Name: HOGAN, HULK ORIGINAL PROMOTIONAL POSTER (1988)
History: Terry Gene Bollea (/bəˈleɪə/, born August 11, 1953), better known by his ring name Hulk Hogan, is an American retired professional wrestler, actor, television personality, entrepreneur and musician. Hogan is regarded by many as the greatest professional wrestler of all time. According to IGN, he is "the most recognized wrestling star worldwide and the most popular wrestler of the 1980s". Hogan enjoyed considerable mainstream popularity between 1984 and 1993 as a face in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE), which continued for the remainder of the 1990s in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), where he turned heel in 1996 and performed as the New World Order (nWo) leader "Hollywood" Hulk Hogan. A regular pay-per-view main eventer and box office draw in both organizations, Hogan headlined the premier annual events of the WWF and WCW, WrestleMania and Starrcade, multiple times; against Sting, he closed the most profitable WCW pay-per-view ever at the 1997 edition of Starrcade. Aside from those promotions, he has notably performed for the American Wrestling Association (AWA), New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). Hogan is a twelve-time world champion: a six-time WWF World Heavyweight Champion/WWF Champion (with his last reign being as Undisputed WWF/WWE Champion) and a six-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion. He was the first wrestler to win consecutive Royal Rumbles, in 1990 and 1991. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005, by Sylvester Stallone. During and after wrestling, Hogan had an extensive acting career, beginning with his 1982 antagonist role in Rocky III. He has starred in several movies (including No Holds Barred, Suburban Commando and Mr. Nanny) and three television shows (Thunder in Paradise, Hogan Knows Best and China, IL), as well as in commercials for Right Guard and the video game, Hulk Hogan's Main Event. He was also the frontman for The Wrestling Boot Band, whose sole record, Hulk Rules, reached #12 on the Billboard Top Kid Audio chart in 1995. Offered here is an original promotional poster of Hulk Hogan which was issued in 1988.
Full description: This is an original, paper, promotional poster which pictures Hulk Hogan in wrestling pose. Bold color and print. Bold, clear image. Professionally linen backed. Not creased or torn. Clean. 22 1/4" x 34." Issued in 1988.
Size: 22 1/4 x 34
Categories: Posters & Broadsides & Lobby Cards - Wrestling - Hogan, Hulk-Wrestler
Condition: near mint
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