Seven new inductees into the Wrestling Observer Newsletter have been revealed, with some key names missing out on the honor. The results of the Hall of Fame vote were announced in the 11/17/23 edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
Thousands of Wrestling Observer subscribers have cast their votes for the upcoming inductees into the hall of fame. Inductees Kazuchika Okada from the previous year, Tomohiro Ishii, a current NJPW star, and six more wrestling icons are joining him this year.
The seven inductees into the Wrestling Observer Hall of Famer class of 2023 are;
- Antonino Rocca & Miguel Pérez
- Beauty pair
- Sgt. Slaughter
- Jerry and Jack Briscoe
- Tomohiro Ishii
- Blue Panther
- George Kidd
The Young Bucks and CM Punk were two significant figures that were not inducted into the Hall of Fame. While CM Punk received only 44% of the vote, the Young Bucks received 55% of the vote (60% of the vote is required to be inducted into the Hall of Fame).