Hulk Hogan - The Complete 70s and 80s Collection

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A complete collection of the Hulk Hogan career videos uploaded to the Wrestling Bios channel so far. Featuring:
Hulk Hogan: 1977 - 1983
Hulk Hogan and The Birth of Hulkamania
The Story of Hulk Hogan vs Andre The Giant
Hulk Hogan's Journey to WrestleMania IV
The Story of The Mega Powers
The Ultimate Challenge: Hogan vs Warrior
This collection covers the complete rise of Hulk Hogan in the WWF during the 80s along with a look at Hogan's career before making it to New York.
Topics covered include:
00:00 - Hulk Hogan before the WWF
10:12 - Hogan in the AWA
18:32 - The Hulkamania era begins
32:43 - WrestleMania III
54:31 - The Hogan vs Andre feud continues
01:09:39 - The Mega Powers Explode
01:29:23 - The Ultimate Warrior and WrestleMania VI

#Wrestling #WWE #Documentary


  1. mzjs kxiddh
    mzjs kxiddh
    14 orë më parë

    The charming skate substantively stuff because drink supply trot concerning a nimble sunday. square, somber restaurant

  2. Thomas Henderson
    Thomas Henderson
    3 ditë më parë

    Vincent K McMahon was the diving force & Hulk Hugan 💪 was the company face of The WWE. The wrestling business was always around ( since the 1940's or 50's) but, Vincent Jr 's vision & Hulk's celebrity that made wrestling competitors the household names they R today including The NWA 2 WCW wrestling personalities of that 🕥. The Undertaker, Rick Flair, Mancho Man Randy Savage , Mr. Perfect, The Hart Fondation, The Rockers ,The 4 Horsemen, Rowdy Piper , Jake The Snake Roberts , Sting, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Tito Santana ,Ricky 'The Dragon ' Steamboat , Ravishing Rick Rude ,The Rock ,Mankind, The Million Dollar Man Ted DiBiase , The Ultimate Warrior, Triple H list even go the new faces on The WWE & the that new AXW or D? Old thanks to the 2 men who started to all👍👍👏👏👏

  3. Thomas Henderson
    Thomas Henderson
    3 ditë më parë

    Wrestlemania 6 is 1 of my favorite Wrestlemanias of all because it showed the possibility of teenage Hulkamaniacs growing 2 B young adult Warriors & the passing of the guard can happen furthermore saying nothing 4 forever in the lifes of mortals

  4. Thomas Henderson
    Thomas Henderson
    3 ditë më parë

    The WWE should went with Bam Bam Bigelow at least 4 an Intercontinental or Tag team championship! I liked him 4 his big size & agility

  5. Mike Debrocky
    Mike Debrocky
    5 ditë më parë

    How could you ever claim to know what Vince though about anything ever. You are just repeating what others have said.

  6. set123
    11 ditë më parë

    7:52 lollll

  7. Jeff G
    Jeff G
    13 ditë më parë


  8. yogi bear
    yogi bear
    14 ditë më parë

    Hogan's constant balding and attempt to keep long hair always entertained me almost as his actual wrestling lmao

  9. chane vazquez
    chane vazquez
    15 ditë më parë

    Hogan is an Irish surname derived from Irish Ó hÓgáin, a patronymic of Middle Irish

  10. El Thrashidor
    El Thrashidor
    16 ditë më parë

    Hitting someone with a chair isn't necessarily a heel thing depending on the reasoning. If the heel interfered first then it's just revenge.

  11. George Dwyer
    George Dwyer
    17 ditë më parë

    HooooGaaaaan!!!!!! (Warrior)

  12. Dirk Jewitt
    Dirk Jewitt
    17 ditë më parë

    Maybe, Hulk McHogan.

  13. Me, Jonah
    Me, Jonah
    25 ditë më parë

    Watch at 1.25 speed.

  14. Sleazy P Martini
    Sleazy P Martini
    26 ditë më parë

    I have a VHS with random matches and on there is ‘Terry “The Hulk” Boulder’

  15. Mani Chohan
    Mani Chohan
    27 ditë më parë

    Can't believe marvel made money from the hogan brand

  16. zane roberson
    zane roberson
    28 ditë më parë

    If you watch closely at the end half of the crowd is watching the hulk walk he’s way to the back instead of watching warrior

  17. Delano arts
    Delano arts
    28 ditë më parë

    I remember wrestlemania 3 more then anything else in my childhood personally I don't think any wrestlemania touched not worrier savage nothing I think my humble and limited knowledge and for at least me anyway was the stone cold a shawn Michael vs bret the stonecold turning good guy was is on the top as well as the wrestlemania Montreal screw job those in my mind were the only ones I needed to see as much wrestlemania 3

  18. Michael Cummerow
    Michael Cummerow
    Muaj më parë

    Am I the only one who thinks hogan is lame In the ring? It’s all punches, clotheslines, big boot then the lamest finisher ever.

  19. azapro911
    Muaj më parë

    Strange to think this now, but Hogan certainly went through his years of being denied a world title run.

  20. Ninja Smash *RISE UP!!!!*
    Ninja Smash *RISE UP!!!!*
    Muaj më parë


  21. Henry Padilla
    Henry Padilla
    Muaj më parë

    Damn, I never knew Earl Hebner was evil, I just remember him as the People’s Ref

  22. Brian Farkas
    Brian Farkas
    Muaj më parë

    You did a really nice job with this video. If this was on Netflix, I would watch it.

  23. James Tamburo
    James Tamburo
    Muaj më parë

    Man I love hulk hogans early stuff

  24. Robert Schumann
    Robert Schumann
    Muaj më parë

    You should have contacted Jim Cornette when you were researching for this. The man is THE wrestling historian plus he was taking pictures in Memphis around the time Hogan was there. Plus he talks about all of the tape trading he did back then and how he still has a bunch of them. I’m sure he could have made this job quite a bit easier plus he genuinely seems to have a passion for keeping that part of wrestling history alive and well.

    Muaj më parë

    Andre the Giant vs Hulk Hogan at Wrestlemania 3 given a -3 star rating??? That was one of the most iconic matches in history. It changed the wrestling world forever. I remember watching it as a kid and it's one of my favorite wrestling memories. Sure it's not the greatest technical match, but it's definitely legandery in the pop it got and the whole excitement of it all.

  26. Gerry Sig
    Gerry Sig
    Muaj më parë

    What a great compilation. My 2nd best favorite compilations online.

  27. SpiralPoli Productions
    SpiralPoli Productions
    Muaj më parë

    How is Andre challenging Hogan for the title a heel turn? Its a wrestling title. Everyone fights eventually. Wouldn't it have been better if Hogan agreed and said "Let's have a fair fight, BROTHER!" instead of saying "NO PLS NO!" like a coward. Hogan would've been a better baby face if he didn't come off as stealing Andre's spotlight and took the challenge right away. This is why The Chad Andre is better than The Virgin Hulkster

    1. El Thrashidor
      El Thrashidor
      16 ditë më parë

      He turned heel by joining the Heenan family.

  28. Invid of INP
    Invid of INP
    Muaj më parë

    When they have live audiences again, I bet if they play his theme and come out. It would be a pop like we haven't seen in years.

  29. Hi I'm Despot
    Hi I'm Despot
    Muaj më parë

    Hulk hogan rocked mcds colors. Not a coincidence

  30. Jay Lew
    Jay Lew
    Muaj më parë

    Hogan .... " hey Vince you think we can work out a way to help out my buddy Randy get over a little" " i don't think he needs our help Terry , I just saw sales and his merch is close to 50% of what yours is" " oh really? You know now that I think about it I'm not sure if he can handle the limelight and I wouldn't want his and Liz's relationship to get stressed ...why don't we take the pressure off him and I'll help him win it" " I think he can handle it Terry don't sell him short." " I said I'll help him win it...don't forget who has final say about everything, and I mean everything "

  31. John Schultz
    John Schultz
    Muaj më parë

    I love the bit were you comment on hogan not even being irish its funny to me idk why

  32. antiadam666
    Muaj më parë

    Meltzer is an idiot. Never listened to him. Andre vs hogan is iconic for what it was! Not a great wrestling match but damn the pop throughout the match was amazing

  33. joel Chamberlain
    joel Chamberlain
    Muaj më parë

    Your right about the stars that where the Mega Powers with TV screens not being able to handle it. Watching those couple of still frames with the 2 and Miss Elizabeth even our modern devices feel like they should just Crack in half seeing the sheer magnitude of the MEGA POWERS!! Looking back they were the 2 man power trip (STONE COLD & HHH) of their era.

  34. joel Chamberlain
    joel Chamberlain
    Muaj më parë

    I Loved the Macho Man RIP, when I first started watching wrestling in 97 (WCW) Randy Savage was one of my favorites and the first time i "Cosplayed" (without knowing what it was) I dressed as Savage making making home made gear out of old black clothes and using a White out pen to write/draw on details. Savage was a great performer, fair enough he left WWF because they wanted to transition him away from the ring seeing as a hangover of the "old" while trying to build the "New Generation". Glad he did since my introduction to him in the WCW and he could still keep with the best of them.

  35. joel Chamberlain
    joel Chamberlain
    Muaj më parë

    It's weird for some reason this is the first time i really noticed the connection in the names Hulka(Mania) and Wrestle(Mania) basically saying it's hulk show and I kind of of was for the first 8 years

  36. Krendall2
    Muaj më parë

    One thing that bugs me is you didn't mention when Hogan first did his "Hulk-Up" routine. I've always wondered that and I can't seem to find any info about it.

  37. Badaus Breed
    Badaus Breed
    Muaj më parë

    I honestly don’t get why ppl hate on Hulk, the Hulkster, and Hulkamania. He was THE reason that we were HOOKED on the WWF as youngsters. I still remember suplexing and pile driving, and camel clutching, headlocking each other like crazy during lunch recess in the classmates watched the other promotions too, but it was strictly WWF for me. I remember being in the corner stores and reading up on the Pro Wrestling magazines and being absolutely turned off by the lower quality aesthetics of the NWA(Ric Flair, champ) & AWA(Rick Martel, champ). Those other two promotions weren’t up to par with he WWF. The WWF had a more complete presentation quality, while the other two looked cheap, like they were conducted in dark, dank, stinky, pool halls💩🤮 It’s no surprise the WWF looked more alluring to other promotions’ star wrestlers because as time passed you started seeing other promotions’ CHAMPIONS come to the WWF just to be mainly MIDCARDERS!! The Hulkster (with Vince behind the scenes) led the WWF to insane heights, as corny as he may have been to others💯 And I still say WWF!!!

    1. Jabarii Urbane
      Jabarii Urbane
      2 ditë më parë

      Its because of the jealousy within Hogan's wrestling circle. He was the top dog in a dog eat dog business. He created his own lane. Fans just look for controversial and embellished stories from old bitter wrestlers to regurgitate from and it creates instant hatred.

  38. Joe Watson
    Joe Watson
    Muaj më parë

    Hogan wouldnt of been anything if it wasnt for people like piper, andre, orndorf, studd, ventura and schultz to name a few. Without them hogan was nothing special.

  39. Quincee 33
    Quincee 33
    2 muaj më parë

    Meltzer is a tool.

  40. James Simmiss
    James Simmiss
    2 muaj më parë

    I talk with the Iron Shiek. He told me that the match with Hulk Hogan was he greatest match. Surprise he was really cool

  41. the hillbilly gamer !
    the hillbilly gamer !
    2 muaj më parë

    That's what's wrong with professional wrestling today they need steroids they're not big enough like at CM punk and that one guy ridiculous the two f****** little

    1. El Thrashidor
      El Thrashidor
      16 ditë më parë

      Shut up. Steroids are what causes problems, like Benoit and Eddie's death.

  42. Kodaffi
    2 muaj më parë

    20/20 hindsight... I see what you did there. lolol

  43. Annette Snyder
    Annette Snyder
    2 muaj më parë

    I will always love seeing Hogan Hulk Up. It's one of the best things in wrestling history. Fight for the rights of every man, brother!

  44. godofthisshit
    2 muaj më parë

    Hogan always looked old.

  45. AngelRasmus3
    2 muaj më parë

    I'd rather throw Meltzer's worthless star system into a black hole

  46. jamie bairos
    jamie bairos
    2 muaj më parë

    Now this is a wrestling historian. Amazing Job. You worked here... thank you sir

  47. Kevin Klein
    Kevin Klein
    2 muaj më parë

    I was stunned bu NJPW Hogan..

  48. Diagnostic Tee
    Diagnostic Tee
    2 muaj më parë

    it kills me watching Hogan Hot dog in the ring after Savage wins at wrestle mania 4 and is why Shawn Michaels told Bret Hart to get out of the ring rather than have someone try to save their face

  49. SikSlayer
    2 muaj më parë

    Sheik did the right thing.

  50. Ashannon888
    3 muaj më parë

    People are aware the Meltzer later admitted he was really off base and redid his rating to give I believe 3 stars?

  51. Ali Bank
    Ali Bank
    3 muaj më parë

    Wow Mr T 220lbs is kid size to Hogan

  52. Chris Ortiz
    Chris Ortiz
    3 muaj më parë

    Dave is an idiot. The guy says I give matches 5 stars even if I don't like it but fans do. Yet didnt rank these 1 at all. He just means sometimes he knows people will be like he's an idiot when he ranks a match so high so he makes up excuse.

  53. Thomas Roedgaard
    Thomas Roedgaard
    3 muaj më parë

    The Chumpster as Ventura beautiful said.

    3 muaj më parë

    That doesn't work for me brother

  55. LeeX Vang
    LeeX Vang
    3 muaj më parë

    If you haven't done it already if possible you can do one video on miss elizabeth because to me she was classy and hot

  56. Bobby Hull
    Bobby Hull
    3 muaj më parë

    Hogan is an Irish surname derived from Irish Ó hÓgáin, a patronymic of Middle Irish ógán, meaning "a youth", in the genitive case (cf. ... A surname of the same form was Anglicised as "Hagan" in Northern Ireland. Some southern bearers claim descent from an uncle of Brian Boru, High King of Ireland (1002-1014).

  57. TheEannacanavan
    3 muaj më parë

    Plenty of people with the surname "Hogan" in the republic. Do you live in a protestant area by any chance? 😜 Love the vids by the way! 👍

  58. Rocky Randle
    Rocky Randle
    3 muaj më parë

    Check this out, The Ultimate Warrior and Sting both became World Heavyweight Champions for the first time in 1990. Ultimate Warrior in April 1990 and Sting in July 1990

  59. El Berno
    El Berno
    3 muaj më parë

    I like how these videos feel like timeline periodicals, rather than dwelling on politics, workrate, personal opinion, nor relying on rumours and scandal for sensation's sake. Keep up the great work

  60. Krendall2
    3 muaj më parë

    Is that a website that lists all those matches for each wrestler? What's the site?

  61. Rock Wild
    Rock Wild
    3 muaj më parë

    Hulk Hogan vs Ultimate Warrior II after a bit of a wait would have been incredible.

  62. steve holland
    steve holland
    3 muaj më parë

    Hogan is prob no matter how popular he was. Is The wordt thing to happpen to wrestling he pretty much took down to. Companys. Wcw and tnt

  63. Lanier Glenn
    Lanier Glenn
    3 muaj më parë

    Who ever wins the Royal Rumble looses at Wrestlemania

  64. Nate Schwalbach
    Nate Schwalbach
    4 muaj më parë

    Just think about it, what if Hogan never did Rocky 3?

  65. Mrsilenciobackgammon
    4 muaj më parë

    Really great videos, man.

  66. dizzy1369
    4 muaj më parë

    Wow, I love your description of Meltzer. How anyone has ever cared so much about his opinion, I have no idea.

  67. Red Dogg - Rebel4Truth
    Red Dogg - Rebel4Truth
    4 muaj më parë

    Why was Hogan so damn out of shape for the WM 6 match ??

  68. Red Dogg - Rebel4Truth
    Red Dogg - Rebel4Truth
    4 muaj më parë

    Richard Bezler ??? Lol

  69. Silt Strider
    Silt Strider
    4 muaj më parë

    Im from Big John Studd's hometown. He was before my time but I had an action figure of him, and would visit his grave as a kid.

  70. Tyler Boliver
    Tyler Boliver
    4 muaj më parë

    It’s not the big leg drop, it was the atomic leg drop. “He beat Andre the Giant with that move!”

    1. Tyler Boliver
      Tyler Boliver
      4 muaj më parë

      Red Dogg - Rebel4Truth Negative.

    2. Red Dogg - Rebel4Truth
      Red Dogg - Rebel4Truth
      4 muaj më parë

      No it's the big leg drop.

  71. The495Marauder
    4 muaj më parë

    I’m a Hogan from Ireland.

  72. chris scorpio
    chris scorpio
    4 muaj më parë

    Hogan vs Andrea till this day, is the biggest, most influential match of all time.

    1. Robert Csatlos
      Robert Csatlos
      19 ditë më parë

      Hogan fought some chick named Andrea? I never knew he did intergender matches....

  73. Jess
    4 muaj më parë

    Nice Pink Floyd pic you dropped in there

  74. Bijoy Mukherjee
    Bijoy Mukherjee
    4 muaj më parë

    Man you're great. A big thank you from my side, a really really big thanks and eagerly waiting for part 2!

  75. Adam Snow
    Adam Snow
    4 muaj më parë

    Wrestlemania 3 was what got me into wrestling. Hulk slamming the giant was pure magic.

  76. DrtyDan
    4 muaj më parë

    One of my parents maiden name was hogan and it has been said that they were from Ireland.

    5 muaj më parë

    Savage was a pyscho. Loved his character tho.

  78. HVAC AE
    5 muaj më parë

    Whether they like it or not hulk hogan is the reason why wwe become popular back then

  79. ᗯᴏʀʟᴅ ᑕᴜᴘ ᗯɪʟʟɪᴇ
    ᗯᴏʀʟᴅ ᑕᴜᴘ ᗯɪʟʟɪᴇ
    5 muaj më parë

    It's weird how Hogan has always looked at least 45 years old. I started watching wrestling around 1990. I remember thinking the Warrior beating Hogan was a passing of the torch because Hogan was really old. When in fact he was 35 and only 6 years older than Warrior.

  80. Nicholas Hurst
    Nicholas Hurst
    5 muaj më parë

    Rough back of the envelope estimate, Marvel got $312,000 just from the $100 a match. I assume millions from the merch

  81. angelrodriguez2112
    5 muaj më parë

    Really good information

  82. angelrodriguez2112
    5 muaj më parë

    I'm halfway through this video. It's fun. I'll be subscribing.👍

  83. Bryan Wayne
    Bryan Wayne
    5 muaj më parë

    Hogan's first match took place 7 days before Elvis died.

  84. EKoLi SHiFT
    EKoLi SHiFT
    5 muaj më parë

    Saturday Night Main Event with a 10.4 rating is CRAZY!!!

  85. Azazel 2001
    Azazel 2001
    5 muaj më parë

    I remember watching this live it was beyond awesome once Hogan defeated Aundre he got a 9 minute standing novation then and every time afterwards

  86. WZ912
    5 muaj më parë

    Should've included the scene where the Brain orders Jack Tunney make a new WWF Title Belt worthy of a Giant. That had me scared.......HOGAN'S GONNA LOSE!

  87. WZ912
    5 muaj më parë


  88. Dorlow
    5 muaj më parë

    Oh! You're in Belfast too? Nice!!!

    1. Cameron Dodge
      Cameron Dodge
      4 muaj më parë

      @Shotto 29 keep em coming.gang gang

    2. Shotto 29
      Shotto 29
      4 muaj më parë


    3. Cameron Dodge
      Cameron Dodge
      5 muaj më parë

      3 of us now

  89. toxic avenger
    toxic avenger
    5 muaj më parë

    I just as much as the next 80s baby love hulk Hogan and want him to remain a legend in my mind but in his own words he has said ( in his own words directly from his mouth on video)some of the biggest blatant lies I have ever heard like he was scouted by some mlb team,his time with Metallica/played with the rolling stones, he has a 9 incher just to name a few. Either way he will still always be a legend just like Ricky steam boat, razor Ramon stone cold

  90. Jimmy Ling
    Jimmy Ling
    5 muaj më parë

    Well presented and insightful

  91. Alden R. Davis
    Alden R. Davis
    5 muaj më parë

    HULKAMANIA still rules!

  92. John Russell
    John Russell
    5 muaj më parë

  93. rklein40
    5 muaj më parë

    3:41 Wow! Hogan was actually small for a minute.

    1. Sxyldy
      2 muaj më parë

      It seems that hogan has always been bald. Did he ever have any hair. Lol

    2. Red Dogg - Rebel4Truth
      Red Dogg - Rebel4Truth
      4 muaj më parë

      Before Hogan found dbol and Test.

  94. Paul Bell
    Paul Bell
    5 muaj më parë

    From South Belfast her. It's good to see a fellow Northern Irish wrestling fan on here.

  95. A_a_ron B
    A_a_ron B
    5 muaj më parë

    From what i understand terry hulk hogan bollea has said that you guys are a bunch of mark azz busters that wouldn't be able to punch a hole in a wet paper bag with scissors in you're hand....🤡 Its gotta be those "vitamins and prayers" because those 23 inch TWEEKER pythons BROTHER MAY HAVE leaked some venom and infected his brain.🤡🙏god bless DON'T BE A MARK OH YEAH "F🖕CK FEAR" HAVE A GREAT DAY😁

  96. Charles Miller
    Charles Miller
    5 muaj më parë

    Belzer. Not "Bezler." Why would you transpose the 'Z' and 'L?'

  97. Charles Miller
    Charles Miller
    5 muaj më parë

    I don't know if I consider Hogan to be one of Hart's earliest opponents in the U.S. when they were both in the GCW. Bret debuted for the promotion almost 4 months prior to his match against Sterling Golden. In September alone Hart had multiple matches against, Bill Howard, Buzz Sawyer, Carl Fergie, and Ted Allen, in addition to Tagging with Chic Donovan against Jaques Goulet & Chris Markoff.

  98. Christian Tan
    Christian Tan
    5 muaj më parë

    I love this bio, but you skipped over a very important part of Hogan’s career and that would be his feud with Paul Orndorff in 1986. It was the first of the many backstabs that was constantly rehashed throughout Hogan’s career.

  99. Ms. Felony Strutter
    Ms. Felony Strutter
    5 muaj më parë


  100. Gregg Hoskins
    Gregg Hoskins
    5 muaj më parë

    Tino! I do apologize