Superstar Billy Graham says he has signed a new deal with WWE.
Superstar Billy Graham is seen as one of the forerunners of the sports entertainment philosophy in professional wrestling. Names like Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan, and Paul Heyman have all credited Superstar Billy Graham as a major influence for them in the world of wrestling with the former two names openly taking elements of Billy Graham‘s character and incorporating them into their own personas.
Now, Billy Graham has shared the news on his Facebook page that he has signed a new deal with WWE. He is referring to the contract as a "nostalgia contract." He does not disclose any terms of the agreement, outside of saying it is a five-year deal.
WWE Nostalgia Agreement
Hello fans everywhere. " This is an official statement by me to inform everyone that I have signed a 5 year Nostalgia Contract with the WWE. I of course cannot discuss the details of my contract. I want to personally
thank Vince McMahon for offering this opportunity to me and I hope that it will be profitable for the WWE and for myself. "
Superstar Billy Graham
Prior to this news, Billy Graham had been sharing updates on his health earlier in the year. After being hospitalized earlier this year, he thanked WWE for reaching out and making sure that he was doing okay. Learn more here.
Billy Graham was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004. 2004 was the first year that WWE reinstituted the Hall of Fame and made it a WrestleMania weekend tradition.
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