Hall of Fame 2017

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  1. Valheru

    Valheru First Grade

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    According to PWI Insider DDP is a lock for this year's class. Given WWE are releasing a DVD in his honour in March that looks likely.

    If so well deserved.

    I haven't heard any other names brought up yet. I originally thought Goldberg was a lock but it would be a first to have someone inducted on the night they compete so I am unsure about that now. It looks like Undertaker won't be this year either.

    There are a heap of other possibilities with the Rock's name the glaring omission at this point.
     
  2. Shaun Hewitt

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    News has come out that Kurt Angle is headlining it
     
  3. Manurewa_Marlins

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    awesome news, one of the greatest of all time, classics wherever he's been. A living legend.
     
  4. Iafeta

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    A couple of recommendations from me. Vader, ultimate big man. Not a great WWF career but a sensation in WCW and Japan. Apparently he's not well unfortunately (I heard also Harley Race is basically in care now).

    Bam Bam Bigelow. Headlines a Wrestlemania. Excellent ECW career. Another hard bumping big guy, sadly gone too early.
     
  5. Manurewa_Marlins

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    How about Lex Lugar? Dean Malenko?

    Who have you guys got for the womens entry and celebrity wing?
     
  6. Marshall_magic

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    One of the best ever, amazing in the ring, he could draw a good match out of anyone, incredibly charismatic & his promos were amazing, face or heel. Came in to the WWE with little experience in work wrestling, yet was world champion within a year.

    His promo where he demands the fans stop chanting you suck and keeps leaving and coming back until they stop is one of the greatest heel promos ever, has the fans in the palm of his hand.
     
  7. Shaun Hewitt

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    If Vader doesn't get in this year, it would be extremely disappointing.
    He is deserving, and should get inducted while he is still around

    Malenko is a fair shout

    Celebrity wing (never a fan of these), possibly Pamela Anderson for RR95?

    For the womens wing, the one that stands out for me is Chyna. Intercontinental champ, first woman in Rumble..many achievements.
     
  8. Manurewa_Marlins

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    Sable would be another not too far outside the realm of possibility. They've also been talking about Beth Phoenix too...
     
  9. Tommy Smith

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    Angle is my second favourite wrestler of all-time.

    As far as his combination of in ring ability, promos and charisma are concerned I'd put him right at the very top alongside the likes of the great Macho Man Randy Savage and Ric Flair.
     
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    brilliant
     
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    Joey Styles: "It's like an angry mob singing karaoke!"
     
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    Stone cold to induct Angle?
    Maybe cena?
     
  13. Meth

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    Can't see Luger getting in.

    DDP. Angle. Vader. That's a good start.
     
  14. Iafeta

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    Luger won't get in A because of how he left the WWF B because of what happened to Miss Elizabeth.
     
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    Vader has been given only 2 years left to live due to a chronic heart condition he has been diagnosed with. It would be absolutely ludicrous if WWE don't induct him this year.
     
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    I'd rather a small class this year to make it feel 'special' rather than just adding anyone who seems to be willing to make a few appearance dates.

    Angle is a fantastic start and a true headliner of a class. I'd warrant a mention for William Regal given he seems to be semi-retired and has definitely earned the distinction.

    I'd go out on a leap and say perhaps Tommy Dreamer for his ECW legacy. Maybe even the Dudleys as a tag team?

    As for the women, I really can't think of any who deserve it, although with that trash Sunny being in, it's anyone's guess.
     
  17. BallAndAllTackle

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    Rumour for the women's entry is that it will be Beth Phoenix.
     
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    Chyna.
     
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    Chyna
    Sunny
    Sable
    Beth Phoenix
     
  20. Iafeta

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    Is Bull Nakano in it? Big broad, could wrestle.
     

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