Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter (

“Stone Cold” Steve Austin had his eyes set on Ric Flair inducting him into the WWE Hall of Fame in April, but he will not be getting his way. Vince McMahon made the call this past week to not have Flair induct Austin into the Hall of Fame. However, Flair has been invited to the event nonetheless. Austin’s inductor is up in the air now, although Vince McMahon has been speculated as the most likely choice.

It has been confirmed that Jim Ross will be inducting “Cowboy” Bill Watts into the WWE Hall of Fame this April. Ross worked under Watts in the Mid-South territory in the 1980s and have been close friends for a number of years.

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