Donald Trump to enter WWE Hall of Fame

Donald Trump talks to the press at Trump

Donald Trump talks to the press at Trump International Hotel & Tower New York after receiving the American Automobile Association's (AAA) Five-Diamond Award for the hotel. (March 31, 2011) (Credit: Getty Images)

Billionaire entrepreneuer Donald Trump will enter the celebrity wing of the WWE Hall of Fame when the newest class is inducted April 6 at Madison Square Garden, the night before WrestleMania XXIX at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., WWE announced Monday.

Trump helped bring WrestleManias IV and V to Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, N.J. But he's best remembered for shaving WWE Chairman Vince McMahon bald at WrestleMania XXIII in Detroit in 2007, when Trump-backed Bobby Lashley defeated the late Umaga in a "Battle of the Billionaires" hair vs. hair match.

Trump will join Drew Carey, Pete Rose, Bob Uecker, Mike Tyson and William "The Refrigerator" Perry in the celebrity wing. He joins Bruno Sammartino, Mick Foley, Bob Backland and Trish Stratus as those already announced for the 2013 class.

Tags: Donald Trump , WWE , Hall of Fame

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