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Hulk Hogan gets cheered while paying tribute to ‘Mean’ Gene Okerlund

In an attempt to honor the late, great ‘Mean’ Gene Okerlund, WWE trotted out Hulk Hogan this week on Raw.

Following a somber 10-bell salute, Hogan’s iconic entrance music hit and the infamous pro wrestling legend greeted the live crowd in Orlando, Florida’s Amway Center.

The reaction? WWE fans largely cheered Hogan.

Hogan then introduced a video package celebrating the life of Okerlund.

WWE’s video tribute hit on all the right notes and covered Mean Gene’s historic pro wrestling career.

After the video ended, Hogan cut an emotional promo on friendship and the death of Okerlund. Hogan even ‘hulked up’ during his promo with the live crowd hanging on the Hulkster’s every single word.

Rest in Peace Mean Gene.

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