The amazing fortitude and lineage of the Hulkter’s professional wrestling career continues to spawn crazy and mind bending twists and turns which have seen the superstar through multiple retirements and scandals emanating from both sides of the ring.
In the latest installment of drama facilitated by Hogan, Gawker.com has officially succumbed to the sleeper hold and will shutdown next week after 14 years of operation. The on-line news and gossip site absorbed a fatal blow by the Hulk in the form of a $140 million judgement, in an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit.
Spanish language giant Univision is purchasing the name and remaining framework of the company for $135 million through a bankruptcy settlement, which should be completed Thursday.
Hogan sued the domain in the aftermath of video showing him pile driving a friend’s wife was posted on the site. Whether or not Hogan’s bedroom exploits made the top-10 list of fan favorite career highlights does not detract from the fact that he becomes the first professional wrestler to successfully pin and defeat a corporation and Andre the Giant.
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