After wrestling a show for Continental Wrestling Association (CWA) in Memphis, The host commented on how Hogan, who stood 6 ft 7 in (201 cm) and weighed 295 pounds with 24 inch biceps, actually dwarfed "The Hulk".
Hogan eventually could no longer work with Hiro Matsuda, whom he felt was an overbearing trainer, and left CWF.
as few people actually knew their real names outside of immediate friends, family, and of course the various promoters the two worked for.
Hogan first appeared on May 13, 1980, while he was still with the WWF.
He occasionally toured the country over the next few years, facing a wide variety of opponents ranging from Tatsumi Fujinami to Abdullah the Butcher.
, 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.
After music gigs began to get in the way of his time in college, Hogan decided to drop out of the University of South Florida before receiving a degree.
two brothers who wrestled together as a tag team in the Florida region.
He was the first wrestler to win consecutive Royal Rumbles, in 19 respectively.