Earlier this week, WWE Corridor of Famer Howard Finkel handed away on the age of 69.
Yesterday, Steve Austin posted a photograph of the 2 collectively and spoke about being inducted alongside the legendary ring announcer on the 2009 WWE Corridor of Fame.
“Howard Finkel and myself at MSG in New York and in Houston the place we had been each inducted into the 2009 WWE Corridor Of Fame class,” Austin wrote. “As you’ll be able to see within the second image it was a really robust class. Legendary. I all the time advised Howard I knew I had arrived within the Huge League when he introduced my identify as I made my solution to the ring in Madison Sq. Backyard. I had been a fan of his for a few years previous to my arrival in WWE.
“Howard had a category and dignity about him when he was doing his job. His booming voice and credibility helped myself and numerous others discover an identification in every of our personal private wrestling journeys. I used to be caught off guard after I noticed him for the final time at MSG. Clearly, he was not doing properly. As we handed by one another on our approach out I advised him I cherished him. All people cherished Howard. And that is the underside line.”
Within the video above, Greg Hamilton, Dolph Ziggler, Huge E, The Miz, and others additionally gave their ideas about “The Fink.”