Donald Trump to enter WWE Hall of Fame

Donald Trump talks to the press at Trump

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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...

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WWE's 10 least-deserving Hall of Famers

Comedian and "The Price is Right" host Drew

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For 20 years, the WWE Hall of Fame has given wrestling fans reasons to scratch their heads.

Even among cynical fans who see the Hall of Fame as nothing more than a propaganda tool, it’s hard not to feel frustrated when deserving candidates get snubbed, and when undeserving ones get inducted.

The WWE is making some major inroads with the former problem this year, as two of the Hall’s...

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39 years ago: WWE debuts at the Nassau Coliseum

A program from WWE's first show at the

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News of Bruno Sammartino's long-awaited induction into the WWE Hall of Fame comes 39 years after he headlined the very first pro wrestling event at the Nassau Coliseum.

TheHistoryofWWE.com provided this photo of the program to that show, which took place on February 4, 1974--two years after the Coliseum opened its doors.

In the main event, Sammartino defended his World Wide Wrestling...

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Bruno Sammartino going into WWE Hall of Fame

WWE Hall of Fame 2013 inductee Bruno Sammartino

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WWE delivered the huge news today that it will be inducting Bruno Sammartino into the company’s Hall of Fame this April, apparently ending--at least for one night--a bitter rivalry that stretched over a quarter century.

There had been indications in recent weeks that WWE had made some progress in mending fences with Sammartino, who left the company in the mid-1980s after a storied run that...

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