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 Posted: Wed Oct 2nd, 2019 02:04 pm
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'18-'19 POTY, 1st Ballot HOFer

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Spatulapup wrote: I think Hogan had signed with them in November or early December.Not sure how true what I'm about to say about what the timing is for signing Hogan since nobody seems to know for sure, but what I remember reading at one point was that Hogan signed with WWF after he had allegedly committed to appear at Starrcade '83, and Vince told him that he wasn't going to show up at that card.  Supposedly Hogan also informed Verne the night of when he was supposed to be returning from Japan to wrestle for AWA at one of their bigger "end of the year" cards that he wasn't coming and that he wasn't ever coming back.  He was willing to do business the right way but Vince gave him more money to just not show up - I read something like he doubled Hogan's expected payday for the half dozen events and told him to stay home.

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