Hall of Fame recognition for Davey Boy Smith at last

Wigan's own Davey Boy Smith - better known as the 'British Bulldog' - has officially been inducted into the WWF/WWE Hall of Fame.
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Davey Boy Smith

The former WWE Intercontinental, WWE European, WWE Hardcore, and WWE Tag Team Champion passed away at the age of 39 in 2002.

But he remains one of the most iconic wrestlers to ever compete in the squared circle.

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And after months of speculation, he has finally been recognised by the prestigious nomination.

Davey Boy's daughter, Georgia Smith, let slip the news on social media.

She wrote: "I’ve had to be quiet for over a month... It’s been confirmed and official... Now I can shout it to the world!!!! MY DAD IS BEING INDUCTED INTO THE @WWE HALL OF FAME! I LOVE YOU DAVEY!!!"

Bulldog's induction was confirmed by Corey Graves on the latest edition of WWE's "After The Bell" podcast.

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It's also been reported Davey Boy's brother in law, Bret Hart, will perform the induction.

The 2020 WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on Thursday, April 2 in Tampa, Florida, during WrestleMania week.

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