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    Posted: 09/November/2016 at 12:59
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Why do so many people seemingly question the logic of WWE in perhaps bringing Hulk Hogan back for a WM33 Orlando appearance? Seems like good marketing mto me and something I that I'd concur with without any reservations. Hogan's an icon, the Babe Ruth of his era, and would appeal to many fans who will engage the April 2, 2017 event. I think that it would be fun for many fans to see the red and yellow front and center at Wrestlemania because after all he did have a significant hand in helping build the brand that changed the business. 

WWE is not unlike any other entity in that they need to gather all the star power that they can muster for their annual, extravaganza whether said attractions wrestle or they don't.



I don't see it being good marketing. Bringing back an old man who can't wrestle and is seen by many as a racist who's in a porn video. Move with the times and remember you're a PG company.

Because his star has fallen so much and he's been given such a massive court payout, maybe E see it as a chance to pick him up for publicity for cheaper than ever.

The pops from live crowds haven't been that big for him for a long time.
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Based on WWE celebrating the Ultimate Warrior, who said and did much worse things, Hogan absolutely should be back in WWE in some capacity, whether it be ambassador or as mentioned, stuff at the Performance Center.

I also don't think Hogan should get physical. However, if someone were to have nuclear heat backstage or had heat and were set to be on their way out of the company, I would be okay with them being involved in a segment where they take a couple of punches and then a clothesline over the top from Hogan.
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Quote WWE Legend Hulk Hogan’s WWE return has depended on the company being reasonably sure that bringing him back won’t cause a big backlash due to his racist comments debacle from 2016. It’s possible that WWE hires him in an Ambassador role.

Hogan told Dan Gelston of the Associated Press that he would like to return to WWE.

“I don’t know if they want me back,” Hogan said. “I think the fans want me back. I think that I’m part of that company from the ground up. Triple H I know is a huge fan of the guys that gave their blood, sweat and tears and their personal life to make this happen. I know Triple H would love to see me back on the inside again.”

WWE issued the following statement on Hogan’s status with the company: “At this time, WWE remains committed to its decision.”

So the company that a few times a year talks up Martin Luther King have chickened out of making a proper statement.
 
They should have mentioned no way back and that they don't condone racism.
 
Wouldn't be a total shock if he was to turn up monday night......
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Originally posted by admin admin wrote:

Quote WWE Legend Hulk Hogan’s WWE return has depended on the company being reasonably sure that bringing him back won’t cause a big backlash due to his racist comments debacle from 2016. It’s possible that WWE hires him in an Ambassador role.

Hogan told Dan Gelston of the Associated Press that he would like to return to WWE.

“I don’t know if they want me back,” Hogan said. “I think the fans want me back. I think that I’m part of that company from the ground up. Triple H I know is a huge fan of the guys that gave their blood, sweat and tears and their personal life to make this happen. I know Triple H would love to see me back on the inside again.”

WWE issued the following statement on Hogan’s status with the company: “At this time, WWE remains committed to its decision.”

So the company that a few times a year talks up Martin Luther King have chickened out of making a proper statement.
 
They should have mentioned no way back and that they don't condone racism.
 
Wouldn't be a total shock if he was to turn up monday night......

Racism is a bad thing; and I am not defending Hogan's comments. But I do have a gigantic issue with the way things went down in 2015, especially how a conversation that Hogan believed to be private was leaked without his knowledge or consent and was used against him. Not to mention the comments actually took place eight or none years prior to the time the tape was leaked. 

In any case I don't believe that somebody's private comments, good or bad, should determine somebody's employment. But it seems the the thing to do in this overly political correct world for a business to let go of someone for stuff they do in their private life; and the WWE had to cover their ass.  

This is one of those free speech issues where I support someone's right to free speech yet also realize that WWE's act of firing Hogan is a business exercising their own right to free speech. 

That being said, I think that either way Hogan has more than paid for his comments and I would love to see him back home in World Wrestling Entertainment, especially as he's offered an apology. I mean he's Hulk Hogan. He was the WWF for a nine year period. 

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Originally posted by Kondor Kondor wrote:

Racism is a bad thing; and I am not defending Hogan's comments. But I do have a gigantic issue with the way things went down in 2015, especially how a conversation that Hogan believed to be private
 
That for me makes it even less likely I would bring him back, because that's when he's being the true Hogan as he's not to his knowledge being taped for the world to see.
 
Quote WWE legend Hulk Hogan and two-time WWE Hall Of Famer Ric Flair spoke with TMZ Sports ahead of their Q&A on Saturday evening at The Hard Rock Cafe in Tampa, Florida.

During the interview, "The Hulkster" again spoke about his desire to return to WWE.

"A lot of the wrestlers I stay in contact with, I have a lot of friends up there [in WWE]," Hogan said. "A lot of people in the office, they all know who I am. For me, I'd love to change that last story that was told with the Hulk Hogan career. I'd love to get back in the fold, get back on the inside and correct a lot of stuff."

Hogan continued, "It has to be the perfect timing for both sides. We're all on good terms, we're all working towards the same goal. Hopefully, I'll be able to be back with my wrestling family some day soon."

He doesn't need to keep coming across so desperate to return, when he's hundreds of millions in the bank.
 
If they were to think of bringing him back, you would think they would ask guys like New Day, Booker T etc if they would be comfortable with it.
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