WWE Hall of Fame

WWF Hall of Fame 1993
February 1, 1993 in New York City, NY

  • Andre the Giant

Note: The live episode of “Monday Night Raw” included a video package announcing Andre, who had recently died, was the first Hall of Fame inductee.

WWF Hall of Fame 1994
June 1994 in Baltimore, MD

  • Bobo Brazil inducted by Ernie Ladd.
  • Buddy Rogers (posthumous) inducted by Bret Hart.
  • Jay Strongbow inducted by Tatanka.
  • Freddie Blassie inducted by Shane McMahon.
  • Gorilla Monsoon inducted by Jim Ross.
  • James Dudley inducted by Vince McMahon.

WWF Hall of Fame 1995
June 24, 1995 in Philadelphia, PA

  • The Grand Wizard (posthumous – accepted by Bobby Harmon) inducted by Sgt. Slaughter.
  • Antonino Rocca (posthumous – accepted by his wife) inducted Miguel Perez (other sources say Diesel).
  • The Fabulous Moolah inducted by Alundra Blayze.
  • George Steele inducted by his wife.
  • Erie Ladd inducted by Bobo Brazil.
  • Ivan Putski inducted by Scott Putski.


br />WWF Hall of Fame 1996
November 16, 1996 in New York City, NY

  • Lou Albano inducted by New York media personality Joe Franklin.
  • Jimmy Snuka inducted by Don Muraco.
  • Johnny Rodz inducted by Arnold Skaaland.
  • Killer Kowalski inducted by Triple H.
  • Pat Patterson inducted by Bret Hart.
  • Vincent J. McMahon (posthumous) inducted by Shane McMahon.
  • Jimmy & Johnny Valiant inducted by The British Bulldog & Owen Hart.

No events were held from 1997 to 2003

WWE Hall of Fame 2004
March 13, 2004 in New York City, NY

  • Billy Graham inducted by Triple H.
  • Greg Valentine inducted by Jimmy Hart.
  • Pete Rose inducted by Kane.
  • John Studd (posthumous) inducted by The Big Show.
  • Sgt. Slaughter inducted by Pat Patterson.
  • Bobby Heenan inducted by Blackjack Lanza.
  • Tito Santana inducted by Shawn Michaels.
  • Harley Race inducted by Ric Flair.
  • Don Muraco inducted by Mick Foley.
  • The Junkyard Dog (posthumous – accepted by his daughter Latoya Ritter) inducted by Ernie Ladd.
  • Jesse Ventura inducted by his son Tyrell Janos.

WWE Hall of Fame 2005
April 2, 2005 in Los Angeles, CA

  • Bob Orton, Jr. inducted by Randy Orton.
  • Nikolai Volkoff inducted by Jim Ross.
  • The Iron Sheik inducted by Sgt. Slaughter.
  • Paul Orndorff inducted by Bobby Heenan.
  • Jimmy Hart inducted by Jerry Lawler.
  • Roddy Piper inducted by Ric Flair.
  • Hulk Hogan inducted by Sylvester Stallone.

WWE Hall of Fame 2006
April 1, 2006 in Rosemont, IL

  • Blackjacks Mulligan & Lanza inducted by Bobby Heenan.
  • Verne Gagne inducted by Greg Gagne.
  • William Perry inducted by John Cena.
  • Sensational Sherri inducted by Ted DiBiase.
  • Tony Atlas inducted by S.D. Jones.
  • Gene Okerlund inducted by Hulk Hogan.
  • Eddie Guerrero (posthumous – accepted by his wife Vickie and two daughters) inducted by Chris Benoit.
  • Bret Hart inducted by Steve Austin.

WWE Hall of Fame 2007
March 31, 2007 in Detroit, MI

  • Nick Bockwinkel inducted by Bobby Heenan.
  • Wild Samoans Afa & Sika inducted by Samu & Rosey.
  • The Sheik inducted by Rob Van Dam & Sabu.
  • Mr. Fuji inducted by Don Muraco.
  • Jim Ross inducted by Steve Austin.
  • Jerry Lawler inducted by William Shatner.
  • Curt Hennig (posthumous – accepted by his family) inducted by Wade Boggs.
  • Dusty Rhodes inducted by Cody & Dustin Rhodes.

WWE Hall of Fame 2008
March 29, 2008 in Orlando, FL

  • Jack & Jerry Brisco inducted by John Bradshaw Layfield.
  • Gordon Solie (posthumous – accepted by his children) inducted by Jim Ross.
  • Mae Young inducted by Pat Patterson.
  • Eddie Graham (posthumous – accepted by Mike Graham) inducted by Dusty Rhodes.
  • Rocky Johnson inducted by The Rock.
  • Peter Maivia (posthumous – accepted by his daughter Ata Johnson) inducted by The Rock.
  • Ric Flair inducted by Triple H.

WWE Hall of Fame 2009
April 4, 2009 in Houston, TX

  • Terry & Dory Funk, Jr. inducted by Dusty Rhodes.
  • Koko B. Ware inducted by The Honky Tonk Man.
  • Fritz, David, Kevin, & Kerry Von Erich inducted by Michael Hayes.
  • Howard Finkel inducted by Gene Okerlund.
  • Bill Watts inducted by Jim Ross.
  • Ricky Steamboat inducted by Ric Flair.
  • Steve Austin inducted by Vince McMahon.

WWE Hall of Fame 2010
March 27, 2010 in Phoenix, AZ

  • Mad Dog Vachon inducted by Pat Patterson.
  • Wendi Richter inducted by Roddy Piper.
  • Stu Hart (posthumous – accepted by his family) inducted by Bret Hart.
  • Antonio Inoki inducted by Stan Hansen.
  • Bob Uecker inducted by Dick Ebersol.
  • Gorgeous George (posthumous – accepted by his ex-wife Betty Wagner) inducted by Dick Beyer.
  • Ted DiBiase inducted by Brett & Ted DiBiase, Jr.

WWE Hall of Fame 2011
April 2, 2011 in Atlanta, GA

  • Jim Duggan inducted by Ted DiBiase.
  • Bob Armstrong inducted by Scott, Brad, & Brian Armstrong.
  • Sunny inducted by the WWE Divas.
  • Abdullah the Butcher inducted by Terry Funk.
  • The Road Warriors & Paul Ellering inducted by Dusty Rhodes.
  • Drew Carey inducted by Kane.
  • Shawn Michaels inducted by Triple H.

WWE Hall of Fame 2012
March 31, 2012 in Miami, FL

  • Ron Simmons inducted by John Bradshaw Layfield.
  • Mil Mascara inducted by Alberto del Rio.
  • The Four Horsemen (Ric Flair, Barry Windham, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard, & JJ Dillon) inducted by Dusty Rhodes.
  • Mike Tyson inducted by Shawn Michaels & Triple H.
  • Yokozuna (posthumous – accepted by Rikishi) inducted by Jimmy & Jey Uso.
  • Edge inducted by Christian.

WWE Hall of Fame 2013
April 6, 2013 in New York, NY

  • Mick Foley inducted by Terry Funk.
  • Trish Stratus inducted by Stephanie McMahon.
  • Booker T inducted by Stevie Ray.
  • Bob Backlund inducted by Maria Menounos.
  • Donald Trump inducted by Vince McMahon.
  • Bruno Sammartino inducted by Arnold Schwarzenegger.

WWE Hall of Fame 2014
April 5, 2014 in New Orleans, LA

  • Lita inducted by Trish Stratus.
  • Jake Roberts inducted by Diamond Dallas Page.
  • Mr. T inducted by Gene Okerlund.
  • Paul Bearer inducted by Kane (posthumous – accepted by his sons).
  • Razor Ramon inducted by Kevin Nash.
  • Carlos Colon inducted by Primo, Epico, & Carlito.
  • The Ultimate Warrior inducted by Linda McMahon.

WWE Hall of Fame 2015
March 28, 2015 in San Jose, CA

  • Rikishi inducted by Jimmy & Jey Uso.
  • Larry Zbyszko indicted by Bruno Sammartino.
  • Alundra Blayze inducted by Natalya.
  • Warrior Award winner Connor Michalek (posthumous – accepted by his father) presented by Dana Warrior and Daniel Bryan.
  • The Bushwhackers inducted by John Laurinaitis.
  • Tatsumi Fujinami inducted by Ric Flair.
  • Randy Savage (posthumous – accepted by Lanny Poffo) inducted by Hulk Hogan.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger inducted by Triple H.
  • Kevin Nash inducted by Shawn Michaels.

WWE Hall of Fame 2016
April 2, 2016 in Dallas, TX

  • The Godfather inducted by Ron Simmons & John Bradshaw Layfield.
  • Stan Hansen inducted by Vader.
  • Jacqueline inducted by Bubba & D-Von Dudley.
  • Hall of Fame Legacy Inductees: Lou Thesz, Art Thomas, Frank Gotch, Mildred Burke, Ed Lewis, Pat O’Connor, and George Hackenschmidt.
  • Michael Hayes, Terry Gordy, Buddy Roberts, & Jimmy Garvin inducted by Kofi Kingston, Big E, & Xavier Woods.
  • The Big Bossman (posthumous – accepted by his wife & daughters) inducted by Slick.
  • Snoop Dogg inducted by John Cena.
  • Warrior Award winner Joan Londen presented by Dana Warrior.
  • Sting inducted by Ric Flair.

WWE Hall of Fame 2017
March 31, 2017 in Orlando, FL

  • Diamond Dallas Page inducted by Eric Bischoff.
  • The Rock-n-Roll Express inducted by Jim Cornette.
  • Rick Rude (posthumous – accepted by his wife & children) inducted by Ricky Steamboat.
  • Beth Phoenix inducted by Natalya.
  • Warrior Award winner Eric LeGrand presented by Dana Warrior.
  • Teddy Long inducted by Joh Layfield & Ron Simmons.
  • Hall of Fame Legacy Inductees: Haystacks Calhoun, Judy Grable, Bearcat Wright, Farmer Burns, Rikidozan, Luther Lindsay, June Byers, Toots Mondt, and Jerry Graham.
  • Kurt Angle inducted by John Cena.

WWE Hall of Fame 2018
April 6, 2018 in New Orleans, LA

  • Bubba & D-Von Dudley inducted by Edge & Christian.
  • Hillbilly Jim inducted by Jimmy Hart.
  • Hall of Fame Legacy Inductees: Alfred Hayes, Hiro Matsuda, Stan Stasiak, Rufus R Jones, Boris Malenko, El Santo, Cora Combs, Jim Londos, Dara Singh, and Sputnik Munroe.
  • Ivory inducted by Molly Holly.
  • Kid Rock inducted by Triple H.
  • Jeff Jarrett inducted by Road Dogg.
  • Warrior Award winner Jarrius Robertson presented by Dana Warrior.
  • Mark Henry inducted by The Big Show.
  • Bill Goldberg inducted by Paul Heyman.

WWE Hall of Fame 2019
April 6, 2019 New York, NY

  • The Honky Tonk Man inducted by Jimmy Hart.
  • Torrie Wilson inducted by Stacy Keibler.
  • Hall of Fame Legacy Inductees: Bruiser Brody, Jim Barnett, Hisashi Shinma, Luna Vachon, Buddy Rose, Primo Carnera, Toru Tanaka, S.D. Jones, Wahoo McDaniel, and Joe Cohen.
  • The Hart Foundation: Bret Hart & Jim Niedhart (posthumous; accepted by Natalya).
  • Brutus Beefcake inducted by Hulk Hogan.
  • Warrior Award winner Sue Aitchison presented by Dana Warrior & John Cena.
  • Harlem Heat: Booker T & Stevie Ray.
  • DX: Triple H, Shawn Michaels, X-Pac, Billy Gunn, Road Dogg, and Chyna (posthumous).

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