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Sting is the first 2016 inductee announced for WWE Hall of Fame

The first member of the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame class is a HUGE one...even if his record in a WWE ring is 1 - 2.

Sting will head the class inducted on the eve of WrestleMania 32 in North Texas. His involvement in that show had been rumored, both before and after he suffered an injury during his match with Seth Rollins for the WWE World Heavyweight championship last year.

There's no indication either way about what this news means for his future in the ring.

Here's the announcement:

For 14 years, sports-entertainment fans the world over could only dream of Sting competing inside a WWE ring. In 2015, The Icon added that missing accolade to his legendary resume by competing on The Grandest Stage of Them All at WrestleMania 31. This year, on the eve of WrestleMania 32, Sting will receive an even bigger honor and take his rightful place in sports-entertainment history, as he is inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

"We are truly honored to have Sting take his rightful place in the WWE Hall of Fame," said WWE's Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative, Paul Levesque. "His contributions to our industry are unprecedented, and we look forward to celebrating his incredible career with fans all over the world."

My boss will be so happy.

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