In some interesting WWE news, WWE Hall of Fame legend Hulk Hogan was talking about the upcoming John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar WWE World Heavyweight Championship match and made a pretty bold statement. According to an interview with Busted Open Radio on Friday, Hogan said that John Cena is the greatest WWE champion of all time.
If it was a current or younger WWE superstar, it might not carry as much weight, but this is coming from Hulk Hogan. When discussing the best WWE champions ever, the names of Hulk Hogan, Bruno Sammartino and Stone Cold Steve Austin will rise to the top. Other names like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Bret “The Hit Man” Hart and Shawn Michaels might come into the argument, but the first three names are up there at the top.
Hogan said that he believes that John Cena eclipses all the came before, even a better champion than himself. Hogan said that, as much as he did in the WWE, Cena has done more. He said Cena holds the entire WWE on his shoulders as the foundation of the company. He pointed out what Cena does with the Make-a-Wish Foundation and everything that he has done to help the business. Hogan said Cena has done more than anyone for the WWE.
It is an interesting sentiment. Many WWE fans only look at the in-ring performances of the characters when talking about the best WWE champions of all time. They look at how exciting things were when Stone Cold Steve Austin was on top. They look at how exciting Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was in and out of the ring. They look at how Hulk Hogan brought the WWE to the public eye and the long-time reign of Bruno Sammartino. However, as far as Hulk Hogan is concerned, no one is better than John Cena.