WWE released the following statement after announcing that Paul Heyman will be the one to induct Goldberg into the 2018 WWE Hall of Fame:
Paul Heyman has been at ringside for some of Goldberg’s most intense battles in the squared circle. ... Heyman had a bird’s eye view of the type of carnage Goldberg could create inside the ring when he returned in 2016 to challenge Lesnar to a Mega Match at Survivor Series in Toronto. He was stunned when Goldberg bulldozed through The Beast in under two minutes to win his first match in 12 years. Heyman also witnessed the demolition derby for the Universal Championship between Goldberg and his client on The Grandest Stage of Them All at WrestleMania 33 last year. Though Goldberg was not victorious on that night, he certainly made a major impression on Lesnar and his advocate.