Originally Posted by jeffjoiner
Stallone was inducted as a contributor, a non-participant who has added to the sport. Several others have been elected this way, Stallone is just the most famous one. His was a very legitimate induction and done in the proper way.
Superb post Jeff.
Stallone probably brought more people into the sport in the 20 years after the first film than any fighter you care to mention,so a non participant induction is richly deserved.