As many of you are already aware by now, Rikishi purposely did not mention Brian Christopher or Scotty 2 Hotty during his hall of fame induction speech because he has some backstage heat with them over an incident that took place at an independent wrestling show. Well, it turns out that the hatred is even stronger than we initially thought. Reports have surfaced that the big Samoan specifically requested to WWE that they be banned.
April 4, 2015
There was a lot of interesting things said and done during the hall of fame induction speech by Rikishi. One of the more interesting ones was the fact that he refused to mention Scotty 2 Hotty and Brian Christopher, two guys that were integral parts of his rise in WWE. Reports have now surfaced that the three of them had a falling out during an event on the independent wrestling circuit. Too Cool both mentioned something on social media in response.
March 29, 2015
After weeks of rumors, it now appears that WWE has decided to go ahead with the induction of Kevin Nash into their hall of fame. The ceremony will take place during Wrestlemania weekend. While there are a good amount of candidates to give the induction speech, it appears that management has opted to go with Shawn Michaels, as they want to promote the fact that the later was very instrumental in helping the former become a star in wrestling.
February 22, 2015
There are talks that WWE officials are looking to add an international flavor to their hall of fame induction ceremony this year. Genichiro Tenryu, one of the biggest legends in the history of wrestling in Japan, has become a rumored candidate. His international credentials alone makes him a worthy candidate, and he has accomplished a lot more than some of the performers who are already in. Tenryu has worked Wrestlemania and Royal Rumble.
February 12, 2015