In a rather interesting move, WWE is now encouraging fans that attend live events to dress up as their favorite wrestlers and legends. This comes shortly after Vince McMahon grew irate over Dwayne Johnson breaking away from the script on a recent episode of Monday Night Raw and putting focus on fans that were dressed as Randy Savage and Hulk Hogan, the latter of which has been banned from the company because of racial comments.
February 9, 2016
When Dwayne Johnson made his cameo appearance on Monday Night Raw, he entertained the audience by going off script and endorsing a couple of fans that were dressed like WWE legends. One of them was dressed as Hulk Hogan, a person that Vince McMahon is avoiding right now because they do not want to be associated with the bad publicity. McMahon was said to be infuriated by the moment, but he knows that he still needs Johnson.
January 31, 2016
During a recent interview, Hulk Hogan revealed that he was not certain that his heel turn would work out. He only felt comfortable with it when fans started throwing trash at the nWo. When asked if he felt that a heel turn would work for John Cena, Hogan stated that it could work because of the writers in WWE and the talent that Cena possesses. Hogan has not ruled out the possibility of that happening some day.
November 12, 2015
When it comes to the Expendables, lots of names get thrown around because fans like to fantasy book which of their favorite performers that they want on the team next. Hulk Hogan has heard his name thrown around. When asked about the possibility, the WWE legend stated that the producers have yet to speak to him, but he is definitely interested in doing the film. Hogan stated that he would love to play a bad guy.
October 20, 2015
When the controversial tape came out and Hulk Hogan became vilified, the belief was that he was going to have to wait a while before signing any new endorsement contracts, especially after WWE dropped him unceremoniously. Well, it turns out that the wait was not that long after all. Fan Picks has signed Hogan to a deal. The legendary performer will promote the fantasy sports website.
September 11, 2015
While a lot of companies have been avoiding Hulk Hogan over the recent racial controversy, a production company in England is going the opposite direction. They're welcoming the former world heavyweight champion with open arms. Simply Prestige is bringing Hogan and a couple of other older wrestlers to town for an intimate meet and greet with the fans. He'll be discussing his personal and professional life with them.
September 9, 2015
Even though WWE is doing everything in their power to distance themselves from him, Hulk Hogan is still telling fans that he is aiming to work a match at Wrestlemania 32. There is actually a chance of that happening. If management determines that the heat has died down on Hogan, then they will gladly bring him back because they need as much star power as possible at what should be the biggest event in company history.
August 11, 2015
While some fans are emotionally acting out against WWE for being so quick to fire Hulk Hogan, Eric Bischoff, who happens to be a good friend of Hogan, defended Vince McMahon for his decision. He mentioned that a publicly traded company has to be sensitive towards their fans, investors, advertisers, board members, mainstream media and others. It was a necessary move to make.
July 30, 2015
When Hulk Hogan was forced to vacate his position as a judge on Tough Enough, fans excitedly speculated on which legend was going to be replacing him. Ric Flair and Bret Hart were the two names that were mentioned the most. However, WWE opted to go in a different direction by simply using Miz in the role. He is a great talker, so he should be able to handle the job just fine.
July 28, 2015