WWE legend Hulk Hogan on what causes the "Silverdome" mistake, whether he was surprised by Undertaker's streak ending, what made him leave TNA for WWE, Daniel Bryan's WWE Title reign


prowrestling.net
MEMBERSHIP INFO | LOG-IN | CONTACT US | SUBMIT NEWS | ABOUT US
Insider News • Live TV & PPV Coverage • Hitlists • Results • Blogs

HOME | WWE NEWS | TNA NEWS | MMA NEWS | ALL NEWS | TV & PPV | ARENA REPORTS | VIEWPOINTS | PRODUCT REVIEWS | AWARDS



Dot Net App
GOT AN IPHONE, IPAD, IPOD TOUCH, SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB, OR ANDROID PHONE?

THEN BE SURE TO DOWNLOAD OUR NEW FREE APP
(or SEARCH "pro wrestling" in App Store or Android Marketplace)

Dot Net Podcast
CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO DOT NET FREE PODCAST IN ITUNES OR CLICK HERE FOR LISTING OF LATEST SHOWS

WWE News


WWE legend Hulk Hogan on what causes the "Silverdome" mistake, whether he was surprised by Undertaker's streak ending, what made him leave TNA for WWE, Daniel Bryan's WWE Title reign
2014-04-08 09:35:27


Chris Van Vliet of WOIO-TV spoke with Hulk Hogan on Monday. You can watch the full interview at Youtube.com.

What caused him to call the Superdome the "Silverdome": "I didn't realize it until the second time I had said it. We have a thing called the Gorilla position and I was ready to go out. They pulled me for a quick interview and we talked about the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal, and I had a tough time a few days ago with that. My manager Jimmy Hart and I just stood and stared at the statue and when I looked at his face, I lost it and I was totally rattled for at least half that day. It really upset me, in a good way. So in that interview when we talked about the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal and then I went straight out there I guess my mind was still thinking Andre. But the crowd sure let me know that I was saying the wrong name of the venue. So I apologized to them and I made sure that I tagged it at the end again with the Skydome. Oh man, the Superdome."

Being part of WrestleMania 1 and WrestleMania 30: "Well it's huge. We started this thing out in Madison Square Garden, we were just a "rasslin" company and Vince McMahon had this crazy vision that he was going to take wrestling all over the world. Little did we know that when we brought Mr. T in that the ship would kind of point towards entertainment. So here we go, fast forward thirty years later and it's the largest entertainment company in the world."

Did he think The Undertaker's streak would come to an end: "No. No I didn't. I thought that the streak would go on forever until he decided to rest in peace."

On whether Daniel Bryan's title run will last: "It's his time, this is a new era. And last night in the Superdome the people really let everybody know what they wanted and who they wanted to be champion so I think everybody gets it."

His favorite WrestleMania moment: "For me it was Andre. In the Silverdome. Not the Skydome, not the Superdome (laughs). That was a huge moment. It was the largest indoor attendance record and it still stands today and I didn't know what was going on. I didn't know if I was going to be able to get him up and slam him and I wasn't sure that he was going to pass the torch. It was a very different time in sports entertainment and we were still pretty barbaric in our thinking. That was my favorite moment because if it hadn't have been for him, I never would have been shot of a cannon like I was."

What made him leave TNA to come back to WWE: "It wasn't what made me want to come back, it was that I needed to come back. This was my home. I mean I started here in the late '70s with Vince McMahon Sr. and I was his guy, he brought me along and he named me Hulk Hogan. He gave me this super huge push way back in the day in Shea Stadium when I wrestled Andre The Giant. It just made sense. After all of the years that I've been gone and I wasn't wrestling, with all of the surgeries I've had and when they told me that I wasn't going to be able to walk again after the sixth back surgery. Finally after the ninth back surgery I'm on my feet and I'm running and it just made sense to come back. And for me to come back with the Network and to be the host of Wrestlemania 30 in the Superdome, the whole thing just kind of came together perfectly and I'm here to stay."

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/1v8LWZMZ-g4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

RECOMMEND THIS ARTICLE:


READ OUR INSIDER NEWS BEFORE ANYONE ELSE! BECOME A MEMBER FOR JUST $7.50 A MONTH (or less with a year-long sub) - GET THE FIRST LOOK AT EXCLUSIVE INSIDER DOT NET NEWS, TONS OF EXCLUSIVE AUDIO CONTENT, MEMBER MESSAGE BOARD ACCESS, START YOUR OWN BLOG, AND VIEW THE SITE WITHOUT ANY ADVERTISING: SIGN ME UP (or MORE INFO)



RELATED ARTICLES FROM MGID AFFILIATE SITES...



MEMBERSHIP INFO
Become a Dot Net Member right now for $7.50 a month or $66 a year ($5.50 a month avg.). Get exclusive audio, first-look insider news, Forum access, member blogs, more...

CLICK FOR SIGN-UP INFO


The Current Must-Read List
7/24 Barnett's TNA Impact Wrestling Live Coverage Review: The Great Muta appears, Jeff and Matt Hardy reunite, Bobby Roode vs. MVP and more...
7/24 WWE NXT Live Coverage: Adrian Neville vs. Rusev, Summer Rae vs. Charlotte for the NXT Women's Championship, Sin Cara and Kalisto vs. The Vaudevillains, The Ascension, Tyler Breeze, and more
WWE star Roman Reigns on his troubled childhood, Titus O'Neil shares story of how he was conceived
7/24 Dot Net Weekly Audio Show Set List: WWE SummerSlam, #WWETransformed campaign, TNA TV contract talks note, Jim Ross, Kevin Steen, ROH contract talks
WWE News: Sting appears at WWE event
WWE News: #WWETransformed explanation
07/24 Prowrestling.net Live Podcast: Jonny Fairplay and Sean "X-Pac" Waltman's uncensored podcast (Part One)
WWE News: Latest #WWETransformed tease
WWE News: Former champion returns in dark segment at the Smackdown taping
7/22 WWE Smackdown taping spoilers: Full coverage of the taping for Friday's television show (spoilers)
ACCESS PREVIOUS MUST-READ ARTICLES

Vote In Our Latest Poll

WWE Battleground: Grade the event
  
pollcode.com free polls 

VOTE IN OR SEE RESULTS OF PREVIOUS POLLS
VOTE IN OR SEE RESULTS OF PREVIOUS POLLS

Dot Net Free Podcasts
07/24 Prowrestling.net Live Podcast: Jonny Fairplay and Sean "X-Pac" Waltman's uncensored podcast (Part One)
07/21 Prowrestling.net Live Podcast: Jason Powell and Zack Zimmerman take your phone calls following Raw
07/19 "All Access" WWE Smackdown audio review – Bray Wyatt, Chris Jericho, Luke Harper, Dean Ambrose and more...
07/18 Prowrestling.net All Access Podcast: TNA Impact Wrestling audio review - X-Division gauntlet match and Lashley vs. Jeff Hardy for the TNA Championship, and more
07/16 Prowrestling.net Live Podcast: Jonny Fairplay and Sean "X-Pac" Waltman host their first uncensored podcast
07/14 Prowrestling.net Live Podcast: Jason Powell and Chris Shore take your phone calls
07/12 Prowrestling.net All Access Podcast: WWE Smackdown audio review - Roman Reigns bad night, Chris Jericho vs. Randy Orton, Summer Rae and Layla, and more
07/11 Dot Net All Access TNA Impact Wrestling audio review: Kurt Angle, Jeff Hardy, X Division Title Change, and more...
07/07 Prowrestling.net Live Podcast: Jason Powell and Will Pruett take your phone calls
07/05 "All Access" WWE Smackdown audio review – Jake Barnett on Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, Rusev, Jack Swagger and more
CLICK FOR FULL LISTING OF ALL PODCASTS

Latest from Our Affiliate Site

_pwtorch.com_
CLICK HERE FOR MORE PWTORCH HEADLINES

© 2008-2012 LAST ROW MEDIA LLC • ALL RIGHTS RESERVED -- PRIVACY POLICY