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Old 11-26-2012, 04:28 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I love SCSA but one thing in this interview bugged me...

He stated he was a businessman, basically saying if he thinks him and Punk could sell tickets, PPV's and generate cash then he is interested from a business point of view..

He later states he did not want to wrestle Hogan because he thinks it just would not of been "that good of a match" due to how each person wrestles? Sorry but the where is the businessman in Steve here? as 10 years ago this would of been a massive money generator...

just thought his answer to the later question had a sense of BS to it...

Good call. He clearly contradicted himself.
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Old 11-26-2012, 04:30 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Imo Austin used that an excuse to not get in the ring with Hogan the biggest icon in history. He saw what happened to Rock at WM 18 and he had no intentions of being showed up by Hogan.

WWE offered Austin a match with Hogan at WM 04/05/06 and each time he turned it down. Some try to claim Hogan refused to the job which isnt true he said many times he didnt care who won. Hogan has also said many times that he was pushing for the match but it was Austin who didnt want it to happen.
You are dead on. I have heard this same thing stated by people who used to work there during that time.

Hogan jobbed clean to Rock and Lesnar as well as putting over HHH. He had no problem dropping matches at that point in his career. He never even demanded the win back over Rock or Lesnar. He would have put over Austin for the cash no problemo. Austin was scared to death of pro Hogan chants like in the Rock match where heel Hogan got enormous cheers over face Rock.
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Old 11-26-2012, 05:02 PM   #13 (permalink)
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You are dead on. I have heard this same thing stated by people who used to work there during that time.

Hogan jobbed clean to Rock and Lesnar as well as putting over HHH. He had no problem dropping matches at that point in his career. He never even demanded the win back over Rock or Lesnar. He would have put over Austin for the cash no problemo. Austin was scared to death of pro Hogan chants like in the Rock match where heel Hogan got enormous cheers over face Rock.
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He didnt want the match cause he doesnt like Hogan simple as that im sure Austin will get cheers against Hogan as long as its not in Canada,just like Rock got bigger reactions then Hogan until that last match
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Old 11-26-2012, 05:08 PM   #14 (permalink)
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As I said in another thread, Hogan said in an interview on Hot 97 that the reason Austin/Hogan never took place was because there was "business heat". The story I've heard for years is that neither man wanted to put the other over. I remember dave 1981 saying that he read that Hogan only jobbed to Rock if he could get 1 more title reign afterwards.

Not to mention, Austin still had problem with Hogan from WCW.

What was dumb was Hogan challenging Austin in 2005, knowing damn well Austin couldn't have really worked at that time. I call it a clash of egos, same reason we never got Hogan/Bret or why Hogan/Piper never put the other over clean.
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Old 11-26-2012, 09:36 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Austin vs hogan can still headline a ppv imo

anyone who thinks otherwise is bullshitting themselves
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:28 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Austin vs hogan can still headline a ppv imo

anyone who thinks otherwise is bullshitting themselves
Yes it could but it'd be hideous. Both men are totally destroyed physically and neither were exactly technical wrestlers to start with.
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:52 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Austin vs hogan can still headline a ppv imo

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a 60 year old with two hip surgeries and a back surgery, who spent his last 4 years crushing his starpower in a second-grade wrestling company, taking on a 50 year old with multiple neck surgeries and two fractured knees and hasn't done anything major in the last 8 years besides sporadic appearances

I smell a 5 star classic
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What a pussy
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Hogan put piper over at starcade. Put him to sleep with the dreaded sleephold
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