The Samoan Dynasty lives

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March 24, 2007

The WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2007 will be inducted the night before WrestleMania 23 at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. This year, WWE.com is proud to exclusively announce the chosen ones who will induct the Class of 2007 into the Hall of Fame. A new name will be announced every day between now and Thursday, March 29.

In sports-entertainment, there are names that are synonymous with multi-generational success, such as Hart, Guerrero and Orton. Included in that list are the descendants of the Anoa'i family, including Afa & Sika, the Wild Samoans. Afa & Sika will be inducted into the Hall of Fame by their sons, Sam and Afa Jr. (Afa) and Matt (Sika), both of whom are former WWE Superstars and proof in their own right of how fruitful the Anoa'i family tree truly has been.

Sam, better known to WWE fans as Headshrinker Samu, is a former World Tag Team Champion with cousin Fatu (Rikishi) and has been involved in sports-entertainment for over two decades. Matt, who WWE fans will remember as Rosey, is also a former World Tag Team Champion and one of the most agile "big men" to step foot in a WWE ring. Both have had success all throughout the United States and in Japan, where Matt currently competes. In fact, when Matt won the World Tag Team Championship in 2005 with Gregory Helms, he became the eighth different member of the Anoa'i family tree to claim that gold.

"Our family is very excited about this," Samu told WWE.com. "They're flying in from all around the country. I'm going to get together with Matt and see what we can come up with to properly honor them."

The Wild Samoans' legacy spans many generations and many successes, and on March 31, two of those that have followed in their footsteps will set them off on a new journey into the WWE Hall of Fame. 

The WWE 2007 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will air on USA Network at midnight/11 CT.

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