Who’s the Icon?

Dec. 29, 1996

When Piper joins WCW in the fall of 1996, he immediately targets Hollywood Hulk Hogan. The Hot Scot claims Hogan would not be as iconic if he had not been the villain in Hogan’s heroic rise. Now, Hogan wears the black hat as leader of the nWo and is challenged by Piper to a match at Starrcade. Hot Rod fights off the nWo’s interference and claims victory over his biggest rival with a sleeper hold.



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