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Hogan contemplated suicide after racist rant went public

    Hulk Hogan says he contemplated suicide shortly after his racist rant from several years ago went public last month, and the former WWE superstar is asking for forgiveness. In an interview with Amy Robach of ABC News that aired on “Good Morning America” Monday, Hogan said he was “upset over a situation that happened” with his daughter Brooke and a man she was dating...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Rock 'pretty disappointed,' but defends Hulk Hogan

A “pretty disappointed” Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson nevertheless went to bat for pal and professional wrestling colleague Hulk Hogan, defending him to a certain extent by arguing that everyone has “talked trash” behind closed doors. Johnson was making an appearance on Thursday at the 2015 TCA press tour panel to promote his new HBO series...Read More The post Dwayne ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

The indefensible Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan isn’t making it easy. Transcripts released throughout the week featured the WWE icon using slurs and homophobic language. Unfortunately, it has gotten to the point that even his biggest fans are struggling to root for their childhood hero.   I have never been one to demonize a public figure over language. Yet I am still looking for a path of clarity and forgiveness...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan reportedly used homophobic slurs, too

Just when you thought Hulk Hogan couldn’t possibly look any worse in the wake of his alleged racist rant going public, a new wrinkle to the story paints Hogan as even more of a bigot. According to a report that Radar Online is calling a “joint investigation” with the National Enquirer, Hogan also used homophobic...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Terry Bollea's self-destruction: Hulkamania as social construct

Mel Gibson has never had his name legally changed to Martin Riggs nor has he been known to stagger about Hollywood neighborhoods brandishing a prop LAPD badge shouting, “hey, where’s the bad guys?” Thus, socially just and conscientious action film fans can still watch Lethal Weapon and feel somewhat okay about it. On the night of November 17, 2006, Michael Richards was not...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Wrestler Hulk Hogan apologizes for racist rant

Hulk Hogan issued a statement on Friday morning apologizing for racist remarks he made several years ago that have just recently been brought to light. “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...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan's racist rant allegedly happened during sex tape

The WWE scrubbed almost all mentions of Hulk Hogan from its website on Thursday night, and now we know why. Initial speculation was that the WWE was dropping Hogan before an interview from 2012 in which he used the N-word went viral. While that interview does exist (as we showed you earlier), Hogan was allegedly...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE appears to cut ties with Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan appears to once again be in the center of controversy. World Wrestling Entertainment has appeared to completely sever ties with Hogan, and it’s still not exactly clear the reason. Hogan’s name has been removed from the website, he’s no longer listed as a host for WWE’s “Tough Enough” TV show, and all of his merchandise has been pulled from the WWE’s online...
Via NESN.com
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Stone Cold Steve Austin Talks WWE Heat, WrestleMania, and More

Stone Cold Steve Austin is a fairly modest guy and is never one to toot his own horn. Yet Austin has made one thing perfectly clear in recent years, he was the biggest draw in WWE history and he doesn't care if your name is Hogan or Rock, he wants his respect.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE Ultimate Warrior: Always Believe DVD Review

Prior to his induction, the Ultimate Warrior finally came to terms with Vince McMahon and company after nearly 20 years, signing deals for his likeness to be used on action figures, in video games, and a proper DVD not named “The Self-Destruction of the Ultimate Warrior” (more on that later) chronicling his career, that was fairly well received.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE announces all-star panel and coaches for ‘Tough Enough’ series return

With anticipation already building for the return of WWE Tough Enough on June 23rd, the buzz surrounding the show reached an all-time high earlier today. It’s been confirmed that WWE Superstar, certified rockstar, and podcast host extraordinaire Chris Jericho will be hosting this season with some help from fellow Canadian Renee Young. The all-star panel will consist of Triple...
Via Fight Booth
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan Gunning For WWE WrestleMania 32 Match

WrestleMania 32 is just under a year away and WWE legend Hulk Hogan is already campaigning for a match. Hulk is ready to lace up the boots for one more Mania match and according to him, he has the support of the CEO.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bacon Shorts Episode 2 – Hulkamania Runs Wild

On the second episode of Bacon Shorts I channel my inner Hulkamaniac, flag Adam Morrison’s man bun, plus have has some thoughts about Michael Jordan & Lex Luger kicking it together on MJ Monday.   If you missed the first episode of Bacon Shorts you can check it out here. Your feedback is really important so hit me up on Twitter @BaconSports or on Facebook and let me...
Via Bacon Sports
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Nash Expected To Round out WWE 2015 Hall Of Fame Class

The final entry into the WWE Hall of Fame is expected to be announced Monday night. The final entrant is scheduled to close the show, surely creating controversy as always. Let the political conspiracy theories begin!
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

31 WrestleMania backstage urban legends

There have been no shortage of WrestleMania tales over the last 30 years. In no particular order of importance here are 31 of what I found to be most the fascinating. Some of these are urban legend, some of these are alleged, most of these true and all are fascinating.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE WrestleMania 32 Announcement and Press Conference

It is official! WrestleMania 32 is coming to AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas. The WWE made the official announcement on Tuesday with some heavy hitters in attendance to answer questions. Check out the video and the press conference below.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan Wants Another WWE Title Run

Hulk Hogan may have had numerous back surgeries and in his early sixties but that doesn’t mean he Is finished wrestling. The pro wrestling legend has big aspirations including another run with the WWE strap.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Pro Wrestling's Greatest Feuds: Hulk Hogan vs. Paul Orndorff

Over 25 years later all you have to do is mention Hulk Hogan vs. Paul Orndorff to the fans that lived it and you will get smiles and memories. Orndorff vs. Hogan even decades later remains one of the most memorable rivalries of arguably the biggest period in pro wrestling.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan could wrestle at WrestleMania 31

I have to admit that I never thought it was going to happen. Hulk Hogan has been talking for a year about coming back for one match at WWE WrestleMania. It seemed like a longshot but a new report indicates he may be closer than any of us think.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

10 of the Scariest Pro Wrestlers from the 1980s

Halloween is the time of year where many of us get dressed up in our scariest costumes in an attempt to invoke fear and terror among the masses. Well back in the 1980s, Halloween was 365 days a year in pro wrestling and here are ten scary pictures from that era to prove it.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Wrestling’s Greatest Feuds: Hulk Hogan vs. Randy Savage

Every once in awhile a great pro wrestling rivalry spills from the world of make-believe into the world of real life. Considering the fact that Randy Savage and Hulk Hogan are two of the smartest businessmen in pro wrestling, it is surprising as to how much heat the two have outside of the ring. Personal issues aside, Hogan vs. Savage is one of the greatest rivalries of all-time.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

RAW Positives: The brilliance of Ambrose, Wyatt’s poised for a comeback and more

We could talk all day about how much garbage is aired weekly on WWE’s flagship program each Monday night. It’s just too easy. My suggestion has always been to DVR the show instead of sitting through the full 3 hours and 15 minutes or so of programming. It’s a lot less painful, and on some nights you can finish is less than an hour. Instead of concentrating on the garbage...
Via Fight Booth
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Randy Savage WWE Documentary Synopsis Released

The WWE are taking another shot at telling the story of the late Macho Man Randy Savage. The WWE will be releasing a brand new video documentary in November on the former champion. A new synopsis reveals some of the details of this highly anticipated set.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

When is it time to hang up the pro wrestling boots?

The last few months have seen the return of some of the Legends of WWE. It has caused me to pause for a moment or two to think about the Legends of Wrestling and to ask this general question…
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The big deal about Ric Flair: An open reply

hank you for your column on “What Is the Big Deal about Ric Flair Anywooo? There are a few things you left out in the education of understanding one of the greatest performers to ever walk into a squared circle.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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