Rey Mysterio is the primary inductee into the 2023 class of the WWE Hall of Fame

Rey Mysterio, probably the greatest skilled wrestlers in historical past, is the primary inductee into the 2023 class of the WWE Hall of Fame, The Times has realized.

Mysterio, 48, has been wrestling since he was 14 years outdated. With his colourful masks and high-flying type, he nearly single-handedly put cruiserweight divisions on the map within the main federations and in addition was the introduction into the Lucha Libre type of wrestling for a lot of within the U.S.

In WWE, Mysterio has been the heavyweight champion twice, the WWE champion as soon as, the Intercontinental and U.S. champion twice every, the cruiserweight champion thrice and has been co-holder of the tag staff title 5 occasions. He was named “High Flyer of the Year” by readers of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter six occasions and is a member of their Hall of Fame.

Fellow professional wrestler Konnan, who has recognized Mysterio since Mysterio was 11, will induct him into the Hall.

The 2023 Hall of Fame ceremony might be held Friday, March 31 (the evening earlier than WrestleMania begins), at Arena after the stay version of “Friday Night Smackdown.” Mysterio is the primary inductee introduced, with extra to observe within the coming days earlier than the occasion.

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