Brutus Beefcake, Zodiac, Booty Man, The Disciple All Getting Into WWE’s Hall Of Fame

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Hulk Hogan‘s friend is finally getting into the WWE Hall of Fame!

As first reported by Sports Illustrated — obviously still the go-to in wrestling barber news — Brutus ‘The Barber’ Beefcake will round out the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2019, finishing up the low priority group that includes D-Generation X, Honky Tonk Man, Torrie Wilson, the Hart Foundation (but not all of them), and members of Harlem Heat.


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Sports Illustrated has learned that Beefcake is the final member of the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2019, to be inducted in a ceremony at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Saturday.

“This is the culmination of a lifetime’s worth of work,” said Ed Leslie, who evoked incredible emotion from fans across the world during his 41-year career, particularly during his legendary run as Beefcake. “I’m grateful to the WWE, and I cannot wait for the tremendous honor.”

Our response:

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ITS DIGNITY, GAH

While this is specifically an induction for one-time tag team champion ‘The Barber,’ we’re considering this a spiritual introduction for former oWn member The Disciple, Dungeon of Doom yes-no man The Zodiac, and butt-themed WCW Superstar The Booty Man. And everyone else from Beefcake’s extensive history of deep, era-defining character work.

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