Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum

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The Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) and Museum is an American professional wrestling hall of fame and museum located in Wichita Falls, Texas. The museum was founded by Tony Vellano in 1999, and was previously in Amsterdam, New York and Schenectady, New York. Its purpose is to "preserve and promote the dignified history of professional wrestling and to enshrine and pay tribute to professional wrestlers who have advanced this national pastime in terms of athletics and entertainment." It is not affiliated with any promotion.

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Wichita Falls, Texas City in Texas, United States

Wichita Falls is a city in and the county seat of Wichita County, Texas, United States. It is the principal city of the Wichita Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Archer, Clay, and Wichita Counties. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 104,553, making it the 38th-most populous city in Texas. In addition, its central business district is 5 miles (8 km) from Sheppard Air Force Base, which is home to the Air Force's largest technical training wing and the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program, the world's only multinationally staffed and managed flying training program chartered to produce combat pilots for both USAF and NATO.

Contents

Categories

NameYears activeNotes
Pioneer Era2002–presentFor wrestlers active between the Civil War era and 1946
Television Era2002–presentFor wrestlers active between the years of 1947 and 1984
Modern Era2002–presentFor wrestlers active between the years of 1985 to present day
Tag Team2003–presentFor tag team wrestlers
International2006–presentFor wrestlers from another country, or who mainly wrestled throughout other countries than the US.
Midget Wrestler2002–2005For midget professional wrestlers
Lady Wrestler2002–presentFor female professional wrestlers
Colleague/Territory Division2003–presentFor managers, valets, announcers, photographers, and those wrestlers who were the "journeymen" for the business; formerly known as the Non-Participant Division.
Referee Division2018–presentStrictly for referees
Executive Division2018–presentFor bookers, promoters, business executives, and historians. Those who were Non-Participant Division inductees who would be classified as Executives under 2018 changes will be designated as such.
New York State Award2003–2005For individuals who made significant contributions to professional wrestling in the PWHF's home state of New York
Senator Hugh Farley Award2006–2009For well-known wrestlers who have made significant societal contributions outside of the squared circle; named after New York State Senator Hugh Farley

Inductees

YearRing name
(Birth name)
CategoryNotes
2002 Frank Gotch Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee: won the World Heavyweight Wrestling Championship (1 time) and the American Heavyweight Championship (3 times) [1]
2002 George Hackenschmidt Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee: won the European Greco-Roman Heavyweight Championship (1 time) and the World Heavyweight Wrestling Championship (1 time) [2]
2002 Ed "Strangler" Lewis
(Robert Herman Julius Friedrich)
Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee: won the Boston version of the AWA World Heavyweight Championship 2 times, and the World Heavyweight Championship (4 times) [3]
2002 "The Golden Greek" Jim Londos
(Christos Theofilou)
Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee: won the World Heavyweight Wrestling Championship (1 time) and the NWA/NBA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [4]
2002 Joe Stecher Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee: won the World Heavyweight Wrestling Championship (3 times) [5]
2002 Lou Thesz
(Aloysius Martiz Thesz)
Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee: won the World Heavyweight Wrestling Championship (3 times), the World Heavyweight Championship (NWA) (3 times), and the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (5 times) [6]
2002 Gorgeous George
(George Raymond Wagner)
Television EraPosthumous inductee: won the NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (1 time), the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Championship (1 time), and the Boston version of the AWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [7]
2002 "Nature Boy" Buddy Rogers
(Herman Gustav Rohde Jr.)
Television EraPosthumous inductee: won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) and was the first to hold the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship [8]
2002 Bruno Sammartino Television EraWon the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship (2 times) and WWWF United States Tag Team Championship (1 time) [9]
2002 André the Giant
(André René Roussimoff)
Modern EraPosthumous inductee: won the WWF Championship (1 time) and the WWF Tag Team Championship (1 time) [10]
2002 Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat
(Richard Henry Blood)
Modern EraWon the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time), NWA/WCW World Tag Team Championship (Mid-Atlantic version) (6 times), WWF Intercontinental Championship (1 time), NWA (Mid-Atlantic)/WCW United States Heavyweight Championship (4 times), and NWA (Mid-Atlantic)/NWA/WCW Television Championship (4 times) [11]
2002 Sky Low Low
(Marcel Gauthier)
Midget WrestlerPosthumous inductee: won the NWA World Midget's Championship (1 time) [12] [13]
2002 Mildred Burke
(Mildred Bliss)
Lady WrestlerPosthumous inductee: won the NWA World Women's Championship (1 time) and the WWWA World Heavyweight Championship; founded World Women's Wrestling Association [14]
2003 Martin "Farmer" Burns Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee: won the American Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [15]
2003 Stanislaus Zbyszko
(Jan Stanislaw Cyganiewicz)
Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee: won the AAC World Heavyweight Championship (2 times) [16]
2003 Killer Kowalski
(Edward Władysław Spulnik)
Television EraWon the WWWF World Tag Team Championship (1 time) [17]
2003 Antonino Rocca
(Antonio Biasetton)
Television EraPosthumous inductee: Won the NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship (2 times) [18] and the WWWF United States Tag Team Championship (1 time) [19] [20]
2003 Nick Bockwinkel Modern EraWon the AWA World Heavyweight Championship (4 times) [21] and the AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [22] [23]
2003 Hulk Hogan
(Terry Gene Bollea)
Modern EraWon the WWE Championship (6 times) [24] and WCW World Heavyweight Championship (6 times), Royal Rumble 1990, 1991 [25] [26]
2003 Al Costello
(Giacomo Costa)
Tag TeamPosthumous inductee: inducted as a member of The Fabulous Kangaroos with Roy Heffernan; Won the WWWF United States Tag Team Championship (3 times) [27]
2003 Roy Heffernan
(Laurence Roy Heffernan)
Tag TeamPosthumous inductee: inducted as a member of The Fabulous Kangaroos with Al Costello; Won the WWWF United States Tag Team Championship (3 times) [27]
2003 Little Beaver
(Lionel Giroux)
Midget WrestlerPosthumous inductee: won the NWA World Midget's Championship (2 times) [28]
2003 The Fabulous Moolah
(Mary Lillian Ellison)
Lady WrestlerWas the inaugural WWE Women's Champion (4 times), her first reign is officially recognized as lasting over 10,000 days [29] [30]
2003 Sam Muchnick ExecutivePosthumous inductee: promoted the St. Louis Wrestling Club and assisted in establishing the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) [31]
2003 Dick "The Destroyer" Beyer New York State AwardWas also inducted to the PWHF in 2005, won the WWA World Heavyweight Championship (3 times), and AWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [32]
2003 Ilio DiPaolo New York State AwardPosthumous inductee: won the NWA Canadian Open Tag Team Championship (5 times) [33] [34]
2004 William Muldoon Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee: won the Greco-Roman Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [35]
2004 Angelo Savoldi Pioneer EraMinor partner of the World Wide Wrestling Federation in the 1970s and founder of International Championship Wrestling [36]
2004 "Classy" Freddie Blassie Television EraPosthumous inductee: NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Georgia version) (14 times) [37]
2004 Verne Gagne Television EraFounded the American Wrestling Association and won the AWA World Heavyweight Championship (10 times) [38]
2004 Terry Funk Modern EraWon the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time), the ECW Championship (2 times), and the WWF Tag Team Championship (1 time) [39]
2004 Harley Race Modern EraWon the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (8 times), AWA World Tag Team Championship (3 times), NWA {Mid-Atlantic}|WCW United States Champion|first champion, NWA Missouri Champion (7 times). [40]
2004 Maurice "Mad Dog" Vachon Tag TeamInducted as a part of a tag team with Paul Vachon; won the AWA World Heavyweight Championship (5 times), AWA World Tag Team Championship (2 times) and NWA International Tag Team Championship (Calgary version) (3 times) [13] [41]
2004 Paul "Butcher" Vachon Tag TeamInducted as a part of a tag team with Maurice Vachon; won the AWA World Tag Team Championship (2 times) and NWA International Tag Team Championship (Calgary version) (3 times) [13] [41]
2004 Lord Littlebrook
(Eric Tovey)
Midget WrestlerWon the NWA World Midget's Championship (1 time) [13] [42]
2004 Mae Young Lady WrestlerTrained The Fabulous Moolah, challenged for the NWA World Women's Championship, and wrestled in nine different decades [43]
2004 Vincent J. McMahon ExecutivePosthumous inductee: established the World Wide Wrestling Federation (now WWE) [44]
2004 Gordon Solie
(Francis Jonard Labiak)
ColleaguePosthumous inductee: announcer for Championship Wrestling from Georgia, Championship Wrestling from Florida, Continental Championship Wrestling, and World Championship Wrestling [45]
2004Dr. John J. Bonica New York State AwardPosthumous inductee: [46] Won the NWA Light Heavyweight Championship of the World (1 time) and Light Heavyweight Championship of Canada (1 time) [47]
2004 Len Rossi
(Len Rositano)
New York State AwardWon the North American Jr. Heavyweight Championship (1 time) and the NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [48]
2005 Orville Brown Pioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (inaugural, 2 times), MWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [49]
2005 John Pesek Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee: won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) and MWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [50]
2005 Dick "The Destroyer" Beyer Television EraWas also awarded the PWHF New York State Award in 2003, won the WWA World Heavyweight Championship (3 times), and AWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [32]
2005 Jack Brisco
(Freddy Brisco)
Television EraWon the NCAA Wrestling Team Championship (1 time), NWA World Heavyweight Championship (2 times), and NWA Florida Tag Team Championship (10 times) [51]
2005 Dory Funk Jr. Modern EraWon the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) and NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship (4 times) [52]
2005 George "The Animal" Steele
(William Myers)
Modern EraWon the NWA World Tag Team Championship (Detroit version) (1 time) [53]
2005 Dick the Bruiser
(William Afflis)
Tag TeamPosthumous inductee: Inducted as a part of a tag team with Crusher, won the AWA World Tag Team Championship (5 times) and the WWA World Heavyweight Championship (11 times) [54]
2005 Crusher
(Reginald Lisowski)
Tag TeamPosthumous inductee: Inducted as a part of a tag team with Dick the Bruiser, won the AWA World Tag Team Championship (5 times) and AWA World Heavyweight Championship (3 times) [54]
2005 Fuzzy Cupid
(Leon Stap)
Midget WrestlerPosthumous inductee: worked tag team matches in various independent circuits [55]
2005 Penny Banner Lady WrestlerWon AWA World Women's Championship (1 time) and NWA Women's World Tag Team Championship (3 times).
2005 Paul Boesch ColleaguePosthumous inductee: commentator for the Houston Wrestling promotion [56]
2005 "Iron" Mike Mazurki New York State AwardPosthumous inductee: founded the Cauliflower Alley Club, a non-profit organization that awards scholarships to wrestlers and gives financial aid to retired wrestlers [57]
2005 Ray "Thunder" Stern
(Walter Bookbinder)
New York State AwardWon the NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (1 time) [58]
2006 Ed Don George Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee; won the World Heavyweight Wrestling Championship (2 times) and the Boston version of the AWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [59]
2006 Wild Bill Longson Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee; won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (3 times) and the NWA Central States Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [60]
2006 Don Leo Jonathan
(Don Heaton)
Television EraWon the NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship (Vancouver version) (18 times) and NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship (2 times) [13] [61]
2006 Johnny Valentine
(Jonathan Wisniski)
Television EraPosthumous inductee; won the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (Mid-Atlantic version) (1 time) and NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship (3 times) [13] [62]
2006 "Nature Boy" Ric Flair
(Richard Morgan Fliehr)
Modern EraHeld the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (10 times), WCW World Heavyweight Championship (8 times), and WWF World Heavyweight Championship, (2 times, NWA (Mid-Atlantic)/WCW United States Heavyweight Championship (6 times) 1 , and NWA World Tag Team Championship (Mid-Atlantic version) (3 times), NWA (Mid-Atlantic)/NWA Television Championship (1 time), WWE Intercontinental Championship (1 time), Royal Rumble 1992. [63] World Tag Team Championship (3 times), Royal Rumble 1992 [64]
2006 Ray "The Crippler" Stevens Modern EraPosthumous inductee; Was inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum twice in one year; under Modern Era and Tag Team. Won the AWA United States Heavyweight Championship (7 Times), AWA World Tag Team Championship (4 times) [65] [66]
2006 Pat Patterson Tag TeamInducted as member of the Blond Bombers; won the AWA World Tag Team Championship (1 time), the NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (2 times), WWF North American Heavyweight Championship (1 time), and was also the inaugural WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion [65]
2006 Ray "The Crippler" Stevens Tag TeamPosthumous inductee; inducted as member of the Blond Bombers; Was inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum twice in one year; under Modern Era and Tag Team. Won the AWA World Tag Team Championship (1 time) and the NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (2 times) [65]
2006 Rikidōzan
(Kim Sin-Nak)
InternationalPosthumous inductee; won the NWA International Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [67]
2006 June Byers
(De Alva Evonne Sibley)
Lady WrestlerPosthumous inductee; NWA World Women's Championship (1 time) and World Women's Championship (1 time) [68]
2006 Bobby "The Brain" Heenan
(Raymond Louis Heenan) [69]
ColleagueConsidered by many to be the greatest wrestling manager of all time. [70] He also worked as an announcer for the World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling [71]
2006 Ida Mae Martinez Senator Hugh Farley AwardWon the Women's Mexican Championship [72]
2007 Earl Caddock Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee: won the Amateur Athletic Union Heavyweight (1 time) and Light Heavyweight Championship (2 times) in amateur wrestling [73]
2007 Gus Sonnenberg Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee: won a version of the original World Heavyweight Championship of professional wrestling [74]
2007 Danny Hodge Television EraWon the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship (8 times) [75]
2007 Pat O'Connor Television EraPosthumous inductee: won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time), NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (Central States version) (3 times), and the AWA World Tag Team Championship (1 time) [76]
2007 "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase Modern EraWon the WWF World Tag Team Championship (3 times), NWA National Heavyweight Championship (2 times), Mid-South North American Heavyweight Championship (4 times), and WWF North American Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [77]
2007 "Rowdy" Roddy Piper
(Roderick Toombs)
Modern EraWon the WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight (1 time), World Tag Team Championship (1 time), NWA (Mid-Atlantic) United States Heavyweight Championship (1 time), and various NWA championships [78]
2007 Chris "The Body" Tolos Tag TeamPosthumous inductee; inducted as a member of The Canadian Wrecking Crew, won the WWWF United States Tag Team Championship (1 time), NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship (Vancouver version) (2 times), NWA World Tag Team Championship (Vancouver version) (2 times), and NWA International Tag Team Championship (Toronto version) (2 times) [79]
2007 "The Golden Greek" John Tolos Tag TeamInducted as a member of The Canadian Wrecking Crew, won the WWWF United States Tag Team Championship (1 time), NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship (Vancouver version) (7 times), NWA World Tag Team Championship (Vancouver version) (3 times), and NWA International Tag Team Championship (Toronto version) (2 times) [79]
2007 Karl Gotch
(Charles Istaz)
InternationalPosthumous inductee: won the IWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) and WWWF World Tag Team Championship (1 time) [80]
2007 Cora Combs
(Cora Svonsteckik)
Lady WrestlerWon the NWA United States Women's Championship (1 time) [81]
2007 Jack Pfefer ExecutivePosthumous inductee: promoted various independent promotions [82]
2007 Billy Darnell Senator Hugh Farley AwardPosthumous inductee: won different versions of the NWA World Tag Team Championship (3 times) [83]
2008 "Rough" Tom Jenkins Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee; won the American Heavyweight Championship (3 times) [84]
2008 Ray Steele
(Peter Sauer)
Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee; won the World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [85]
2008 Bobo Brazil
(Houston Harris)
Television EraPosthumous inductee; Was the first African-American world champion (NWA World Heavyweight Championship), and also won the WWWF United States Championship (1 time) [86]
2008 Gene Kiniski Television EraWon the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) and AWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [87]
2008 Bob Backlund Modern EraWon the NWA Florida Tag Team Championship (1 time), NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship (1 time), and WWWF/WWF World Heavyweight Championship (2 times), World Tag Team Championship (1 time) [88]
2008 Bret "The Hitman" Hart Modern EraWon the WWF Championship (5 times), WCW World Heavyweight Championship (2 times), Royal Rumble 1994 [89]
2008 Emil Dusek
(Emil Hason)
Tag TeamPosthumous inductee; inducted as a member of The Dusek Riot Squad, won the NWA World Tag Team Championship (Central States version) (3 times) and the NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (1 time) [90]
2008 Ernie Dusek
(Ernie Hason)
Tag TeamPosthumous inductee; inducted as a member of The Dusek Riot Squad, won the NWA World Tag Team Championship (Central States version) (3 times) and the NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (1 time) [90]
2008 Shohei "Giant" Baba InternationalPosthumous inductee; won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (3 times) and the PWF World Heavyweight Championship (4 times); founded All Japan Pro Wrestling [91]
2008 Betty Niccoli
(Betty Jo Niccoli Sato)
Lady WrestlerWon the NWA United States Women's Championship (1 time) and the AWA World Women's Championship (1 time) [92]
2008 Toots Mondt ExecutivePosthumous inductee; founded the World Wide Wrestling Federation [93]
2008 Tom Drake Senator Hugh Farley AwardWas a contender for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship [94]
2009 "The Strangler" Evan Lewis Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee: won the American Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [95]
2009 Wladek Zbyszko Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee: won the AWA World Heavyweight Championship [96]
2009 Superstar Billy Graham
(Eldridge Wayne Coleman)
Television EraWon the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship (1 time), NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship (2 times), and the International Pro Wrestling World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) [97]
2009 Chief Jay Strongbow
(Luke Joseph Scarpa)
Television EraWon the WWF Tag Team Championship (4 times), and various NWA championships [98]
2009 "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff Modern EraWon the Memphis Wrestling Southern Heavyweight Championship (1 time), NWA/WCW World Tag Team Championship (3 times) WCW World Television Championship (1 time) and many more regional titles [99]
2009 "Macho Man" Randy Savage
(Randall Poffo)
Modern EraWon the WWF Championship (2 times), WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship (1 time) WCW World Heavyweight Championship (4 times), and various championships in independent promotions [100]
2009 Don "The Buffalo Bomber" Curtis Tag TeamPosthumous inductee; inducted as a part of a tag team with Mark Lewin, and won various NWA tag team championships. [101]
2009 "Maniac" Mark Lewin Tag TeamInducted as a part of a tag team with Don Curtis, and won various NWA tag team championships. [101]
2009 Antonio Inoki
(Kanji Inoki)
InternationalWon the National Wrestling Federation Heavyweight Championship (4 times), WWF World Martial Arts Heavyweight Championship (2 times), IWGP Heavyweight Championship (1 time, inaugural), and many other titles. Inoki was the founder of New Japan Pro Wrestling [102]
2009 Donna Christanello
(Donna Alfonsi)
Lady WrestlerWon the NWA Women's World Tag Team Championship (1 time) [103]
2009 Captain Lou Albano ColleagueWon the WWWF United States Tag Team Championship (1 time), and managed various wrestlers to many WWE singles and tag team titles. reigns [104]
2009 Hank Garrett Senator Hugh Farley AwardWorked in various independent promotions before pursuing an acting career [105]
2010 "Wild" Red Berry Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee: Won NWA Central States Heavyweight Championship (2 times), and NWA World Light Heavyweight Championship (9 times). [106]
2010 Danny McShain Pioneer EraPosthumous inductee: Won NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship (NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship) (6 times), and NWA World Light Heavyweight Championship (10 times). [107]
2010 Édouard Carpentier Television EraWon NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship (NWA World Heavyweight Championship) (1 time), and WWA World Heavyweight Championship (Los Angeles version) (2 times). [108]
2010 Wahoo McDaniel Television EraPosthumous inductee: Won NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Championship (5 times), NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (5 times), and IWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time). [109]
2010 Stan "The Lariat" Hansen Modern EraWon Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship (4 times), PWF World Heavyweight Championship (4 times), PWF World Tag Team Championship (4 times) AWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time), NWA International Tag Team Championship (4 times), AJPW World Tag Team Championship (8 times), WCW United States Championship (1 time).
2010 "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes
(Virgil Runnels)
Modern EraWon NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship (10 times), NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Florida version) (7 times), NWA World Heavyweight Championship (3 times), NWA World Tag Team Championship {Mid-Atlantic} (2 times}, NWA World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (2 times), NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (1 time), NWA World Television Championship(3 times), and more NWA regional Titles.
2010 Ben Sharpe Tag TeamPosthumous inductee: Inducted as a part of a tag team with Mike Sharpe, won NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (19 times), WCWA Texas Tag Team Championship (1 time), and NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Championship (1 time). [110]
2010 Mike Sharpe Tag TeamPosthumous inductee: Inducted as a part of a tag team with Ben Sharpe, won NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (18 times), WCWA Texas Tag Team Championship (1 time), and NWA World Tag Team Championship (Vancouver version) (1 time). [110]
2010 Mil Máscaras InternationalWon Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship (2 times), WWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time), All World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) (First & Only), and IWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) (First & Only). [111]
2010 Kay Noble Lady WrestlerPosthumous inductee: Won AWA World Women's Championship (1 time), Texas Women's Championship (1 time), Central States Women's Championship (1 time). [112]
2010 Gorilla Monsoon
(Robert "Gino" Marella)
ColleaguePosthumous inductee: Won IWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time), and WWC North American Heavyweight Championship (2 times). [113]
2011 "The Blonde Bear" Everett Marshall Pioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: Won NWA World Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), MWA Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), Texas Heavyweight Championship (1 Time) [114]
2011 Bronko Nagurski Pioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: NWA/NBA World Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), NWA Pacific Coast Heavyweight Championship (San Francisco version) (2 Times), Minneapolis World Heavyweight Championship (2 Times) [114]
2011 Dick the Bruiser
(William Afflis)
Television EraPosthumous Inductee: Inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum in 2005 in the Tag Team Category with Crusher. Won WWA World Heavyweight Championship (11 Times) [114]
2011 The Sheik
(Ed Farhat)
Television EraPosthumous Inductee: Won NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (Detroit version) (12 Times), NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (Toronto version) (4 Times) [114]
2011 "The Russian Bear" Ivan Koloff Modern EraWon NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Championship (4 Times), NWA Television Championship (3 Times), NWA Mid-Atlantic Television Championship (2 Times), NWA World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (3 Times), WWWF World Heavyweight Championship [114]
2011 Jerry "The King" Lawler Modern EraWon NWA/AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (52 Times), AWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time), WCWA World Heavyweight Championship (3 times), USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship (28 Times) - Won 168 titles in his career, more than any other wrestler [114]
2011 Road Warrior Animal Tag TeamWas inducted as member of The Road Warriors. Won NWA National Tag Team Championship (4 Times), AWA World Tag Team Championship (1 time), All Japan NWA International Tag Team Championship (1 time), NWA World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (3 times), NWA World Tag Team Championship {Mid-Atlantic} (1 time}. i-Generation Tag Team Championship (3 Times), WWF World Tag Team Championship (3 Times) [114]
2011 Road Warrior Hawk Tag TeamPosthumous Inductee: Was inducted as member of The Road Warriors. Won NWA National Tag Team Championship (4 Times), AWA World Tag Team Championship (1 time), All Japan NWA International Tag Team Championship (1 time), NWA World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (3 times), NWA World Tag Team Championship {Mid-Atlantic} (1 Time), i-Generation Tag Team Championship (2 Times), WWF World Tag Team Championship (2 Times), New Japan IWGP Tag Team Championship (2 Times) [114]
2011 "Precious" Paul Ellering Tag TeamWas inducted as a member of The Road Warriors. Managed The Road Warriors from 1983 until 1997 during their stints at the American Wrestling Association, the National Wrestling Alliance, New Japan Pro Wrestling, and the World Wrestling Federation. [114]
2011 Billy Robinson InternationalWon AWA British Empire Heavyweight Championship (3 Times), CWA World Heavyweight Championship (3 Times), IWA World Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), NWA United National Championship (1 Time), PWF World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time) [114]
2011 Judy Grable Lady WrestlerPosthumous Inductee: Honoree at the Cauliflower Alley Club in 2002. [114]
2011 Vincent K. McMahon ExecutiveChairman of the World Wrestling Federation since 1980 & President and CEO of the World Wrestling Federation from 1980 until 1993. In 2009, he took over the position of CEO of the World Wrestling Entertainment again. Won WWF Championship (1 Time), ECW World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time) [114]
2012 Abe Coleman Pioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: Honoree at the Cauliflower Alley Club in 1995.
2012 The French Angel
(Maurice Tillet)
Pioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: AWA World Heavyweight Champion (Boston version) (2 Times)
2012 Dominic DeNucci Television EraWon AWA United States Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWF Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), IWA World Heavyweight Championship (3 Times)
2012 Fritz Von Erich Television EraPosthumous Inductee: Won NWA American Heavyweight Championship (13 Times), AWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA North American Heavyweight Championship (Amarillo version) (4 Times)
2012 Junkyard Dog Modern EraPosthumous Inductee: Won USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), Stampede North American Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), Mid-South Louisiana Championship (3 Times), Mid-South North American Championship (4 Times)
2012 Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka Modern EraWon NWA ECW World Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Championship (5 Times), NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (Mid-Atlantic version) (1 Time), WWWA Heavyweight Championship (1 Time)
2012 Afa Tag TeamInducted as a member of The Wild Samoans. Won WWF Tag Team Championship (3 Times), Stampede International Tag Team Championship (2 Times), Mid-South Tag Team Championship (3 Times), NWA Florida Tag Team Championship (1 Time)
2012 Sika Tag TeamInducted as a member of The Wild Samoans. Won WWF Tag Team Championship (3 Times), Stampede International Tag Team Championship (2 Times), Mid-South Tag Team Championship (3 Times), NWA Florida Tag Team Championship (1 Time)
2012 George Gordienko InternationalPosthumous Inductee: Won British Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Pacific Coast Heavyweight Championship (Vancouver version) (1 Time), British Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship (New Zealand version) (1 Time), NWA Canadian Heavyweight Championship (Calgary version) (1 Time)
2012 Wendi Richter Lady WrestlerWon WWF Women's Championship (2 Times), WWC Women's Championship (2 Times), AWA Women's Championship (1 Time)
2012 Jim Cornette ColleagueSuccessful manager, promoter, booker, and announcer for such promotions as the Jim Crockett Promotions, World Championship Wrestling, World Wrestling Federation, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, and Ring of Honor Wrestling, as well as owning Smokey Mountain Wrestling from 1991 to 1995.
2013 Dick Shikat Pioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: Won World Heavyweight Championship (original version) (1 time), NWA World Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
2013 Sándor Szabó Pioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: Won NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time), Montreal Athletic Commission World Heavyweight Title (1 time), NWA "Beat the Champ" Television Championship (7 times)
2013 Baron von Raschke Television EraWon WWA World Heavyweight Championship (3 times), NWA American Heavyweight Championship (1 time), NWA Brass Knuckles Championship (Texas version) (1 time), NWA Georgia Heavyweight Championship (1 time), NWA Florida Television Championship (1 time), IWA International Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
2013 "Cowboy" Bill Watts Television EraWon NWA North American Heavyweight Championship (Tri-State version) (7 times), Mid-South North American Heavyweight Championship (1 time), NWA Tri-State Brass Knuckles Championship (2 times), NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
2013 "Dirty" Dick Murdoch Modern EraPosthumous Inductee: Won NWA United National Championship (1 time), NWA Central States Heavyweight Championship (2 times), NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Florida version) (1 time), WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship (1 time), NWA Missouri Heavyweight Championship (3 times), Mid-South North American Championship (2 times), NWA North American Heavyweight Championship (Tri-State version) (3 times), NWA Brass Knuckles Championship (Amarillo version) (3 times), NWA International Heavyweight Championship (Amarillo version) (3 times)
2013 Tito Santana Modern EraWon ECW World Heavyweight Championship (1 time), AWF Heavyweight Championship (2 times), IWCCW Heavyweight Championship (1 time), WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship (2 times), WWF Tag Team Championship (2 times), UCW Heavyweight Championship (1 time), USA Pro Heavyweight Championship (1 time), RWA Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
2013 "Assassin #1" Jody Hamilton Tag TeamInducted as a member of The Assassins. Won NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship (12 times), NWA United States Tag Team Championship (Florida version) (2 times), NWA Macon Tag Team Championship (2 times), NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship (Vancouver version) (2 times), NWA Southeastern Tag Team Championship (Georgia version) (4 times)
2013 "Assassin #2" Tom Renesto Tag TeamPosthumous Inductee: Inducted as a member of The Assassins. Won NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship (12 times), NWA United States Tag Team Championship (Florida version) (2 times), NWA Macon Tag Team Championship (2 times), NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship (Vancouver version) (2 times), NWA Southeastern Tag Team Championship (Georgia version) (4 times)
2013 El Santo InternationalPosthumous Inductee: Won Mexican National Middleweight Championship (4 times), Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship (1 time), Mexican National Welterweight Championship (2 times), NWA World Middleweight Championship (1 time), NWA World Welterweight Championship (2 times), Winner (and Undefeated) of 35 Luchas de Apuestas matches.
2013 Joyce Grable Lady WrestlerWon NWA Texas Women's Championship (1 time), NWA United States Women's Championship (1 time), NWA Women's World Tag Team Championship (4 times), Recipient of the 2010 Cauliflower Alley Club Women's Wrestling Award
2013 J.J. Dillon ColleagueLegendary Manager of The Four Horsemen, Abdullah the Butcher, Waldo Von Erich, and Ox Baker. PWI Manager of the Year Recipient in 1982, 1983, and 1988.
2014 Stu Hart Pioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: Patriarch of the Hart Family. Trained a vast amount of wrestlers, including Roddy Piper, Jake "The Snake" Roberts, Abdullah the Butcher, "The Dynamite Kid" Tom Billington, "Superstar" Billy Graham, Junkyard Dog, The Honky Tonk Man, Jushin Thunder Liger, Chris Jericho, Fritz Von Erich, & Gorilla Monsoon, among others.
2014 Leroy McGuirk Pioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: Won NWA World Light Heavyweight Championship (3 Times), NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 Time)
2014 Bruiser Brody Television EraPosthumous Inductee: Won NWA International Heavyweight Championship (3 Times), NWA American Heavyweight Championship (4 Times), NWA Central States Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), WWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Brass Knuckles Championship (Texas version) (6 Times)
2014 Mr. Wrestling II Television Era NWA Georgia Heavyweight Championship (10 Times), NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), Mid-South North American Championship (1 Time), NWA Alabama Heavyweight Championship (1 Time)
2014 "The Magnificent" Don Muraco Modern Era ECW Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), WWF Intercontinental Championship (2 Times), Stampede North American Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Americas Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship (1 Time)
2014 The Masked Superstar Modern Era NWA Georgia Heavyweight Championship (4 Times), NWA National Heavyweight Championship (3 Times), NWA American Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Florida version) (1 Time), IW North American Heavyweight Championship (1 Time)
2014 Don Fargo Tag TeamInducted as a member of The Fabulous Fargo Brothers. Won NWA World Tag Team Championship (Mid-America version) (9 Times), NWA Southern Tag Team Championship (Mid-America version) (2 Times), NWA World Tag Team Championship (Chicago version) (1 Time), NWA World Tag Team Championship (Georgia version) (1 Time)
2014 "Wildman" Jackie Fargo Tag TeamPosthumous Inductee: Inducted as a member of The Fabulous Fargo Brothers. Won NWA World Tag Team Championship (Mid-America version) (9 Times), NWA Southern Tag Team Championship (Mid-America version) (2 Times), NWA World Tag Team Championship (Chicago version) (1 Time), NWA World Tag Team Championship (Georgia version) (1 Time)
2014 Lord Alfred Hayes InternationalPosthumous Inductee: Won World Mid-Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Western States Heavyweight Championship (2 Times)
2014 "Sensational" Sherri Martel Lady WrestlerPosthumous Inductee: Won WWF Women's Championship (1 Time), AWA World Women's Championship (3 Times), AWA Japan Women's Championship (1 Time)
2014 "Playboy" Gary Hart ColleaguePosthumous Inductee: Head booker of World Class Championship Wrestling during its "golden years" in the 1980s. Created the classic feud between The Von Erichs and The Fabulous Freebirds as well as introducing memorable characters such as The Great Kabuki, The Great Muta, and King Kong Bundy.
2015 The Great Gama Pioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: Won the Indian version of the World Heavyweight Championship. Billed as the greatest pehlwani wrestler of his time.
2015"The Utica Panther" Joe MalcewiczPioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: Famous for his controversial win for the World Heavyweight Wrestling Championship over Joe Stecher in which he was not awarded the title.
2015 Pedro Morales Television EraWon WWWF World Championship (1 Time), WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship (2 times), WWF World Tag Team Champion (1 time), WWC North American Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), WWA World Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), NWA North American Heavyweight Championship (Hawaii version) (3 Times)
2015 "Whipper" Billy Watson Television EraPosthumous Inductee: Won NWA British Empire Heavyweight Championship (Toronto version) (9 Times), NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA World Heavyweight Championship (National Wrestling Association) (1 Time), NWA Canadian Heavyweight Championship (Calgary version) (1 Time)
2015 "Mr. Perfect" Curt Hennig Modern EraPosthumous Inductee. Won AWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), WCW United States Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship (2 Times)
2015 Rick "The Model" Martel Modern EraWon AWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA North American Heavyweight Championship (Hawaii version) (1 Time), NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), WCW World Television Championship (1 Time), WWF Tag Team Championship (3 Times)
2015 Terry "Bam Bam" Gordy Tag TeamPosthumous Inductee: Inducted as a member of The Fabulous Freebirds. Won NWA World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (Texas version) (5 Times), WCWA World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (1 Time), Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship (2 times), AJPW World Tag Team Championship (7 times), NWA National Tag Team Championship (4 times), Universal Wrestling Federation Championship (1 time), Mid-South Tag Team Championship (2 times), WCW World Tag Team Championship (1 time), NWA World Tag Team Championship (1 time), NWA American Heavyweight Championship (1 time), NWA American Tag Team Championship (1 time).
2015 Michael "P.S." Hayes Tag TeamInducted as a member of The Fabulous Freebirds. Won NWA World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (Texas version) (5 Times), WCWA World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (1 Time), NWA National Tag Team Championship (4 times), NWA United National Championship (1 time), Mid-South Tag Team Championship (1 time), NWA (Mid-Atlantic)/WCW World Tag Team Championship (2 times), WCW United States Heavyweight Championship (1 time), WCW United States Tag Team Championship (2 times), WCW World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (1 time), NWA American Tag Team Championship (1 time).
2015 Buddy "Jack" Roberts Tag TeamPosthumous Inductee: Inducted as a member of The Fabulous Freebirds. Won NWA World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (Texas version) (5 Times), WCWA World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (1 Time), Mid-South Tag Team Championship (1 time), UWF World Television Championship (1 time)
2015 Jumbo Tsuruta InternationalPosthumous Inductee: First ever Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion having won and unified the PWF Heavyweight Championship, the NWA United National Championship, and the NWA International Heavyweight Championship. One half of the first-ever World Tag Team Champions
2015 Vivian Vachon Lady WrestlerPosthumous Inductee: Won AWA World Women's Championship (1 Time)
2015 Jim Crockett Sr.ExecutivePosthumous Inductee: Founder of Jim Crockett Promotions
2016 Earl McCready Pioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: Won NWA British Empire/Commonwealth Championship (New Zealand version) (2 Times), NWA British Empire Heavyweight Championship (Toronto version) (3 Times) [115]
2016"Professor" Joe PazandakPioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: Nine month "Beat the Champ" Open Challenge winning streak
2016 Hans Schmidt Television EraPosthumous Inductee: Won International Heavyweight Championship (Montreal version) (2 Times), NWA World Television Title Championship (Florida Version) (1 Time), NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (Chicago version) (1 Time)
2016 Greg "The Hammer" Valentine Television EraWon NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), IWCCW Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Canadian Heavyweight Championship (Toronto version) (1 Time), NWA North American Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Mid-Atlantic Television Championship (2 Times), NWA Television Championship (2 Times), NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (3 Times), WWF Intercontinental Championship (1 Time), WWF Tag Team Championship (1 Time)
2016 "Stone Cold" Steve Austin Modern Era WWF World Heavyweight Championship (6 Times), WCW United States Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), WWF Intercontinental Championship (2 Times), WWF Tag Team Championship (4 Times), WCW World Television Championship (2 Times), Royal Rumble winner (1997, 1998, 2001), King of the Ring winner (1996)
2016 Sgt. Slaughter Modern EraWon WWF Championship (1 Time), NWA Central States Heavyweight Championship (3 Times), NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), NWA Canadian Heavyweight Championship (Toronto version) (1 Time), AWA America's Championship (1 Time), AWA British Empire Heavyweight Championship (1 Time)
2016 Blackjack Mulligan Tag TeamInducted as a member of The Blackjacks. Won: WWWF World Tag Team Championship (1 Time), WWA World Tag Team Championship (1 Time), NWA American Tag Team Championship (1 Time), NWA Texas Tag Team Championship (1 Time)
2016 Blackjack Lanza Tag TeamInducted as a member of The Blackjacks. Won: WWWF World Tag Team Championship (1 Time), WWA World Tag Team Championship (1 Time), NWA American Tag Team Championship (1 Time), NWA Texas Tag Team Championship (1 Time)
2016 "High Chief" Peter Maivia InternationalPosthumous Inductee: Won NWA Australasian Heavyweight Championship (2 times), NWA New Zealand Heavyweight Championship (1 time), NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Americas Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA New Zealand British Empire Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship (2 times), NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (San Francisco version) (2 Times)
2016 Leilani Kai Lady WrestlerWon NWA World Women's Championship (1 Time), All Pacific Championship (1 Time), NWA Mid-Atlantic Women's Championship (3 times), WWF Women's Championship (1 Time)
2016 "Mean" Gene Okerlund ColleagueInterviewer and Announcer for American Wrestling Association (AWA), World Wrestling Federation (WWF), and World Championship Wrestling (WCW) for nearly thirty years.
2017 Yvon "The Lion" Robert Pioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: Won the Boston version of the AWA World Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), International Heavyweight Championship (Montreal version) (16 Times).
2017"Dirty" Dick RainesPioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: Won NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Championship (1 Time).
2017 Luther Lindsay Television EraPosthumous Inductee: Won NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (Hawaii version) (1 Time), NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Canadian Heavyweight Championship (Calgary version) (1 Time)
2017 Sputnik Monroe Television EraPosthumous Inductee: Won NWA Tennessee Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Georgia Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), NWA Gulf Coast Louisiana Championship (1 Time)
2017 Mick Foley Modern EraWon: WWF Championship (3 Times), WWF Tag Team Championship (8 times), TNA World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), WCWA World Light Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), SCW Heavyweight Championship (1 Time)
2017 "The Heartbreak Kid" Shawn Michaels Modern EraWon: WWF Championship (3 Times), WWE World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), WWF Intercontinental Championship (3 Times), WWF European Championship (1 Time), WWF Tag Team Championship (6 Times), AWA World Tag Team Championship (2 Times)
2017 Larry "The Axe" Hennig Tag TeamInducted as part of a tag team with Harley Race. Won: AWA World Tag Team Championship (4 Times), IWA World Tag Team Championship (1 Time)
2017 Harley Race Tag TeamInducted as a part of a tag team with Larry "The Axe" Hennig. Previously inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum in 2004 in the Modern Era Category. Won: AWA World Tag Team Championship (3 Times), IWA World Tag Team Championship (1 Time)
2017 Tatsumi Fujinami InternationalWon: IWGP Heavyweight Championship (6 Times), NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), WCWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), UWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), CWA Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), WWF International Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), WWF Junior Heavyweight Championship (2 Times)
2017 Sue Green Lady WrestlerWon: PGWA Championship (2 Times), NWA World Women's Championship (1 Time), NWA Texas Women's Championship (4 Times)
2017 George Napolitano ColleaguePhotographer specializing in professional wrestling photography. Won: Jim Melby Award (2013) from the George Tragos/Lou Thesz International Wrestling Institute
2018 Fred Beell Pioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: Won American Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), World Light Heavyweight Championship (3 Times), Northwest Championship (1 Time)
2018 Ralph "Ruffy" Silverstein Pioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: Won WLW Television Championship (2 Times)
2018 Eddie Graham Television EraPosthumous Inductee: Won NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Florida version) (3 Times), NWA Brass Knuckles Championship (Florida version) (2 Times)
2018 "Big Cat" Ernie Ladd Television EraPosthumous Inductee: Won NWF North American Heavyweight Championship (6 Times), NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Florida version) (1 Time), NWA Americas Heavyweight Championship (3 Times), NWF Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA American Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), WWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time)
2018 Sting Modern EraWon WCW World Heavyweight Championship (6 Times), NWA World Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), TNA World Heavyweight Championship (4 Times), WCW International World Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), WWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), TNA World Tag Team Championship (1 time).
2018 "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan Modern EraWon IWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), TASW Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), Mid-South Louisiana Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), Mid-South North American Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), WCW World Television Championship (1 Time), WCW United States Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), Inaugural Royal Rumble winner (1988)
2018 Red Bastien Tag TeamPosthumous Inductee: Inducted as a member of The Flying Redheads. Was inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum twice in one year; under Executive and Tag Team. Won NWA Texas Tag Team Championship (1 Time)
2018 Billy Red Lyons Tag TeamPosthumous Inductee: Inducted as a member of The Flying Redheads. Won NWA Texas Tag Team Championship (1 Time)
2018 Pampero Firpo InternationalWon 1st ever NWA Americas Heavyweight Championship (3 Times), NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Championship (1 Time)
2018 Toni Rose Lady WrestlerWon NWA Southern Women's Championship (Georgia version) (1 Time)
2018 Hiro Matsuda ColleaguePosthumous Inductee: Won NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Florida version) (4 Times), NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship (2 Times). Trained Hulk Hogan, Keiji Mutoh, "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff, Scott Hall, Lex Luger, "Cowboy" Bob Orton, and Ron Simmons.
2018 Joe Higuchi RefereePosthumous Inductee: Senior referee for All Japan Pro-Wrestling, 1st official Japanese referee of the National Wrestling Alliance, Referee for Japan Pro-Wrestling Alliance.
2018 Red Bastien ExecutivePosthumous Inductee: Was inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum twice in one year; under Executive and Tag Team. Trainer, Promoter, Booker, and Professional Wrestler that discovered Sting and The Ultimate Warrior.
2019Charley FoxPioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: Won Middleweight Championship (Ohio Version) (1 Time), Light Heavyweight Championship (Southeastern Division) (1 Time), Light Heavyweight Championship (Dallas Version) (1 Time).
2019 Baron Michele Leone Pioneer EraPosthumous Inductee: Won NWA World Heavyweight Championship (Los Angeles Version) (1 Time), NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Pacific Coast Heavyweight Championship (Los Angeles Version) (2 Times).
2019 Abdullah the Butcher Television EraWon WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship (5 Times), NWA Canadian Heavyweight Championship (Calgary version) (1 Time), NWF Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), BJW Deathmatch Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA United National Championship (1 Time), Stampede North American Heavyweight Championship (6 Times), WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Championship (3 Times), WWC North American Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), PWF World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), WWC Caribbean Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), WCWA Brass Knuckles Championship (1 Time). Innovator of hardcore matches.
2019 Lord James Blears Television EraPosthumous Inductee: Won NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Championship (1 Time).
2019 "Rugged" Ronnie Garvin Modern EraWon NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), AAW Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), ICW Southeastern Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Championship (Northern Division) (5 Times), NWA National Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), AWA International Television Championship (1 Time), NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NCW Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), TMW Heavyweight Championship (1 Time).
2019 Owen Hart Modern EraPosthumous Inductee: Won USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), Stampede North American Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), Stampede British Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), WWF Intercontinental Championship (2 Times), WWF European Championship (1 Time), Winner of the King of the Ring (1994)
2019 "Loverboy" Dennis Condrey Tag TeamInducted as a member of The Midnight Express. Won NWA World Tag Team Championship (1 Time), AWA World Tag Team Championship (1 Time), Mid-South Tag Team Championship (2 Times), IWC Tag Team Championship (1 Time), ASW Tag Team Championship (7 Times), NWA Rocky Top Tag Team Championship (1 Time), NWA Bluegrass Tag Team Championship (1 Time), NWA American Tag Team Championship (1 Time), AWA Southern Tag Team Championship (3 Times), NWA Southeastern Tag Team Championship (10 Times), WCPW Tag Team Championship (1 Time).
2019 "Beautiful" Bobby Eaton Tag TeamInducted as a member of The Midnight Express. Won NWA World Tag Team Championship (3 Times), Mid-South Tag Team Championship (2 Times), IWC Tag Team Championship (1 Time), ASW Tag Team Championship (7 Times), NWA Rocky Top Tag Team Championship (1 Time), NWA Bluegrass Tag Team Championship (1 Time), NWA American Tag Team Championship (1 Time).
2019 "Ravishing" Randy Rose Tag TeamInducted as a member of The Midnight Express. Won AWA World Tag Team Championship (1 Time), AWA Southern Tag Team Championship (3 Times), NWA Southeastern Tag Team Championship (10 Times), WCPW Tag Team Championship (1 Time).
2019 Gory Guerrero InternationalPosthumous Inductee: Won Mexican National Middleweight Championship (1 Time), Mexican National Welterweight Championship (1 Time), NWA World Light Heavyweight Championship (2 Times), NWA World Welterweight Championship (1 Time), World Middleweight Championship (1 Time), SCW Southwest Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 Time). Patriarch of the Guerrero wrestling family.
2019Beverly "The Hammer" ShadeLady WrestlerWon All-Star Wrestling Women's Championship (2 Times).
2019Ann LaVerneLady WrestlerPosthumous Inductee: Won NWA Florida Women's Championship (1 Time).
2019 Bob Roop ColleagueWon Mid-South Louisiana Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Championship (Northern Division) (1 Time), NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship (4 Times), NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (San Francisco Version) (1 Time), NWA Brass Knuckles Championship (Florida Version) (1 Time), NWA Florida Television Championship (1 Time), NWA World Television Championship (Georgia Version) (2 Times), ICW Television Championship (2 Times), Mid-South North American Heavyweight Championship (1 Time), NWA Southeastern Television Championship (1 Time), 1967 NCAA Championship, Michigan State Wrestling Championship (1 Time).
2019Johnny "Red Shoes" DuganRefereePosthumous Inductee: Referee for NWA, Mid Pacific Promotions, NJPW, and JWA.
2019 Wally Karbo ExecutivePosthumous Inductee: Promoter and Co-Founder of the AWA with Verne Gagne, Commissioner of the Ladies Pro Wrestling Association. He attended the first meeting of the NWA held by Tony Stecher in 1948 and also served as a referee.

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