– Ring announcer Howard Finkel has been confirmed as an inducted into this year’s WWE Hall of Fame class. He will join Stone Cold Steve Austin, Terry, Dory Funk, Jr., Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat, “Cowboy” Bill Watts, Koko B. Ware and The Von Erichs as 2009 inductees to the WWE Hall of Fame. The 2009 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony will take place the night before WrestleMania 25 on Saturday, April 4, 2009 from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.
– WWE has contacted two more former WWE Divas, Victoria and Luna Vachon, in regards to appearing at the WWE WrestleMania XXV 25-Diva Battle Royal. Nothing has been confirmed on whether they have accepted the offer to appear or not. Victoria last appeared on WWE television in January this year when she announced her retirement. Vachon was released by WWE in 2000 and hasn’t appeared on WWE television since.