It has been announced this week that WWE Hall Of Famer, Beth Phoenix will be getting another major honor this weekend as she is inducted into another Hall Of Fame.
The current WWE NXT commentator will be getting inducted into the prestigious George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall Of Fame and will be the first female to be inducted.
The Class of 2019 is a star-studded one that features; Bruno Sammartino (Posthumous Inductee), Thunderbolt Patterson (Lou Thesz World Heavyweight Championship Award) Sgt. Slaughter (Frank Gotch Award), Brian Shields (Jim Melby Award), and UFC’s Daniel Cormier (George Tragos Award).
The ceremony will be at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo, Iowa on Saturday, July 27.
Phoenix stated that she was honored to be getting inducted this weekend and added that she hopes it opens the door for more women to receive the honor in the future.
Thank you! I am honored and excited to see so many friends and celebrate wrestling! Let’s open doors for more girls/women to participate by sanctioning women’s wrestling in EVERY state in the U.S.! #WomensWrestling @WrstleLikeAGirl https://t.co/82hJ0PmA1r
— Beth Copeland (@TheBethPhoenix) July 24, 2019