WWE issued the following press release:
STING TO BE INDUCTED INTO WWE HALL OF FAME
STAMFORD, Conn., January 11, 2016 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) announced today that Sting will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame at a ceremony to be held on Saturday, April 2 at American Airlines Center in Dallas as part of WrestleMania® Week.
Sting is one of the biggest Superstars in the history of the sports entertainment industry and a multi-time WCW® and United States Champion. For more than 10 years, he was the face of WCW, competing in memorable rivalries against Ric Flair®, Steve Austin®, Mick Foley®, Vader™, The Four Horsemen™ and NWO®. In November of 2014, Sting made his long-awaited debut in WWE, and went on to have his first-ever WrestleMania® match against Triple H® at WrestleMania 31.
“We are truly honored to have Sting take his rightful place in the WWE Hall of Fame,” said WWE’s Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative, Paul Levesque. “His contributions to our industry are unprecedented and we look forward to celebrating his incredible career with fans all over the world.”
Tickets for the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony go on sale this Friday, January 15 at 10 AM Eastern/9 AM Central through all Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000. All tickets are subject to service charges and facility fees.
WrestleMania 32 takes place Sunday, April 3 live from AT&T Stadium in Dallas live on WWE Network.
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