While some are under the impression that the ban is permanent, Triple H cleared things up on the possibility of Hulk Hogan ever making a return to WWE. The on screen COO flat out stated that a potential return could take place down the road. For public relations reasons, HHH also made sure to mention that the return would only happen if Hogan were a changed man and learned from his mistakes.
November 20, 2015
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
There is a dispute online right now between Eric Bischoff and Kevin Sullivan. Sullivan claims that when the Big Boss Man was working in WCW, he had a clause in his contract that paid him approximately $25,000 for each pay per view, even if he was not featured on the show. The reason for that is because his contract was signed before Hulk Hogan was brought on board. Bischoff denies that this contract clause exists.
October 10, 2015
During a recent interview, Hulk Hogan revealed that he purposely avoided wrestling Rick Rude as much as he could. The reason for this is because Rude had quite the reputation of being a very violent individual when things are not going his way. Hogan pointed out that Rude physically assaulted the Ultimate Warrior because he said that Rude was not good enough of a worker to get a title shot.
September 29, 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
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
A person that was unintentionally hurt by the Hulk Hogan scandal is said to be Havok. She did a good tryout for WWE, but management opted to hold off on signing her because some racial comments she posted years ago on social media resurfaced. The front office doesn't want any ties whatsoever to racism, so rumors are saying that she has very little chance of being picked up by the company.
August 8, 2015
While promoting his new television show, Dwayne Johnson was asked for his opinions on the Hulk Hogan controversy. He stated that Hogan has been a friend for several years now. Johnson also noted that his family helped trained Hogan when he was trying to break into the business. He also stated that he has never known Hogan to be racist whatsoever.
July 31, 2015
The situation with Hulk Hogan continues to get even uglier. First, he was labeled a racist because he used derogatory terms against black people. Now, he is being labeled as anti gay, as he used a derogatory term against a person that is now living in the home that he grew up in. He was supposed to visit that house for segments of his old reality television show, Hogan Knows Best.
July 28, 2015
Count Kevin Nash as someone that does not believe that Hulk Hogan is a racist. The former took to social media to defend a friend that he has been around for the past 23 years of his life. Nash stated that they have been involved in a variety situation during that long stretch of time, and he has never once heard Hogan use a racial slur in person.
July 27, 2015