WWE Hall of Fame (2007) Article

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WWE Hall of Fame (2007)
Promotion WWE
DateMarch 31, 2007
City Detroit, Michigan [1]
Venue Fox Theatre
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WWE Hall of Fame (2007) was the event which featured the introduction of the 8th class to the WWE Hall of Fame. The event was produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on March 31, 2007 from the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan. The event took place the same weekend as WrestleMania 23. The event was hosted by Todd Grisham. The ceremony aired later that evening on USA Network. [2] In March 2015 the ceremony was added to the WWE Network. [3]

Inductees

Individual

  • Class headliners appear in boldface
Image Ring name
(Birth Name)
Inducted by WWE recognized accolades
Dusty Rhodes HallofFame.jpg "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes [4] [5]
(Virgil Runnels Jr.)
Cody Runnels and Dustin Rhodes Three-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion, one-time NWA United States Heavyweight Champion two-time NWA World Tag Team Champion, two-time NWA World Six-Tag Team Champion, one-time NWA World Television Champion. Long-time lead booker for WCW [6]
Hennig-wcw.jpg "Mr. Perfect" Curt Hennig Wade Boggs Posthumous inductee: Represented by his wife Leonice, his four children, his mother and his father Larry "The Axe" Hennig.
One-time AWA World Heavyweight Champion, two-time WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion, one-time WCW United States Heavyweight Champion, one-time WCW World Tag Team Champion [7]
Jerry lawler hof.jpg Jerry "The King" Lawler [8] William Shatner One-time AWA World Heavyweight Champion, 35-time AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion, three-time WCCW World Heavyweight Champion, 28-time USWA Unified Champion and longtime color commentator for WWE [9]
Nick Bockwinkel.jpg Nick Bockwinkel [10] [11] Bobby Heenan Four-time AWA World Heavyweight Champion and three-time AWA World Tag Team Champion [12]
Mr Fuji.jpg Mr. Fuji
(Harry Fujiwara)
Don Muraco Five-time WWWF/WWF World Tag Team Champion. Former manager [13]
N/A The Sheik
(Edward Farhat)
Rob Van Dam and Sabu Posthumous inductee: Represented by his wife Joyce Farhat.
Also known as "The Original Sheik", a two-time WWWF United States Heavyweight Champion, held over 20 NWA regional championships [14]
Jim Ross HOF.jpg Jim Ross Stone Cold Steve Austin Longtime lead announcer for WWF/E, WCW and other regional promotions; Head of WWF Talent Relations during the Attitude Era, signing many well known wrestlers [15]

Group

Group Inducted by WWE recognized accolades
The Wild Samoans Samu and Matt Anoaʻi Three-time WWF Tag Team Champions [16]
Afa (Arthur Anoaʻi)
Sika (Leati Anoaʻi)

References

  1. ^ Martin, Adam (April 1, 2007). "WWE Hall of Fame — Class of 2007 Ceremony on USA Network". WrestleView.com. Retrieved February 15, 2009.
  2. ^ "Shatner to usher in "The King"". Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  3. ^ "WWE Network Lowdown: WrestleMania Plans, Free Gifts, 'Every' Hall of Fame?". Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  4. ^ "WWE Hall of Fame Wrestler Dusty Rhodes Dies at 69". Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  5. ^ "WWE wrestler Dusty Rhodes dies at 69". Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  6. ^ ""The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved April 24, 2007.
  7. ^ ""Mr. Perfect" Curt Hennig". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved April 24, 2007.
  8. ^ "Jerry 'The King' Lawler in stable condition - CNN". Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  9. ^ "Jerry "The King" Lawler". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved April 24, 2007.
  10. ^ "Hall of Fame pro wrestler Nick Bockwinkel dead at 80". Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  11. ^ "Nick Bockwinkel -- WWE Legend Dead at 80". Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  12. ^ "Nick Bockwinkel". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved April 24, 2007.
  13. ^ "Mr. Fuji". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved April 24, 2007.
  14. ^ "The Sheik". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved April 24, 2007.
  15. ^ "Jim Ross". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved April 24, 2007.
  16. ^ "The Wild Samoans". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved April 24, 2007.