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Hulk Hogan is an American professional wrestler born in 1953 in Augusta, Georgia. Hogan has wrestled the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) and the American Wrestling Association (AWA) during his career. Hogan has won six WWE World Heavyweight Titles, six WCW World Heavyweight Titles, and the WWE World Tag Team Championship. In 2005, Hogan was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. He has also appeared in movies such as Rocky III, No Hold Barred, Mr. Nanny, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, and Santa with Muscles. Hogan has two children and is married to Jennifer McDaniel.

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31 Aug, 2015

Apologizes for racial slur

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Hogan apologizes on Good Morning America, for calling his daughter’s boyfriend a “nigger”.

I’m not a racist but I never should have said what I said. It was wrong. I’m embarrassed by it…If anybody should have disowned me it should have been her,’ said Hogan. ‘I was upset about something that happened between her and her boyfriend…Please forgive me.

He says he was suicidal:

I was to the point where I wanted to kill myself, you know? I was completely broken and destroyed and said, ‘What’s the easiest way out of this?’ I mean, I was lost. I’ve worked for the WWE for almost 30 years off and on… and then all of a sudden, everything I’ve done my whole career and my whole life was like it never happened.

Hogan also says he inherited racial bias from growing up in Port Tampa

People need to realize that you inherit things from your environment. And where I grew up was south Tampa, Port Tampa, and it was a really rough neighborhood, very low income. And all my friends, we greeted each other saying that word…I would say that is very fair [that I inherited a racial bias]. ‘I think that was part of the culture and the environment I grew up in and I think that’s fair to say.

24 Jul, 2015

Fired from WWE

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Hogan’s is fired from WWE.

WWE has terminated its contract with Terry Bollea (aka Hulk Hogan). WWE is committed to embracing and celebrating individuals from all backgrounds as demonstarted by the diversity of our employees, performers and fans worldwide.

Apologizes for racist slurs

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Hogan apologizes for racial remarks made eight years ago in unauthorized sex tape. The apology comes after The National Enquirer releases a transcript that includes the n-word.

Eight years ago I used offensive language during a conversation. It was unacceptable for me to have used that offensive language; there is no excuse for it; and I apologize for having done it. I believe very strongly that every person in the world is important and should not be treated differently based on race, gender, orientation, religious beliefs or otherwise. I am disappointed with myself that I used language that is offensive and inconsistent with my own beliefs.

15 Dec, 2014

Huffington Post interview

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Hogan is interviewed by the Huffington Post. He discusses professional athletes coming out of the closet as openly homosexual.

I think everybody’s been reeducated, so it’s not that big a deal. At least for me — and I can only speak from my heart — I’ve got people all around me who are gay, so it’s not an issue with me. I think the whole world feels like that now. I knew Pat (Patterson) was gay back in 1976, when he helped me start wrestling. Whenever I see Pat, I give him a big hug and kiss. He’s my guy! There are several wrestlers in Japan who are gay. I’ve just never looked at it as anything weird. It was normal.

11 Dec, 2014

WRBL 3 interview

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Hogan appears on WRBL 3 News to discuss this year’s WWE Tribute to the Troops event.

When I see these soldiers doing what they do, they’re the best at what they do. It really makes me proud because every one, so far, has come up to me and said, ‘Hey Hulk, I was a little, teeny Hulkster growing up,’ or ‘I’m still a Hulkamaniac!’ That’s really cool to hear that.

10 Dec, 2014

Appearance announcement

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WWE adds Hogan to advertising for Monday Night RAW on December 22nd, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

5 Nov, 2014

Chad Dukes interview

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Hogan is a guest on the Chad Dukes Wrestling Show to discuss his regrets and Bray Wyatt.

He fits in that grey area, and I’m gonna put myself over, that I started when I turned bad guy, Hollywood Hogan and people cheered me. It just showed the fans, whether you’re good guy or bad guy, they’re gonna cheer who they love and like to watch perform and I think he kinda broke down that barrier again. At first I was like ‘Oh man what is this guy doing,’ and then I started watching him and with the mind games and the rap and basically how good he was in the ring. I remember one pay-per-view he wrestled Daniel Bryan in the opening match, was like a year or so ago, nobody could follow that match. It was the first match of the pay-per-view and they tore it down. Daniel Bryan and Bray Wyatt. And I said this guy’s gonna be red-hot.

17 Oct, 2014

Appearance announcement

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WWE announces Hogan will appear as a special guest on the October 20th edition of Monday Night RAW in Kansas City. The event’s ad reads:

Hulk Hogan returns to Kansas City for the first time in over a decade!

25 Sep, 2014

Removes dress code


Hogan’s dress code sign on his restaurant Hogan’s Beach causes racial controversy, he calls the restaurant’s managers and demands that the sign be taken down permanently.

I am not racist … and neither is the restaurant. The dress code was modeled after ones used at Las Vegas and Miami pool parties.

Restaurant dress code


Hogans-Beach-Dress-CodeHogan enforces a dress code at his Hogan’s Beach restaurant in Tampa, Florida. The dress code restricts oversized t-shirts, oversized or excessive jewelry and high-top sneakers to name a few. Hogan’s Beach employee:

You can wear just about anything for lunch or dinner, but the dress code is strictly enforced during concert events.

23 Aug, 2014

Legends to appear on RAW

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WWE announces Ric Flair, Shawn Michaels and Hulk Hogan will all appear on Monday Night RAW in Anaheim, California.

The WWE Universe is still buzzing about the brutal beating John Cena suffered at the hands of Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam. To kick off Raw, WWE Hall of Famers Hulk Hogan, Shawn Michaels and Ric Flair will be in the house to weigh in on the upcoming Lesnar-Cena at Night of Champions.

Yahoo Sports interview

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Hogan sits down with Yahoo Sports to discuss Summerslam and Stone Cold Steve Austin.

I know he had a good run when he was in the Attitude Era. I don’t know how long the Attitude Era was — four years, eight years — I don’t know how long it was. That’s where we totally disagree. Maybe he and I should lock up and figure this thing out. That would be a nice match.

5 Aug, 2014

Matthew Aaron Show interview

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Hogan appears on The Matthew Aaron Show podcast. Hogan talks potential in-ring return and career regrets.

Brother, my goal is to perform in the ring again, it’s not if, it’s when, I’ve been training like crazy, my back doesn’t hurt at all, my back’s perfect, now I’ve finally got by back straightened out and I’m really trying to get myself into shape because if you step inside that WWE ring you better bring it, and last time I brought it they begged me to take it back.

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2K15 Special Edition

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WWE and 2K Sports announce Special Hulkamania edition of WWE 2K15. The release will feature a signed Hulk Hogan collectible card, a Hogan vinyl figure, a piece of the ring canvas from Hogan’s 2014 WWE return and two exclusive playable Hulk Hogan characters.

4 Aug, 2014

Birthday appearance

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WWE teases surprise special guests to join Hogan for Monday Night RAW special on August 11th for his birthday celebration. Hogan will be 61 years old.

6 Apr, 2014

Wrestlemania 30


Wrestlemania 30 is held at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. The event is hosted by Hulk Hogan and features Danial Bryan vs Triple H, John Cena vs Bray Wyatt, Brock Lesnar vs The Undertaker (ending Undertaker’s 21 year undefeated streak), AJ Lee vs Naomi and Daniel Bryan vs Batista vs Randy Orton for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.