You are buying a pre-viewed, ORIGINAL VHS video, AWA (American Wrestling Association) Hulk Hogan's Highlights 1982-1983.

This video is hosted by Eric Bischoff (then an AWA announcer, and certainly possessing the "Ken doll" look preferred by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) for their announcers, although he was initially rejected for that role when he appplied to the World Wrestling Federation, (WWF, the former name of WWE) after the AWA folded).

For the first time anywhere, this tape shows Hulk Hogan's classic matches in the AWA before joining the WWF.

Despite WWE owning the footage from the AWA, the majority of the footage from the AWA remains unseen, and WWE has released only one AWA DVD to date, which does not contain this footage, and the Hulk Hogan DVDs put out by WWE similarly contain little AWA footage, consisting of mostly his WCW and WWE footage.

This video includes:

  • An interview with Andre The Giant & Hulk Hogan followed by an interview from Bobby "The Brain" Heenan's Heenan Family about their match on November 7, 1982 prior to the actual match, which features Andre The Giant and Hulk Hogan in a handicap tag match against Bobby Heenan, Bobby Duncum (Sr.), AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel and (future WWF Intercontinental Champion) Ken Patera

  • Despite this match occurring almost six months before the first match on this tape, Hulk Hogan's feud with AWA World Champion Nick Bockwinkel was ignited long before even this match, as the 6'8" bodybuilder Hogan sought to dethrone the crafty AWA Champ and his "weaselly" manager, "Bobby "The Brain" Heenan aka Bobby "The Weasel" in Hogan's very first AWA title match on April 18, 1982.

An excellent AWA video consisting of footage not yet released by WWE and likely never to be seen in WWE releases!

Box and tape in excellent condition from private collection.

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