WWE.com has made the official announcement that, on April 6 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, actor, body-builder, and two-time Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger will induct “The Living Legend” Bruno Sammartino into the WWE Hall of Fame. Schwarzenegger and Sammartino have been friends for several years and Bruno has been a frequent guest at the Arnold Classic over the years. Schwarzenegger broke the news himself via his Twitter account, saying “Honored to be inducting my friend The Living Legend @SammartinoBruno into the @WWE Hall of Fame April 6 @TheGarden.” Arnold included a classic photo of himself and Sammartino from a few decades ago.
Along with Bruno Sammartino, Mick Foley, Trish Stratus, Donald Trump, Bob Backlund, & Booker T will be inducted into this year’s Hall of Fame. The WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be taped on April 6 in Madison Square Garden and will air on Tuesday, April 9 at 10/9c on the USA Network in a one-hour special with the entire ceremony being released as a part of the WrestleMania 29 DVD & Blu-Ray sets.
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