Guest Ravenmark Posted May 8, 2006 Share Posted May 8, 2006 Well is it a case of sooner rather than never? In my opinion, if it doesn't happen at Wrestlemania 23 we will never see it. Why not? It can't be about both wrestler's egos can it? Surely?! And doesn't money tend to heal all those 'ego' problems? I think Hogan would do the match in a second. He's a very smart business man and he knows that Austin-Hogan would be a huge draw and he would make a lot of money - especially since I heard somewhere that there is a clause in his 'Legends Deal' that he has to be the highest paid performer when he works Wrestlemania; Let's face Hogan knows how to make money. With regards to Austin, I think money could be another clincher. How much money would Austin have to be paid to risk his neck in the ring one more time? We all know Hogan's offense is not stiff at all, but one wrong move could send Austin to Paralyse City. Austin was reportedly offered a seven figure deal to work with Hogan at WM23, but he turned it down, apparently saying that no dollar amount was worth his health. Let's presume those problems all get ironed out and Hogan vs Austin is set for WM23; How exactly would the match pan out? Both men's egos will be in Vince's ear telling him that they should be the one to go over. Hogan wants to drop the leg on Austin and Austin wants to hit the stunner on Hogan - anything other than a clean finish to one of the biggest (if not the biggest) matches in history and fans would fart on it. Is there a way that both men can come out of the finish looking strong? I've been torn about this finish personally. When I watched Hogan and Michaels, I was convinced that Michaels was the one to go over - he was a full time member of the roster, of course he should go over. But did Michaels lose face because he lost the match? Not at all, it was the finish fans wanted to see, the nostalgia finish and his little speech on Raw the next night attempting to bury Hogan was pathetic and unneccessary. Austin has never had a problem doing the 'right' jobs but I don't see him agreeing to this match unless he's going over. This could be his last ever match (let's face it once he's wrestled Hogan, there's nothing for him left to do or rish with his neck) whereas Hogan will still be wrestling the odd match for at least the next five years; Hogan's still in shape and can STILL work. I see Austin winning clean with the Stunner and him and Hogan drinking beer afterwards. Hogan doesn't need a win to come out of a match looking strong - see Hogan-Rock, WM17- but in my opinion, Austin needs the win. The Hulkster will find a way to get himself more over despite the finish, Austin looks good in beating Hogan and both men and Vince McMahon make a sh!tload of money. I'm not trying to book anything here, this is all opinion and stuff. Scott Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
Join the conversation
You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.