Booker T’s WWE HOF Name + Jack Doan’s WWE Release


— As we reported several days ago here on the website, WWE has released referee Jack Doan. Doan was the longest tenured referee on the WWE roster, behind only Mike Chioda. Doan had been with the company since 1991. The reason behind his release is not yet known.

— The official WWE website has a a new poll up asking fans which official name should Booker T use to enter the WWE Hall of Fame on April 6 in Madison Square Garden. The options are Booker T, King Booker, GI Bro, Five-time, Five-time, Five-time, Five-time, Five-time WCW Champion, Kole and Booker. Booker T is currently leading the poll with 52% of the vote.

While working for World Championship Wrestling in 2000, the legendary wrestler was referred to simply as Booker, as Harlem Heat 2000 won the rights to the letter “T” in a match pitting Big T against Booker T at SuperBrawl. After briefly reprising G.I. Bro, a character he portrayed in the independents, he returned to the Booker T name despite having not secured the legal rights to the “T” from Harlem Heat 2000.

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