WWE Hall of Fame
DateMarch 31, 2023
CityLos Angeles, California
VenueCrypto.com Arena
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The 2023 WWE Hall of Fame was a professional wrestling event produced by WWE that featured the induction of the 24th class into the WWE Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place on March 31, 2023, at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California, the night preceding WrestleMania 39. It aired live at 10pm Eastern Time on Peacock in the United States and the WWE Network internationally, immediately after the airing of WWE's regular Friday night program, SmackDown.


On March 10, 2023, Rey Mysterio was announced as the first individual inductee for the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2023.[1] On March 15, 2023, The Great Muta was announced as the second individual inductee for the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2023 by Ric Flair.[2] On March 20, 2023, Andy Kaufman, known for his feud with Jerry "The King" Lawler, was announced as the third inductee.[3] On March 27, 2023, Stacy Keibler was announced as the fourth inductee.[4] On March 29, 2023, Tim White was announced to receive the Warrior Award.[5] which for the first time since the 2020/2021 ceremony, Dana Warrior did not present the award.

For the second year in a row, there were no Legacy Wing inductees.



Image Ring name
(Birth name)
Inducted by WWE recognized accolades
Rey Mysterio
(Óscar Gutiérrez)[1]
Konnan[6][7] One-time WWE Champion
Two-time World Heavyweight Champion
Two-time WWE Intercontinental Champion
Three-time WWE United States Champion
Eight-time WCW/WWE Cruiserweight Champion
Four-time WWE Tag Team Champion
One-time WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champion
Three-time WCW World Tag Team Champion
One-time WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Champion
2006 Royal Rumble winner.

In 2023 Mysterio won his third WWE United States Championship.

The Great Muta
(Keiji Muto)[2]
Ric Flair Four-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion
Three-time Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion
One-time GHC Heavyweight Champion
One-time NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion
One-time NWA Television Champion
One-time WCW World Tag Team Champion
1992 BattleBowl winner
Popularized or innovated moves such as the Shining Wizard, Moonsault, Muta Lock, and Asian Mist.
Stacy Keibler
(Stacy Ann-Marie Keibler)[4]
Mick Foley and Torrie Wilson Nitro Girl Search winner (1999)
WWE Babe of the Year (2004)
Manager/valet for numerous wrestlers in WCW and WWE.


Image Recipient
(Birth name)
Inducted by Notes
Andy Kaufman
(Andrew Geoffrey Kaufman)[3]
Jerry "The King" Lawler and Jimmy Hart Posthumous inductee: Represented by his brother Michael, his sister Carol, his niece Maria, and his daughter Brittany.
A comedian and actor who rose to fame in the late 1970s and early 1980s as a star of the TV series Taxi, Kaufman became involved in wrestling by promoting himself as the "Inter-Gender Wrestling Champion of the World", where he would wrestle against women. This would lead to a feud with Jerry Lawler in the Continental Wrestling Association (CWA).
As part of the feud, Lawler famously slapped Kaufman in the face during an interview on Late Night with David Letterman.
Considered by WWE as one of the first celebrities to cross over into wrestling.[8]

Warrior Award

(Birth name)
Inducted by Notes
Tim White
(Timothy Rhys White)[5]
John "Bradshaw" Layfield and Ron Simmons Posthumous recipient: Represented by his brothers, Tom and Pat.
Former referee and producer for WWE,
backstage assistant for André the Giant.


  1. ^ a b WWE.com Staff (March 10, 2023). "Rey Mysterio to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2023". WWE. Retrieved March 11, 2023.
  2. ^ a b Miller, Gregory (March 15, 2023). "The Great Muta announced for WWE Hall of Fame". WWE. Retrieved March 16, 2023.
  3. ^ a b Otterson, Joe (2023-03-20). "Andy Kaufman to Be Inducted Into WWE Hall of Fame". Variety. Retrieved 2023-03-20.
  4. ^ a b Hahn, Jason (March 27, 2023). "Stacy Keibler Says She's 'Honored and Humbled' for 2023 WWE Hall of Fame Selection: 'I Had Tears In My Eyes'". People. Retrieved March 27, 2023.
  5. ^ a b Tessier, Colin (March 29, 2023). "Tim White To Receive WWE Warrior Award". Fightful. Retrieved March 30, 2023.
  6. ^ Defelice, Robert; Lambert, Jeremy (March 11, 2023). "Konnan To Induct Rey Mysterio Into WWE Hall Of Fame". Fightful. Retrieved March 11, 2023.
  7. ^ "Wrestling legend takes a savage shot at Dominik Mysterio at the WWE Hall of Fame 2023 ceremony". April 2023.
  8. ^ Andy Kaufman announced for WWE Hall of Fame - WWE.com