Top 10 Best WWE Hall of Fame Classes
Taking place in of all places Madison Square Garden class included "The Hardcore Legend" Mick Foley, The greatest Women's champion in WWE history no offense to The Fabulous Moolah Trish Stratus, The 6 time World Heavyweight Champion Booker T, Bob Backlund, Donald Trump the first and so far only US president to be in the WWE Hall of Fame and last but not least The gretaest WWE champion of all time Bruno Sammartino inducted in the same building he headlined more than any other superstar.
Taking place in Texas which featured the induction of Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat, "Cowboy" Bill Watts, the first ring announcer to be inducted Howard Finkel, for what ever reason 'the Bird Man" Koko B. Ware and being in Texas the induction of several Texas wrestlers Terry and Dory Funk Jr, The Von Erch Family and "The Texas Rattle Snake" Stone Cold Steve Austin.
The class that saw the induction of the Brisco Bros., Mae Young, one of the best commentators in history Goren Solie, Eddie Graham, The Rock's father "Soulman" Rocky Johnson and Grandfather "High Chief" Peter Maivia and the 16 time or 17 time World Heavyweight champion Ric Flair who probably had the longest acceptance speech clocking in at near an hour and a half.
The class featured a who's who of wrestling legends including The Iron Shiek, Nikolai Volkoff, "Cowboy" Bob Orton, "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff, "Mouth of the South" Jimmy Hart and last but not least "Hot Rod" Rowdy Roddy Piper, and "The Immortal" Hulk Hogan before being removed, side note all 7 members were involved in the very first WrestleMania
Among them including Big John Studd, The Junkyard Dog, Don Muraco, Greg "The Hammer" Valentine, Harley Race, Sqt Slaughter, Tito Santana, Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, Jessie "the Body' Ventura, "Superstar" Billy Graham and the very first inductee into the celebrity wing Pete Rose though Andy Kaufman should have been the first inductee into the celebrity wing seeing as we would't even have a celebrity wing in the first place without him.
The very first Hall of fame class not including Andre The Giant who despite being the inaugural WWE Hall of Famer did not have a ceremony take place, among the class included Bobo Brazil, "Nature Boy" Buddy Rogers, Chief Jay Stongbow, James Dudley, Gorilla Monsoon, Arnold Skaaland and "Classey" Freddie Blassie.
Featuring The Blackjacks Lanza and Mulligan, former owner of the NWA Verne Gagne, The Sensational Sherri, "Mr. USA" Tony Atlas, William "the Refrigerator" Perry, "Mean" Gene Okerlund, the late great Eddie Guerrero and the return of Bret "Hit Man" Hart.
Among the class Mil Mascaras, Ron Simmons, Yokozuna, The Four Horseman (Barry Windham, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard, JJ Dillon and Ric Flair whose now a 2 time WWE Hall of famer, "iron" Mike Tyson and "The Rated R Superstar" Edge.
Featuring Razor Ramone/ Scott Hall, Carlos Calone, Lita, Paul Bearer, Mr. T, Jake "the Snake" Roberts and one superstar that no ever thought they would see in the WWE Hall of Fame The Ultimate Warrior.
Featruing The Road Warriors/ Legion of Doom Hawk, Animal and Paul Ellering, "Bullet" Bob Armstorng, Sunny, confusingly Abdulah The Butcher, "Hacksaw" Jim Duggen, even more confusing Drew Carey and the "Showstopper" and "Heartbreak Kid" Shawn Michael's.
Featuring Ted 'The Million Dollar Man' Dibiase, Antonio Inoki, lovable WWE champion Wendi Richter, Maurice "Mad Dog" Vachon, Gorgeous George, Stu Hart and Bob Uecker the famed guest ring announcer for Wrestlemania III and WrestleMania IV and the man that once got choked at the hands of Andre the Giant and walked away.