The following is an excerpt from an article on Slam! Wrestling:
Funk Jr., Duggan thrilled by Hall of Fame honour
By GREG OLIVER – Producer, SLAM! Wrestling
With its focus on wrestlers who could actually wrestle, and on the good works that wrestlers do outside the ring, the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame induction class for 2011 is one that can stand against any in the institution’s history.
Entering the hall of fame as wrestlers are Dory Funk Jr. and Bob Marella, better known as Gorilla Monsoon.
The Frank Gotch Award, for bringing positive recognition to professional wrestling through work outside the ring, will go to “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan. Announcer Jim Ross gets the Lou Thesz Award for taking the skills of professional wrestling into the realm of public service. For his work in pro wrestling journalism, Scott Teal will receive the Jim Melby Award.
Check out the complete article online at Slam! Wrestling.