- Renee is with Hacksaw Jim Duggan, who is riled up and ready to go. Duggan talks about the fans and what it was like to film Legends House. He says Tony Atlas was a big pain in the butt and a prima donna. Duggan is looking forward to Jake Roberts' speech. He says there's no chance Lesnar will defeat The Undertaker. Saxton is on the red carpet with Zeb Colter, who is twisting his beard. Zeb says it's great to see guys he competed against get inducted. Zeb says these men are well deserving of their inductions. Cole and Menounos are with John Cena and Nikki Bella. Cena agrees that this is the most important night of the year for WWE. He predicts tonight's ceremony will be one for the ages. Cole brings up the past beef between Maria and Nikki. Nikki says she was hurt at SummerSlam and wants a rematch. We come back from a promo and Saxton is with Cesaro. Cesaro says he considers himself a throwback so of course he enjoys the Hall of Fame. Cesaro talks about learning from history and says tonight's class is unbelievable.
- Maria and Cole are with Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. Stephanie says the Hall of Fame is one of her most favorite events of the year. Triple H says he's a big history buff and this is the biggest night for him. Renee is with Santino Marella, his girlfriend and daughter. There's a magic Scooby-Doo mirror that they take a selfie in. She presses a button and tweets it out. Byron is with Arn Anderson. Arn says tonight is an honor like none other. Arn says the Hall of Fame is the end of the rainbow, if you think about it, and if you don't aspire to be a Hall of Famer then you're spinning your wheels. Cole and Maria are with Bruno Sammartino. We hear "yes!" chants start up and see Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella hitting the red carpet. Bruno talks about being excited to see this year's ceremony. Renee is with Bryan and Brie. Renee points out the big reaction Bryan just got. Bryan is excited about this year's inductions. Brie can't wait for Lita's speech. Bryan says with all luck, they both will walk out of WrestleMania with gold. We go to a break.
- We come back to Cole and Maria, now inside the arena. We go to Byron and Ted DiBiase, Sr. DiBiase says it's a very humbling experience to be inducted. He's excited to be here and excited for everyone going in. Renee talks to Ryder about the Hall and being in the battle royal tomorrow. Ryder says winning the battle royal would mean getting his career back. He calls it his Last ReZort. Back to Cole and Menounos. She talks about being a fan of Warrior and Jake. Saxton is in the crowd with Sgt. Slaughter. Slaughter talks about how incredible the Hall of Fame has become. He's most looking forward to Warrior and talks about their history. Slaughter says he hopes Warrior leaves the ego at home. Renee is in the crowd with Damien Sandow. Back to Saxton, who is with Mick Foley. Foley talks about how special it is to be here and gets a cheap pop from the crowd. Foley asks WWE not to cut to him during Jake's speech so we won't see him crying. Cole and Maria hype the Hall one last time and that's it for the pre-show.
- The 2014 WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony kicks off with a video package, looking at the Hall itself and this year's class. We're live and have a packed house. Jerry Lawler is introduced and will be tonight's host. Lawler comes out to a big pop. Lawler says tonight is going to be a celebration. From a high-flying extreme Diva to a Superstar who personified intensity and charisma. Lawler says it's his honor to share the stage with tonight's inductees. Lawler shows us a WrestleMania hype video set to Kid Rock's song.
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