WWE issued the following press release:

WWE® FAN CONNOR MICHALEK TO RECEIVE FIRST-EVER “WARRIOR AWARD” AT 2015 WWE HALL OF FAME

STAMFORD, Conn., – March 9, 2015 – Connor Michalek, a Pittsburgh native and passionate WWE fan who passed away last year from cancer, will be the first-ever recipient of The Warrior Award, which will be presented each year at the WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The Warrior Award will be given to someone who has exhibited unwavering strength and perseverance, and who lives life with the courage and compassion that embodies the indomitable spirit of WWE Hall of Famer, The Ultimate Warrior. This year, the award will be presented by The Ultimate Warrior’s widow, Dana Warrior, and WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan™ to Steve Michalek, Connor’s father.

Connor (photos)- http://we.tl/QeUzrO9Ub8 

The Ultimate Warrior (photo)- http://we.tl/uUpDqa0Ihm 

WWE Tribute video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqaWjmsSJUk 

Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital this morning – http://we.tl/vKhfHCtTzf