Konnan To Induct Rey Mysterio Into The 2023 WWE Hall Of Fame

According to the Los Angeles Times, former WCW and IMPACT star Konnan will be inducting Rey Mysterio, into the 2023 WWE Hall of Fame. WWE announced during Friday night’s live SmackDown from Pittsburgh that Mysterio is the first to be inducted into the company’s Hall of Fame.

The report also notes that Konnan, who is still signed with MLW, has known Mysterio since he was was 11-years-old.

Mysterio, 48, made his debut in Mexico on April 30, 1989, when he was 14 years old. He was trained by his uncle Rey Misterio Sr.  He made his debut in the United States in ECW in 1995. After he departed ECW, he signed with WCW in 1996 and stayed with the company until it was acquired by WWE in March 2001. He would then sit out for the remainder of his then AOL/Time Warner contract, before signing with WWE in 2002.

In WWE, Mysterio held the World Heavyweight Champion twice, the WWE Champion once, the Intercontinental and United States Championship each twice. In the now defunct WCW, he held the promotion’s Cruiserweight Championship three times and has was co-holder of the WCW Tag Team Championships, once with Konnan. He also held WCW’s Cruiserweight Championship five times and the WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Titles with Billy Kidman.

The 2023 WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place live from the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles on Friday, March 31, immediately following the WrestleMania 39 go-home show of WWE Friday Night SmackDown. WWE SmackDown will air live from the same venue.

The 2023 WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony will air live on Peacock in the United States and WWE Network everywhere else.

Source: WrestleView


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