Hulk Hogan has a new show about micro-wrestlers.
What's a micro-wrestler?
Oh, that's a wrestler that doesn't measure more than four feet tall!
The show, "Hulk Hogan’s Micro Championship Wrestling," debuts Sept. 14 on TruTV and focuses on the Hulkster's attempts to help lift — both literally and figuratively — a Florida-based group of little wrestlers to the same level of success as bigger wrestlers, such as The Rock, John Cena or Hogan himself.
To do that, Hogan said the key was going behind the scenes and telling the truth, rather than use the scripted storylines of WWE and other leagues.
These wrestlers deserve just as much recognition as any other, so we're pumped to see the Hulkster doing what he can for them!
Here's what the Hulk has to say:
"We get to see how they handle normal-sized doors and cars, as well as watching them deal with their wives or helping their kids doing their homework," Hogan said.
Interestingly, this approach has its roots to the days when Hogan was the biggest name in wrestling — but not the biggest wrestler.
"I spent 20 years around [7-foot, 4-inch] Andre the Giant and he couldn't sit in a first class seat," Hogan said. "People would walk behind him in the airport and you'd hear comments. They'd say cruel things.
In these guys' cases, you might see one go into a hotel lobby front desk and the clerk can't see them. I'm trying to get them to function on a higher level," he said. "How to handle themselves in the ring, being more professional and, basically, reinventing yourself."
Sounds like a great show, we can't wait to see how it does!
Good luck to the wrestlers involved!!
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