Several factors may cause some WWE Hall of Fame inductees to be inducted digitally during the live ceremony this year.
Dave Meltzer noted on Wrestling Observer Radio that it may not be possible to induct everyone on the live show as they have done in the past due to the event being 90 minutes, a considerable amount of that 90 minutes expected to be devoted to The Undertaker's induction, and the time of night.
He said in some of the cases, inductees could be inducted digitally. He wasn't specific on whether that means a short video speech or just a video package for certain people and acts.
“Undertaker is going to get the big grand treatment and then I would presume Vader probably will...but a lot of the other guys, there’s been talk of, again with the 90 minutes, not even doing a ceremony but just doing it digitally," he said.
The show will air live on Peacock and WWE Network from 10:30 PM to midnight Eastern/9:30 PM to 11 PM Central. It will take place after that night's live SmackDown from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, as part of WrestleMania 38 weekend.
Thus far, only Undertaker and Vader have been announced for this year's class.
Andrew Zarian of Mat Men tweeted Tuesday that he has heard Sid Vicious could be included in this year's inductees as well.