Hulk Hogan returning to ‘WWE Raw’ to honour ‘Mean’ Gene Okerlund

Hulk Hogan returning to ‘WWE Raw’ to honour ‘Mean’ Gene Okerlund

Hulk Hogan returning to ‘WWE Raw’ to honour ‘Mean’ Gene Okerlund

The friendship between Hogan and Okerlund spanned decades while working together through AWA, WWE and WCW.

Four years ago, Hogan was sacked from his contract as a WWE ambassador in 2015 for racist remarks caught on a leaked sex tape.

In the past 12 months, Hogan has publicly apologized and also addressed the WWE locker room. But in the summer of 2018, Hogan was reinstated, and the next move on his retribution tour would be a physical appearance at a WWE show.

Okerlund stayed with WCW until 2001, when he returned to the WWE in a variety of different capacities.

Hulk Hogan has been seen on RAW in years and only appeared at the WWE Crown Jewel event. Growing up like you guys said in the mid-80s I was in high school and college watching him do his thing and I would imitate Mean Gene with any microphone I could find.

A few days later, WWE announced that Hogan would make his return to be the master of ceremonies for "Mean" Gene's televised send-off.

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Hogan then talked about what Okerlund is doing in heaven and name-dropped "Macho Man" Randy Savage, Andre the Giant, Mr.

The announcement also included a video that showed Okerlund and Hogan training in anticipation of "an unusual tag team" match in the 1980s.

'RIP my brother HH, ' Hogan concluded.

- It does seem that Kenny Omega is done with New Japan Pro Wrestling as his deal was set to expire this month and he dropped the title in the main even of Wrestling Kingdom 13.

There has been speculation that WWE offered a contract worth several million dollars per year, but that has not been confirmed.

Omega has not addressed what is next, but he did post the following interesting tweet after his loss at Wrestle Kingdom 13.

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