Friday at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Honors Weekend is one of the most important days of the year in wrestling. That Friday, the plaques are unveiled and the award winners are introduced to the public. An informal gathering, Friday is one of those days every wrestling fan should experience.
Episode 511 talks to a dozen individuals who were involved or attending Honors Weekend. We’ll kick things off with the Director of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Lee Roy Smith, to get his take on the importance of the event as well as how much of the year builds towards this weekend.
On this show: Order of Merit recipient Dave “Doc” Bennett, Distinguished Member Rick Tucci, Maryland inductee and announcer Natanya Levioff, Medal of Courage recipient Joe Russell, Chairman of the NWHOF Board of Governors Tom Slowey, Distinguished Member Dan Gable, former Board of Governors member Stan Zeamer, Distinguished Member John Smith, New York inductee and USA Wrestling Director of Communications Gary Abbott, Order of Merit recipient Nancy Schultz Vitangeli and Millersville head coach Kerry Regner.
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