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10 Interesting Facts About WWE's Hall of Fame

Riju Dasgupta
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Come travel with us and explore WWE’s Hall of Fame

Fans in 2016 associate the WWE Hall of Fame with the glitz, glamour, allure and pizzaz of Wrestlemania Weekend. Legends who have made their name inside the squared circle are honored for a lifetime of entertaining us, making their mark across the world, and leaving a legacy for coming generations to follow. In addition to these legends, WWE also honors celebrities who’ve put wrestling on the map, and have been ambassadors for what it is essence a scripted sport. While we celebrate the achievements of these men and women, year after year, who’ve specialized in taking us into a world of action, excitement, drama and magic; let’s look into the Hall of Fame itself. How does it work, and what makes it such a coveted affair? 

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#10 Active wrestlers are generally excluded 

The Rock is still not a part of WWE’s Hall of Fame

Hey, it's the WWE and rules change at every given opportunity. But at least in theory, WWE does not induct wrestlers who’re still actively wrestling, into the Hall of Fame. This is why absolute legends such as The Rock, The Undertaker. Kane and Triple H are still not a part of the Hall of Fame, despite being invaluable to the world of sports entertainment.

Because it is not a real-watertight clause, there have been exceptions to this rule, Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair to name a couple of wrestlers who still make active wrestling appearances despite their induction.

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Riju Dasgupta
Riju Dasgupta is the bassist of heavy metal bands Albatross and Primitiv. He's also a former guest columnist for Rolling Stone India. His primary passion remains watching and reviewing the art of professional wrestling for Sportskeeda. In the world of heavy metal, he goes by the moniker- Dr. Hex.
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