The Other Side: Hulk Hogan's place in history - Page 5 - Wrestling Forum : WWE, TNA, Debate League, Wrestling Videos, Women of Wrestling Forums
Reply

Old 04-22-2013, 06:13 AM   #41 (permalink)
Getting ignored by SCOTT STEINER
 
Mr Poifect's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 740
Mr Poifect needs to take rep more seriousMr Poifect needs to take rep more seriousMr Poifect needs to take rep more seriousMr Poifect needs to take rep more seriousMr Poifect needs to take rep more seriousMr Poifect needs to take rep more serious
Default Re: The Other Side: Hulk Hogan's place in history

Firstly, this forum is fast becoming my favourite place on the internet.

Anyhoo , Hogan had incredible ring psychology. He knew how to work a crowd and people often forget that he was a BIG man and for that his athleticism is fairly oustanding. That said, he didn't have a massive move set but he didn't really need one. He could sell, sometimes he oversold with all the twitching etc but he knew how to make a heel look great.
Mr Poifect is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 05-14-2013, 05:28 AM   #42 (permalink)
Acknowledged by SCOTT STEINER
 
krillep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 1,335
krillep needs to take rep more seriouskrillep needs to take rep more seriouskrillep needs to take rep more seriouskrillep needs to take rep more seriouskrillep needs to take rep more seriouskrillep needs to take rep more serious
Default Re: The Other Side: Hulk Hogan's place in history

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr Poifect View Post
Firstly, this forum is fast becoming my favourite place on the internet.

Anyhoo , Hogan had incredible ring psychology. He knew how to work a crowd and people often forget that he was a BIG man and for that his athleticism is fairly oustanding. That said, he didn't have a massive move set but he didn't really need one. He could sell, sometimes he oversold with all the twitching etc but he knew how to make a heel look great.
Agreed it's the "perfect" forum.
__________________
krillep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-14-2013, 05:52 AM   #43 (permalink)
Wheel Man for SCOTT STEINER
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 3,057
Desecrated probably won't be missedDesecrated probably won't be missedDesecrated probably won't be missedDesecrated probably won't be missedDesecrated probably won't be missedDesecrated probably won't be missedDesecrated probably won't be missedDesecrated probably won't be missedDesecrated probably won't be missedDesecrated probably won't be missedDesecrated probably won't be missed
Default Re: The Other Side: Hulk Hogan's place in history

In the context people are flaunting around ring psychology here, makes it seem to me that they are referring to the way he works his matches. And if that is the case, then you are sorely mistaken. Sure, he knew exactly what to do to sell the heel off, but you should probably cut down the broad spectrum of 'psychology' into something smaller. If we are to define intelligent offensive psychology, then Hogan is nowhere, because he was played as the underdog, he did not 'work' matches. Matches where he needed to work over the babyface were atrocious. Watch any WCW PPV. You'll find max 2 good matches from him, and that's stretching it.

But to give credit, he had in the WWF which worked so well. The type of psychology that Hogan excelled with was taking the beatdown, putting the heel over, and then claiming the victory. The type of victory that people these days associate with 'burying', when it's so far from that. Point is, cut down your definition of the word. It's too general. He is nowhere near the total package as a ring worker. And that is even if we take out the finesse of a 'technical' worker.
Desecrated is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-14-2013, 01:40 PM   #44 (permalink)
Humbled
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 6,661
truk83 better hope they're relatively new heretruk83 better hope they're relatively new heretruk83 better hope they're relatively new heretruk83 better hope they're relatively new heretruk83 better hope they're relatively new heretruk83 better hope they're relatively new heretruk83 better hope they're relatively new heretruk83 better hope they're relatively new heretruk83 better hope they're relatively new heretruk83 better hope they're relatively new heretruk83 better hope they're relatively new here
Default Re: The Other Side: Hulk Hogan's place in history

Quote:
Originally Posted by theidealstranger View Post
Disclaimer before we start this thread, this is not about his charisma, drawing or how he fathered two wrestling booms etc.

Where would you place Hulk Hogan in terms of his skill between the bells? This includes ability to work the crowd, mat skills, technical ability, ring psychology and everything that you can think off that happens during the match?

How much credit would you give to him? Would you concur with "he does not know the difference between a wrist lock and wrist watch" or he is good doing what he does best?

Again, please do not bring in drawing and boom into this.
Hogan is wrestling.
truk83 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2013, 03:18 PM   #45 (permalink)
Acknowledged by SCOTT STEINER
 
krillep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 1,335
krillep needs to take rep more seriouskrillep needs to take rep more seriouskrillep needs to take rep more seriouskrillep needs to take rep more seriouskrillep needs to take rep more seriouskrillep needs to take rep more serious
Default Re: The Other Side: Hulk Hogan's place in history

Hogan is a larger then life character.

I hope he get more love and respect before he's gone.

We only appreciate people when they left this earth.
__________________
krillep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2013, 05:51 PM   #46 (permalink)
Getting ignored by SCOTT STEINER
 
N2mjusschillin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 593
N2mjusschillin needs to take rep more seriousN2mjusschillin needs to take rep more seriousN2mjusschillin needs to take rep more seriousN2mjusschillin needs to take rep more seriousN2mjusschillin needs to take rep more seriousN2mjusschillin needs to take rep more serious
Default Re: The Other Side: Hulk Hogan's place in history

he's the GOAT....never a fan.....but watching that match at wm6 with warrior even 23 years later it STILL feeels so EPIC only hogan could do that
N2mjusschillin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2013, 06:05 PM   #47 (permalink)
Learning to break kayfabe
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 26
Hashtag trending is an after thought
Default Re: The Other Side: Hulk Hogan's place in history

You never forget a hogan match

How many of the top guys can you say that about, in the Vinny Mac world of sports entertainment the best ever no doubt.
Hashtag trending is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2013, 06:06 PM   #48 (permalink)
Humbled
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 3,749
Arrogant Mog is in rep purgatory
Default Re: The Other Side: Hulk Hogan's place in history

He's the most known wrestler on the planet even to this day
Arrogant Mog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 02:42 AM   #49 (permalink)
Little Poppa Pump
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 2,462
promoter2003 needs to make some friendspromoter2003 needs to make some friendspromoter2003 needs to make some friendspromoter2003 needs to make some friendspromoter2003 needs to make some friendspromoter2003 needs to make some friendspromoter2003 needs to make some friendspromoter2003 needs to make some friends
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by krillep View Post
Hogan is a larger then life character.

I hope he get more love and respect before he's gone.

We only appreciate people when they left this earth.
So true and he will be immortalized and loved when that day comes. Fans will know he was once in a lifetime.

Sent from Verticalsports.com Free App
promoter2003 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 03:36 AM   #50 (permalink)
Little Poppa Pump
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Orlando
Posts: 2,439
TN Punk needs to take rep more seriousTN Punk needs to take rep more seriousTN Punk needs to take rep more seriousTN Punk needs to take rep more seriousTN Punk needs to take rep more seriousTN Punk needs to take rep more seriousTN Punk needs to take rep more serious
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DBizzle View Post
Hey, the guy is good enough to get a leg drop over .... he's da man
The most dangerous leg drop in the history of the universe.

Sent from Verticalsports.com Free App
__________________
Check out my WWE Live Event Photography at a NXT Full Sail Taping.
TN Punk is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios