Tim White – real name Timothy Rhys White will posthumously take his place in the WWE Hall of Fame when he is inducted as the Warrior Award recipient.
Named after WWE Hall of Famer The Ultimate Warrior, The Warrior Award is presented to an individual who has exhibited unwavering strength and perseverance and who lives life with the courage and compassion that embodies the indomitable spirit of The Ultimate Warrior.
Tim White spent more than 20 years with WWE, began as a part-time referee in 1985 while also serving as an assistant to Andre the Giant. He became a full-time referee with the WWE after Andre’s death in 1993. When White’s officiating career ended, he worked behind the scenes for a number of years as an official and talent agent until 2009. White passed away on June 19, 2022.
White was the referee for some of the biggest matches in WWE history including the infamous Hell in a Cell Match between the Undertaker and Mankind at King of the Ring 1998.
The WWE Hall of Fame ceremony will take place on March 31, 2023, at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California, the night preceding WrestleMania 39. It will air live at 10pm Eastern Time on Peacock in the United States and the WWE Network internationally, immediately after the airing of WWE’s regular Friday night program, SmackDown.