Hogan eventually found his way to the Continental Wrestling Association in Memphis and while there he appeared on a local talk show with the Incredible Hulk himself, Lou Ferrigno. Whilst Ferrigno stood six feet four, Hogan (who had similar width) actually rose three inches higher. When the host noted that Hulk was actually bigger the wrestler stole the name and began to go by Terry "The Hulk" Boulder. He added Hogan when he met Vince McMahon who wanted "an Irish name" for the up-and-coming wrestler. Apparently, Hulk McHugendong didn't have the right ring to it.

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