Today we honor a tremendous man. Greg "The Hammer" Valentine (born September 20, 1951) is an American former professional wrestler. He is the son of wrestler Johnny Valentine. In the course of his career, which has spanned over four decades, Valentine has held more than 40 championships, including the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship and the WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship. An alumnus of the World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004, and is scheduled for induction into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in May 2016.