Wrestler: Hulk Hogan
Real Name: Terry Gene Bollea
Birthday: August 11, 1953
Hometown: Originally from Augusta, Georgia
Billed from Venice Beach, California
Moved to Tampa, Florida
Marital Status: Married to Linda
Height & Weight: 6'7" - 302lbs (prime)
Trained by: Hiro Matsuda
|NWA South Eastern Heavyweight title defeating Dick Slater;
IWPG World Heavyweight title defeating Antonio Inoki by mistake (June 2, 1983);
WWF Federation title defeating The Iron Sheik (January 23, 1984);
WWF Federation title defeating Randy "Macho Man" Savage (April 2, 1989);
WWF Federation title defeating Sgt. Slaughter (March 24, 1991);
WWF Federation title defeating The Undertaker (December 3, 1991);
WWF Federation title defeating Yokozuna (April 4, 1993);
WWF Royal Rumble 1990 (January 21, 1990);
WWF Royal Rumble 1991 (January 19, 1991);
WCW World title defeating Ric Flair (July 17, 1994);
WCW World title defeating The Giant (August 10, 1996);
WCW World title defeating Lex Luger (August 9, 1997);
WCW World title defeating Randy Savage (April 20, 1998);
WCW World title defeating Kevin Nash (January 4, 1999);
WCW World title defeating Randy Savage (July 12, 1999);
WWE Undisputed Heavyweight title defeating Triple H (April 21, 2002);
WWE Tag Team titles w/Edge defeating Billy & Chuck (July 4, 2002);
STARTING OUT IN WRESTLING
|1977: Terry Bollea wrestled his first match under the guise of the Super Destroyer on the Florida independent scene.
August 25, 1977: Terry Bollea (Hulk Hogan) wrestled his first professional match as The Super Destroyer against Don Serrano..
Terry Bollea started his wrestling career in small town independant wrestling circuits..
Terry Bollea used the ring names Sterling Golden and Terry Boulder and was managed by Jmmy Hart..
Terry Bollea met up with Andre the Giant, and quickly befriended him outside of the ring, and fought inside the ring.
September 1979: Terry Bollea started working for the NWA Georgia, here he under the guise of Sterling Golden..
Fall 1979: Sterling Golden popped up in the Knoxville territory..
December 1979: Sterling Golden captured the NWA South Eastern Heavyweight title, by defeating Dick Slater..
Early in his career, Terry Bollea teamed with "Dizzy Hogan" who would later be known as Brutus Beefcake..
Hulk Hogan feuded with Jerry "The King" Lawler in Memphis..
|1980: Terry Bollea caught the eye of WWWF Promotor Vincent McMahon Sr..
Vince McMahon Sr called him "Hogan" for his Irish heritage and "Hulk" because he was built like Lou Ferrigno, TV’s
Vince McMahon Sr. started BolIea off as a "heel" in the WWWF..
Hulk Hogan first entered the WWF with manager Freddie Blassie, but despite being a tremendous competitor, he didn't quite
Hulk Hogan fought many handicap matches to prove his "giant" strength this lead to a feud with Andre the Giant..
August 9, 1980 - Showdown At Shae 1980: Saw the first meeting of Andre The Giant & Hulk Hogan.. Andre won this match clean..
September 22, 1980 - WWE at Madison Square Garden: Andre The Giant once again defeated Hulk Hogan..
Hulk Hogan also got to shots at then WWF World Champion Bob Backlund, but failed to win the belt.
Hulk Hogan then left the WWF and went to Japan, where he became a big sensation.
Hulk Hogan worked some matches for New Japan Pro Wrestling, where he teamed up with Stan Hansen..
American Wrestling Association
1981: Hulk Hogan then returned to the U.S., and entered the American Wrestling Association (AWA).
Hulk Hogan again started as a heel, but it didn't last as his popularity catapulted after he was cast as "Thunderlips"
in Rocky III in 1982.
The fans took to him, and he was soon the biggest name in the organization..
Hulk Hogan nearly defeated AWA champ Nick Bockwinkle for the title on several occasions..
Hulk Hogan engaged in a fued with the Heenan Family, and went through everybody to get to World Champion Nick Bockwinkle..
1982: Hulk Hogan won a battle royal to gain the shot at Nick Bockwinkle..
Hulk Hogan had Bockwinkel pinned, but Bobby Heenan distracted him and threw a foreign object to Bockwinkel..
Hogan intercepted and nailed Bockwinkel with it to put him down for the pin..
Hulk Hogan celebrated as AWA champion, but the belt was taken from him as the commissioner reviewed the tape..
June 2, 1983: Hulk Hogan then went to New Japan to enter the IWPG ten man tournament to crown a new IWPG Champion..
Hulk Hogan defeated Killer Khan, Big John Studd, Rusher Kimura, Canek, Enrique Vera, Otto Wanz, and Akira Maeda..
Hulk Hogan fought to a draw with Antonio Inoki and Andre the Giant..
Hulk Hogan & Antonio Inoki ended up with the same points so they clashed in a finals..
Antonio Inoki was booked to win the match, but accidentally knocked himself out, and Hogan covered up..
The referee counted Inoki down resulting in Hulk Hogan winning the tournament and the IWPG Heavyweight Title.
Years later, a former New Japan referee revealed that the entire incident was staged to help stir up publicity for a rematch..
June 14, 1984: Antonio Inoki defeated Hulk Hogan for the IWGP Heavyweight title..
June 2, 1983: Hulk Hogan defeated Antonio Inoki in a tournament final for the IWGP Heavyweight title..
World Wrestling Federation - Hulkamania is Born!
Late 1983: Hulk Hogan re-signed with the WWF, recruited by Vince McMahon Jr to be the "Chosen One"..
January 23, 1984: WWF champion The Iron Sheik was scheduled to face former champion Bob Backlund for the title..
However, Bob Backlund was reportedly injured, so Hulk Hogan took his place..
Hulk Hogan walked into Madison Square Garden in New York as the challenger, and left a sensation!
Hulk Hogan defeated the Sheik for his first WWF title..
Hulkamania is Born, and Hulk Hogan grew into a national phenomenon..
1985: While promoting Wrestlemania 1, Hulk Hogan appeared on a talk show with Richard Belzer..
In an attempt at demonstrating a wrestling hold, Belzer passed out and banged his head on a table, making headlines.
Wrestlemania 1: Hulk Hogan & Mr. T defeat Roddy Piper & Paul Orndorff..
July 23, 1984 - Brawl to End It All: Hulk Hogan defeats Greg Valentine to retain the WWF Heavyweight Title..
Wrestlemania 2: Hulk Hogan successfully defended the WWF title against King Kong Bundy in a steel cage match..
In the 80s, Hulk Hogans opponents were banned from mentioning his "receding hair line" in promos.
Wrestlemania 3: Hulk Hogan successfully defended the WWF title against his biggest foe since becoming champion, Andre
Survivor Series 1987: Hogan's team is beaten by Andre's team.. Andre is the sole survivor..
February 5, 1988 - SNME: Hulk Hogan is defeated by Andre the Giant for the WWF Heavyweight Championship due to a fake
Andre immediatly hands over the belt to Ted DiBiase! But the title would later be held up by WWF President Jack Tunny!
World Wrestling Federation - The MegaPowers
Randy Savage (freshly turned babyface) challanged Honky Tonk Man (who had defeated Steamboat for the IC Title)..
Randy Savage delivered his flying elbow finisher to the champion, when Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart spoiled the finish!
HTM, The Harts beat-down Savage, and then held him in place while Honky prepared to strike Randy with his guitar..
Elizabeth tried to intervene, but was shoved down by Honky Tonk Man and she left for the locker room..
Honky Tonk smashed the guitar over Savage's head, when suddenly from the back came Elizabeth along with Hulk Hogan!
Hulk Hogan charged the ring and along with Randy Savage, sent Honky Tonk and The Harts fleeing..
Randy Savage then extended his hand to his former rival, and Hulk Hogan accepted..
March 27, 1988 - Wrestlemania IV: Hulk Hogan & Andre The Giant recieve buys in the first round of the tournament to crown
an Undisputed Champion..
The second round face-off ended when they were both disqualified and eliminated from the Tournament..
Randy Savage won the 14-Man Tournament beating Ted DiBiase to be crowned the WWF Undisputed Champion!
Randy Savage was helped by Hulk Hogan in the finals against DiBiase who was being helped by Andre The Giant..
Randy Savage & Hulk Hogan then became known as the MegaPowers after the handshake felt 'round the world!
August 28, 1988 - Summerslam: The Megapowers defeated Ted DiBiase & Andre the Giant with Jesse Ventura as referee..
Elizabeth caused a distraction at the end of the match but pulling off her skirt, allowing the Megapowers to win!
November 24, 1988 - Survivor Series: The Megapowers were the sole survivors in their match against DiBiase's Team..
Tension began to form between the MegaPowers, when Hogan also took Elizabeth on as his manager..
Fall 1988: The Big Boss Man attacked Hulk Hogan on the Brother Love Show..
Randy Savage & Hulk Hogan started a feud with the The Big Bossman & Akeem (known as The Twin Towers, managed by Slick..
January 15, 1989 - Royal Rumble: Hulk Hogan accidentally eliminated Randy Savage, prompting a verbal altercation between
Eventually, Elizabeth ran down and got between the two men, saving them from coming to blows..
February 3, 1989 - The Main Event: The MegaPowers defeated the Twin Towers with a truckload of contraversy..
During this match, Savage was thrown from the ring by Akeem and fell onto Elizabeth, rendering her unconscious..
Hulk Hogan rushed to her side and carried her back to recieve medical attention, leaving Savage to battle their opponents
Hulk Hogan eventually returned to the ring to re-join Savage, but as Hulk reached for a tag, he was slapped by the Macho
Randy Savage then grabbed his WWF title belt and left Hogan to fend for himself, eventually picking up the win..
After the match, the MegaPowers got into a verbal altercation in the back at Elizabeth's bedside..
Randy Savafe accused Hulk Hogan of lusting for Elizabeth and viciously attacked him with the title belt!
Hulk Hogan's longtime friend, Brutus Beefcake, attempted to come to Hogan's aid, and was also beaten up by Randy..
April 5, 1989 - Wrestlemania V "The Mega Powers Explode": Hulk Hogan defeated Randy Savage to win the WWF Heavyweight
Elizabeth chose to take a neutral corner for this match, but ultimately put an end to her alliance with Randy Savage..
Hulk Hogan got up from Macho Man's flying elbow during the match, and pinned him to capture the championship..
World Wrestling Federation - The Immortal Hulk Hogan
Summerslam 1989: Hulk Hogan & Brutus Beefcake defeat Randy Savage & Zues..
November 25, 1989 - SNME: Hulk Hogan is defeated by The Genius by COUNT OUT!
iNo Holds Barred Showdown: Hulk Hogan & Brutus Beefcake defeat Randy Savage & Zues in a steele cage match..
Royal Rumble 1990: Hogan eliminates Mr Perfect to win the Royal Rumble!
During the match, however, Hogan got a glimpse into the eyes of the Ultimate Warrior!
January 27, 1990 - SNME: Hulk Hogan & Ultimate Warrior defeat Mr Perfect & The Genius..
February 23, 1990 - SNME: Hulk Hogan defeats Randy Savage with Boxing champ Buster Douglas as referee..
Wrestlemania VI: The Ultimate Warrior defeats Hulk Hogan to win the WWF Heavyweight title!
Hulk Hogan agreed to drop the world title to the Ultimate Warrior at WrestleMania VI because he was planning on retiring..
Hogan wanted to pass the torch to his babyface successor so he wouldn't have to come back and get revenge on a heel for
April 28, 1990 - SNME: Hulk Hogan defeats Mr Perfect..
Summerslam 1990: Hulk Hogan defeats Earthquake by COUNT OUT..
October 13, 1990 - SNME: Hulk Hogan & Tugboat defeat Greg Valentine & Honky Tonk Man..
Survivor Series 1990: Hulk Hogan & Ultimate Warrior win the "match of survival" at the end of the night..
Royal Rumble 1991: Hogan eliminated Earthquake to win the Royal Rumble!
February 1, 1991 - SNME: Hulk Hogan & Tugboat beat Earthquake & Dino Bravo..
Wrestlemania VII: Hulk Hogan defeats Sgt Slaughter to win the WWF Heavyweight title for the third time!
Summerslam 1991: Hulk Hogan & Ultimate Warrior defeated Sgt Slaughter, Col Mustafa & General Adnon..
Survivor Series 1991: Hulk Hogan is defeated by The Undertaker for the WWF Title with help from Ric Flair..
This Tuesday in Texas: Hulk Hogan defeats The Undertaker to win back the WWF Title, but the title is immediately held
February 8, 1992 - SNME: Hulk Hogan & Sid Justice beat Ric Flair & The Undertaker by DQ.. Sid turns on Hogan!
Wrestlemania VIII: Hulk Hogan defeats Sid by DQ when Papa Shango interfers..
March of 1992 People Magazine wrote an article that almost caused Hogan to end his career as a wrestler..
It wrote that several of his fellow wrestlers claimed that he bulked up on muscle-inflating steroids and abused other
drugs for years..
After a lot of criticism, Hogan denied this and said he only used them briefly in 1983, while under a physician’s
care for a torn bicep..
Billy Graham remembered when Hogan was trying to get into the spotlight without much success..
At that time Hogan just weighed 230 lbs..
Graham then remembered that he saw Hogan a year later, and he weighed 295 lbs..
Another former wrestler, David Shults, said Hogan went way beyond steroids using cocaine and marijuana as well..
Hulk Hogan dissappeared from the WWF scene for nearly a year..
World Wrestling Federation - Return of the Hulk
Hulk once again returned at the beginning of 1993, to help his friend Brutus Beefcake in his fued with Money Inc..
Two days before WrestleMania IX, Hogan was injured in a jet-ski accident, which explains the shiner he had when he wrestled
Wrestlemania IX: Money Inc defeat Hulk Hogan & Brutus Beefcake by DQ..
Later in the night, Hogan was challanged by newly crowed Heavyweight Champion, Yokozuna to a match..
Hogan agrees and defeats Yokozuna to capture the WWF Title for the 5th time!
Rumors circulate that Hogan forced McMahon to give him the strap at the end of WMIX by threatening to no-show..
King of the Ring 1993: Yokozuna defeats Hulk Hogan to take back the WWF Heavyweight title..
Hulk Hogan once again dissappears from the WWF..
World Championship Wrestling
June 11, 1994: Hulk Hogan joins Ted Turner's World Championship Wrestling..
Bash at the Beach 1994: Hulk Hogan defeats Ric Flair to win the WCW World title in Hogan's first match in the organization..
Halloween Havoc 1994: Hulk Hogan defeats Ric Flair in a steel cage match featuring Mr T as the referee..
Starrcade 1994: Hulk Hogan defeats The Butcher to retain..
Superbrawl 1995: Hulk Hogan defeats US Champ Vader by DQ..
Uncensored 1995: Hulk Hogan defeats Vader in a strap match..
Slamboree 1995: Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage beat Vader & Ric Flair ..
Bash at the Beach 1995: Hulk Hogan defeats Vader in a steel cage match..
Fall Brawl 1995: Hogan, Savage, Luger, Sting defeat the Dungeon of Doom in a War Games match..
Halloween Havoc 1995: Hulk Hogan defeats The Giant in a Monster Truck Sumo Challange, then throws the Giant off of a building!!
Later in the night, the Giant defeats Hogan to win the WCW Title when Jimmy Hart turns on Hogan..
Uncensored 1996: Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage defeated eight villiams in a Doomsday Cage match!
Their opponents were Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Lex Luger, Kevin Sullivan, Barbarian, Meng, Z-Gangsta, The Ultimate Solution..
Hulk Hogan took a little vacation from World Championship Wrestling as fans were getting tired of Red & Yellow..
Bash at the Beach 1996: Hulk Hogan SHOCKS THE WORLD, helping Scott Hall & Kevin Nash defeat TEAM WCW..
Hulk Hogan turns heel for the first time in nearly 15 years, telling his fans to STICK IT! ..
Hulk Hogan, Scott Hall & Kevin Nash became known as the new World order and made it known that they would take over WCW..
Hog Wild 1996: Hulk Hogan defeats The Giant to win the WCW World Title.. ..
Fall Brawl 1996: Hogan, Nash, Hall, nWo Sting defeat Flair, Luger, Anderon, Sting in a WAR GAMES match.. ..
Halloween Havoc 1996: Hulk Hogan defeats Randy Savage to retain.. ..
Starrcade 1996: Hulk Hogan is defeated by Roddy Piper via the sleeperhold in a non-title match.. ..
Souled Out 1997: Hulk Hogan vs The Giant went to a NO CONTEST.. ..
Superbrawl 1997: Hulk Hogan beat Roddy Piper to retain.. ..
Bash at the Beach 1997: Lex Luger & The Giant beat Dennis Rodman & Hulk Hogan.. ..
Nitro: Lex Luger defeats Hollywood Hulk Hogan to win the WCW World title.. ..
Road Wild 1997: Hulk Hogan pinned Lex Luger to win the title... ..
Halloween Havoc 1997: Roddy Piper defeated Hulk Hogan via sleeperhold in a steel cage match.. ..
Starrcade 1997: Hulk Hogan is defeated by Sting for the WCW World Title.. ..
Superbrawl 1998: Sting beat Hollywood Hogan to win the WCW World Title again.. ..
Uncensored 1998: Hollywood Hogan battled Randy Savage went to a no contest.. ..
Great American Bash 1998: Hollywood Hogan & Bret Hart beat Roddy Piper & Randy Savage.. ..
Bash at the Beach 1998: Hollywood Hogan & Dennis Rodman beat Diamond Dallas Page & Karl Malone.. ..
Road Wild 1998: Diamond Dallas Page & Jay Leno defeated Hulk Hogan & Eric Bischoff....
Halloween Havoc 1998: Hulk Hogan pinned Warrior.. ..
Superbrawl 1999: Hollywood Hogan beat Ric Flair to retain.. ..
Uncensored 1999: Ric Flair beat Hollywood Hogan in a first blood cage match for the World title....
Road Wild 1999: Hulk Hogan pinned Kevin Nash to retain and retire Nash... ..
Fall Brawl 1999: Sting pinned Hulk Hogan to win the title.. ..
Halloween Havoc 1999: Sting pinned Hulk Hogan to retain the title.. ..
Superbrawl 2000: Hulk Hogan beat Lex Luger.. ..
Uncensored 2000: Hulk Hogan beat Ric Flair in a.. strap match.. ..
Slamboree 2000: Hulk Hogan beat Billy Kidman.. ..
Great American Bash 2000: Hulk Hogan beat Billy Kidman.. ..
Bash at the Beach 2000: Hulk Hogan got his shot at Jeff Jarrett's World Title..
Jarrett went out for the match and laid on his back, allowing Hogan to pin him for the title..
After the match, Vince Russo cut an unscripted promo on Hogan, giving the title back to Jarrett..
Hogan walked out of the building and never came back..
World Wrestling Federation - The new World order
January 25, 2002 - Hulk Hogan officially signs a contract with the World Wrestling Federation.
No Way Out 2002: Hulk Hogan makes his LIVE return to the WWF doing a run-in, helping Chris Jericho defeat Stone Cold Steve
Austin. February 18, 2002 - RAW: Hulk Hogan accepts a Wrestlemania challange from The Rock..
Then he and the nWo attack The Rock, and as Rock is being taken away in an ambulance, Hogan rams it with a diesil truck!
Wrestlemania X-8 - Toronto Skydome: Rock pins Hollywood Hulk Hogan in a match that blew the roof off of the Sky Dome....
After the match Hall/Nash attack Hogan and Rock rescues him.. Hulk and Rock leave together
World Wrestling Entertainment - Hulkamania
March 18, 2002 - RAW: Rock & Hulk Hogan defeat Kevin Nash & Scott Hall by COUNTOUT?!
March 25, 2002 - RAW: The nWo defeats Rock & Hogan by DQ when Kane intefers..
March 25, 2002 - RAW: Drafted by Vince McMahon for the WWF Smackdown! Brand.. #4
April 4, 2002 - Smackdown!: Vince McMahon announces Hulk Hogan as the #1 Contender to the Undisputed Title..
Later in the night, Hulk appears wearing red & yellow!
April 21, 2002 - Backlash: Hulkster defeats Triple H to win his 6th WWF Heavyweight Title..
May 2, 2002 - Smackdown!: Hulk Hogan defeats Chris Jericho when Triple H plays mind games with Y2J..
May 6, 2002 - RAW: Hulk Hogan steals Undertakers motorbike and runs it over with a Diesel truck..
May 9, 2002 - Smackdown!: Hulk Hogan & Edge vs Kurt Angle NC Chris Jericho when Triple H gets involved and all hell breaks
May 13, 2002 - RAW: Hogan defeats Ric Flair after lots of chaos involving the nWo, Bradshaw & Steve Austin..
After the match, Hogan is attacked by Undertaker, who drags him by the ankles with his motorbike..
Hogan does a neck injury angle and is stretchered out of the arena..
May 16, 2002 - Smackdown!: Hogan is brought to tears by an overwhealming Montreal crowd who cheered and chanted for 10
Vince came to the ring and insulted Hulkamania, and the Hulkster knocked him down and gave him the big legdrop!!
May 19, 2002 - Judgement Day: Hulk loses the Undisputed Championship to the Undertaker with a little help from Vince McMahon!
May 23, 2002 - Smackdown!: Hulk Hogan gives his retirement speech, but Vince McMahon comes out and crashes the party..
Vince says that as long as Hogan has a contract with the WWE, Hulk cannot retire..
Hulk attacks Vince, Taker runs out and rescues Vince..
Vince yells that Hulkamania will only die on HIS terms!!
June 6, 2002 - Smackdown!: Hull co-wins (with Triple) a battle royal for a title shot against Undertaker..
Vince McMahon orders a match between the two to determine a true #1 Contender, Triple H defeats Hulk Hogan..
Hogan congradulates Triple H right before the Undertaker & Kurt Angle attack both of them!
June 13, 2002 - Smackdown!: Hogan pulls off Kurt Angle's wig for the first time (On TV)..
June 23, 2002 - King of the Ring: Defeated by Kurt Angle..
July 4, 2002 - Smackdown!: Hogan & Edge defeat Billy & Chuck to win the WWE Tag Team Titles (Hogan's 1st WWE Tag title!)
July 18, 2002 - Smackdown!: Edge, Hulk & Rikishi defeats Lance Storm, Christian & Test..
July 21, 2002 - Vengeance: Lance Storm & Christian defeats Hulk Hogan & Edge (with Jericho's help) to win the WWE Tag
July 25, 2002 - Smackdown!: Hulk Hogan & The Rock defeat WWE Tag Team Champions, Lance Storm & Christian by Disqualification..
August 1, 2002 - Smackdown!: Hulk defeats Kurt Angle to win a chance to wrestle Brock Lesnar next week..
August 1, 2002 - Smackdown!: Hulk & Rock are defeated by Benoit & Guerrero when Benoit makes Rock tap out..
August 8, 2002 - Smackdown!: Hogan submits to Brock Lesnar's bearhug to lose the match! Lesnar goes on to smash Hulk with
Hogan decides not to go on the Australian tour which he was advertised on, upseting more than a few Australian fans..
October 2002: Hulk Hogan begins his promotional tour to promote his book, "Hollywood Hulk Hogan"..
World Wrestling Entertainment - Hulkmania vs McMahonamania
January 23, 2003 - Smackdown!: Hulk Hogan returns to the WWE for his "last journey", saying this time he wants to do it
Vince McMahon interrupts, and Hulk challanges him to a match and knocks Vince flat on his ass!
February 6, 2003 - Smackdown!: Hulk Hogan makes a live appearance on Smackdown!, cutting a promo on Rock & Vince McMahon..
February 20, 2003 - Smackdown!: The Rock & Hulk Hogan get into a confrontation concluded with Rock spitting in Hogan's
February 20, 2003 - Smackdown!: Hulk Hogan misses the show due to a legitimate family emergency, possibly involving his
February 23, 2002 - No Way Out: The Rock defeats Hulk Hogan after Vince McMahon pulls a screwjob finish on Hulkamania..
Mar 6, 2003 - Smackdown!: Vince McMahon & Hulk get into a heated debate, and Vince challanges Hulk to a "fight" at Wrestlemania..
March 20, 2003 - Smackdown!: Vince brutally attacks Hulk Hogan and forces him to sign the contract with his very own blood!!
March 27, 2003 - Smackdown!: Hulk comes out and gives his final thoughts on his "fight" with Vince McMahon this Sunday..
March 30, 2003 - Wrestlemania 19: Hulk Hogan beats Vince McMahon in a street fight dispite the shocking appearance by
April 3, 2003 - Smackdown!: Vince benches Hulk Hogan, saying he'll pay Hogan to stay at home, just to deprive the Hulkamaniacs..
World Wrestling Entertainment - Mr. America
May 1, 2003 - Smackdown!: Hulk Hogan returns as "Mr America", under a mask to counter the suspension by Vince McMahon....
May 18, 2003 - Judgment Day: Mr. America w/Zack Gowan defeats Roddy Piper w/Sean O'Haire & Vince McMahon..
May 22, 2003 - Smackdown!: Sean O'Haire defeats Mr. America by Count Out when Zack Gowan gets arrested and distracts America..
May 29, 2003 - Smackdown!: Mr. America passes a Lie Detector Test, but we can't say as much for Vince McMahon..
June 12, 2003 - Smackdown!: Vince McMahon beats Mr. America and then Zack Gowan in special Arm Wrestling contests!
June 30, 2003: Hulk Hogan announces on the Bubba the LoveSponge show that he has essentially quit the WWE -Click To Read
June 26, 2003 - Smackdown!: The Big Show / Shelton Benjamin / Charlie Haas defeats Brock Lesnar / Kurt Angle / Mr America..
July 2, 2003 - Smackdown!: Vince McMahon shows footage from last week when Mr. America took his mask off revealing Hulk
Vince McMahon says he's finally proved that Mr. America & Hulk Hogan are the same person, and promptly FIRES Hulk Hogan!
|September 10, 2003: Hulk Hogan is in talks with New Japan Pro Wrestling to have a match with Masahiro Chono at the
October 11, 2003: Hulk Hogan & Jimmy Hart arrived at Narita Airport in preparation for the group's 10/13 Tokyo Dome show..
Hulk Hogan was quoted by Yomiuri Sports and other Japanese press outlets as saying "No More WWE. No more Vince."
October 13, 2003: Hulk Hogan defeated Masa Chono in roughly 19 minutes..
After the match, as Hulk Hogan gave an interview, saying he wanted to win the IWGP title again, and then the NWA title..
Jeff Jarrett appeared and smashed a guitar over his head saying "Heard you wanted to come to TNA, well TNA just came to
Hulk Hogan started bleeding from the head and Masa Chono said he wanted to help Hulk Hogan..
October 15, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Clips are shown of the Hogan/Jarrett incident, and Jimmy Hart warns of Hulk Hogan's impending
February 28, 2005 - RAW: WWE announces that Hulk Hogan will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame this year at Wrestlemania..
March 7, 2005: Official court documents are filed that explain that Terry Bollea himself now owns the rights to the name
April 2, 2005 - Hall of Fame Ceremony: Hulk Hogan was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame along with 6 others in Los Angeles..
April 3, 2005 - Wrestlemania 21: Eugene made an appearance but was interrupted by Muhammad Hassan & Khrosrow Daivari..
Muhammad Hassan cut a promo complaining about being denied a "wrestlemania moment" so he'll make one for himself!
Muhammad Hassan & Daivari viciously attacked Eugene until Hulk Hogan made his return to save Eugene from the beating!
April 11, 2005 - RAW: Shawn Michaels looked into the camera and begged Hulk Hogan to team with against Hassan & Daivari!..
April 18, 2005 - RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Muhammad Hassan by DQ after Daivari interfered and double-teamed HBK..
Suddenly "Real American" music came over the loud speaker and Hollywood Hulk Hogan came down to make the save for HBK!
April 25, 2005 - RAW: Mean Gene interviews Shawn Michaels & Hulk Hogan about their upcoming tag match on PPV..
May 1, 2005 - Backlash: Hulk Hogan & Shawn Michaels defeated Muhammad Hassan & Khosrow Daivari..
June 27, 2005 - RAW: John Cena & Shawn Michaels & Hulk Hogan defeated Chris Jericho & Christian & Tyson Tomko!!!
July 4, 2005 - RAW: Carlito Cool had Hulk Hogan on his Cabana to promote "Hogan Knows Best" but Kurt Angle interrupted..
Shawn Michaels & Hulk Hogan defeated Kurt Angle & Carlito Cool | Michaels turned heel and superkicked Hogan!!
July 18, 2005 - RAW: Hulk Hogan accepted Shawn Michaels' challenge to a match at Summerslam 2005!
August 1, 2005 - RAW: Shawn Michaels created a vignette of himself impersonating Hulk Hogan's appearance on Larry King
August 8, 2005 - RAW: Eugene defeated Kurt Angle by DQ | Angle continued the assault until Hulk Hogan made the save!
Later that night, Hulk Hogan went face-to-face with Shawn Michaels and accepted his challenge for a match at Summerslam..
August 15, 2005 - RAW: Hulk Hogan defeated Kurt Angle by DQ after Shawn Michaels interfered and put Hogan in the sharpshooter!
August 21, 2005 - Summerslam: Hulk Hogan defeated Shawn Michaels in the main event concluding with an emotional handshake..