Former Universal Champion Goldberg has been inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2018.
“We are honored to have Goldberg take his rightful place in the WWE Hall of Fame.” said WWE Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events & Creative, Paul Levesque (Triple H), in a statement.
The news was first reported by ESPN and later confirmed by the WWE, and the inductee, Bill Goldberg.
Triple H also sent out a cogradulatory tweet.
— WWE (@WWE) January 15, 2018
Well, after being knocked on my ass all weekend w/ this damn flu, not a bad way to kick off the new week! I’d like to take this opportunity to thank each and everyone of you who has ever been a fan. This accomplishment could not of been made without you all. I’m very honored and humbled to be inducted! #whosnext ? Looks like #ImNext @wwe 🙏 @espn
.@Goldberg brings passion and intensity to everything he does...on the field, in the ring, and especially with his family.— Triple H (@TripleH) January 15, 2018
His intensity and character made him one of the biggest stars in our industry...so #WhosNext?
The #WWEHOF. Congrats, Bill. pic.twitter.com/pu3OpYAwre
the 2018 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, taking place on Friday, April 6, during WrestleMania 34 Week in New Orleans.