As we reported earlier, WWE confirmed this afternoon that Abdullah the Butcher will inducted into the organization's Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 2 in Atlanta, Georgia. An announcement is expected to be made tonight on RAW via a video package.

To view his profile, including induction video that will likely air on RAW, go to

While not officially confirmed, Abdullah stated during an interview last month that he will be inducted by longtime rival Terry Funk.

WWE is branding The Butcher 'as one of the most vicious competitors to ever enter the ring'. They also acknowledge The Butcher has battled every legend in nearly every promotion on the planet, with the exception of WWE.

The Butcher lives in the Atlanta area, where he operates a restaurant called Abdullah the Butcher's House of Ribs and Chinese Food.

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