– Former WWE Diva Maria Menounos is currently scheduled to induct Bob Backlund into the WWE Hall of Fame this year.
As previously reported, Kanellis was also contacted about returning to the company for the proposed “Past Divas vs. Present Divas” match at WrestleMania 29, but it doesn’t appear that the match will be happening.
– Following the announcement that Booker T will be entering the WWE Hall of Fame this year, we can confirm another name discussed for this year’s class is former WWWF Tag Team Champion Dominic DeNucci. DeNucci is a close friend of Bruno Sammartino and also trained Mick Foley. With this year’s class already stacked, it’s unknown whether DeNucci will still be included.
– Despite the cold weather in New York this week, there does is not much concern in WWE regarding bad weather WrestleMania 29. Looking at the historical weather data for April 7th in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the average high is 59 degrees and the average low is 37 degrees. The record high is 78 degrees and the record low is 17 degrees. The Old Farmer’s Almanac currently predicts “sunny, pleasant” weather for the week leading up to the show.
(Sources: pwinsider.com, f4wonline.com)