WWE Is Reportedly Planning a Never Before Done Move During This Year’s Hall of Fame Induction

Published 03/21/2023, 9:30 AM EDT

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WWE Hall of Fame is one of the highest honors in the Stamford-based wrestling promotion. Every year around WrestleMania season, the company picks the top most well-deserving candidates to honor them by enlisting in the Hall of Fame class.

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It is being said that this year WWE is planning to do something different. Over the years, WWE has inducted several wrestlers, promoters, commentators, and ring announcers into the Hall of Fame class. But this year WWE is going to introduce a new class of WWE contributors to the Hall of Fame.

Let’s dive deep and find out more on this subject.

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WWE will induct a referee into the Hall of Fame for the first time!

A piece of news from PWInsider Elite states that WWE is reportedly planning to induct a referee into the Hall of Fame this year. If it happens, then it will be the first time that a referee will receive the honor of being a part of the most prestigious group in the pro wrestling company.

As for now, there is no update on which referee WWE has chosen to induct into the Hall of Fame class of 2023. The only news is that “it’s someone the entire industry loved.”  

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When the news hit the internet, the WWE Universe bombarded social media. Fans commented names of the referees who they think deserve to be inducted into the Hall of Fame class this year. Earl Hebner, Mike Chioda, Charles Robinson, Tim White, and Jimmy Korderas are some of the fan favorites. 

 

Andy Kaufman will be inducted into the Hall of Fame this year

A recent report from Variety states that the Stamford-based Wrestling promotion will induct Andy Kaufman into the WWE Hall of Fame this year. Jerry “The King” Lawler will be the one to induct him. Kaufman is an entertainment and performance artist.

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He had a stint in WWE where he had a rivalry with Lawler. Despite both the stars having an on-screen feud with each other, the two shared a good bond. Kaufman is the third inductee in this year’s Hall of Fame.

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The first one is the Legendary Luchador, Rey Mysterio. He will be headlining the event this year. Ric Flair revealed the second inductee in WWE The Bump podcast. It was the Japanese legend, The Great Muta.

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Which referee do you think WWE will induct into the WWE Hall of Fame 2023? Sound off in the comments below.

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Monika Thapa is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. She holds a Bachelor's degree in English. An avid fan of WWE since her childhood, Monika admires the dedication and determination of WWE fighters.
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