Muhammad Ali joins WWE Hall of Fame: Legendary boxer added to Class of...
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Muhammad Ali will formally sign up with the WWE Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2024, WWE revealed on Monday. 

The three-time world heavyweight boxing champ is currently in various halls of popularity, most especially as an inaugural member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame. He will now be acknowledged for his participation in professional fumbling. 

After wrestlers like Gorgeous George influenced his public personality, Ali stepped inside the squared circle on June 26, 1976, for an exhibit against Antonio Inoki in Tokyo, Japan. While the bout ended in a 15-round draw, it still handled to generate more than 32,000 live fans at the Nippon Budokan Arena and another 33,000 audiences through closed-circuit tv in the United States.

Nearly a years later on, Ali functioned as the unique visitor referee for the centerpiece of the inaugural WrestleMania, in which Hulk Hogan and Mr. T beat “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff. In 1995, he’d participate in a sports diplomacy objective in North Korea and was the important invitee at the Collision in Korea pay-per-view, co-promoted by WCW and New Japan Pro-Wrestling.

“Ali unfortunately died on June 3rd, 2016, at 74, however his tradition as one of the best professional athletes continues, and his work to improve and globalize expert fumbling assisted effortlessly mix the world of sports and home entertainment,” WWE stated in a declaration.

“Many claim to be fantastic, however just one guy is ‘The Greatest,'” WWE primary material officer Paul “Triple H” Levesque wrote on X quickly after the statement. “Muhammad Ali went beyond sport to end up being a worldwide icon who mesmerized and affected the world like no other.”

The WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2024 presently includes Ali, Paul Heyman, Bull Nakano and The U.S. Express (Barry Windham and Mike Rotunda). The induction event will occur on April 5 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia as part of WrestleMania 40 weekend.


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