Hulk Hogan returns home. Despite all the controversy and its appearance in the Crown Jewel event in Saudi Arabia, WWE has just announced on its social networks the return of Hogan to Monday Night Raw for this coming Monday. The WWE legend returns to honor the memory of “Mean” Gene Okerlund, who died a few days ago.
— WWE (@WWE) January 4, 2019
Hogan and Okerlund had a special relationship during the time of the 80s, when their interviews and their great chemistry between the two were protagonists in many WWE programs, apart from the famous phrase Let me tell you something, Gene. In fact, both also fought together in 1984, against George “The Animal” Steele and Mr. Fuji
Just when the death of one of his best friends in WWE was announced, Hogan posted the following message on his Twitter account, describing him:
The best partner I ever had. We never rehearsed or did anything scripted from a writer. Gene would ask me “hey big man what do u want to do?” I would always answer “just follow you brother” and it worked from 1980 – 2017. RIP my brother HH pic.twitter.com/OBtn6NxT1E
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) January 3, 2019
The Hulkster will be back on Monday Night Raw three years after its last appearance in July 2015. With all the controversy caused by his racist comments and his latest scandals, WWE removed Hogan from the Hall of Fame for not agreeing with this situation.
Both sides made peace this year and Hogan returned to WWE ring for English Lang the polemic event in Saudi Arabia, Crown Jewel. With this return to the red program, it seems that the relationship between Hulk Hogan and WWE again as always.
This next Monday Night Raw, the first of 2019, will be marked by the returns. The one of Hogan is added to the turns of John Cena, the universal champion Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman.