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WWE legend believes Nancy Benoit deserves WWE Hall of Fame induction

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley has expressed his belief that Nancy Benoit should be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

He did so while remembering her in a post on his official Facebook page. While many fans remember her for being the wife of Chris Benoit, she did have a great run in the pro wrestling business. From her work as Fallen Angel and Woman.

The chances of this happening are slim due to the fact of the tragedy that ended her life. In 2007, Chris murdered Nancy and their son Daniel at their home.

Since then, WWE has tried to erase Chris from the history books. While an induction would be something to honor Nancy, it would also bring up the dark time in 2007.

Foley wrote  the following:

“For the first time I can recall, talk surfaced of Nancy possibly being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame – a topic I had never really considered it before,” Foley wrote. “But seeing the “Dark Side of the Ring”, reestablishing contact with Sandra, and looking back on Nancy’s career these past couple of weeks has been an eye-opener for me. I would love to see Nancy inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame – under whatever name or character her family and WWE collectively decide.

“For her work as Fallen Angel, I believe she deserves to be included. For her work as Woman during her first run in WCW – when she feuded with Rick Steiner, managed Doom, and managed The 4 Horsemen – I believe she deserves to be included. For her run in ECW, and her second run with WCW – where she helped create a fascinating angle that blurred the line between storyline and reality – I believe she deserves to be included. Inducting Nancy Toffoloni into the WWE Hall of Fame is the right thing to do. Let us remember her, and define her for who she was and what she did in life.”

REMEMBERING NANCYFor the past thirteen years, Nancy Benoit’s life has been largely defined in the public eye by how…

Posted by Mick Foley on Friday, May 1, 2020

 






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