Former WWE Celebrity Dave Bautista isn’t a Corridor Of Famer…at the very least not as of this yr.
Bautista was speculated to be inducted final yr however the ceremony was delayed due to the pandemic and now the plan is to induct the 2020 and 2021 class on Tuesday, April 6 in entrance of a digital viewers. Bautista’s title was faraway from the record of inductees and it was confirmed by Dave Meltzer that he’s out.
Dave Meltzer stated, “Dave Bautista isn’t getting into in any case and I don’t know the precise motive. The explanation that has been floating round is that there was a date battle with him. I don’t know that to be the case.”
So far as Daniel Bryan, the idea is that a mistake was made and he is not going to be going into the Corridor Of Fame however nothing has been confirmed by WWE come what may. Bryan was briefly talked about on the WWE Community as an inductee for the category of 2021. Bryan has talked about winding down his full-time in-ring profession and doing extra work behind the scenes however he has additionally said that he needs to do occasional matches for a lot of extra years. If WWE wants one other headliner to interchange Baustisa then Bryan could be an appropriate title for certain.
It’s not exceptional for WWE to induct wrestlers whereas they’re nonetheless energetic. Goldberg and Kurt Angle are two names that wrestled after they had been inducted into the Corridor Of Fame.
Right here is the category of 2020 that might be inducted this yr: John “Bradshaw” Layfield, “The British Bulldog” Davey Boy Smith, Jushin “Thunder” Liger, NWO (Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash, Scott Corridor, Sean Waltman), and The Bella Twins.
Up to now, Molly Holly and Eric Bischoff have been introduced for the 2021 class.
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