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WrestleMania XXX potential card: Part 6

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Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan could return to the ring (©GettyImages)
Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan could return to the ring (©GettyImages).

In part six of possible WrestleMania XXX clashes, we look at a match that has a chance to go down in history:

John Cena vs. Hulk Hogan

This would be the biggest match in the history of professional wrestling. The two biggest names in wrestling, competing for the first time ever on the grand stage of WrestleMania. On paper, it is the best decision the WWE could make.

At the age of 60, Hulk Hogan is far past his prime and should have retired from the wrestling business 20 years ago. Many are critical of Hogan and his many achievements in wrestling but despite all the criticisms, Hogan is the biggest name in the history of the WWE and wrestling as a whole.

He is also the most popular. In his prime he helped to sell 93,000 tickets to WrestleMania 3 and held the WWE Championship six times. He had legendary matches in both WWE and WCW against superstars like Ric Flair, Sting, Randy Savage and The Rock. Hogan’s match against The Rock is one of his most memorable matches and although it was not the greatest match either man has wrestled, it will always be remembered for the incredible fan reaction.

If Hogan and Cena were to wrestle at WrestleMania 30, I would expect much the same reaction. Hogan is old and has endured multiple back surgeries due to his prolonged in-ring career so returning to the ring once again could be a big mistake. If he does you would expect to see an old man, moving slowly and avoiding bumps at all costs, however this is not true. Hogan’s last wrestling match came in TNA against Sting, mere months after his latest back surgery. Surprisingly Hogan looked good for the match and even took bumps in the course of the match, showing that he can still wrestle a match. At recent appearances, Hogan looks even better. He is bulking up again, perhaps showing preparation for a return.

Had you asked me a week ago whether this match would actually happen at WrestleMania, I would have answered no. Now my answer would be that the match is looking more and more likely to happen. John Cena will wrestle in the main event of WrestleMania, whatever happens and that means he will have to wrestle in a huge match against a huge opponent.

My prediction would have been John Cena vs. Randy Orton but with that match now booked for the TLC pay-per-view, it is sure not to happen at WrestleMania. What does this mean? It means the WWE has found an opponent for John Cena who is bigger than Randy Orton. Everything points to Hogan.

Should the WWE book this match? Many will answer no, but this match will earn the WWE more money than any other match in history. It may not go down as the best match in history but the crowd reaction to the match would be unlike anything the WWE has ever seen before. Based on pure crowd energy, this would be one of the greatest moments in WrestleMania history.

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