WWE WrestleMania 27 weekend takes off tonight with the 2011 Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Shawn Michaels is the big name, but the Road Warriors, Atlanta’s own Abdullah the Butcher, and “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan will bring ‘em out too. Abdullah owns a BBQ restaurant in the city that was referenced in T.I.’s movie ATL and has appeared in a Youngbloodz-Lil Jon video, in case you didn’t realize just how hometown this inductee really is.
Why is Drew Carey here? Nobody really knows, but Drew Carey is here. If this thing were in Cleveland, then at least there would be a pandering quotient to his induction, but that’s sadly lacking. If he were hosting the event, that would make the most sense of all. Somebody help me out here.
Time, location: 8 pm ET on April 2 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.
TV schedule: Monday, April 4, at 8 pm ET on USA.
Inductees: Shawn Michaels, The Road Warriors, Abdullah the Butcher, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, “Bullet” Bob Armstrong, Sunny, and Drew Carey.
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