have an hour to tell all the stories I want to tell about our travels!! Seriously, one of greatest honors of my life-can’t wait to induct my best friend!” - Diamond Dallas Page was reportedly backstage at last night’s WWE RAW Supershow from Atlanta. -Read More

Posted On March 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: Bret Hart Speaks On Injuring A WWE Star, WM2, HOF

WWE Hall of Famer and Legend Bret “Hitman” Hart stops by theScore to chat with Arda Ocal about WrestleMania 2 and why Andre The Giant didn’t like the football players in that main event battle royal, not liking his WWE Hall of Fame speech, and reveals the one and only time he seriously injured somebody in a WWE match:Read More

Posted On February 21, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JBL Congratulates Ron Simmons For His Hall Of Fame Induction

- JBL wrote the following on Twitter about former tag team partner and longtime friend Ron Simmons going into the WWE Hall of Fame this year: “Words can’t describe how happy I am about my best friend and former tag team partner Ron Simmons going into HOF! Well deserved, CONGRATS!” JBL then wrote this on Facebook when asked about who will induct Simmons: “As far as who is inducting Ron into the HOF-I would consider one of my greatest lifetime honors if I am chosen. However, it hasn’t been announced-SO,Read More
I’ve been doing this column for about a year and a half. The format is constantly changing and I think it’s a unique mostly positive column. However a quick disclaimer this week I’m pretty negative. Sorry for that I generally try to see the good in each angle or story. What in the world was Brutus Clay doing on Monday? Besides dancing like he’s never danced before? Nope, not going near this one Funkasaurus has my vote of confidence because that dude is talented. Monday saw a movie monster sceneRead More

Posted On November 16, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Mick Foley Comments On “This Is Your Life”, Raw News, HOF

- Stan sent word that this week’s 3-hour RAW had only 35 minutes and 12 seconds of in-ring action. This is actually down from the previous week’s two-hour show. – Tickets for the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony are expected to go on sale mid-January. – On Monday’s RAW, Mick Foley paid homage to a classic moment from the Attitude Era and hosted a “This Is Your Life” segment for John Cena. A fan wrote to Foley on Twitter suggesting that WWE intentionally made the “This Is Your Life”Read More
– Jim Ross stated on Twitter that WWE drew $1.1 million gates at this weekend’s live events in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia. — WWE Hall of Famer “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan appears at the Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, New Jersey on Saturday, July 16 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Call 347-92-8240 for more information. — WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton stated on his Twitter account that he wants Arn Anderson in the WWE Hall of Fame. “If Arn Anderson isn’t in the HOF next year I’ll go onRead More

Posted On May 3, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Pays Tribute to Dusty, WWE Trends From Raw, More

- WWE names trending on Twitter last night during RAW included The Rock, Awesome Kong, Kharma, Maryse, Ron Simmons, Drew McIntyre, Vince McMahon and others. – Jim Ross noted on Twitter that his dance at Extreme Rules was a tribute to WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes. JR wrote: “BTW…hope some of u enjoyed my show of respect to Dusty Rhodes last nite. Dream was backstage & it was a shout out to the HOF’er. Sauce it!” – Steve Austin wrote on Twitter that he has his “middle fingers crossed”Read More

Posted On April 26, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Hall of Famer Hospitalized, Raw News, HBK & More

- The announced attendance for tonight’s WWE RAW from Raleigh, North Carolina at the RBC Center was 13,954. – Shawn Michaels has reportedly registered trademarks for the names “Mr. Hall of Fame” and “Mr. HOF.” – WWE Hall of Famer Road Warrior Animal was — WWE Hall of Famer Road Warrior Animal was hospitalized over the weekend with bronchitis. He has since been released. – The June 13 Monday Night Raw taping at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York will be headlined by John Cena and Randy Orton vs.Read More

Posted On April 7, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Who Couldn’t Shawn Michaels Mention At The Hall of Fame?

It was speculated that Shawn Michaels was referring to Ric Flair when he said he couldn’t mention someone’s name during his WWE Hall of Fame induction speech. Shawn revealed on Twitter that he was talking about Vince McMahon. He wrote: “There seems 2b confusion on the “who” I couldn’t mention during my speech. It was Vince. He doesn’t want focus on him. U wanna c the real Vince watch the HOF ring presentation on the WWE Diary w/me. The rest is gimmick, don’t believe what u read. It sounds likeRead More

Posted On April 3, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

CM Punk Praises Scott Hall, Daniel Bryan Comments On WM

– Former WWE talent Scott Hall announced last week that he would not be on hand for this weekend’s WrestleMania XXVII festivities in Atlanta, Georgia because the atmosphere would be detrimental to his quest to stay sober. CM Punk took to Twitter to praise Hall for his efforts. “Is it true that Scott Hall didn’t attend the HOF due to it being a situation that threatened his sobriety?” he wrote last night. “If so this needs to be commended.” — WWE.com has posted a brief video of Daniel Bryan givingRead More