We reportedly in the last hour that the headline induction for the 2020 WWE Hall of Fame had been revealed as the nWo, and you can now add Batista to the soon to be growing list of inductees.
Batista will join Nash, Hall, X-Pac and Hogan in the class of 2020, as first reported by People.
Speaking to People, Batista said:
“As soon as I hung up the phone, I was … and excuse my language, I was like, ‘Sh*t, I gotta give a speech, and that is what I’ve been stressing about since.
“I don’t think it’s sunk in. And I was thinking about it because I mean, it seems like a long journey, but it also feels like yesterday when I started my career. And it also feels … because I’m still working so much, it doesn’t feel like an end of a journey.”
The man who defeated Batista in his retirement match at this year’s WrestleMania, Triple H, had this to say on Batista and the nWo’s induction.
“Batista was one of the fastest rising stars ever in WWE with an incredible list of accolades, and the success of the nWo changed the course of sports entertainment history. It is only fitting that they all take their rightful place in the WWE Hall of Fame.”
We will keep you up to date with any other announcements regarding the 2020 Hall of Fame