WWE HALL OF FAME
- Apr 2 Thursday 6:45 PM Buy Tickets
WrestleMania Week kicks off Thursday, April 2 with the 2020 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at AMALIE Arena. The event will be headlined by the historic inductions of “The Animal” Batista and the New World Order® (nWo) featuring “Hollywood” Hulk Hogan, Scott Hall™, Kevin Nash™ and Sean Waltman™.
Batista and nWo members “Hollywood” Hulk Hogan, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash and Sean Waltman are the first inductees in the WWE Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020. They will take their place in sports-entertainment history during the 2020 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony as part of WrestleMania 36 Week.
News of the inductions was first reported by People and ESPN. Batista is a six-time World Champion and a pop culture phenomenon. Throughout his illustrious career, “The Animal” had memorable rivalries with some of the biggest names in WWE history including John Cena®, Triple H and The Undertaker. Batista is also a founding member of the revolutionary faction Evolution alongside Ric Flair, Triple H and Randy Orton. At WrestleMania this past April, Batista competed for the final time against Triple H. Outside the ring, Batista has successfully conquered Hollywood, appearing in “Spectre”, “Stuber and Marvel’s blockbuster “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Avengers” films.
One of the most innovative and controversial factions in sports entertainment history, the New World Order (nWo) was led by “Hollywood” Hulk Hogan, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash and Sean Waltman. The group captivated fans around the world and was crucial to the success of WCW during the historic Monday Night War. With an innovative style and attitude, the nWo participated in memorable rivalries against some of the biggest names in WCW history, including Sting, Diamond Dallas Page and Lex Luger. With The nWo’s induction, all four members will become two-time WWE Hall of Fame inductees.
“Batista was one of the fastest rising stars ever in WWE with an incredible list of accolades, and the success of the nWo changed the course of sports entertainment history,” said Paul “Triple H” Levesque, WWE Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events & Creative. “It is only fitting that they all take their rightful place in the WWE Hall of Fame.”
Join the WWE Superstars & Legends as the Class of 2020 is enshrined into the WWE Hall of Fame.
Featuring 2020 Keynote Inductees:
The New World Order’s
Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall & Sean Waltman
Previous Inductees Include:
Steve Austin; Shawn Michaels; Kurt Angle; Ric Flair
Bret Hart; Booker T; Edge; Mick Foley; Sting; Lita
Ultimate Warrior; Trish Stratus; Jerry Lawler
Diamond Dallas Page; Beth Phoenix
Parking + Transportation
As our partners at Water Street Tampa continue to develop the 60 contiguous acres in the neighborhood surrounding AMALIE Arena, we ask for your patience and consideration when planning your visit to cheer on the Lightning or enjoy a concert or family show. We are pleased to report that the development project is well underway with a hotel and USF Health's Morsani College of Medicine in the midst of construction while we expect to see groundbreakings on several other projects. Roadways are being realigned, traffic patterns are changing and new transportation options are emerging - all with a vision of creating a more user-friendly environment in the blocks surrounding AMALIE Arena.
As you plan your trip downtown, we aim to keep you informed of these new developments, offering you all you need to know about arriving at AMALIE safe and on time for your event.
For the quickest arrival and departure, we suggest the following parking options.
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Prohibited Items + Camera Policy
The following items cannot be brought into AMALIE Arena events:
- Bags larger than 12x12x12 inches, backpacks or wrapped packages
- Small "point and click" cameras are permitted, and all other cameras are prohibited. Video and audio recording devices and camera bags are also prohibited.
- Binoculars are permitted. Binocular bags are not permitted
- Laser pointers
- Weapons of any kind
- Bottles, cans, or containers of any kind
- Sharp objects, sticks or poles of any kind
- Pepper spray or mace
- Food or beverage items
- Drugs or controlled substances
- Chairs, folding chairs or any other type of individual chair for use
- Large banners or signs, banners or signs with objectionable language, banners or signs on a pole of any kind
- Noisemakers and horns
Keep in mind that AMALIE Arena will utilize a variety of search techniques at all entry points. Thank you for your cooperation.