Tracy Smothers will be inducted into the Indie Wrestling Hall of Fame.
It was announced today by Game Changer Wrestling that Smothers will be inducted as part of the inaugural Indie Wrestling Hall of Fame class of 2022, which will be held on January 22 at The Cutting Room in New York City. The person that will induct him has yet to be named.
Smothers, despite wrestling for NWA, WCW, WWF, ECW, Smoky Mountain Wrestling and more throughout his career, he also has an extensive background in the independent wrestling scene, wrestling for companies such as IWA Mid-South, XPW, and more. He continually wrestled on the independent scene up to 2019. Smothers passed away from various health issues, including lymphoma, in October of 2020.
Other inductees already announced for the show include Jerry Lynn (inducted by Sean Waltman), Homicide (inducted by Chris Dickinson), Ruckus (inducted by Sonjay Dutt, and Dave Prazak.