WWE announced this afternoon on their website that Abdullah the Butcher will inducted into the organization’s Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 2 in Atlanta, Georgia.
To view his profile, including induction video, click here.
While not officially confirmed, Abdullah, now 70, stated during an interview last month that he will be inducted by longtime rival Terry Funk.
WWE is branding The Butcher ‘as one of the most vicious competitors to ever enter the ring’. They also acknowledge The Butcher has battled every legend in nearly every promotion on the planet, with the exception of WWE.
The Butcher lives in the Atlanta area, where he operates a restaurant called Abdullah the Butcher’s House of Ribs and Chinese Food.