By: Troy Boesen
We are currently on "The Road to Wrestlemania," which means that amidst the talk about Royal Rumble and Wrestlemania, news will drop about The Hall of Fame. It's already been confirmed that Kurt Angle will headline the event, but I wanted to give my choices for who should be going into the Hall of Fame this year.
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How can The Rock not be a Hall of Famer? Rock was an eight time WWE/F champ, a two time WCW champ, two time IC champ, a five time Tag Team champ, the 2000 Royal Rumble winner, and one of the best talkers ever. Rocky is not a full-time wrestler and save for a four second match two years ago, isn’t going to wrestle anytime soon. Now is the time to strike.
We all know what Chyna meant for women’s wrestling. Chyna was the first woman to enter the Royal Rumble. She was a two time Intercontinental Champion, and was a one time Women’s Champ.
We all know the issues that Triple H has with allowing his children to google Chyna (it’s called Safe Search, you moron). Google Hulk Hogan (sex tape/hate of ninjas), Sunny (porno), Jimmy Snuka (murder), or Michael Hayes (equal hatred of ninjas), and you will find worse things than Sean Waltman’s dick.
There is a backdoor way to get Chyna into the Hall of Fame, and that's to induct D-Generation X. During the many runs of DX, they won the WWF/E Championship seven times, the IC belt twice, the European belt five times, the Hardcore belt twice, the Tag Team belts seven times, and the Women’s belt once. That last one was Stephanie McMahon by the way.
Billy Gunn remains one of the best tag team wrestlers ever. He was a part of three mega successful teams: The New Age Outlaws, The Smokin’ Gunns, and The Show Gunns. I’m kidding. Billy and Chuck.
Gunn is a 10 time World Tag Team Champion with Bart Gunn (3 times), Road Dogg (5 times) and Chuck Palumbo (2 times). He was also a one time WWE Tag Team champ with Road Dogg. Gunn also had a decent singles career, winning the IC belt once, the Hardcore belt twice, and the 1999 King of the Ring.
The New Age Outlaws could also be on this list, but Billy had success without Road Dogg as well.
Mickie was a five time WWE Women’s Champion and a one time Divas Champion. While Mickie has made a name for herself outside of the WWE, she was still mainly known for being in WWE. With her recent work in NXT against Asuka and her new role on Smackdown, we know that WWE feels highly about her work. Mickie may have some time left on her, but I think a Hall of Fame induction could do a lot to amplify her current run.
Edge is in the Hall, and for good reason, but let’s not forget about Captain Charisma. Christian is a two time ECW champ, a two time World champ, a one time European, Hardcore, and Light Heavyweight Champion. He also won the IC belt four times and was a nine time tag team champion. Christian was always a largely forgotten successful wrestler and was overshadowed by Edge, but Christian was a great worker and was normally entertaining.
Let me know who you want to see in the Hall of Fame this year. Don’t say Benoit. Don’t say Shawn Stasiak (who was a 15 time Hardcore champion, btw)
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