Hulk Hogan Pins Down Reality TV
He has bested a giant, traded blows with Rocky and, just a few nights ago, lugged his 51-year-old form into the wrestling ring. But can Hulk Hogan put reality TV in a headlock as head of the house on VH1's Hogan Knows Best? Before the show's debut tonight at 10 pm/ET, TVGuide.com goes toe-to-toe with the grappler.TVGuide.com: In 1987, you became the first man to beat Andre the Giant. What do remember most about that bout?Hulk Hogan: Just that he weighed almost 700 lbs., and I had no idea what was going to happen. Andre could either be the nicest man in the world or the mean giant, and it was one of those nights where he was feeling his oats. Halfway through the match, he goes, "Body slam me!" I said, "What?! I can't!" But he scared me to death, so I just picked him up and did it.
TVGuide.com: How much credit for your success do you give to Sylvester Stallone, who cast you as Thunderlips in Rocky III?Hogan: Stall
Fri, Jul 8, 2005