April 22, 2024
WWE

Goldberg reflects on beating Hulk Hogan for WCW Championship

Goldberg was one of the prominent star in WCW. Goldberg defeated Hollywood Hogan for WCW World Championship on 7/6/1998 episode of WCW Monday Nitro.

Goldberg recently was on Steve Treviño & Captain Evil Podcast, where he talked about Hulk Hogan, Sting, WCW, WWE, and more.

Goldberg on defeating Hulk Hogan

“At the time, it was Monday Night Wars, WWF against WCW. WWF is historically known to be run by Vince McMahon. When you get a guy like Hulk Hogan in the business, who is arguably the pillar of professional wrestling, when he comes to WCW, an upstart company that is led by younger people, you follow his lead.”

“He was running hot with that NWO bad guy character, you’re only as good as a wrestler as your opponent, right, and so they needed some big monstrous ugly dude like me to beat him.”

“So I fit the bill pretty well, and I did. He chose to do it, and it was a perfect move for the business at the time, and he’s very unselfish.”

If you use any portion of the quotes from this article, please credit “Steve Treviño & Captain Evil Podcast” an h/t to WrestlingManiafan for the transcription.

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