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6. Kane
When we moved Kane from the Futures to the Core List when he turned 46 (our mandatory age to be removed from the Futures), he was still an active wrestler.  Now, he is over 50, still looks great, and can still wrestle.  Oh, he is also the mayor of Knox County in Tennessee.

For nearly two decades, Glenn Jacobs and saddled with a lot of bad gimmicks (The Christmas Creature, Unabomb, Isaac Yankem, Fake Diesel) but it was when he was cast as Kane, the younger brother of the Undertaker that he finally ascended to the main event.

That character was first conceived in 1997 and Jacobs went through trials and tribulations with the ever changing character, sometimes given a lot to work with and often was given ridiculous plot lines and as such was named one half of the Wrestling Observer Worst Feud of the Year multiple times.

Still despite what he was given, Glenn Jacobs was always considered one of the quiet guys backstage who was a true team player and one that other wrestlers wanted to work with. While he will never ascend to the top of our list, we hope that his wait for the WWE Hall of Fame won’t be a long one, and are cheering for him harder than most.

Should Kane be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 96.3%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 3.7%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 0%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 0%

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  • Other Aliases: Doomsday
    Christmas Creature
    Unabomb
    Isaac Yankem
    Fake Diesel
    Corporate Kane
    Glenn Jacobs (Real Name)
  • Billed From: Parts Unknown
  • Key Championships Held: Smoky Mountain Tag Team w/Al Snow
    USWA Southern Heavyweight
    WWF World Heavyweight
    WWF/WWE World Tag Team (9) 2w/Mankind, 2/wX-Pac, 2w/The Undertaker, 1w/The Hurricane, 1w/Rob Van Dam & 1w/The Big Show
    WWF Hardcore
    WWF/WWE Intercontinental
    WWE Tag Team (2) 1w/The Big Show & 1w/Daniel Bryan
    WWE ECW Heavyweight
    Money in the Bank Winner (2010)
  • Why they will get in: Hardly anybody deserves it more than Glenn Jacobs.
  • Why they won't get in: Realistically, he has to wait for the Undertaker to get in first.
  • Five Greatest Matches/Moments: 1. Debuts as Kane ripping off the door at Badd Blood, to confront his “brother”, the Undertaker (10/5/97)
    2. Beat “Stone Cold” Steve Austin in a First Blood Match to win his first World Title at the King of the Ring (6/28/98)
    3. Eliminated 11 men in the Royal Rumble (1/21/01)
    4. Lost to Triple H on Raw and lost his mask, but embarked on a more twisted heel character for the rest of the year (6/23/03)
    5. Won Money in the Bank and cashed in that night against Rey Mysterio at the first Money in the Bank Pay Per View (7/18/10)

Should Kane be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 96.3%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 3.7%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 0%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 0%

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+4 #1 Adam Domo 2017-09-18 21:59
obviously. He should headline the class too... he's the most underappreca ited worker/chara cter of all time. He's gotten SOOOO much out of Kane...and he's single handedly help get over so many wrestlers.
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