“Who Wants To See That” – WWE Veteran Blasts Hulk Hogan’s Return Talks

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A veteran has claimed that nobody wants to see Hulk Hogan come out of retirement.

During a recent appearance on The MMA Hour, Hogan revealed that Shane McMahon called him about having a potential match at WrestleMania 39 and even pitched storylines for the build.

“He goes, ‘Well, you got one more in you?’ And I said, ‘Well, what are you talking about?’

“And so he started running storylines by me, you know, to try to like ramp us into that mode. And I said ‘Well those are all good storylines.”

While Hogan told McMahon that he couldn’t do to his back issues, he admitted that he has “always wanted” to have a retirement match and would “never say never.”

“You know, I have always wanted to have a retirement match, but right now I’m not moving around the way I should be. So I’m gonna keep working, keep training, and keep doing rehab and see where I’m at about six months from now. But all I’ve found out in the wrestling business brother is you never say never.”

Dutch Mantell claims the “sun has set” on Hulk Hogan’s career

During the latest episode of Story Time with Dutch Mantell, the veteran manager blasted the idea of seeing McMahon and Hogan going toe-to-toe, saying nobody wants to see it.

“More like s**t. Who wants to see that? Nobody. You know, the sun sets on everybody. It did set on Hulk Hogan and it damn sure set on Shane McMahon, even if he had a sunrise. The sun is still gonna set on him. But nobody wants to see it.”

Mantell believes the pair just want to find a way to get a WrestleMania payday, but doesn’t think there’s fan interest in such a match.

“What they’re trying to do is they’re trying to angle their way into a spot on WrestleMania so they can get this big payoff. I don’t know what the payoff would be. It’d probably be a million dollars, million and a half maybe.

“That is worth advocating for a spot on the card, yes. But as far as fan interest, other than who hurts themselves first, who cares? I don’t even know what angle they could do to set it up.”

Hulk Hogan hasn’t stepped foot in the ring since January 27th, 2012, when he teamed up with James Storm and Sting to defeat Bobby Roode, Bully Ray, and Kurt Angle at an IMPACT Wrestling live show in Manchester, England.

His last WWE bout came at SummerSlam in 2006 when he defeated Randy Orton.

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