Posted On:2/07/2011 12:08pm
The famous incident before Wrestlemania.EnglishWatch Now!
Posted On:2/07/2011 12:23pm
Damn, what a dick move!
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Posted On:2/07/2011 2:46pm
Damn, rule one I learned about choking people out is to keep them from falling and getting hurt. Unfortunately for the host, Hulkamania has no rules, like the jungle and the pythons must feed.
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Posted On:2/07/2011 8:04pm
I notice Gene Lebell drops people as well. Is it a pro wrestling thing? Anyone know the story behind why the Hulkster dropped him on his head?
(BTW you can see the blood spewing out of the host's head at one point)
Posted On:2/07/2011 10:18pm
Man, that host got up and went to commercial break like a champ!!!! Should have won an Emmy for that.
Posted On:2/07/2011 10:57pm
Lebell at least seems to have a mat under him when he does it. Although I've seen videos where he lets the chokee down a little easier.
Here's the full video of the Hogan incident:
As you see, Belzer asked for a wrestling demonstration. I think Hogan might have been a little agitated by some of the things he was saying and wanted to squeeze him hard for a bit. Unfortunately, he didn't think it through and probably didn't even understand the move he was fucking around with all that well.
Posted On:2/07/2011 11:05pm
By the way, from this day forward Hulk Hogan's guillotine choke variation will be known as the Pip-Squeak Sandwich.
Posted On:2/07/2011 11:08pm
hmmm.... I'm pretty sure Hogan knew what he was doing with the choke, Hiro Matsuda trained him after all.
Posted On:2/07/2011 11:12pm
Posted On:2/07/2011 11:22pm
I'm sure Hogan had a familiarity with shoot-style holds, although he was obviously trained for performance and not competition. What I have to question, however, is Hogan's experience in legitimately applying chokes in a safe and controlled manner.
Either way, he did not think it through. And he got sued because of it.
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