The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has inducted new names into their Hall of Fame and a host of inductees including one of the most iconic tag-teams, The D-Generation X, along with Harlem Heat, Warrior Award’ recipient Sue Aitchison, have scripted their names into the coveted list of legendary wrestlers in the 2019 edition.
The Hall of Fame ceremony is hosted by the WWE annually to honor some of the legends, who have been associated with the company and has some legendary names on the list including Ric Flair, Bret Hart, Goldberg, Edge, Steve Austin amongst others.
D-Generation X, touted as the most rebellious and iconic group in WWE history, comprises the well-known Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Road Dogg, Billy Gunn, X-Pac and the late Chyna.
Harlem Heat is the tag team of Booker T and Stevie Ray. With this, Booker became a two-time inductee into the Hall of Fame, joining Ric Flair and Shawn Micheals of D-Generation X.
“My life has been super crazy and this is an incredible award and I’m honoured to receive it and it is a recognition of my work,” said Brutas the Barber.
Meanwhile, the WWE’s New York NXT was held Friday night at the same venue where the ‘2 out of the 3 fall’ match between Johnny Gargano and Adam Cole went down the wire.
During the brutal match, the pendulum often swung, but in the end Johnny emerged victorious.
While Cole clinched the first round, Johnny clinched the second and the third round to bag the top title in the NXT.
Also, Velveteen Dream was crowned as the NXT North American champion after he stunned Matt Riddle, while Walter defeated crowd-favourite Pete Dunne in an enthralling encounter to be crowned as the United Kingdom champion.
WrestleMania 35′ will be held at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey and aired on Sony Ten 1 and Sony Ten 3 in India.
WWE Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees Full List:
Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Chyna, X-Pac, Road Dogg, and Billy Gunn
Harlem Heat: Booker T and Stevie Ray
Hart Foundation: Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart
Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake
Honky Tonk Man
Warrior Award: Sue Aitchison
(With PTI Inputs)