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New World Order (nWo) and Dave Bautista First 2020 Inductees to WWE Hall of Fame

WWE Hall of Fame 2020: New World Order (nWo), Dave Bautista First Inductees

World Wrestling Entertainment announced their first two inductions to their Class of 2020 Hall of Fame: the New World Order (nWo) (Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall and Sean Waltman) and Dave Bautista. The Rise of the nWo On July 7, 1996, three of the biggest personalities in World Championship Wrestling ushered in what is many […]

Does WWE's Braun Strowman Need a Beatdown from The Incredible Hulk?

Does WWE's Braun Strowman Need a Beatdown from The Incredible Hulk?

When WWE used the name "Hulk" as the ring name for professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, they were forced into a legal settlement with Marvel Comics over the Hulk trademark. But aside from his muscular physique, Hogan's character wasn't very much like the Incredible Hulk at all. After all, the Hulk has never been known to […]

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Hulk Hogan to Induct Brutus Beefcake in WWE Hall of Fame

The Immortal Hulk Hogan will induct Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake in to the WWE Hall of Fame, a press release from WWE revealed Thursday. The announcement confirmed rumors that Hogan would induct his longtime friend, which will presumably somehow help other's learn from Hogan's mistakes, which WWE swore last year was the only capacity in […]

Chris Hemsworth to Play Hulk Hogan in Todd Phillips-Directed Biopic

Chris Hemsworth will play another larger-than-life figure as wrestling icon Hulk Hogan in a biopic directed by Todd Phillips. Phillips working alongside his The Joker scribe Scott Silver will reunite to work on the film. Joining them is John Pollono, who will co-write the script with Silver, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The likely outlet […]

WWE Royal Rumble 2019: Bleeding Cool Ranks All 32 Rumble Matches!

Ahh, the WWE's Royal Rumble! Every January, there is at least one thing all wrestling fans can agree on: we love us some Rumble. 30 men and 30 women (sometimes 40!) come to the ring in timed intervals one at a time for the ultimate shot at immortality: main eventing the granddaddy of them all, […]

Wrestling World More Concerned With Priscilla Kelly's Tampon Than Hulk Hogan's Return

The wrestling world was on fire this weekend, debating the morality of a controversial booking decision. No, we're not talking about WWE using the death of beloved personality Mean Gene Okerlund as an excuse to further their goal of cleaning up Hulk Hogan's image. We're talking about Priscilla Kelly pulling a bloody tampon out of her […]

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WWE to Use Death of Mean Gene Okerlund to Bring Hulk Hogan Back to Raw

Just days after the death of legendary interviewer Mean Gene Okerlund, WWE has announced that disgraced former star Hulk Hogan will return to Monday Night Raw on January 7th to pay tribute to his friend and former co-worker. The move, according to WWE's announcement, has everything to do with honoring the late Okerlund, and presumably […]

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Remembering the Career of WWE HOF Announcer "Mean" Gene Okerlund

Beloved WWE announcer and Hall of Fame member "Mean" Gene Okerlund, created some wonderful memories for wrestling fans through his near five decades in the grappling world. WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer Gene Okerlund, the most recognizable interviewer in sports-entertainment history, has passed away at age 76. — WWE (@WWE) […]

WWE Smackdown: Why "The Man" Becky Lynch is "The Face That Runs The Place"

Professional wrestler Becky Lynch is a revolution of her own making by doing something no other woman has done in WWE: become its top star…"The Face That Runs The Place." On the January 1st edition of WWE's SmackDown, Lynch crashed John Cena's return to the company, declaring an open challenge to anyone in the back. […]

Five WWE Figures Mattel Needs to Make Elite Figures For

Mattel's WWE line of figures is one of the most vast and successful figure lines around. Every year, the design team puts out wave after wave of figures covering all eras of the company, and we collectors gobble them up as fast as we can grab them off the peg or click the order button. […]

Mark Henry Says Hulk Hogan Needs to Apologize Like He Honestly Feels Remorse

Hulk Hogan has apologized enough, in the opinion of some people, such as Hulk Hogan. It's apparently enough for WWE, who trotted out the aging Hulkster at their Crown Jewel PPV last week in Saudi Arabia to spout his catchphrases and pose for the crowd, contradicting previous claims that they would only work with Hogan […]

Hulk Hogan Apologizes to WWE Universe… For Being Too Jacked, Brother

Hulk Hogan finally returned to WWE last week at Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia, ostensibly hosting the show, though he really only came out and cut a quick promo running through his catchphrases at the start of the event. Surreal. #WWECrownJewel @HulkHogan — WWE (@WWE) November 4, 2018 Crown Jewel was a subject of […]

Report: WWE Adds Hulk Hogan, Renee Young to Saudi Arabia's Crown Jewel Event

It's been a rough couple of weeks for the WWE. The organization has been under fire from the media and fans for its determination to press ahead with a lucrative deal with the government of Saudi Arabia to produce pro wrestling events in the country in the wake of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. […]

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Hulk Hogan Asks: Hasn't Hulk Hogan Apologized Enough?

Recently reinstated WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan seems to be growing impatient with the results of his attempted comeback. The Immortal Hulkster was banished from WWE in 2014 after leaked audio from a sex tape featured Hulk in more than one compromising position, as the tape contained an explicitly racist rant from Hogan. I […]

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Hulk Hogan Reinstated in WWE Hall of Fame, Meets with WWE Superstars

Hulk Hogan's return to WWE is getting closer. We've covered Hogan's quest to rehab his image so that WWE can bring him back after firing the Hall-of-Famer in 2015. Today, it seems, that quest is nearer completion than ever, as WWE has issued the following statement on their website: After a three-year suspension, Hulk Hogan […]

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Velveteen Dream Rejects Hulk Hogan's Offer to Manage Him

Things have come full circle in the saga of disgraced orange goblin Hulk Hogan and NXT superstar Velveteen Dream. Hogan's final act in WWE before being fired for a leaked racist rant in 2014 was to eliminate Dream, then known as "Patrick," from WWE's Tough Enough reality show competition. Four years later, it's Velveteen Dream […]

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Hulk Hogan Wants to Return to WWE… As Velveteen Dream's Manager?

The NXT superstar known as Velveteen Dream got his WWE start as a contestant named Patrick on the 2014 season of Tough Enough, which is where Hulk Hogan was serving as a judge when his racist rant was leaked online, causing him to be fired. Now, it seems that the Hulkster is hoping to bring […]

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Hulk Hogan Finally Helping Others Learn from His Mistakes

Bleeding Cool has been keeping you up to speed on Hulk Hogan's comeback in WWE. WWE admitted to talking to Hogan about working together earlier this year, when Hogan was set to appear at the premiere of HBO's Andre the Giant documentary. Hogan has been publicly optimistic about a return, though reaction from wrestlers has been […]