In a rather interesting bit of trivia, the last time that Hulk Hogan successfully defended the WWE Heavyweight Championship was at Wrestlemania 3 during his legendary match against Andre the Giant. Many are under the assumption that successful title defenses at the biggest pay per view of the year were a more frequent occurrence for Hogan but they're not.
January 2, 2016
During an interview with Radio Yorkshire, Hulk Hogan stated that he was the first person in WWE to recognize the talent and potential in Kevin Owens. Hogan said that he endorsed Owens after watching his second match in NXT. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he absolutely loves how Owens utilizes old school in ring psychology. Hogan also defended Owens for how he looks.
November 9, 2015
During his latest podcast interview show, Ric Flair revealed that the reason why he never got to work a big Wrestlemania match against Hulk Hogan was because the latter was having issues with Vince McMahon. Hogan wanted to venture off into Hollywood, but McMahon did not want to lose his biggest star. McMahon then opted to not give Hogan the big money feud with Flair.
August 17, 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
As long as there are people out there who are gullible enough to believe everything that he says, Hulk Hogan will forever be telling us that he wants to wrestle once again. This time, he told ESPN that he wanted to work a match at Wrestlemania 32 because he knows that the pay per view event is going to beat the attendance record that he set back in 1987. Hogan loves being able to generate attention for WWE because it gets him paid.
June 1, 2015
Even though he did not work a match at Wrestlemania, Hulk Hogan was given a locker room by WWE. He had to share one, and his choice of a roommate was rather interesting. The legendary performer shared the room with Brock Lesnar. The feeling is that management wanted the former UFC star to be in near proximity to the guy that helped start the pay per view in the first place, in case he needed any advice or pointers.
April 3, 2015
At Wrestlemania, fans finally got to witness the much anticipated showdown between two of the greatest stables of all time, the nWo and DX. While scripting the match and segment, many backstage felt that a lot of the alliances and logic did not make sense. Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash and Scott Hall were longtime enemies of Sting. Plus, they are also real life friends with Shawn Michaels, Triple H and Sean Waltman. WWE went through with it anyways.
April 2, 2015
In the third match at Wrestlemania, Triple H defeated Sting by pin fall after hitting him with the end of a sledgehammer during a Stinger Splash attempt. The match thrilled the audience because Sean Waltman, Shawn Michaels, Billy Gunn and Road Dogg came out to help HHH, while Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash and Scott Hall came out to help their former WCW cohort. In the end, though, Vince McMahon made sure WWE won the battle.
March 29, 2015
Fans have long wondered why WWE never gave us a dream match between Hulk Hogan and Steve Austin. It surely would be a match that would draw in millions of people and dollars. During his latest podcast show, Austin revealed that he is the person to blame. The former world heavyweight champion stated that management offered him a match with Hogan in 2002, 2004 and 2005. He rejected all the deals because he felt their styles wouldn't mesh.
March 28, 2015