As always the Hall of Fame was a proud and emotional night for those in the wrestling business and those who enjoy watching it, but it wasn’t without its controversy. Once again a minority of fans (perhaps not genuine fans) thought they had a right to heckle and chant when they were bored or thought speeches weren’t going well. It seems despite claiming to be “smart,” these fools can’t tell when the show’s over and it’s time to act like adults. Chris Jericho and others took them to task on Twitter for their disrespectful behaviour.
Hey assholes chanting “What” at the #WWEHallOfFame….seriously shut the f**k up!!! Show some respect for the pioneers of this business!!!
In terms of the speeches themselves, Rikishi’s was notable for the lack of any mention of Too Cool, who were an integral part of him becoming popular as the Rikishi character. Scotty Too Hotty says he was hurt by the snub on Twitter:
In Dec. 99, 3 guys that were pretty much obsolete in the wrestling biz came together and made each other. 1 apparently doesn't remember that