according to “Ravishing” Rick Rude joins Kurt Angle, Diamond Dallas Page, Beth Phoenix and The Rock ‘N’ Roll Express as legends who will be inducted at the ceremony in Orlando on Friday, March 31.
Posthumous congratulations to a worthy honoree in Rick Rude.
WWE has already announced that Steamboat will speak for Rude at the Hall of Fame ceremony.
After briefly working with WCCW and NWA-affiliated promotions, Rude rose to prominence in the 1980s as a heel for WWE (then WWF).
WWE, via Bleacher Report, revealed the latest member of the Hall of Fame class of 2017 and it’s someone fans have been hoping would get the nod for quite some time.
As it stated in Rock ‘n’ Roll Express to be inducted into WWE Hall of Fame Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson, better known as the tag team Rock ‘n’ Roll Express, will be part of the 2017 WWE Hall of Fame class.
Theodore ‘Teddy’ Long to be inducted into WWE Hall of Fame From ring crew to referee to general manager, Teddy Long had a lengthy career in wrestling and will be part of the 2017 WWE Hall of Fame class.
Editor’s Picks Kurt Angle to headline WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2017 Kurt Angle will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame during a ceremony that will take place on March 31 as part of the festivities surrounding WrestleMania 33.
The WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2017 added another member Monday as the late Rick Rude, one of the most iconic and memorable personalities of wrestling in the 1980s, finally got the nod.
After making a name for himself in the early ’80s during runs with various NWA territories, including Championship Wrestling from Florida, Jim Crockett Promotions and World Class Championship Wrestling, Rude made an immediate impact upon joining the then-WWF as part of the Bobby Heenan family.
Rick Rude announced as sixth inductee into WWE Hall of Fame’s 2017 class
As it stated in The WWE Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017 just got a bit more “Ravishing.”Former WWE and WCW superstar Rick Rude, who died in 1999 at the age of 40, was announced as the sixth member of this year’s class.
WWE announced that Rude will be posthumously inducted by 2009 Hall of Fame inductee Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat, who engaged in a memorable feud with Rude in WCW.
Rude, whose hangman’s neckbreaker finishing move was dubbed “The Rude Awakening,” died of heart failure two years later.
Rude will join a star-studded 2017 class that includes Kurt Angle, The Rock ’n’ Roll Express, “Diamond” Dallas Page, Theodore Long and Beth Phoenix.
WWE will hold the induction ceremony on March 31 during WrestleMania 33 weekend in Orlando, Florida.
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