Some sad news to report. Nick Bockwinkel has passed away. The former world heavyweight champion died at the age of 80. Not a lot of details have been released in regards to his death. Bockwinkel is vastly underrated. At one point in time, he was to the AWA what Ric Flair was to the NWA and Hulk Hogan was to WWE. Additional details on his death should be available later in the week.
November 15, 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
Even though he is no longer with WWE, Hulk Hogan is still relevant enough to the mainstream media for them to interview the former world heavyweight champion. He recently stated that he wished that the company would have simply suspended him for the racial controversy as opposed to firing him. Doing that made Hogan look a lot more guilty than he feel that he is. The belief is that he will be back with World Wrestling Entertainment some day.
October 28, 2015
Some further details have been revealed about Hogan Beach closing down shop. The restaurant was licensed by Hulk Hogan to use his likeness. The former world heavyweight champion has no ownership interest in the business, however. Reports have surfaced that the restaurant will continue to operate, but they will use a different brand. The belief is that the fee being paid to Hogan was more than what it was worth now.
October 17, 2015
Back during the 1980s, WWE ran a show in Kansas City on the same day that the NWA was doing one. Harley Race considered that his territory, so he was very pleased when it happened. The former world heavyweight champion reportedly left his own show to go confront the competing promoter. While there, Race reportedly tried to set the ring on fire before pulling out a gun and threatening Hulk Hogan, who had just came out of the bathroom.
October 12, 2015
It looks like the tension between WWE and Hulk Hogan is starting to ease a bit. The company has decided to bring back more of his content to the Network. When the racial controversy first broke out, management did everything that they could to cut ties with the former world heavyweight champion. Many believed that things would go back to normal as soon as the heat died down, which it has quite a bit.
October 5, 2015
When he found out that TMZ was going to posting a controversial video on him, Hulk Hogan immediately called WWE to inform them of the situation. The former world heavyweight champion revealed that Vince McMahon never even bothered to talk to him during the entire ordeal. Hogan stated that Triple H was the one that kept in touch with him. HHH was also the one that gave Hogan the bad news about their business separation.
September 15, 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
Earlier in the week, Bret Hart sparked some controversy when he accused Hulk Hogan of being happy that Roddy Piper died. The cheap shot did more damage than normal because Hogan is still under the weight of a racial controversy. Hogan decided to respond through social media. He stated that the comments were out of line. Hogan also said that he is praying for Hart.
September 5, 2015
There is a slight chance that Hulk Hogan could end up in jail for a period of time. The former world heavyweight champion has been accused of lying under oath because statements he made towards lawyers for Gawker and the FBI are conflicting. If this is proven to be true, then Hogan could be placed behind bars like how Martha Stewart was.
August 8, 2015