Last night’s edition of WWE RAW was filled a lot of big developments as Wrestlemania 27 is only 6 weeks away. One of the most heart-warming moments was the announcement of 80’s superstar, Hacksaw Jim Duggan being the next inductee in the WWE Hall of Fame.
Duggan came into Pro Wrestling after having a strong college football career and breif stint in NFL with Atlanta Falcons. After being discovered by Fritz Von Erich and having tours of durity with Mid-South Wrestling, Duggan joined the big leagues of WWE in 1986 at the height of ‘Rock ‘n Wrestling’ era. The All-American hero earned place in the history books as being the first man to win the Royal Rumble match.
Duggan is still over as a red,white, and blue favorite with a recent run in WWE, where he still had arenas all over America and the world going “hooooooooo!”. Hacksaw earns his Hall of Fame ring, by simply being so beloved and performer who always got fans rooting loudly whereever he performed.
Fellow WWE Hall of Famer “The Million Dollar Man” Ted Dibase will have the honors of inducting Hacksaw into the Hall of Fame. Hopfully , Dibase will be on fire with his speech like he was when accepted his HOF award at Wrestlemania 26. Maybe Dibase can make the night special for Duggan with big wad of cash.
The 2011 WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony will be held on the night before Wrestlemania 27 at the Phillips Arena in Atlanta,Georgia on Saturday, April 2nd. The headliner for this year’s HOF class is one of the greatest of all time, ‘The HeartBreak Kid’ Shawn Michaels. Tickets are available through WWE.COM. This year the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony will not air on tape delay the night before Wrestlemania as it has in years past, but air as Monday night special on April 4th before RAW at 7pm c/8pm e.
- What do you think of Hacksaw Jim Duggan being annoucned for the WWE Hall of Fame? Post your comments below in the comment box.
The WWE Hall of Fame always creates debate about who should get those elite honors of being inducted as a legend in pro wrestling. Here is profile series from the Pro Wrestling Examiner that points out “Wrestling Stars that should be inducted in WWE Hall of Fame”.Disagree with my picks, let me hear about it in the comments.
- Arn Anderson
- The Road Warriors/Legion of Doom
- Lex Luger
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