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Originally Posted by TehBrain View Post
Hogan trained with some great wrestlers for quite a while before ever stepping into a ring. He had his ankle broke by Hiro Matsuda his first day in training, and didn't let it stop him. He had to beg to get into wrestling, he paid his dues. He wasn't sting working out in a gym and having someone asking him if he wanted to wrestle. He worked the indies and the undercard of the wwwf. In the WWF he had a character, he played his character there. His character did not involve long mat wrestling spots or chain wrestling. He was "HULK" Name and half of the character taken from the big green guy in comic books.

I suggest you go watch some old Hogan AWA matches, some stuff from NJPW.. Inoki vs Hogan alone proves you wrong.

Cena however trained in a wrestling warehouse that pumped out more nameless muscle heads than the indies could handle. He, like sting, was a muscle head who was approached at the gym and told he could make money as a wrestler. He was pushed through his school over MUCH MORE talented and able wrestlers, because of his look, into the e, where he spent a short time in OVW before going to the show. He wasn't a wrestler for 5 years before he was the world Champion. He's had everything handed to him, without doing anything of note to recieve it. His character in no way limits him from showing off these wrestling skills you're talking about, yet unlike Hogan who actually had about a 5 move set he got labeled with the 5 moves of doom term. That right there should tell you that the guy sucks.

What do I care. If you can't see that hogan was more talented than you're really not worth the time.

what you say is idiotic, saying Hogan didn't put on a good match in wwe because of his character? Nice. Cena has the same character and has had a handful of better matches than Hogan. Hogans moveset like cenas is lame, but at least cena can go a long time during a match instead of Hogan who couldn't barely last 25+ minutes rarely ever. Hogan has been knocked by plenty of guys about how terrible his wrestling ability is.

Hogans best match in wwf aren't even close to being better than any of these

Cena/punk MITB 2011
cena/taker vengeance 03
Cena/HBK WM 23
Cena/HBK raw 07
Cena/lesnar extreme rules
Cena/edge tlc 2006
Cena/Orton ironman match
Cena/angle no mercy 2003

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Stone Cold Steve Austin
The Undertaker
Shawn Michaels
Chris Jericho
Brock Lesnar
Kurt Angle
CM Punk
Kane (98-04)
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