WWE announced on tonight’s RAW that the late William “Paul Bearer” Moody will be joining the Hall of Fame this year during WrestleMania XXX week in New Orleans.
Bearer joins The Ultimate Warrior, Jake “The Snake” Roberts and Amy “Lita” Dumas in this year’s class.
Congratulations to William Moody!
2014 WWE Hall of Famer Lita posted the following statement to her official website about the induction:
“YO! Congrats to all of us! I heard you on social media, repping “LITA HOF 2014″ signs at shows, and hashtagging your little hearts out. Your voices were heard! What better place than Wrestlemania 30!
WWE announced recently that Extra Host Maria Menounos will induct Bob Backlund into the WWE Hall of Fame. The ceremony will be held at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, April 6, 2013 as part of WrestleMania Week.
PRESS RELEASE courtesy of WWE.com:
STAMFORD, Conn., March 25, 2013* – WWE (NYSE:WWE) announced today that Hollywood icon, bodybuilding legend and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, will induct Bruno Sammartino into the WWE Hall of Fame. The ceremony will be held at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, April 6, 2013 as part of WrestleMania® Week.
Welcome to OWW Radio! Each week hosts David (@dlb19338) and Alex (@AlexGoff84) will provide perspective to the WWE, TNA, and everything else making news in the world of professional wrestling. A new episode will be posted each week. This week Alex is joined by two guests, Brian Shields and Todd Martin. They discuss Bruno Sammartino, Bob Backlund, and the upcoming WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, as well as the build towards Wrestlemania 29 in New York City!
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