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MAJOR NAME ALREADY SET FOR 2014 WWE HALL OF FAME AND MORE

By Mike Johnson on 2013-05-01 10:55:56
As we reported yesterday in the PWInsider.com Elite section, the word making the rounds at Raw was that the company had informed Percy "Paul Bearer" Pringle's family that they intend to induct him into the WWE Hall of Fame next year in New Orleans. There's been discussion of The Undertaker, who traditionally does not appear publicly at the HOF due to the aura of his on-screen personality, doing the induction out of respect for Pringle and their long-term friendship. That is not decided but will be discussed shortly. Michael Hayes is also a potential possibility as he and Pringle have a friendship dating back to before they were in the business.

Given the Fabulous Freebirds' history in the New Orleans market, I wonder if they will be considered for a HOF induction as well.

For those who have asked, the new dancer with Fandango is WWE developmental Diva Summer Rae. The company wanted someone who could get physical and take bumps when the scenarios called for it, so Rae is pretty much part of the Fandango act permanently now.

Steve Austin just finished filming the latest season of CMT's Redneck Island in Mexico.

Lots of talk of Bray Wyatt, the former Husky Harris, coming up to the main roster of late.

Perry Saturn was at WWE developmental over the past week helping out. Terry Taylor has been working regularly in developmental as well.

The latest ESPN WWE rankings are online at this link.

WWE will be releasing a series of "double feature" DVD sets, comprised of older titles, featuring:

WrestleMania 27 and the 2011 Royal Rumble (Blu-ray)
WrestleMania 25 and The John Cena Experience (Blu-ray)
The Attitude Era and Triple H: King of Kings (DVD)
NWO: Revolution and Hulk Hogan: Unreleased Classics (DVD)