Hulkamania was a pressure to be reckoned with within the 80s and early 90s, however none of it will have been potential and not using a loyal supporting forged. One of Hulk Hogan's higher buddies IRL handed away this Wednesday to a refrain of tributes from the Wrestling brass. Hulk Hogan was definitely amongst those that handed their respect, each publicly and privately.
If you recall, Gene Okerlund was the enduring "on-air" character when Hulkamania was at his peak, normally as a mediator when Hulk and different wrestlers engaged with the TV viewers in pre-bout promos. Hulk's first Tweet was issued simply because the information of his passing was making the rounds. The second Tweet was an image of a martini glass Hulk Hogan was consuming in his honor. Okerlund was an avid Martini-lover.