Let us take a look at the top 9 stories of the hour from the world of Professional Wrestling:
9. Luke Harper Suffers Torn ACL
As we noted before, Wyatt Family’s Luke Harper suffered a left knee injury during this week’s Raw dark main event. Harper got injured as soon as the match begun as his knee buckled. He was tended by the WWE trainers and doctors outside the ring.
According to latest reports, Harper was spotted at a gym and was telling people that he suffered a torn ACL. This means the injury will keep him out of WrestleMania 32.
8. The New Day To Induct The Fabulous Freebirds Into The WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2016
WWE announced that the current WWE Tag Team Champions will induct The Fabulous Freebirds into the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2016 on April 2nd, the night before WrestleMania 32. Below is what WWE.com posted:
The Fabulous Freebirds revolutionized tag team wrestling in their heyday, and now, one of the biggest beneficiaries of their innovations will induct them into the WWE Hall of Fame. Before a sold-out American Airlines Center and a worldwide audience watching on WWE Network, reigning WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day will present Michael “P.S.” Hayes, Terry Gordy, Buddy Roberts and Jimmy Garvin as members of the Hall’s Class of 2016.
“You talk about smooth tag team wrestling and people that wrestled like a family, the Freebirds were one of the first wrestling families that were able to take over,” Kofi Kingston told WWE.com.
The tie that binds these two factions is the “Freebird Rule” Hayes and his crew created, allowing any two members of their team to participate in a match or defend their titles. Kofi Kingston, Big E and Xavier Woods have used the Freebird Rule to their advantage, using it to hang on to the WWE Tag Team Titles during their two reigns as champions.
7. Hulk Hogan Jokes About Punching Vince McMahon In The Face
During a recent interview with TMZ Sports, WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan noted that he’s not nervous regarding Gawker’s appeal and said “only good things happen in his life”. Hogan also joked about punching Vince McMahon in the face when he returns in WWE.