Details from our 6/10 TNA Slammiversary PPV recap.
TNA President Dixie Carter comes out to the ring. She announces this is the largest live crowd for TNA in the United States. Carter thanks every wrestler for stepping in the TNA ring making the company what it is today. She invites all TNA wrestlers and staff to walk out to the stage. AJ Styles is up front. Dixie introduces the first inductee into the TNA Wrestling Hall of Fame…Sting.
A video package airs featuring Hulk Hogan, Kurt Angle and others talking about Sting’s career. Sting being very humble as he hugs Dixie in the ring. Dixie announces the formal induction will take place at Bound for Glory in October. A loud “THANK YOU STING” chant starts up. Some “YES!” chants as well. Sting takes the mic and says he wasn’t prepared for this. He thanks Dixie, the men and women of the TNA roster and a thank you chant for the fans.
TNA’s official release on the announcement.
TNA IMPACT WRESTLING ANNOUNCES THE “TNA HALL OF FAME” – “THE ICON” STING BECOMES THE FIRST INDUCTEE AT SLAMMIVERSARY
TNA IMPACT WRESTLING announced the beginning of a “TNA Hall of Fame”, with “The Icon” Sting announced as the first inductee at this year’s 10th Anniversary celebration, “Slammiversary”.
This is TNA’s chance to recognize the great contributions of the people who gave so much to make this 10-year anniversary possible.
“This 10 year milestone is an incredible achievement for TNA,” stated TNA President Dixie Carter. “In honor of that, we felt it was time to begin recognizing the contributions of those who have made the greatest impact on our success.”
TNA Wrestling was founded in Nashville in the summer of 2002 and June marks the 10th year anniversary.
Congratulations to “The Icon” Sting for becoming the first member of the TNA Hall Of Fame!