Jim Ross says objectivity and positivity made Diamond Dallas Page a Hall of Famer.
On Monday, Page was added to the 2017 class of the WWE Hall of Fame. The former world champion started as a manager and did not begin his wrestling career until he was thirty five years old. He would be a top star in WCW, feuding with the likes of the NWO and Goldberg. After the buyout of WCW, Page would spend two years in WWE where he would hold championship gold as well. Ross had plenty of kind words about Page when he explained in his blog why he thinks Page deserves to be in the Hall of Fame.
"Congrats to Diamond Dallas Page for being inducted this year in the WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony Friday night March 31 in Orlando. DDP's in ring career was memorable and, without question, (Page) was the greatest "overachiever" that I laid eyes on during my 40 year career in the pro wrestling biz. I mean that in all objectivity and positivity, for sure. The work that Dally is now doing with his DDP Yoga brand is nothing short of incredible. I was told that Eric Bischoff is going to induct DDP but I have no idea if that is accurate but it makes for a nice story, right? Congrats, DDP for this well deserved honor. I peg the emotional, DDP acceptance speech to be 30 minutes of passion and tears. Perhaps some of today's talents will take DDP's passion to heart and pack it up and take it with them when they leave the Amway Center," wrote Ross.
The WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony is on the Friday before Wrestlemania 33. A lot of wrestling personalities were excited to see Page inducted. Ross would also discuss other possible Hall of Fame inductees and what Wrestlemania 33 is going to look like.
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