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WWE Veteran Explains Why The Hall Of Fame Doesn’t Mean Much

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• WWE Veteran Explains Why The Hall Of Fame Doesn’t Mean Much

During an interview with veteran referee Mike Chioda on Mailbag Mondays, former SmackDown Ring Announcer Tony Chimel was asked if he thinks WWE will induct him into the Hall of Fame one day.

Chimel went on to say the following:

“It really doesn’t mean much, the Hall of Fame. It’s just another venue for them to make a crap ton of money.

It’s nice if you get in there or you get asked to be in there whatever but let’s call it what it is – it’s a money-making machine and that’s what they do it for.”

Chimel said he doesn’t think WWE will ever call him for an induction, but if they do, he wants John Cena or Edge to induct him.

While he thinks the WWE Hall of Fame doesn’t mean much, he did note that there are people who are very worthy of being inducted, and was pleased to see late referee Tim White getting honored this year.

WWE Hall of Fame currently has 246 inductees.

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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 19, 1986) – WWF House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 19, 1986, the World Wrestling Federation held an untelevised house show at the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut.

This live event included matches featuring the 1986 WWF Superstars.

The results can be found below:

Jim Brunzell defeated Hercules

Nikolai Volkoff defeated Lanny Poffo

Jake Roberts defeated SD Jones

Brian Blair defeated Mr. X (sub. for Bob Orton Jr.)

George Steele defeated The Iron Sheik

Hillbilly Jim defeated the Gladiator (sub. for Adrian Adonis)

WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan & The Junkyard Dog defeated Dory Funk Jr. & Bob Orton Jr. (sub. for Terry Funk)

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