My entire childhood was defined by the rivalry between Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan. It explains why I love ripping t-shirts and the colors yellow and red so much, and why I have such a deep-seated hatred for men with grey hair who rock bedazzled robes.
This made me like every other kid in America because, let's face it, Hulk Hogan was the guy when it came to professional wrestling. In fact, he was one of the few first stars to really break out of "just pro wrestling," following in Andre the Giant's footsteps of being a widely recognized household name.
Both in and out of the ring, Hulkamania ran wild on everyone. Here are some of the most amazing moments from his career ahead of his rumored return to the ring.