The WWE Hall of Fame is a prestigious honor for professional wrestlers and iconic personalities from all over the world. The tradition began back in 1993 with the induction of Andre the Giant, and since then, over 200 inductees have joined the ranks of the legendary. The latest class of 2023 is shaping up to be a star-studded affair with two iconic wrestlers already inducted and several rumored to join them.

Rey Mysterio was the first inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame 2023 class. The 48-year-old luchador will be given legendary status by his friend Konnan. He was followed by The Great Muta, a Japanese wrestler who hasn’t wrestled in WWE but his achievements have guaranteed him a place in the Hall of Fame.

Batista, a six-time World Champion, has been proposed for induction for the WWE Hall of Fame for a few years now. He was set to headline the Class of 2020 before the ceremony was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The only potential hindrance to The Animal’s induction is his hectic Hollywood schedule.

Several notable figures are rumored to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame 2023 class. Umaga, a former Intercontinental Champion, tops the list. Fellow Samoan Rikishi has been pushing for Umaga’s induction as he was a trendsetter for powerhousing techniques combined with agility.

Former Women’s Champion Michelle McCool is also rumored to be a highly anticipated inductee. Her husband, The Undertaker, was included in the 2022 class, and many believe 2023 could be her moment. Her former rival, Stacy Keibler, is also reportedly about to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Keibler was a notable manager and performer during the Attitude Era.

Fans have been pushing for the induction of Chyna, the Ninth Wonder of the World, into the WWE Hall of Fame for some time now. WWE recently paid tribute to the D-Generation X member, and it remains to be seen if the company will decide to induct her into the Hall of Fame.

The WWE Hall of Fame is a way to honor the legendary wrestlers and personalities that have contributed to the success of the WWE. With the class of 2023 shaping up to be a star-studded affair, fans are eagerly anticipating the next inductees into this prestigious hall of fame.

Who are you most excited to see inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame 2023 class? Are there any notable wrestlers or personalities that you believe deserve the honor but haven’t been inducted yet? Leave a comment.

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