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Name Pioneer Era Television Era Tag Team Years active Notes 2002–present For wrestler active between the years of 1898 and 1942 2002–present For wrestlers active between the years of 1943 and 1984

Modern Era 2002–present For wrestlers active between the years of 1985 and 1996 2003–present For tag team wrestlers International 2006–present For wrestlers active in countries primarily other than in North America Lady Wrestler Midget Wrestler NonParticipant 2002–present For female professional wrestlers 2002–2005 For midget professional wrestlers

2003–present For television announcers, commentators, promoters, and bookers For individuals who made significant contributions to professional wrestling in the PWHF’s home state of New York

New York 2003–2005 State Award

Senator 2006–present For well-known wrestlers who has made significant societal conHugh Farley tributions outside of the squared circle; named after New York Award State Senator Hugh T. Farley The Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) and Museum is an American professional wrestling hall of fame and museum located in Amsterdam, New York. It was previously located in Schenectady, New York. Its purpose is to "preserve and promote the dignified history of professional wrestling and to enshrine and pay tribute to professional wrestlers who have advanced this national pastime in terms of athletics and entertainment." The Hall of Fame is thus not affiliated with any promotion. • NWA Hall of Fame

References
[1] Malnoske, Andrew. "Andre the Giant". Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum. http://www.pwhf.org/ halloffamers/bios/andre.asp. Retrieved on 2009-03-02. [2] Malnoske, Andrew. "Mildred Burke". Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum. http://www.pwhf.org/ halloffamers/bios/burke.asp. Retrieved on 2009-01-31. [3] Malnoske, Andrew. "Gorgeous George". Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum. http://www.pwhf.org/ halloffamers/bios/george.asp. Retrieved on 2009-02-04. [4] Malnoske, Andrew. "Frank Gotch". Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum. http://www.pwhf.org/ halloffamers/bios/gotch.asp. Retrieved on 2009-02-04.

Categories Inductees See also
• WCW Hall of Fame • WWE Hall of Fame • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame

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Year Ring name (Birth name) 2002 Andre the Giant André the Giant (André Roussimoff) Category Modern Era

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Notes Posthumous inductee: won the WWF Championship (1 time) and the WWF Tag Team Championship (1 time)[1] Posthumous inductee: won the NWA World Women’s Championship (1 time) and the WWWA World Heavyweight Championship; founded World Women’s Wrestling Association[2]

2002 Burke, Mildred Mil- Lady Wrestler dred Burke (Mildred Bliss) 2002 Gorgeous George Gorgeous George (George Raymond Wagner)

Television Era Posthumous inductee: won the NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (1 time), the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Championship (1 time), and Boston’s AWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[3] Posthumous inductee: won the World Heavyweight Wrestling Championship (1 time) and the American Heavyweight Championship (3 times)[4] Posthumous inductee: won the European GrecoRoman Heavyweight Championship (1 time) and the World Heavyweight Wrestling Championship (1 time)[5] Posthumous inductee: won the AWA World Heavyweight Championship (2 times) and the World’s Heavyweight Championship (4 times)[6] Posthumous inductee: won the World Heavyweight Wrestling Championship (1 time) and the NWA/NBA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[7] Posthumous inductee: won the NWA World Midget’s Championship (1 time)[8][9]

2002 Gotch, Frank Frank Pioneer Era Gotch 2002 Hackenschmidt, Ge- Pioneer Era org Georg Hackenschmidt 2002 Lewis, Ed Ed "Strangler" Lewis (Robert Friedrich) 2002 Londos, Jim Jim Londos (Chris Theophelos) 2002 Low Low, Sky Sky Low Low (Marcel Gauthier) Pioneer Era

Pioneer Era

Midget Wrestler

2002 Rogers, Buddy Television Era Posthumous inductee: won NWA World Heavy"Nature Boy" Buddy weight Championship (1 time) and was the first to Rogers hold the WWWF World Heavyweight Champion(Herman Rohde) ship[10] 2002 Sammartino, Bruno Television Era Won the WWWF World Heavyweight ChampionBruno Sammartino ship (2 times) and WWWF United States Tag Team Championship (1 time)[11] 2002 Steamboat, Ricky Ricky Steamboat Modern Era Won the NWA World Tag Team Championship (Mid-Atlantic version) (6 times), WWF Intercontinental Championship (1 time), WCW United States Heavyweight Championship (1 time), and WCW World Television Championship (2 times)[12] Posthumous inductee: won the World Heavyweight Championship (3 times)[13] Posthumous inductee: won the World Heavyweight Championship (3 times), the World Heavyweight Championship (NWA) (3 times), and the

2002 Stetcher, Joe Joe Stetcher 2002 Thesz, Lou Lou Thesz (Aloysius Martiz Thesz)

Pioneer Era Pioneer Era

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NWA World Heavyweight Championship (3 times)[14]

2003 Burns, Pioneer Era MartinMartin Burns 2003 Zbyszko, StanislausStanislaus Zbyszko 2003 Kowalski Walter Walter "Killer" Kowalski Pioneer Era

Posthumous inductee: won the American Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[15] Posthumous inductee: won the AAC World Heavyweight Championship (2 times)[16]

Television Era Won the WWWF World Tag Team Championship (1 time)[17]

2003 Rocca, AntoninoAn- Television Era Posthumous inductee: Won the NWA Texas tonino Rocca Heavyweight Championship (2 times)[18] and WWWF United States Tag Team Championship (1 time)[19][20] 2003 Bockwinkel, NickNick Bockwinkel 2003 Hogan, HulkHulk Hogan (Terry Bolea) 2003 Costello, AlAl Costello (Giacomo Costa) 2003 Heffernan, RoyRoy Heffernan (Laurence Heffernan) 2003 Fabulous Moolah The Fabulous Moolah (Mary Ellison) Modern Era Won the AWA World Heavyweight Championship (4 times)[21] and the AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[22][23] Won the WWE Championship (6 times)[24] and WCW World Heavyweight Championship (6 times)[25][26] Inducted as a part of the The Fabulous Kangaroos with Roy Heffernan; Won the WWWF United States Tag Team Championship (3 times)[27] Inducted as a part of the The Fabulous Kangaroos with Al Costello; Won the WWWF United States Tag Team Championship (3 times)[27] Was the inaugural WWE Women’s Champion (3 times), her first reign is officially recognized as lasting over 10,000 days[28][29] Posthumous inductee: won the NWA World Midget’s Championship (2 times)[30] Posthumous inductee: promoted the St. Louis Wrestling Club and assisted in establishing the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA)[31] Posthumous inductee: won the NWA Canadian Open Tag Team Championship (5 times)[32][33]

Modern Era

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Tag Team

Lady Wrestler

2003 Beaver Little Beaver Midget (Lionel Giroux) Wrestler 2003 Muchnick, SamSam NonMuchnick Participant 2003 DiPaolo, IlioIlio DiPaolo 2004 Blassie, Freddie Freddie Blassie 2004 Bonica, John Dr. John J. Bonica 2004 Funk, Terry Terry Funk New York State Award

Television Era Posthumous inductee: NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Georgia version) (14 times)[34] New York State Award Modern Era Won the NWA Light Heavyweight Championship of the World (1 time) and Light Heavyweight Championship of Canada (1 time)[35] Won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time), the ECW Championship (2 times), and the WWF Tag Team Championship (1 time)[36]

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2004 Gagne, Verne Verne Television Era Founded the American Wrestling Association and Gagne won the AWA World Heavyweight Championship (10 times)[37] 2004 Lord Littlebrook Lord Littlebrook (Eric Tovey) Midget Wrestler Won the NWA World Midget’s Championship (1 time)[9][38] Posthumous inductee: established the World Wide Wrestling Federation[39]

2004 McMahon, Vince J NonVince McMahon Sr. Participant (Vincent James McMahon) 2004 Muldoon, William William Muldoon Pioneer Era

Posthumous inductee: won the Greco-Roman Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[40] Won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (8 times)[41] Won the North American Jr. Heavyweight Championship (1 time) and the NWA Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[42] Minor partner of the World Wide Wrestling Federation in the 1970s and founder of International Championship Wrestling[43] Posthumous inductee: announcer for Championship Wrestling from Georgia, Championship Wrestling from Florida, Continental Championship Wrestling, and World Championship Wrestling[44] Inducted as a part of a tag team with Paul Vachon; won the AWA World Tag Team Championship (2 times) and NWA International Tag Team Championship (Calgary version) (3 times)[9][45] Inducted as a part of a tag team with Maurice Vachon; won the AWA World Tag Team Championship (2 times) and NWA International Tag Team Championship (Calgary version) (3 times)[9][45] Trained The Fabulous Moolah, challenged for the NWA World Women’s Championship, and wrestled in eight different decades[46] Posthumous Inductee: won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (inaugural, 2 times), MWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[47] Posthumous inductee: won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) and MWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[48] Won the NCAA Wrestling Team Championship (1 time), NWA World Heavyweight Championship (2 times), and NWA Florida Tag Team Championship (10 times)[49]

2004 Race, Harley Harley Modern Era Race 2004 Rossi, Len Len Rossi (Len Rositano) 2004 Savoldi, Angelo Angelo Savoldi 2004 Solie, Gordon Gordon Solie (Francis Jonard Labiak) 2004 Vachon, Maurice Maurice Vachon New York State Award Pioneer Era

NonParticipant

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2004 Vachon, Paul Paul Vachon

Tag Team

2004 Young, Mae Mae Young 2005 Brown, OrvilleOrville Brown

Lady Wrestler

Pioneer Era

2005 Pesek, JohnJohn Pesek 2005 Brisco, JackJack Brisco (Freddy Brisco)

Pioneer Era

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2005 Beyer, DickDick Beyer

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Television Era Posthumous inductee: was also awarded the PWHF New York State Award in 2003, won the WWA World Heavyweight Championship (3 times), and AWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[50] Won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) and NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship (4 times)[51] Won the NWA World Tag Team Championship (Detroit version) (1 time)[52] Posthumous inductee: was inducted as a part of a tag team with Crusher, won the AWA World Tag Team Championship (5 times) and the WWA World Heavyweight Championship (11 times)[53] Posthumous inductee: was inducted as a part of a tag team with Bruiser, won the AWA World Tag Team Championship (5 times) and AWA World Heavyweight Championship (3 times)[53] Worked tag team matches in various independent circuits[54] Posthumous inductee: commentator for the Houston Wrestling promotion[55] Posthumous inductee: founded the Cauliflower Alley Club, a non-profit organization that awards scholarships to wrestlers and gives financial aid to retired wrestlers[56] Posthumous inductee: won the NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (1 time)[57] Posthumous inductee; NWA World Women’s Championship (1 time) and World Women’s Championship (1 time)[58] Held the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (10 times), WCW World Heavyweight Championship (8 times), and WWE World Heavyweight Championship (10 times)[59] Posthumous inductee; won the World Heavyweight Wrestling Championship (2 times) and Boston’s AWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[60] Announcer for the World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling[62]

2005 Funk, Jr., DoryDory Modern Era Funk, Jr. 2005 Steele, GeorgeGeorge Steele (William Myers) 2005 Bruiser Bruiser (William Afflis) Modern Era

Tag Team

2005 Crusher Crusher Tag Team (Reginald Lisowski)

2005 Fuzzy Cupid Fuzzy Cupid (Leon Stap) 2005 Boesch, PaulPaul Boesch 2005 Mazurki, MikeMike Mazurki

Midget Wrestler NonParticipant New York State Award

2005 Stern, RayRay Stern New York (Walter Bookbinder) State Award 2006 Byers, June June By- Lady Wrestler ers (De Alva Evonne Sibley) 2006 Flair, Ric Ric Flair (Richard Morgan Fliehr) 2006 George, Ed Don Ed Don George Modern Era

Pioneer Era

2006 Heenan, Bobby Bobby Heenan (Raymond Louis Heenan)[61] 2006 Jonathan, Don Leo Don Leo Jonathan (Don Heaton)

NonParticipant

Television Era Won the NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship (Vancouver version) (18 times) and NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship (2 times)[9][63]

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2006 Longson, Bill Bill Longson Pioneer Era

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Posthumous inductee; won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (3 times) and the NWA Central States Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[64] Won the Women’s Mexican Championship[65] Was inducted as part of the Blond Bombers; won the AWA World Tag Team Championship (1 time) and the NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (2 times)[66] Posthumous inductee; won the NWA International Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[67] Posthumous inductee; won the AWA World Tag Team Championship (4 times)[66][68] Posthumous inductee; was inducted as part of the Blond Bombers; won the AWA World Tag Team Championship (1 time) and the NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (2 times)[66]

2006 Martinez, Ida Mae Ida Mae Martinez 2006 Patterson, Pat Pat Patterson

Senator Hugh Farley Award Tag Team

2006 Rikidōzan (Kim Sin-Nak) 2006 Stevens, Ray Ray Stevens 2006 Stevens, Ray Ray Stevens

International Modern Era Tag Team

2006 Valentine, Johnny Johnny Valentine (Jonathan Wisniski) 2007 Caddock, EarlEarl Caddock

Television Era Posthumous inductee; won the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (Mid-Atlantic version) (1 time) and NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship (3 times)[9][69] Pioneer Era Posthumous inductee: won the Amateur Athletic Union Heavyweight (1 time) and Light Heavyweight Championship (2 times) in amateur wrestling[70] Posthumous inductee: won a version of the original World Heavyweight Championship of professional wrestling[71]

2007 Sonnenberg, Pioneer Era GusGus Sonnenberg

2007 Hodge, Television Era Won the NWA World Junior Heavyweight ChampiDannyDanny Hodge onship (8 times)[72] 2007 O’Connor, PatPat O’Connor Television Era Posthumous inductee: won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time), NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (Central States version) (3 times), and the AWA World Tag Team Championship (1 time)[73] Modern Era Won the WWF World Tag Team Championship (3 times), NWA National Heavyweight Championship (2 times), Mid-South North American Heavyweight Championship (4 times), and WWF North American Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[74] Won the WWE Intercontinental (1 time) and World Tag Team Championship (1 time), and various NWA championships[75] Posthumous inductee; inducted as a part of a tag team with John Tolos, won the WWWF United States Tag Team Championship (1 time), NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship (Vancouver version) (2 times), NWA World Tag Team

2007 DiBiase, TedTed DiBiase

2007 Piper, RoddyRoddy Piper (Roderick Toombs) 2007 Tolos, ChrisChris Tolos

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Championship (Vancouver version) (2 times), and NWA International Tag Team Championship (Toronto version) (2 times)[76]

2007 Tolos, JohnJohn Tolos

Tag Team

Inducted as a part of a tag team with Chris Tolos, won the WWWF United States Tag Team Championship (1 time), NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship (Vancouver version) (7 times), NWA World Tag Team Championship (Vancouver version) (3 times), and NWA International Tag Team Championship (Toronto version) (2 times)[76] Posthumous inductee: won the IWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) and WWWF World Tag Team Championship (1 time)[77] Won the NWA United States Women’s Championship (1 time)[78] Posthumous inductee: promoted various independent promotions[79] Posthumous inductee: won different versions of the NWA World Tag Team Championship (3 times)[80] Posthumous inductee; won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (3 times) and the PWF World Heavyweight Championship (4 times); founded All Japan Pro Wrestling[81] Won the NWA Florida Tag Team Championship (1 time), NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship (1 time), and WWWF/WWF Championship (2 times)[82]

2007 Gotch, KarlKarl Gotch (Karl Istaz) 2007 Combs, CoraCora Combs (Cora Svonsteckik) 2007 Pfefer, JackJack Pfefer 2007 Darnell, BillyBilly Darnell 2008 Baba, Shohei Shohei "Giant" Baba

International

Lady Wrestler

NonParticipant Senator Hugh Farley Award International

2008 Backlund, Bob Bob Backlund

Modern Era

2008 Brazil, Bobo Bobo Brazil (Houston Harris) 2008 Dusek Emil and Ernie Dusek (Emil and Ernie Hason) 2008 Drake, Tom Tom Drake

Television Era Won the WWWF United States Championship (1 time)[83] Tag Team Posthumous inductee; won the NWA World Tag Team Championship (Central States version) (3 times) and the NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (1 time)[84] Was a contender for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship[85] Won the WWF Tag Team Championship (2 times), WWF Championship (5 times)[86] Posthumous inductee; won the American Heavyweight Championship (3 times)[87]

Senator Hugh Farley Award

2008 Hart, Bret Bret Hart Modern Era 2008 Jenkins, Tom Tom Jenkins 2008 Kiniski, Gene Gene Kiniski 2008 Mondt, Toots Toots Mondt Pioneer Era

Television Era Won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time) and AWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[88] NonParticipant Posthumous inductee; founded the World Wide Wrestling Federation[89]

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2008 Niccoli, Betty Betty Niccoli (Betty Jo Sato Niccoli) 2008 Steele, Ray Ray Steele (Peter Sauer) 2009 Lewis, EvanEvan Lewis 2009 Zbyszko, WladekWladek Zbyszko 2009 Graham, BillyBilly Graham (Eldridge Coleman) Lady Wrestler

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Won the NWA United States Women’s Championship (1 time) and the AWA World Women’s Championship (1 time)[90] Posthumous inductee; won the World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[91] Posthumous inductee: won the American Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[92] Posthumous inductee: won the the AWA World Heavyweight Championship[93]

Pioneer Era

Pioneer Era Pioneer Era

Television Era Won the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship (1 time), NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship (2 times), and the International Pro Wrestling World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[94]

2009 Strongbow Chief Jay Television Era Won the WWF Tag Team Championship (4 times), Strongbow and various NWA championships[95] (Joseph Scarpa) 2009 Savage, Modern Era RandyRandy Savage (Randall Poffo) 2009 Orndorff, PaulPaul Orndorff Modern Era Won the WWF Championship (2 times), WCW World Heavyweight Championship (4 times), and various championships in independent promotions[96] Won the Memphis Wrestling Southern Heavyweight Championship (1 time), WCW World Tag Team Championship (3 times), and various NWA and independent promotion championshps[97] Posthumous inductee; inducted as a part of a tag team with Mark Lewin, and won various NWA tag team championships.[98] Inducted as a part of a tag team with Don Curtis, and won various NWA tag team championships.[98] Won the National Wrestling Federation Heavyweight Championship (4 times), WWF World Martial Arts Heavyweight Championship (2 times), and founded New Japan Pro Wrestling[99] Won the NWA Women’s World Tag Team Championship (1 time)[100] Won the WWWF United States Tag Team Championship (1 time), and managed various wrestlers to WWF Championship reigns[101] Worked in various independent promotions before pursuing an acting career[102] hackenschmidt.asp. Retrieved on 2009-02-05. [6] Malnoske, Andrew. "Ed "Strangler" Lewis". Professional Wrestling Hall of

2009 Curtis, DonDon Curtis 2009 Lewin, MarkMark Lewin 2009 Inoki, AntonioAntonio Inoki (Kanji Inoki) 2009 Christanello, DonnaDonna Christanello

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Tag Team

International

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2009 Albano Captain Lou NonAlbano Participant 2009 Garrett Hank Garrett Senator Hugh Farley Award

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