Ken Shamrock Speaks Out On Not Being Included In WWE Hall Of Fame

Ken Shamrock Speaks Out On Not Being Included In WWE Hall Of Fame WWE

Ken Shamrock has spoken out about why he believes he deserves a place in the WWE Hall of Fame after his contributions to the company.

Speaking on the Universal Wrestling Podcast Shamrock shared his thoughts about why he wasn’t in the WWE Hall of Fame. 

Ken Shamrock said:

“Of course, I care, I think anybody that does anything at the highest level wants to be recognized for their greatness. It’s out of my control.

“Obviously, I think I did enough for me to be recognized, especially if you have seen some of the guys that went in there. If you really look at it, I was there for two, two and a half years, and let’s not talk about the length of when I was there, let’s just talk about, did I leave it better than before I left? Did I do things that were everlasting?

“Being in the Hall of Fame, you have to be above everything else, the things that you did leave an impression on the organization forever.

“Those are things that you look at for Hall of Fame material. Not just winning championships and doing certain things, but did you build the company, did you help make that company become something different for the future?”

Going on to elaborate about how he feels he was the originator of bringing submission holds into professional wrestling, he said:

“If you look at the stamps that are all over wrestling, it’s Ken Shamrock. Submission holds, I brought those in. I mixed them in with pro wrestling and now everybody is doing it. If you’re looking at it and you want to figure out whether or not I do or don’t belong, those are the things you look at. I look at and say absolutely, I belong in there. Again, it’s out of my control. Those are things I can’t control.”

Shamrock is however in the IMPACT and UFC Halls of Fame.

Ken Shamrock had a storied professional fighting career which included stints with WWE, IMPACT, UFC as well as TNA, NJPW and Bellator.

He announced his retirement from fighting in 2019.

Transcription via Fightful

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