Ken Shamrock won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship on the 1st ever TNA Wrestling show back in 2002. The UFC Hall of Famer and MMA pioneer is set to be inducted into the Impact Wrestling Hall of Fame this weekend.
The promotion just announced that Shamrock’s induction will air live and for free on AXS TV and Impact’s digital channels. Impact took to Twitter to announce the news:
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Impact Wrestling Hall of Fame
Ken Shamrock is set to become the 9th person inducted into the Impact Wrestling Hall of Fame. Previous inductees are listed below:
- 2012: Sting
- 2013: Kurt Angle
- 2014: Bully Ray & Devon (Team 3D)
- 2015: Jeff Jarrett
- 2015: Earl Hebner
- 2016: Gail Kim
- 2018: Abyss
Shamrock commented on his pending induction recently during an interview with Yahoo Sports.
“It’s a moment you’re going to cherish for the rest of your life and beyond,” Shamrock said. “You have been recognized by your fans and your peers. Obviously life’s not over, but for a career that you’ve started and that you tried to achieve many goals in, this is a story that comes to a good ending. I’m honored. There’s not enough words to even say.”