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During this time, he appeared on a talk show, where he sat beside Lou Ferrigno, star of the television series The Incredible Hulk.
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.
He began watching professional events at 16 years old.
Hogan and Andre wrestled in White Plains, New York, drawing 1,200 in a building that held 3,500 as the main event before they wrestled at Shea.
After filming his scene for Rocky III, against Mc Mahon's wishes, Hogan made his debut in the American Wrestling Association (AWA), owned by Verne Gagne.
In May 1979, Bollea had an early shot at the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, whose holder was at the time generally recognized as the industry's best.
In June 1979, Bollea won his first wrestling championship, the NWA Southeast Heavyweight Championship, recognized in Alabama and Tennessee when he defeated Ox Baker.