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the only way we wouldnt know the answer to this question was if Lesnar never ever lost to anybody. so if someone asked "would Hogan in his prime be booked to beat Lesnar?" then you could speculate and shit. but thats not the case. by now we know that Lesnar doesnt have a problem with losing. he lost to HHH, he lost to Cena and he even lost to Rollins of all god damn people. pay him enough and he will lose. why would you even think that a prime Hogan would not go over Lesnar? in 2020 or in the 80s? Vince would go with a guy that makes him more money. Hogan in his prime is a much bigger draw than Lesnar.

I dont wanna be a dick here but a thread like this can easily have one reply and be closed. there is no discussion here needed. but somehow there are 6 pages of comments.
 

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Re: Would Prime Hulk Hogan had gone over Current Lesnar in the same era?

Golden Era 50's lol...

Name taken just stop.

80's is the Rock N Wrestling Era, Hogan Era, National Rebirth Era, Cable Era ........any of those I've heard but the Golden Era is the 50's.

Okay "Get off my lawn guy" in the house.

But to your actual question probably
Ok boomer

lol jk

80s was golden era for WWE. Just like the Attitude era was late 90s WWE. Golden era just describes WWE, not wrestling as a whole.

WWE eras IMO

Early 1980s Golden era
late 1987 - 1992 Rock'n Rastlin
1993-1996 New Generation
1997-2000 Attitude Era
2001-2008 Ruthless Aggression Era
2008- present Godawful terrible era
 

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If it was Lesnar making a fresh return after UFC, then UFC Lesnar would go over Prime Hogan. If it was Streak conquering Lesnar, that’d be a tough one. Mega money in that match against Prime Hogan.

Any other year it’s Prime Hogan all the way, he was a force of nature before the people were super behind him. If Prime Austin went against Lesnar, they’d be trading wins, whilst Prime Hogan would be a definitive win.
 

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Uhh..this is obvious. Lesnar would have been the monster heel that Hogan would vanquish just like he did Andre, Sid and others.

People today really dont understand or remeber how big Hogan was. He was a legit American Icon that everybody and their dad knew.

Brock is popular, but Hogan is on a different level.
 

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He would've beat up HulKKK Hogan in the Brother Love show & ultimately lost the match once it happened just like every big man they put against him.
 

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Let's face it guys, Lesnar is booked so far above everybody else because there is not a single person in this company that is liked by both Vince AND the fans.

Just look how quickly they had Rollins beat Lesnar not once but twice. If he wasn't inherently unlikeable as a person, and was given way better material, Rollins would probably still be there, holding that title.

The real problem is that, most times, WWE picks people and they can't go through with it because they are not over enough; or even worse, WWE doesn't pull the trigger on wrestlers that are actually over because they simply don't like them enough.
 

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Let's face it guys, Lesnar is booked so far above everybody else because there is not a single person in this company that is liked by both Vince AND the fans.

Just look how quickly they had Rollins beat Lesnar not once but twice. If he wasn't inherently unlikeable as a person, and was given way better material, Rollins would probably still be there, holding that title.

The real problem is that, most times, WWE picks people and they can't go through with it because they are not over enough; or even worse, WWE doesn't pull the trigger on wrestlers that are actually over because they simply don't like them enough.
You know what..thinking that way i am thinking it would have been such a great idea having a returning Hulk Hogan beat Brock the monster..that would've been so over than say what we are guessing right now Roman vs Brock and Brock vs whatever
 

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You know what..thinking that way i am thinking it would have been such a great idea having a returning Hulk Hogan beat Brock the monster..that would've been so over than say what we are guessing right now Roman vs Brock and Brock vs whatever
Eh, I don't really think so.

Hogan was one of the most over guys of all time, but especially in this day and age people wouldn't take well a pensioner defeating a monster like Lesnar, however over he may have been in his prime.

There is absolutely no doubt that peak Hogan would have gone over, though. Not only because Hogan in his prime defeated everybody, but especially because Lesnar is just a byproduct of a company that is absolutely uncapable and unwilling to produce a true main event babyface unless it's one of their marketing tools.
 

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Here's the entire list of people that defeated Hulk Hogan by pin or submission between 1984 and 1993:

Andre the Giant (via a crooked referee)
The Ultimate Warrior
The Undertaker (via outside interference)
Yokozuna (via outside interference)

That's four losses in nine years. Although comparisons like this are silly because the answer is really just "whoever WWE wanted to win would win", if we're basing an answer on the booking, even Lesnar at his absolute most dominant can't touch prime Hulk Hogan. Pretty much no one can.
 

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um. Are we forgetting Lesnar then was taken to the limits by Cena, just one month later in a match that ended in no conquest and that he had beaten him 2 years earlier?
Should we forget Taker came back and beat him because of 1 low blow? that's the strongest wrestler you got? SuperCena would have deadlifted Taker even after that low blow.

He's very protected but not that kayfabe unbeatable. Hogan was in the 80's, he'd win.
 

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Since Hogan is arguably the biggest name in wrestling history and one of the biggest babyfaces of all time I assume they'd have him go over Lesnar.
 

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Eh, I don't really think so.

Hogan was one of the most over guys of all time, but especially in this day and age people wouldn't take well a pensioner defeating a monster like Lesnar, however over he may have been in his prime.

There is absolutely no doubt that peak Hogan would have gone over, though. Not only because Hogan in his prime defeated everybody, but especially because Lesnar is just a byproduct of a company that is absolutely uncapable and unwilling to produce a true main event babyface unless it's one of their marketing tools.
Hulk Hogan is still quite popular going by live audience reaction.. And they did have Rock going over CM Punk and Cena.. So maybe Vince would've tried it. The company just does not have anyone who is over enough that Vince would feel going to Brock (or other part timers) doesnt make sense anymore.
 

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Hulk Hogan is still quite popular going by live audience reaction.. And they did have Rock going over CM Punk and Cena.. So maybe Vince would've tried it. The company just does not have anyone who is over enough that Vince would feel going to Brock (or other part timers) doesnt make sense anymore.
Hogan also has a history of racist tirades, and is considerably older than Rock.

Rock beating Punk made sense because he was still in his physical prime, and hadn't been wrestling for ages. Hogan is an has been. He's popular, sure, but more in a nostalgic way.

And besides, we're not talking about a single match. Anybody who's going over Brock clean as a whistle is primed to be their top guy; it's not coincidence that someone who takes as much air time as Rollins was the first one to beat Brock like that.
 

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Hogan also has a history of racist tirades, and is considerably older than Rock.

Rock beating Punk made sense because he was still in his physical prime, and hadn't been wrestling for ages. Hogan is an has been. He's popular, sure, but more in a nostalgic way.

And besides, we're not talking about a single match. Anybody who's going over Brock clean as a whistle is primed to be their top guy; it's not coincidence that someone who takes as much air time as Rollins was the first one to beat Brock like that.
Well it could be something like Goldberg going over Brock even..Vince would agree to that..Anyways its all hypothetical and its never going to happen especially after the Hogan racist thing and all....

About the Rollins beating Brock, i find that strange too considering Vince refused to pull the plug repeatedly for Roman even though Roman was like Vince's pet protect...
 
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