Hulk Hogan is one of the greatest, possibly the greatest legend in wrestling history and certainly WWE. There are several funny and curious anecdotes about the WWE Hall of Famer and the last curiosity was recalled by the wrestler during the After The Bell broadcast, to Corey Graves' microphones.
For the occasion, Hulk Hogan talked about his return to WWE in 2002, which literally shocked the WWE Universe and what Vince McMahon told him after his return.
Vince McMahon and Hulk Hogan's friendship
Hulk Hogan left WWE in 1993, shortly after his contract expired.
He worked for several years in the rival company of Vince McMahon's company, the WCW and then returned to WWE in 2002 after the WCW was bought by the WWE. Here are the words of the wrestling legend: "Vince McMahon said to me 'You know, things are just different now and I want you to challenge The Rock and drag him through the challenge.
It was strange because Vince hadn't seen me fight for a long time, we met in Miami, there was The Rock, Pat Patterson and Rocky Johnson, the father of The Rock." On that occasion, Hogan revealed that The Rock told him to prepare together for Wrestlemania and their match, but he was not interested and preferred to do everything in the ring, surprisingly.
In general, in the course of his experience in the company Hulk Hogan and Vince McMahon have had a fluctuating relationship, the wrestler has been fundamental to the growth of the WWE throughout history, but at the same time, the WWE Chairman was very disappointed when Hulk Hogan left.
the company and moved from rivals to WCW. We will see Hulk Hogan again at Wrestlemania 37 where the WWE legend will be the official presenter of the company along with Titus O'Neil, for the event to be held on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Florida.
Vince McMahon and Hulk Hogan have had a rocky relationship over the decades. Hogan helped McMahon's WWF become a global phenomenon, but the WWE Chairman was hurt when Hogan decided to join WCW, which Bruce Prichard revealed a few years ago.
Eric Bischoff recently discussed Hogan and McMahon's relationship and stated that it was like the "most dysfunctional married couple in the world" Hulk Hogan will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as part of nWo, and will also be the host of WrestleMania 37, later this month.