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Hulk Hogan Comments On Wrestlemania Rumors
March 17, 2017 (02:15) [ Indexed from WrestlingNewsWorld
Ever since Hulk Hogan was basically disowned by the WWE for going on a racially insensitive tirade that was caught on tape, the company has slowly worked at bringing him back into the fold. While he has yet to make an in-ring return since the incident, he has been included in more and more video packages and promotional material to ease his name back into the picture. Some fans believe that an appearance at this year's Wrestlemania is inevitable but Hogan quickly dispelled the rumours on Twitter, noting that he will be at Hogan's Beach Shop (which is also in […]
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Hulk Hogan To Make Wrestlemania Appearance?
February 10, 2017 (22:15) [ Indexed from WrestlingNewsWorld
There are rumours within the WWE right now that Hulk Hogan could be poised for a big return sooner rather than later as they have been slowly phasing his name back into various promos and segments on the WWE Network as compared to earlier when Hogan first got caught using the racial expletive that got him in trouble. We will report further on the story if more information becomes available. FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - App Store | Google Play
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What Should Close SummerSlam, Hogan In WWE, LGBT Characters Must Be Done Right
August 11, 2016 (16:30) [ Indexed from WrestlingNewsWorld
If you're booking Summerslam, what closes the show? I would close the show with Seth Rollins vs. Finn Balor for the newly minted WWE Universal Championship. As much as I hate the name and randomness of Raws new world championship, it would be a big step in righting the ship by having it headline a big four pay-per-view, especially for its inaugural match. I fear WWE will have Randy Orton vs. Brock Lesnar headline in a battle of the brands and the fact that Lesnar is seen as one of their top draws. Did you see what Dean Ambrose said […]
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Update On Hulk Hogans Lawsuit Against Gawker
February 27, 2016 (01:30) [ Indexed from Wrestling-Edge
Hulk Hogan is seeking $100 million in damages after Gawker released sex tapes that included himself and Bubba The Love Sponge's then-wife Heather Clem.
WTSP reports that attorneys for both sides recently went over logistics and jury selection."
The case is scheduled to go trial next Tuesday (March 1st).
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Eric Bischoff On Hogans 1998 WCW Contract, The Big Show, Almost Fighting Vince, WCWs Monster Truck Plans, Triple H As WWE Champ, More
February 19, 2016 (23:15) [ Indexed from WRESTLEZONE.com
WrestleZone Radiois proud present this exclusive interview with former President of WCW Eric Bischoff. Subscribe to WrestleZone Radio for FREE on iTunes Eric’s appearance was made possible by the Super Megafest Comic-Con taking place in Marlborough, MA from April 8-10th. Eric will be appearing at the event alongside WWE Hall of Famers Mick Foley & […]
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Eric Bischoff Comments On Hogans WWE Future, Titus ONeils WWE Suspension, AJ Styles WWE Debut, His Upcoming WWE DVD, More
February 15, 2016 (22:45) [ Indexed from WRESTLEZONE.com
WrestleZone Radiois proud present this President’s Day special exclusive interview with former President of WCW Eric Bischoff. Eric’s appearance was made possible by the Super Megafest Comic-Con taking place in Marlborough, MA from April 8-10th. Eric will be appearing at the event alongside WWE Hall of Famers Mick Foley & Ric Flair. You can find […]
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Hulk Hogan To Be Featured In LoanMart Commercials, The Kliq News
February 12, 2016 (21:45) [ Indexed from Wrestling-Edge
- WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan and 1-800-LoanMart officially announced a new creative collaboration that will see Hogan featured in TV and radio ads starting this week.
This series of commercials highlights our ability to give people a second chance with their finances. We believe Hulk Hogan is the perfect spokesperson to deliver this message in an uplifting and positive manner, said CEO Hugo Dooner in a press release.
- NXT Superstar Finn Balor and Diva Bayley will appear at iPlay America on Saturday, February 20.
- The Kliq is reuniting in Houston on Saturday. Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, and X-Pac Sean Waltman are scheduled for Tristars annual autograph & convention show in Houston on the Astrodome campus.
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Ronda Rousey Resumes MMA Training, Kanye West Wanted Flair and Hogan at His Album Party, Stephanies Instagram Gets Hacked
February 12, 2016 (04:45) [ Indexed from WRESTLEZONE.com
Ronda Rousey Resumes MMA Training According tobut TMZ Sports, Ronda Rouseywas back at Glendale Fighting Club training with her coach Edmond Taverdyan. The former UFC Bantamweight Champion had been sidelined with an injury since her loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193. Stephanie’s Instagram Gets Hacked Stephanie McMahon’s Instagram account was hacked earlier tonight, as […]
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More Details on MSG Network WrestleMania Special, Ben Stiller Narrating, Past Quotes from Vince McMahon, Hogan and More
February 11, 2016 (21:30) [ Indexed from WRESTLEZONE.com
As noted,MSG Networks is airing a special feature on WrestleMania I tomorrow night at 10:30pm EST. The episode touches on the cultural phenomenon known as WrestleMania that was born at The Garden on March 31, 1985. In one of Sports Entertainments most iconic moments, Hulk Hogan and Mr. T claimed a dramatic win over Rowdy […]
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Press Release: Hulk Hogan Teams Up With 1-800-LoanMart; National TV & Radio Campaign w/ Jimmy Hart
February 11, 2016 (17:00) [ Indexed from WRESTLEZONE.com
Previously TMZ reported thatHulk Hogan had landed a newendorsement deal with 1-800-LoanMart. Related:Hulk Hogan Lands New Endorsement Deal The following press release was released by 1-800-LoanMart earlier this week confirming that report. It also notes that Hogan’s long time friend Jimmy “Mouth Of The South” Hart will join him for special appearances. In the original […]
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Hulk Hogan Representative Issues Statement About Story Regarding Hogans WrestleMania Weekend Fees
February 07, 2016 (22:15) [ Indexed from WRESTLEZONE.com
Late last week a story from the Wrestling Observer broke stating that Hulk Hogan is asking for a “shockingly low” amount of money for appearances in Dallas during WrestleMania 32 weekend. Related:The Latest On Hulk Hogan Possibly Returning To WWE A representative from Prince Marketing Group, Nick Cordasco, reached out to WrestleZone with the following […]
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2/4 Edition of WZ Daily: Talking HBKs Potential WM32 Role, Is Hogan Returning To WWE?, Cruiserweight WWE Network Show?, More
February 04, 2016 (21:00) [ Indexed from WRESTLEZONE.com
WrestleZone Dailywaslive todayat NoonEST onWrestleZone Radio! Today’s episode is hosted byNick Hausmanand features NXT Rewind’sJonathan Jansenas the co-host. Announcement: WrestleZone Radio Now Available On Stitcher Midway through the showWrestleZone Dailywelcomesback independent pro wrestling ring announcer, interviewer and personalityKid Cadet.Kid chats candidly about: The current state of the WWE NXT women’s division How the mold of […]
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ON THE AIR: WZ Daily Talking The Latest WM32 Booking Plans, A Possible Hogan WWE Return, Light Weight WWE Network Show, More
February 04, 2016 (18:15) [ Indexed from WRESTLEZONE.com
WrestleZone Dailywill be going live today at Noon EST/11 am CST. Itis hosted byNick Hausmanand features NXT Rewind’sJonathan Jansenas the co-host. Announcement: WrestleZone Radio Now Available On Stitcher Midway through the showWrestleZone Dailywelcomesback independent pro wrestling ring announcer, interviewer and personalityKid Cadet. Subscribe to WrestleZone Radio on iTunes to get ALL our audio shows FOR […]
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Cyber Defamation Lawsuit Filed Against Brooke Hogan " Full Details
February 03, 2016 (01:45) [ Indexed from Wrestling-Edge
The following press release was sent to us:
SACKRIN & TOLCHINSKY, P.A., ANNOUNCES FILING OF CYBER DEFAMATION LAWSUIT AGAINST BROOKE ELLEN BOLLEA A/K/A BROOKE HOGAN
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL " Sackrin & Tolchinsky, P.A., a boutique South Florida-area law firm, announces the filing of a cyber defamation lawsuit on behalf of its client, Alexis Lexi Williams, against former reality TV star and singer Brooke Ellen Bollea a/k/a Brooke Hogan. The lawsuit, filed in the circuit court in and for Broward County, Florida, arises from social media posts Brooke published to her public Twitter and Instagram accounts in April, 2015, falsely accusing Ms. Williams of involvement in dog fighting. The style of the case is: Alexis Lexi Williams v. Brooke Ellen Bollea a/k/a Brooke Hogan, Case No. CACE-15-016171 (25).
Ms. Williams, a medical lab employee and veteran of the United States Army who has owned and loved animals all her life, has never met Brooke, yet as a result of Brookes malicious actions she has been continuously subjected to death threats, both in person and over the internet, as well as ridicule, humiliation, mental anguish, and a loss in her capacity to earn a living.
Brooke is originally from Clearwater, FL, but now resides in Nashville, TN, with her boyfriend, former Vanderbilt University baseball player Jack Armstrong.
While the Complaint in this case was filed on September 11, 2015, service of process has not yet been perfected on Brooke due to Brookes intentional efforts to evade service.
We attempted to arrange service in private with Brookes agent and manager. Brooke responded by deleting the posts in question, and hiding in Jacks house when a process server came to the door, said attorney Adam Sackrin, of the ongoing efforts to serve Brooke.
Ms. Williams is seeking compensatory damages and plans to ask for punitive damages.
About Sackrin & Tolchinsky, P.A.:
Since 1982, the lawyers at Sackrin & Tolchinsky, P.A., have provided professional legal representation to clients across the State of Florida. The law firmoffers legal assistance inmatters related to personal injury, wrongful death, car accidents, Florida probate, defamation, medical malpractice, slip and fall, real estate, and family law. Alan D. Sackrin, Esq., recently contributed to a Bloomberg article regarding cyber defamation, which can be read here:http://www.bna.com/court-affirms-350k-n57982066626/.
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Brooke Hogan Sued in Cyber Defamation Case
February 02, 2016 (23:45) [ Indexed from WRESTLEZONE.com
The following press release has been issued: SACKRIN & TOLCHINSKY, P.A., ANNOUNCES FILING OF CYBER DEFAMATION LAWSUIT AGAINST BROOKE ELLEN BOLLEA A/K/A BROOKE HOGAN FEBRUARY 2, 2016 HALLANDALE BEACH, FL — Sackrin & Tolchinsky, P.A., a boutique South Florida-area law firm, announces the filing of a cyber defamation lawsuit on behalf of its client, Alexis […]
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Ted Dibiase On Hulk Hogans Latest Scandal And Leaving WWE For WCW In 1996
January 29, 2016 (14:45) [ Indexed from Wrestling-Edge
WWE Hall of Famer Ted Dibiase recently appeared on Ring Rust Radio. Here are the highlights.
On working with Virgil:
"You know the thing about Virgil, or his real name is Mike Jones, when we were together he was never a problem. He didn't drink, didn't smoke, didn't do drugs, and he was always on time. Of course, you know you lay the foundation down when the relationship begins, and I think Virgil understood at least what his job was and he knew where his place was in means of the pecking order. He never got out of line and there was never any real problem with the guy. I guess the nicest way to say it is sometimes you didn't think that the elevator went to the top floor. He wasn't the brightest guy, you know? I always got along with him though. We would do our thing on the road and then I would see him in three days or a week, whatever it was at the time. I didn't really socialize a lot with him so to speak, but we had a great working relationship and we were friends. I don't know anything about Mike's personal life now. I knew back then that he lived at home with his mom, and post wrestling, according to him, he was a substitute schoolteacher and taught math. I'm not sure about that either or sure about any of that. Here is the thing where he really hurt himself and our relationship: The guys got to make a living, and I understand that. He was struggling and he had gone to some comic con events to do autograph signings. He started doing that long before I ever started doing it because when I got out of wrestling I went right into this ministry that I've been doing. I was spending most of my time speaking at churches and speaking in schools and things of that nature. I didn't do a lot of autograph signings, but I found out when I started doing a couple days, is that what he would do is call these promoters and say, "Would you like to book Ted and I," and they would say sure. He paid his own way and he would pick up his own hotel. What he would do is he would go or wait like a week or two weeks out and then call them and say, "Something has come up and Ted won't be able to make it, but I will still be there." I was oblivious to this and never knew what he was doing. It was just one of those things that I found out about later on. Then when I started doing more of the autograph signings and events like that, some of these promoters would say, "We got a call from Virgil so that works fine." What he was doing was going on my website and looking at where I was booked and tried to add himself to the deal. I just had to put my foot down say, "Look Mike, I like you, I am more than happy to work with you, but if I think it's right and that you should be there with me to do this then I'll let you know. Do not call these promoters and try to invite yourself to these events, you can't just do that." I think that's what hurt him. I know somebody told me that he actually set the table up in Grand Central Station, is that true? I just couldn't believe that, it's just unbelievable. I do know this: no matter where he does go, wherever he sets up a table, there's a big banner behind him and it's a picture both of us. He is advertising Million Dollar Man and Virgil, but the Million Dollar Man is no longer there with him. It's just sad, but I don't wish Mike any ill at all. You sometimes reap what you sow. You do things the wrong way and it comes back to bite you. I really think that is what happened to him."
On working with Hulk Hogan and Hogans racist scandal:
"I had a great working relationship with Terry from the very beginning. The first match he ever had in Madison Square Garden was with me where I was the baby face he was the heel. He thanked me that night and said, "I owe you one." Years later he's become this big star, and I come into the WWF and the first time we laid eyes on each other we shook hands and he said, "It's payback time." I had a great working relationship with him, and work wise I think a lot of people don't give them enough credit. If you watch the match that he had with the Ultimate Warrior when he put him over and made him the champion, it's the best match I've ever seen the Warrior have. That was all because of Hulk Hogan. Recently he has been through a lot of stuff. The whole deal with his family and the divorce, but I will tell you right now: he's the guy who tried to hold that family together. He did everything he could to make it work. This most recent thing is just a bunch of garbage. Hulk Hogan or Terry Bollea, is no more racist than you or I. As a matter-of-fact when the news broke, the next day I was at an autograph signing with Ron Simmons and he looked at me and said, "I've known that guy ever since I was in the business and what a bunch of baloney." We have all said things in anger in a moment that we don't mean. Especially when you are in a situation where you think it's safe and certainly you don't think you're being recorded. Not to mention the fact that it was how many years ago. I understand and I think that the WWE is in a situation where we live in this age of political correctness, which I absolutely hate, but there are somethings I guess you just have to do. WWE is not owned by Vince McMahon anymore, it's a publicly held company and I think that they didn't have a choice in doing what they did. I hope at some point in the future that could be rescinded because he doesn't deserve it, he really doesn't deserve it. Anybody black or white that knows him personally for any length of time can tell you he is in no way racist."
On leaving WWE for WCW in 1996:
"When I left the WWE then I wasn't unhappy with the company at all. This goes back to March 1992, post WrestleMania 8. I called home and my wife confronted me with adultery. That was a game changer, that's when Ted took a long hard look at his life and all that I was doing. I turned back to the faith that I've been raised in, that being my Christian faith. I made probably the best choice of my life right then. I could of tried to lie my way out of that deal and all that would have done was eventually blow up my face. I threw myself on the mercy of the court, so to speak, and I really thought that my wife was going to leave me. If I had been her, I would have. Her faith was such that she was willing and this is hard to explain, but it was line, "I don't really want to do this right now, right now I'd like to hit you in the head with a brick, but I serve a God of forgiveness and of restoration." Those were her words to me. I told her I am going to try, and she said, "I think you really want to change and I think you really want to be a man of God. I'm just not sure you're man enough." So she challenged me, and I took the challenge. I say that to bring you to where I was. When I went back to work for Vince after I had left in 1993, I realized that I have got to separate myself from this environment. Because if I don't separate myself from the environment, it's going to suck me back in again. Back then, we were all like rock stars. It was the next town, the next show, the next party, the next girl, and on and on and on. Whether it's football, basketball, baseball, movie stars or rock stars, it's the same old story. If you have a drinking problem, stay out of the bar. If you have a drug problem you stay off the street corner and get away. So when I went back to work for Vince, I went back to work as a ring-side manager managing talent and a color commentator. That did not require me to be on the road. The only time I was on the road was when I would go to the TVs which back then were done once every three weeks. I would go to the studio in Stanford for voiceovers once a week, the pay-per-views, and that was it. Vince decided that he wanted to utilize me, so he put me with Sid Vicious, Steve Austin and a lot of other guys. That rub as we call it, was to help elevate those guys at the time and I understood that. Where I think I failed was that when he decided to put me back on the road, the road for me was danger. If I stay out here long it's going to suck me back in again. I just can't do this. Vince has a business to run and he is going to put me where I'll best serve his purpose. He's not interested my personal problems, and so instead of going to him which I should've done, my contract was coming up so I wrote a letter basically saying I would like to renegotiate this. The word had already gotten out that there was a possibility that I was talking to WCW. What I found out from the WCW is that I could go to the WCW on a guaranteed contract and I would only be utilized as a manager and commentator. Which meant I was safe because I was not going to be on the road all the time. That's basically why I made the jump to WCW. It really wasn't for any other reason. I just chose basically my family; to save my marriage and to save myself from destruction. You look at the WWE today and there are a lot of things in place now to help that. They are only on the road four days a week and they probably have one of the most stringent drug testing policies going. That wasn't the case at the time. So I go to the WCW, and I'm brought in as part of the nWo and to be the spokesperson for them. I can't be the Million Dollar Man, so Hogan said, "Well, we will just call you Billionaire Ted." Great idea but you know, I got there and I just have to say it was probably the most ill run organization I've ever seen. As good as the ratings were, they were the best wrestling ratings ever. We were actually competing with NFL football, which is insane. The biggest angle in wrestling was the battle between the two companies and everybody knew it. There were nights that we would be getting ready to go on air live and they still were trying to figure out what they're going to do in the last segment. A lot of the guys that moved over had this creative control clause in their contracts. In other words, if you asked me to do something that I think is detrimental to my career then I have the right to refuse. Well that's like who is running the show? I remember Eric Bischoff one night after a show having a beer at the bar said that he is going run Vince of the business. I literally laughed in his face. I'll be honest with you, and I don't have any hard feelings towards Eric, but to be honest with you, I don't know how he got the job. He didn't create any new talent and the only talent that he could take some credit for creating was Goldberg. Goldberg had charisma and Goldberg had that look. It's hard not to get over it when they feed you everybody that's ever come down the pike and you beat them all. The war was going on at that time still because Ted Turner had basically bought all the talent created by Vince McMahon, but there was no new talent. So what did Vince do? He created new stars and thus the Attitude Era came into existence. I wasn't a big fan of the Attitude Era based on my faith and some of the sleazy stuff they did. A lot of it was extremely entertaining and funny, but a lot of fans' parents would say that we can't watch it anymore. Vince would tell you he was pulling out all the plugs and doing whatever he could do to survive and I can understand that. Those three years at WCW is probably the worst years of my career in terms of not being happy at all. The best part was that guaranteed contract. When Eric saw how my gimmick was getting over then all of a sudden he's involved himself. He is not the announcer now he is part of the nWo. He slowly is putting himself in that position of spokesperson, and so I just went to him and said, "Eric look, this is what you hired me to do and if you want to do it great, but for the last couple weeks I've been walking out there, standing in the corner, like a trophy holding Hogan's belt. I'm not Virgil, and I did I did spend 20 years of my life building a reputation and a career to go out being the Hulk's belt bearer. If you want the job great and if that's the case then send me home or give me another job to do." He said okay so I went home and collected my check until they brought me back. When they did, they brought me back is as babyface manager for the Steiner brothers. It didn't make any sense, but by that time to be honest with you, I didn't care anymore. When that contract was over, I was basically out of the wrestling industry because by that time I had started going to do a lot of speaking and getting my ministry up and rolling."
You can listen to the interview here:
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