ICONIC wrestler Scott Hall dedicated his final Instagram post to his wrestling buddies – months before his death.
The sports entertainer, 63, shared an image from the 2020 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony where he was inducted into the esteemed club as a member of the famous wrestling faction the New World Order (NWO).
Hall is a two-time Hall-of-Famer, having also received a gong in 2014 for his career as Razor Ramon.
He said: “WWE Hall of Fame 2020… going in once was Sweet. Going in with your Buddies. Everyone for a second time is just 2Sweet.”
The photograph also featured a tuxedo-clad Hulk Hogan and Hall’s close pal Kevin Nash – who were also part of the NWO stable.
Nash and Hall formed the tag-team duo The Outsiders and they held the WCW World Tag Team Championships six times.
Nash revealed in an emotional Instagram post on Monday that Hall’s life support was going to be switched off.
Also inducted into the Hall of Fame was fellow two-time inductee Sean Waltman, better known as X-Pac.
The NWO is often credited for WCW’S Monday Night Nitro’s success against WWE’s Monday Night Raw during the so-called Monday Night Wars.
Nitro recorded 83 consecutive TV rating victories over Raw.
The Hall of Fame snap was Hall’s final Instagram post and it has been flooded with tributes in light of his passing.
The sports entertainer, who performed in WWE as Razor Ramon, passed away on Monday – days after being placed on life support.
He was fighting for his life having reportedly had three heart attacks – just weeks after he was hospitalized for a bad fall.
Professional wrestler Amber Nova commented: “So great had to be done twice.”
Fans have also paid tribute to the sports entertainer.
One said: “Rip childhood memories.”
Another commented: “Rest in Peace, Razor.”
TRIBUTES POUR IN
While a third said Hall was one of the coolest wrestlers of all time.
WWE said they were “saddened” to learn of Hall’s passing, adding they’ll remember the performer as a “gifted entertainer, loving father, and dear friend”.
Wrestlers Triple H and Mick Foley were among the stars to pay tribute to Hall.
Triple H, real name Paul Levesque, said: “I’m gutted… Lost a brother. I love you Scott!! I’ll see you down the road.”
Mick Foley, who competed under the personas Mankind and Cactus Jack, branded Hall a “towering” figure among superstars.
And, John Layfield, who was known in the squared circle as JBL, said: “Always enjoyed being around the Bad Guy.
“One of best minds, and workers, in the business, he and Kevin changed the business for the better. Rest easy friend.”
‘DOESN’T SEEM REAL’
Nikki Bella said: “Doesn’t seem real. RIP Scott. You were a light. I’ll cherish our memories and always be so beyond grateful for your words and encouragement.
“Has always meant so much to Brie and I. Lots of love and prayers to the family.”
Wrestler Joe Hennig, the son of “Mr. Perfect” Curt Hennig, wrote: “’My family and I are saddened to hear of the passing of our friend, Scott Hall.
“I knew him most of my life and he will be very missed. Our prayers go out to his family and friends.”
Hall signed for WWF in 1992 and he’s widely considered to have revolutionized the ladder match after his epic encounter with Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania X in 1994.
Hall won the prestigious Intercontinental Championship four times before joining WCW in 1996.
The sports entertainer returned to WWE in 2002 before having stints for the rival promotions Total Non-Stop Action and New Japan Pro Wrestling.
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