WWE Hall of Fame 2004 was the event which featured the introduction of the 5th class to the WWE Hall of Fame. The event was produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on March 13, 2004 from the Hilton Hotel in New York City, New York. The event was hosted by Gene Okerlund.

In 2004, WWE relaunched the Hall of Fame to coincide with WrestleMania XX. This ceremony, like its predecessors, was not broadcast on television, however, it was released on DVD on June 1, 2004. In March 2015 the ceremony was added to the WWE Network.



Image Ring name
(Birth Name)
Inducted by WWE recognized accolades
Big John Studd Full
Studd, Big JohnBig John Studd

(John Minton)

Big Show Posthumous inductee: Represented by his son John Minton Jr.
One-time WWWF World Tag Team Champion, 1989 Royal Rumble winner
Don Muraco Full
Muraco, DonDon Muraco

Foley, MickMick Foley

Two-time WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion. First winner of the King of the Ring tournament
Greg Valentine Full
Valentine, Greg "The Hammer"Greg "The Hammer" Valentine

(Jonathan Wisniski)

Hart, JimmyJimmy Hart

Two-time NWA United States Heavyweight Champion, four-time NWA World Tag Team Champion, one-time WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion and one-time WWF Tag Team Champion
Harley Race Full
Race, HarleyHarley Race

Flair, RicRic Flair

Eight-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion, one-time and first NWA United States Heavyweight Champion, three-time AWA World Tag Team Champion and WWF King of the Ring winner in 1986
Jesse Ventura Full
Ventura, Jesse "The Body"Jesse "The Body" Ventura

Tyrel Ventura One-time AWA World Tag Team Champion. Former commentator in WWF and WCW. 38th Governor of Minnesota.
Junkyard Dog Full
Junkyard Dog
(Sylvester Ritter)
Ladd, ErnieErnie Ladd

Posthumous inductee: Represented by his daughter LaToya Ritter.
Held fifteen championships while wrestling in the Mid-South Wrestling Association including four reigns as Mid-South North American Heavyweight Champion
Sgt Slaughter Full
Slaughter, Sgt.Sgt. Slaughter

(Robert Remus)

Patterson, PatPat Patterson

One-time WWF World Heavyweight Champion and two-time NWA United States Heavyweight Champion
Billy Graham Full
Superstar Billy Graham, Superstar Billy Graham

(Eldridge Wayne Coleman)

Triple H, Triple H

One-time WWWF World Heavyweight Champion
Tito Santana Full
Santana, TitoTito Santana

(Merced Solis)

Michaels, ShawnShawn Michaels

Two-time WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion, 1989 King of the Ring and two-time WWF Tag Team Champion
Bobby Heenan Full
Heenan, Bobby "The Brain"Bobby "The Brain" Heenan

(Raymond Heenan)

Blackjack Lanza, Blackjack Lanza

Former commentator and long-time manager in AWA, WWF and WCW


Image Recipient
(Birth name)
Occupation Inducted by Appearances
Pete Rose Full
Pete Rose Baseball player Kane Appeared at WrestleManias XIV, XV, and 2000


External links

WWE Hall of Fame


Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.