Hulk Hogan revealed how close he was to a return to WWE at this year’s WrestleMania

Hulk Hogan revealed how close he was to a return to WWE at this year’s WrestleMania

One of the crucial well-known professional wrestlers, Hulk Hogan, virtually got here again at WrestleMania this yr.

Vince McMahon’s son, Shane, contacted the legendary wrestler to see if “Hulkamania” would return to WWE.

Hogan’s wrestling profession has been stalled since his look on the TNA home present practically six years in the past. He was a part of a six man tag crew on the present.

Hulk Hogan addresses Saudi followers through the WWE “Crown Jewel” World Cup 2018 match on the King Saud College stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on November 2, 2018. (REUTERS/Faisal al-Nasser)

Hogan mentioned that McMahon referred to him as an “previous man” when he recalled their dialog.

“He [Shane] went, ‘Hey, you bought one other one in you previous man?”‘ Hogan mentioned. “I mentioned, ‘Take it simple on the previous man stuff, brother… What do you wanna do?'”


Hogan added that McMahon tried to steer him to return to the ring.

“He mentioned, ‘All you must do is stand in the course of the ring, and I will come to you.’ I mentioned, “Nicely now, my again wants just a little extra work. However that is one thing we will discuss subsequent yr,” mentioned Hogan.

Hulk Hogan in 2009

Hulk Hogan gestures to the viewers through the Hulkamania Tour on the Burswood Dome in Perth, Australia, on November 24, 2009. (Paul Kane Picture/Getty Photographs)

McMahon made his shock return to WWE throughout WrestleMania 39 at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles. However he ended up being unable to combat on account of a torn quad, which he suffered simply earlier than the combat was about to begin.

Hulk Hogan at Wrestlemania X8

Hulk Hogan flexing at Wrestlemania X8. (George Pimentel/WireImage)

Hogan, nonetheless, has not utterly shut the door on his wrestling profession, saying that he needs to compete in “retirement matches”.

“I’ve at all times needed to have a retirement match… I did not transfer like I ought to have,” he mentioned.

So I will maintain working, maintain coaching, and maintain doing rehab and see the place I’m six months from now. What I discovered concerning the wrestling enterprise, brother, isn’t say by no means.”


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