WWE set to induct inspirational fan Connor "The Crusher" into Hall of Fame

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WWE may have been in the news for all the wrong reasons over recent weeks with the Bill DeMott scandal and the on-going social media problems, but finally they are making some positive headlines.

Connor "The Crusher" Michalek has been announced as the inaugural inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame as part of the newly named Warrior Award.

Ultimate Warrior wanted a group within the Hall of Fame for heroes and inspirational people connected to WWE who went above and beyond for their love of the business and, following his sudden death in April last year, it seems WWE have followed through with his selfless request.

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Huge inspiration

Connor became famous throughout WWE circles last year when a video showing him meeting many of the WWE superstars was shared on-line. The video went viral and showed the 8-year-old celebrating with his favourite wrestler Daniel Bryan and also talking to the likes of Stephanie McMahon, The Big Show, Sheamus and AJ Lee. 

The video also showed Connor knocking Triple H out in a ring surrounded by WWE superstars before he pinned the COO and celebrated the win with Daniel Bryan. 

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It was then revealed that Michalek was suffering from Paediatric Brian Cancer and probably didn't have long to live. As a result WWE then made the heart whelming decision to invite Connor to Wrestlemania 30 where he watched his favourite superstar take part in two matches before he became the WWE World Heavyweight Champion and found Connor at the end of the show and again celebrated with him.


It was announced on this week's Raw from Connor's hometown of Pittsburgh that the fighting, aspiring wrestler would take his place amongst wrestling's elite, as his father and brother watched on from their ringside seats.

Social Media has been overcome with superstars and celebrities sharing their thoughts on this fantastic gesture. These include:

The emotional video from last night's Raw of WWE honouring Connor can be viewed below:

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