New York, New York (PressExposure) September 28, 2012 -- WWE Hall Of Famer, Pro Wrestling Icon Hulk Hogan was in Fishkill, New York over the past weekend for Northeast Wrestling's "Wrestling Under The Stars" event. The well-organized event by Northeast Wrestling has attracted many fans who came in to meet Hulk Hogan at Dutchess Stadium in Fishkill NY.
Hulk Hogan took the time to talk to his fans and signed autographs and did photo ops for almost 3.5 hours. The signing started two hours early due to expected rain. The fans were very excited to finally get to meet the wrestling icon. Hogan appeared in the ring with Roddy Piper later that night.
"I really enjoyed the signing, the event was a real success, Northeast Wrestling did a tremendous job organizing the event. Very excited to meet Hollywood Hulk Hogan after so many years, he is a role model and a true gentleman. It does not get any bigger than this," added Geena Jinev Anac Of Lightening Entertainment.
Celebrity talent booker Scott Epstein, Sideline Promotions and Nestor Castro of No-Kayfaben.com were also present at the event.
Other Stars who were present at the event were Rowdy Roddy Piper, Matt Hardy, Jimmy Heart, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Sami Callihan, Lita, Vader, Goldust, Brian Anthony, Matt Taven at The Beautiful People Angelina & Velvet Sky.
Hulk Hogan professional wrestler, actor, television personality, and musician signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). Hogan enjoyed mainstream popularity in the 1980s and 90s as the all-American character Hulk Hogan in the World Wrestling Federation (WWE), and as Hollywood Hogan, the villainous nWo leader, in World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Hogan was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005.
He is a 12-time world champion being a six-time WWF/WWE Champion, six-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion, and a former WWE World Tag Team Champion with Edge. He is the second longest-reigning WWF Champion of all time (after Bruno Sammartino) and the longest-reigning of the 1980s, having held the title for 1,474 days from 1984-1988, as well as the longest-reigning WCW World Heavyweight Champion of all time, with a 469 day reign from 1994-1995. Hogan won the Royal Rumble in 1990 and 1991, making him the first man to win two consecutive Royal Rumbles.
Hogan also has released a music CD, Hulk Rules, as Hulk Hogan and The Wrestling Boot Band. Also, Green JellÃ¿ released a single, a duet with Hogan, performing Gary Glitter's classic song "I'm the Leader of the Gang (I Am)". He has also made cameos in several music videos. From her self-named show, Dolly the music video for Dolly Parton's wrestling-themed love song "Headlock on my Heart" features Hogan as "Starlight Starbright". On the show, Parton mentioned that the tabloid Weekly World News had "reported" that she had written a song about her love for a wrestler, and said "if you read in the Weekly World News, it must be true!" In the music video "Pressure" by Belly ft. Ginuwine, Hogan and his daughter Brooke both made brief cameo appearances.
Hulk Hogan's crossover popularity led to several television and movie roles. Early in his career Hogan played the part of Thunderlips in Rocky III (1982). He also appeared in No Holds Barred (1989), before starring in the family films Suburban Commando (1991), Mr. Nanny (1993), Santa with Muscles (1996), and 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998). He starred in his own television series, Thunder in Paradise, in 1994. He is the star of The Ultimate Weapon (1997), in which Brutus Beefcake also appears in a cameo.
Hulk Hogan also starred in a pair of television movies, originally intended as a pilot for an ongoing series for TNT, produced by Eric Bischoff. The movies, Shadow Warriors: Assault on Devil's Island and Shadow Warriors: Hunt for The Death Merchant, starred Hogan alongside Carl Weathers and Shannon Tweed as a freelance mercenary team. In 1995, he appeared on TBN's Kids Against Crime.
Up to this date he maintains being the undisputed biggest name in Pro Wrestling industry.
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