Last weekend, Hulk Hogan won his case against Gawker and will receive a $115 million payment in relation to a sex tape published by the website in 2012. The case's jury has added on a further $25.1 million to that total after ignoring a mercy plea on Monday, which is great news for the WWE Hall of Famer.
Since the sex tape was published by the website last summer, Hogan has lost his job with the WWE and the company has distanced themselves from the wrestler. However, he might be trying to rebuild that relationship and return to the organisation.
That's according to Hollywood Life, who have said Hogan is very happy with the result of the lawsuit, and he is now looking to rebuild his life and get back involved with the WWE.
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“Hulk Hogan is beyond pleased with the results and is looking to get his life back in order. And he would love his job back with the WWE.”
Hogan hasn't stepped foot inside the squared circle since he was fired by the WWE after a sex tape of himself with his best friend’s wife leaked which included the former WWE Champion saying racist remarks.
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The company has hardly made any references to the 62-year-old since despite him being such a big part of their history, removing Hogan from their footage and not mentioning him on their shows. The Hulkster has apologised for what he had done.
Some of the WWE Universe have forgiven Hogan, but some still do think he should never return to the organization because of what he has done. However, when it comes to the WWE, even in situations like this, you can never say never.
He certainly wouldn't be used in any sort of competitive role, and would largely be used as a promoter if he was to return to the WWE. If anything, the 62-year-old should appreciate any sort of offer the WWE gives him at all if they do decide to take him back in, as many believe he shouldn't be given another opportunity.
Earlier today, Hogan tweeted out his joy of winning the lawsuit against Gawker by posting a photo of himself performing his iconic leg drop on a Gawker logo.
Some people have said if The Hulkster was to return, he could come back for WrestleMania 32, but that is way too soon after the conclusion of his case. However, it's difficult to rule out any return in the future because of how the WWE has worked with situations like this in the past.
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