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Gable Wrestling Hall of Fame festivities this weekend

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A big weekend planned for the Dan Gable Museum and National Wrestling Hall of Fame....

Six legends will be inducted to the professional wrestling hall of fame. Former Waterloo West state champion and Iowa State NCAA champion Mike Van making the hall of fame as a mixed martial artist...

Also making the hall of fame is Texas native..Stan Hansen...A former AWA world heavyweight champion.

Hansen wrestled throughout the United States before spending nearly 30 years competing in Japan. Hansen talked about his career.

Stan Hansen, "Had a great career you know but like most of us who started in the old school days you had to put in four or five years of really hard work and not a lot of money and a lot of traveling and sleeping in your car and eventually if you are lucky enough and you have an opportunity and you capitalize on it you can kind of move up the card and ended up that's kind of the way it was for me."

WWE stars Chad Gable and Jason Jordan will be at an Impact Wrestling event at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center on Friday night--- with the wrestling hall of fame induction ceremony on Saturday.

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