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Snoop Dogg, Joan Lunden to be honored at WWE Hall of Fame ceremony

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The WWE's final two honorees for the Hall of Fame ceremony will be Snoop Dogg and Joan Lunden.

Snoop Dogg, who is related to Sasha Banks and has been on WWE television a few times over the years, will be the celebrity inductee. It had been rumored within wrestling for weeks and reported in past Wrestling Observer Newsletters that they were talking, and in wrestling circles, the belief was that it was a done deal.

Also reported at the time was Lunden, who will receive the Warrior award.

While the Snoop Dogg announcement was made via email, John Cena made the announcement on Lunden Monday morning on The Today Show. Lunden will be presented with the award on Saturday night by Dana, the widow of the Ultimate Warrior. Lunden, best known for her hosting Good Morning America was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014, and very publicly battled through chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

"It is truly humbling to be honored by WWE and receive this year's Warrior Award at the 2016 Hall of Fame induction ceremony," said Lunden to WWE.com. "After being diagnosed with cancer, my first thought was to survive, but soon after, I changed my focus from my cancer to the fight against cancer, and my life took on a whole new purpose. WWE has welcomed me into their family, offering me warmth and support, as have so many of the WWE fans from around the world.  It is a privilege to receive this honor."

The ceremony will air live on the WWE Network with an edited verson airing on post-Mania Thursday after Smackdown on USA.