This past Monday on RAW, Shawn Michaels was revealed as the first name to be a part of WW Hall of Fame Class of 2011. Michaels will be inducted with other yet-to-be-announced legends at Phillips Arena in Atlanta,GA , the night before Wrestlemania 27. The Hall of Fame ceremony is always a special event during Wrestlemania week, and is always a heart-warming event for the veterans of the ring and longtime wrestling fans. So who should be inducted in the HOF who has yet to receive the honor?
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“The Enforcer” rose to the top of ranks in the NWA as part of the Four Horseman, one of the best factions in pro wrestling history. Anderson with his take-no-crap attitude, linebacker finesse, and supreme in-ring intelect allowed him to be one of the most underrated performers. Underrated, yes. Anderson never captured a World Heavyweight gold, but it might be because always served in the shadow of the flashy and cocky Ric Flair. Anderson still delivered with mid-card championships, serious promo skills, and bone-crushing spinebusters. It is worth noting that Anderson is heavily rumored to be inducted this year.
Here are some of Arn Anderson’s notable career accomplishments
- The Four Horseman: Anderson and Flair were the core members of the most talked about stable in wrestling, the Four Horseman. While the group’s lineup changed many times over the years with Barry Windham, Dean Malenko, and other stars being a part of the Horseman, it was always Arn and Ric as the leads.
- As we mentioned Arn never captured the World title, he still captured both the WWE and NWA Tag Team Championships with different partners. He also fought his way to four NWA World Television Championships. The Enforcer spinebusted his own golden legacy.
- Arn Anderson’s promo skills were always on the point, bringing the dramatic tone of every story to a fever pitch. He knew how to pull the story from the page to the ring and the camera with his no-nonsense personalty.
- Since retiring from the ring as a wrestler, Anderson has had quiet yet productive role in WWE and WCW as a backstage agent/producer working with wrestlers to develop their skills and put on the best show possible. These roles are greatly dissmissed by the common fan, but they really give the younger stars the extra knowledge needed to deliver the goods with their performance.
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