While he sits and waits to hear from WWE, Lex Luger is going to be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. The former world heavyweight champion is also receiving the Frank Gotch award, which is given to performers to who bring a positive light to the professional wrestling industry with their work outside of the ring. Luger might some day still be inducted by World Wrestling Entertainment.
February 4, 2016
While he is extremely unlikely to be announced as a part of the class this year, Natalya hopes that WWE ends up inducting her father into the hall of fame someday. She feels that Jim Neidhart has accomplished enough in professional wrestling to merit that award. The Total Divas star even suggested that if management did not want to induct him as an individual, then they can induct him with Bret Hart as the Hart Foundation.
February 11, 2015
After his stint as the world heavyweight champion ended, many wondered if Austin Aries would be given another main event push by TNA. The answer to that was given on Impact Wrestling last night. Aries was awarded a shot at the title, thanks to a Feast or Fired briefcase. It is being said that management wants to give him a big push, even if he does not end up capturing the championship that Bobby Lashley currently owns.
January 24, 2015
In a rather controversial move, Pro Wrestling Illustrated has revealed who they have chosen to as the Wrestler of the Year. Despite only working a handful of matches, Brock Lesnar was given the highly regarded honor. For quite some time now, many within the internet wrestling community have long harbored resentment towards the former UFC champion because he only works a part time schedule. This award might not sit too well with them.
January 8, 2015
About four decades ago, Ric Flair captured the rookie of the year award handed out by Pro Wrestling Illustrated. He went on to have a hall of fame career. His sons attempted to follow in the footsteps of their legendary father, but did not get nearly as far as they had hoped. However, it looks like his daughter might have the best shot at being a star. Charlotte has been named the rookie of the year by PWI magazine this year.
January 8, 2015