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WWE Hall Of Fame Induction 2011: Philips Arena Likes Cheering For Wrestling

Before the WWE Hall of Fame's 2011 class was inducted at Philips Arena, current and former wrestlers paraded in front of the stage as the building filled up. Each received claps and boos accordingly, though the only ones I could make out were Ric Flair -- due to all the WOOing that broke out -- along with Stone Cold Steve Austin, who flipped the crowd off.

I also think I spotted William Regal, giving me so many pro wrestling cred points.

This crowd also cheered the intro video, a montage of every wrestler, and a big-screen trailer for a WWE video game as if they were ongoing matches. It was pretty awesome. These people like wrestling a lot.

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Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.