Diamond Dallas Page's Hall of Fame inductor has been revealed as an old foe -- and friend.
Eric Bischoff will do the honors of inducting DDP on March 31 at the WWE Hall of Fame event. Bischoff also spoke to WWE once the news broke.
"I’m honored. It puts a smile on my face because I know how much it means to him. This is the Holy Grail for him," said Bischoff.
Bischoff and DDP were often at odds on-screen in WCW, but Bischoff didn't hesitate putting over DDP's magnetic personality.
“So many [wrestlers] are larger than life,” Bischoff said. “They look like they walked right off a movie screen and stepped into the arena. Diamond Dallas Page didn’t have that larger-than-life persona, but he had a different connection with the audience. When [Page] finally hit pay dirt is when he finally shed all the over-the top-stuff,” he continued. “The bling and girls and cigars … [He] just became a real person, coming down from the crowd. That said, ‘I’m one of you.’“
You can see Bischoff's full interview at this link.