2023 Illinois Chapter Inductees

The Illinois Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame held its annual Honors Banquet on Sunday, October 22, 2023 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Alsip, Illinois.  With over 200 guests and friends of Illinois wrestling in attendance, the Chapter welcomed eight (8) new inductees.

Those new inductees receiving Lifetime Service awards were (click on name for bio): Sean Bormet, Mike Bukovsky, Bill Honeycutt, Rob Murphy, Mick Ruettiger and Mick Torres.  Receiving the 2023 Medal of Courage was Darrell Gholar and receiving the Chapter’s Outstanding American award was Terry McCann.  

Emcee for the event was National Wrestling Hall of Fame member Sandy Stevens.

Pictured: Front Row L-R; Mick Torres (Lifetime Service), Mick Ruettiger (Lifetime Service), Darrell Gholar (Medal of Courage), Rob Murphy (Lifetime Service) Back Row L-R; Sean Bormet (Lifetime Service), Mike Bukovsky (Lifetime Service), Bill Honeycutt (Lifetime Service) and Terry McCann (Outstanding American.)

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