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The Gulf War never happened and thus giving Slaughter no convenient reason for turning coat?

Would have Slaughter turned heel anyway and everything would have been the same minus maybe the Iraki managers?

Maybe, I can't remember any big heels at the time that Warrior didn't defeat already...

Or would we have seen the "Ultimate Rematch"? That seems unlikely since the whole point of the program was to put the title on Hogan without making Warrior look too weak.
 

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I think it would have been the Ultimate Rematch with Hogan going over and Warrior possibly being a heel. Or Warrior and savage would have been for the belt and Hogan wouldve been on the undercard. Who knows, maybe he faces Taker and no streak is born?
 

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There has always been rumours that Vince McMahon wanted to do Warrior/Hogan 2 at WrestleMania 7 because of the success of their first encounter but Hulk Hogan didn't want to do it and was said to be the one that wanted to do Hogan/Slaughter despite the fall back said to be Warrior/Savage for the WWE title. There is no doubting how much heat Sgt Slaughter drew as a heel which is why they even had to change venue for WrestleMania 7 as Vince McMahon is said to have feared a sniper attack but Hogan/Slaughter was always said to be third choice for the main event after Warrior/Hogan and Warrior/Savage.
 

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There has always been rumours that Vince McMahon wanted to do Warrior/Hogan 2 at WrestleMania 7 because of the success of their first encounter but Hulk Hogan didn't want to do it and was said to be the one that wanted to do Hogan/Slaughter despite the fall back said to be Warrior/Savage for the WWE title. There is no doubting how much heat Sgt Slaughter drew as a heel which is why they even had to change venue for WrestleMania 7 as Vince McMahon is said to have feared a sniper attack but Hogan/Slaughter was always said to be third choice for the main event after Warrior/Hogan and Warrior/Savage.
I remember reading that Vince exaggerated the death threats to cover up the real reason for the change of venue. The real reason allegedly was because of poor ticket sales. So they moved from the stadium to the arena.
 

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yea there was no way they could draw 100 thousand with a Hogan/Slaughter main event even with Hogan/Warrior 2 there is no way they could of got to that number unless the tickets were really really cheap as hell and the parking was free
 

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I remember reading that Vince exaggerated the death threats to cover up the real reason for the change of venue. The real reason allegedly was because of poor ticket sales. So they moved from the stadium to the arena.


I think security was a legit concern, but I think it was due to poor ticket sales. They did decide to have it at the coliseum originally and they made that annuoncement back at Wrestlemania 6.
 

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They wouldn't have done savage/warrior as the main event. Even without the title hogan still had the main event in wrestlemania 8

A warrior/savage/hogan triple threat would have been awesome but they didn't do triple threats back then
 

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The Gulf War never happened and thus giving Slaughter no convenient reason for turning coat?

Would have Slaughter turned heel anyway and everything would have been the same minus maybe the Iraki managers?

Maybe, I can't remember any big heels at the time that Warrior didn't defeat already...

Or would we have seen the "Ultimate Rematch"? That seems unlikely since the whole point of the program was to put the title on Hogan without making Warrior look too weak.
Slaughter's turning heel didn't have the same effect without the Gulf War, so you most likely would have seen just a bad-ass drill sarge, like he was in the days before Hulkamania. I remember seeing Slaughter as a heel many years ago. In fact, on the card where Hogan beat the Iron Sheik, Slaughter faced Ivan Putski on the undercard and Slaughter was the heel.

You would have most likely seen the Ultimate Rematch at Wrestlemania VII, Hogan going over on Warrior, then probably see Slaughter challenge Hogan and they would have squared off at Summerslam.
 

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If the Gulf War never happened, Slaughter would probably have been nowhere near the main event.

As for the alternate main event, mmm a tough one. I actually think Warrior v Savage would have been for the title with Hogan facing a 'monster heel' in the other main event kind of similar to what happened at WM VIII.
 

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It should have been Ultimate Warrior (Champion) vs 'Macho Man' Randy Savage for the title, with Hulk Hogan vs The Undertaker further down the card, as far as I'm concerned.
 

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I can remember I was hoping for Hogan vs Warrior 2 right after WM VI ended. I can also remember that during one of the update segments that they had Jack Tunney saying that Hogan vs Warrior 2 would never happen for the safety of both men.
 
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