WWE ISSUES PRESS RELEASE REGARDING HULK HOGAN’S WWE HALL OF FAME INDUCTION
World Wrestling Entertainment issued the following press release this morning:
Hulk Hogan Set To Join WWE Hall of Fame on Eve of WrestleMania 21 Wednesday March 2, 10:29 am ET
STAMFORD, Conn.– March 2, 2005–Hulk Hogan, one of the most popular WWE Superstars of all time, will be among the legends inducted into the WWEÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â® Hall of Fame on Saturday night, April 2, 2005. Hogan will join the previously announced inductees “Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndorff, The Iron Sheik, Nikolai Volkoff, “Cowboy” Bob Orton, “The Mouth of the South” Jimmy Hart and “Rowdy” Roddy Piper.
The Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles will be the site of the induction ceremony. The WWE Hall of Fame Induction is an official WrestleManiaÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â® Week Event in Southern California; a capacity crowd from 14 countries and 48 states will be attending WrestleMania 21 on Sunday, April 3, at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Although tickets for WrestleMania 21 are no longer available, seats for the WWE Hall of Fame induction have been made available at Ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at 213-480-3232.
Detailed information on the future WWE Hall of Fame inductees can be found at http://www.wwe.com/superstars/halloffame/.
WWE Superstars previously inducted into the Hall of Fame include Andre the Giant, “Classy” Freddie Blassie, George “The Animal” Steele, Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, former Minnesota Governor Jesse “The Body” Ventura, Bobby “The Brain” Heenan, Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, Sgt. Slaughter, Superstar Billy Graham, Tito Santana, Don Muraco, Harley Race, Junkyard Dog, Big John Studd, Captain Lou Albano, The Fabulous Moolah, Bobo Brazil, James Dudley, “Nature Boy” Buddy Rogers, “Golden Boy” Arnold Skaaland, Gorilla Monsoon, Chief Jay Strongbow, The Grand Wizard, Pedro Morales, Ivan Putski, “Big Cat” Ernie Ladd, Antonino Rocca, “Baron” Mikel Scicluna, Pat Patterson, Johnny Rodz, Vincent J. McMahon, Walter “Killer” Kowalski, and The Valiant Brothers (Handsome Jimmy & Luscious Johnny).
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