Source: The Miami Herald
As noted yesterday, The Miami Herald recently spoke with WWE Hall of Famer Jerry "The King" Lawler about the WWE Hall of Fame. Here are some highlights:
On Edge being inducted: "We know how young Edge is, but because of his physical condition, his career was cut short. In that respect, he has come to the end of his wrestling career, but when you look back, he was such an amazing performer and accomplished so much in a short time to become worthy of being in the Hall of Fame. He is a special individual. I think it's great he is going to be in there.
"His popularity is worldwide. It's just tremendous. I don't think there will be anyone out there saying he shouldn't be in there because he is too young. Here is a guy who has accomplished so much that everybody I have talked to since it was announced is just excited for Edge."
On The Four Horsemen being inducted: "Ric Flair having two rings is going to make a lot of people a little bit jealous... Though there is no way you can say the Four Horsemen are not worthy of being inducted in the Hall of Fame because, as a group, industry-wide, they were as formidable a group of talent that there ever has been. Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard, I'm excited for them. J.J. Dillon has always been a favorite of mine. I remember when Kamala first got his start in Memphis, J.J. came over and did the favor of basically managing and introducing Kamala.
"Nobody in our Memphis area knew who J.J. Dillon was, but he did such a tremendous job as he did his entire career. So I'm excited for him to be acknowledged. That's the great thing about the WWE Hall of Fame. It's an opportunity to acknowledge what these special guys, special talents have done. Without that, it just goes unheralded so to speak. All these guys deserve it for their accomplishments, but also everything they have brought to our industry."
Much more is contained in the interview, you can check it out by clicking here.