Lex Luger Says He Didn’t Try To Replace Hulk Hogan During His ‘All-American’ Run


Lex Luger did an interview with Sports Illustrated to promote his WWE Icons documentary that premieres on Sunday. 

Dring it, he made it clear that he wasn’t trying to replace Hulk Hogan while doing his all-american run. 


“There will never, ever be anything but one original Hulk Hogan,” Luger says. “I was just trying to be the best Lex Luger I could be with my character. I never thought or would want to try to fill the shoes of Hulk Hogan. He was a phenomenon that was above and beyond almost anything the wrestling industry has ever seen.

“Looking back in time now, I really look at the highlights of it. I had the opportunity to slam Yokozuna on the USS Intrepid. That was a phenomenal moment in my career, definitely one of the highlights. The [Lex Express] tour was exhilarating and exhausting all at the same time. I was in the main event of SummerSlam, and that was a big deal. I look at that as a big part of my career. I did the storyline to the best of my ability, and did my very best to fulfill my role in the story. I did the best I was capable of at the time; I can definitely tell you that.”

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