Hogan was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005.He was signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) from 2010 until 2013, where he was the on-screen General Manager, before leaving after Dixie Carter's infamous heel turn.
Because Hogan was not an "old school" technical wrestler, Gagne would not let him be champion.
On several occasions, Hogan defeated Bockwinkel to win the title, only to have the decision later reversed.
This practice increasingly drew the ire of the fans, so much so that on one occasion, according to Hogan's autobiography and other books, one crowd nearly rioted until Hogan himself calmed the audience down.
Hogan himself also began to grow frustrated with Verne Gagne's unwillingness to give Hogan a larger share of his merchandise sales.
The host commented how Terry, who stood 6 ft 7 in and weighed 295 pounds with 24 inch biceps, actually dwarfed "the Hulk." As a result, Bollea began performing as Terry "The Hulk" Boulder and sometimes wrestled as Sterling Golden.