October 27th, 2009 by

Bubba had the exclusive on Hogan’s Big Announcement before everyone else. Here is the audio from yesterdays show!

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. – “Hulkamania” is back! The biggest name in professional wrestling history, Hulk Hogan, is joining Total Non-Stop Action Wrestling (TNA), the fastest rising wrestling organization in the world and home to one of cable television’s highest rated shows for young men, TNA iMPACT! The announcement was made today by TNA Wrestling in conjunction with Spike TV at a press conference held in New York City.

“Hulk Hogan is one of the world’s top pop culture icons and the biggest superstar in the history of professional wrestling. We are truly excited to welcome him into the TNA family,” said Dixie Carter, President of TNA Wrestling. “Our goal is to become the world’s biggest professional wrestling company. Hulk defines professional wrestling and we look forward to partnering with him in a variety of ways as we continue to grow TNA globally.”

“I’m thrilled to be jumping back into the world of professional wrestling,” said Hogan. “My fans have been asking me to return to the business for many years on a full time basis, but the timing or the opportunity has never been right until now. TNA Wrestling is a great company with an already excellent fan base, business and broadcast partner. I firmly believe now is the time for some change at TNA as they are positioned to jump to the next level in their development and I’m here to work with Dixie to help make that a reality.”

Through Hogan’s partnership with Bischoff Hervey Entertainment Television, the deal with TNA was negotiated by longtime Hogan colleague Eric Bischoff. Additionally, BHE TV has inked a first-look deal with TNA and will be working with the organization to develop new programming extensions of the TNA brand.

“Hulk Hogan adds yet another level of star power that positions TNA iMPACT as Spike TV’s version of ‘Must-See TV’ on Thursday nights,” said Kevin Kay, president of Spike.

Hogan most recently penned an autobiography with Mark Dagostino, “My Life Outside The Ring” with St. Martin’s Press.

18 Responses

  1. Jim

    Glad to see Hootie back, But TNA needs big changes the ring is gay, Bubba is dead on Vince Russo’s writing sucks. Even Terry cant save TNA without a massive overhaul. fast rising stated in press release ha, they cant even give away free tics to shows at universal orlando. Does Dixie’s gag order on TNA talent talking to Bubba apply to HOOTIE??

  2. Bubba Army Fort Myers

    I knew this was coming.. The way Bubba had been bringing up TNA and how it could use someone like Hogan.. Does this mean we may get to see Bubba vs the Texas Hangman in TNA?

  3. Michael

    Bubba, what was your boy thinking? Is this WCW part 2?

  4. Chris shaw

    Hulk Hogan, you rock this world. To one of the most profound, down-2-earth, common sensed professional sports superstars EVER, best wishes 2 you Hulkster. I’m 43, and have followed you since the days of Gordon Solie, and you are the ” real deal”, defining the sport of wrestling. No one could deny the hell you have been put thru the last few years between your ex wife, son, and everything else – a so here’s 2 you doing nothing but rising up, and going out on top. You deserve nothing else. Good luck man!!!

  5. who cares

    go get’m terry . glad to see you make a new life after the bs with the X .

  6. opie

    yeah dumb the blonde with boobs and go kick some ass. coming to ya from j ville

  7. Chris shaw

    And def bring back the Macho Man & Flair!!! I love
    hearing that possibility. Old school rules, man!!

  8. mark

    dixies a milf

  9. TIM

    i am sitting here listening to hogan on howard and hearing all the health problems he has HOW CAN HE STILL GET INTO THE RING?AND PUT ON A GOOD SHOW? I KNOW IT’S FAKE. BUT COMON NOW.

  10. Mike

    What the hell does Mark Madden have against Bubba? Quoted from Mark Madden’s new article:

    “I can’t wait to see what Hogan cronies populate TNA. I can’t wait for Hogan to leg-drop Kurt Angle in the battle of American heroes. I can’t wait for Bubba the Love Sponge to send Mike Tenay back to busing slot machines at the Gold Coast. I can’t wait for Ed Leslie to beat A.J. Styles, or for Brian Knobbs to pin Samoa Joe. I can’t wait for Hogan to suck TNA dry, then search for his next mark like the locust he is.”

  11. Me

    This is stupid, why does everyone thing that a over the hill has been named Hulk Hogan can do anything in wrestling anymore, the last time he was in the ring it was so sad that it was hard to watch, and he is not even close to be smart enough to be useful in the office or behind the scenes, so do the world a favor and quit making this guy thing he is anything more than someone that needs to just go away and make wrestling watchable for everyone

  12. sarah

    wow this is going to be good for tna. I am so sick and tired of vince macmahon putting out crap on his shows for the last three years. Hogan will give lots of fans a reason to tune into tna.

  13. Richard Cappellano

    You Rule Hulkster! Me and a bunch of us here in Tonawanda New York are so much in support of you and your future endeavers. We love the Hulk and Bubba!!!

  14. wayne

    this is what is needed to break vince”no balls due to steroids” mcwomes grip on the sport. f u. terry needs to let his agrression out. he just got fed by the biggest WHORE


    How long before Hogan and Bischoff run this company into the ground? They did it with WCW. I can’t agree anymore with Mark Madden. History always repeats itself and i don’t see this being any different. Bischoff is a low life piece of shit. Which wrestler will he sue and make their life miserable? AJ Styles??? Kurt Angle??? Hogan is WAY past his prime but they’ll make it look as if he’s unbeatable with his 3 minute matches. He’ll spend more time posing, and playing the crowd, than he will actually wrestle. It’ll be like watching a bad rerun. It won’t be long before TNA goes defunct or Vince McMahon buys it for pennies to the dollar, just like he did with WCW.

  16. Scott

    Hey brother….what you gonna do when the hulkster and tna sneak up on you…..go get em hulk

  17. billy


  18. Bob


    Great to have you back. TNA is an exctiting company but was missing something – something even Kurt and Stinger could not bring. Your presence will help push TNA to the next level. PLease see what you can do about that sucky ring!!! And always remenber the young guys – AJ is our future.

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