Hulk Hogan Finally Provides Health Update Amid Bad Health Reports

Published 11/21/2021, 1:52 AM EST

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WWE legend, Hulk Hogan has had such an impactful career in the pro-wrestling industry that no one can imagine what the wrestling landscape would have been without The Hulkster in the 80s.

Standing at 6’7″ tall and weighing in at over 300 lb, Hulk Hogan was truly a larger-than-life character in the industry. However, the 68-year-old legend is having trouble with his health lately.

Recently, fellow WWE Hall of Famer, Ric Flair revealed that the former WWF champion is not doing well and is having a major health crisis in his life. However, Hogan took to his Instagram and uploaded a picture of himself in which he stated he is back to his “9th-grade weight”.


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The news of Hogan being sick has circled around the pro-wrestling industry for almost a month now. However, nothing concrete has been revealed to the WWE Universe.

Ric Flair never revealed what is the actual cause of this health issue or what exactly is up with the former WCW World Champion; however, Flair confessed that Hogan is not going great health-wise.

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Hulk Hogan is back in 9th grade

Eventually, after some revelations from his good friend, Ric Flair, it looks like Hogan took matters into this own hands and uploaded his photo on his Instagram.

While looking at the picture, one can tell by looking at Hogan’s face that not everything is good with The Hulkster and he is maybe struggling.


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However, it is not clear whether this picture is old or the latest one, but definitely, there’s no denying that The Hulkster is in pain as Flair revealed.

The NWO member has had multiple hip and spine surgeries this past decade and has claimed that his height has actually decreased from 6’7″ to 6’4″ just because of the impact from his ‘Leg Drop’ finisher.

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For now, there are no further developments for Hogan’s health and we, along with the WWE Universe are praying for the legendary Hulk Hogan and hope to see him healthy again.


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Prithvi Mishra


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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. He graduated from Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology in Ghaziabad. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports.
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