Tonight, WrestleMania weekend officially kicks off as WWE honors legends with the induction of the Class of 2017 into the WWE Hall of Fame. Tonight’s ceremony will see the induction of Kurt Angle, Diamond Dallas Page, Rick Rude, Beth Phoenix, Teddy Long, and The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express. It’ll also feature some can’t miss inductor’s as Eric Bischoff returns to induct DDP, and Jim Cornette returns to induct his old rivals The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express.
It should be a wonderful night, and certainly can’t miss for any wrestling fan as we get the long awaited WWE return for Kurt Angle and the way overdue induction of the late, great, Rick Rude.
The Hall of Fame airs tonight at 7pm CT on WWE Network. There will be a red carpet show on WWE Network beginning at 6pm. A one hour version of tonight’s festivities will air Monday following RAW.
WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2017
- Kurt Angle inducted by John Cena
- Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson (The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express) inducted by Jim Cornette
- Teddy Long inducted by JBL and Ron Simmons
- Diamond Dallas Page inducted by Eric Bischoff
- Beth Phoenix inducted by Natalya
- Rick Rude inducted by Ricky “the Dragon” Steamboat
- Eric LeGrand will receive the Warrior Award presented by Dana Warrior
The following names are rumored to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame Legacy Wing tonight as well:
- Haystacks Calhoun
- Dr. Jerry Graham
- Judy Grable
- Toots Mondt
- Farmer Burns
- Luther Lindsay
- June Byers