WWE Hall of Famer Arn Anderson is a legend in the world of pro wrestling and his contributions to the business cannot be understated. It comes as no surprise that he will be inducted into The National Wrestling Hall of Fame.
Arn Anderson’s legendary status in pro wrestling is set to receive further recognition this summer. The announcement was made that Anderson will be the recipient of the Frank Gotch Award in 2024, earning a spot as a new inductee into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.
The award, named after the iconic wrestler Frank Gotch, is presented to a professional wrestler who brings positive recognition to the industry through work outside the ring. Frank Gotch, a Humboldt, Iowa native, gained global fame as one of the best-known athletes during the early 1900s.
‘‘The Frank Gotch Award is given to a professional wrestler who brings positive recognition to professional wrestling through work outside the ring. It is named in honor of professional wrestler Frank Gotch, a Humboldt, Iowa native who became one of the best-known athletes in the world during the early 1900s.”
Anderson adds his name to an esteemed list of recipients of the Frank Gotch Award, joining the likes of Mick Foley, Stan Hansen, Ted DiBiase, Bruiser Brody, Lex Luger, and Jesse Ventura.
Anderson received the news of his induction during an episode of The Arn Show, with the announcement made by fellow National Wrestling Hall of Famer Gerald Brisco. Nonetheless, fans feel he more than deserves this accolade and that’s all that matters.
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