George Tragos and Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Inductee

The George Tragos & Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame honors professional wrestlers with an amateur wrestling background. It is named in honor of George Tragos, who was one of the most feared submission wrestlers during the 1920s and 1930s, and Lou Thesz, a 15-time world champion who is widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time.

Beth Copeland

Year: 2019
Award: George Tragos and Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Inductee
Chapter: National

Bruno Sammartino

Year: 2019
Award: George Tragos and Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Inductee
Chapter: National

Owen Hart

Year: 2018
Award: George Tragos and Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Inductee
Chapter: National

Dan Severn

Year: 2018
Award: George Tragos and Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Inductee
Chapter: National

Paul Orndorff

Year: 2017
Award: George Tragos and Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Inductee
Chapter: National

Dusty Rhodes

Year: 2017
Award: George Tragos and Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Inductee
Chapter: National

Bob Backlund

Year: 2016
Award: George Tragos and Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Inductee
Chapter: National

Joe Blanchard

Year: 2016
Award: George Tragos and Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Inductee
Chapter: National

The Iron Sheik

Year: 2016
Award: George Tragos and Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Inductee
Chapter: National

Jim Londos

Year: 2015
Award: George Tragos and Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Inductee
Chapter: National

Greg Wojciechowski

Year: 2015
Award: George Tragos and Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Inductee
Chapter: National

Wilbur Snyder

Year: 2014
Award: George Tragos and Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Inductee
Chapter: National

Rick Steiner

Year: 2014
Award: George Tragos and Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Inductee
Chapter: National

Scott Steiner

Year: 2014
Award: George Tragos and Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Inductee
Chapter: National

Ric Flair

Year: 2013
Award: George Tragos and Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Inductee
Chapter: National

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