Nominees for induction to the Southern California Pro-Wrestling Hall of Fame for 2017 have been announced. Nominees have been split into two voting groups. For the post-1989 group there are forty-six nominees including eight who are on the ballot for the first time.
Ballard Brothers (Shannon & Shane Ballard)
Brian Danielson (American Dragon)*
Erica Porter (Jungle Grrrl)*
Joey Munoz (Kaos)
Lisa Marie Varon*
Los Chivos (Enigma de Oro & Kayam)
Rey Misterio Jr.
Tech IX (Byron McKinney)
In the pre-1989 group there are seventeen nominees, including one first time nominee.
Count Billy Varga
Fabulous Kangaroos (Al Costello & Roy Heffernan)
Man Mountain Dean
*indicates first time nominee.
In order to be inducted a nominee must be listed on 70% of returned ballots. Voters for the post 1989 group may list up to 10 nominees on their ballots. Voters for the pre 1989 group may list up to 5 nominees on their ballots. Voting will be open until March 21, 2017. Inductions will be announced March 29, 2017.
The Southern California Pro-Wrestling Hall of Fame was created in 2001 by Cincinnati Red, Jason “Primetime” Peterson, and Steven Bryant, and was dedicated in the memory of Louie Spicoli. The Hall of Fame was created with the mission to preserve and promote the history of professional wrestling in Southern California. Since its inception there have been 32 inductees. The Hall of Fame is hosted by SoCalUNCENSORED.com. For a full list of inductees please visit the Hall of Fame at http://socaluncensored.com/history/hall-of-fame/