Hulk Hogan Defeats the Iron Sheik For the WWF Championship

by Mark Long

Hulk Hogan - historyofwrestling.comA mere three weeks after returning to the WWF following a highly successful run in the AWA, Hulk Hogan defeats The Iron Sheik to capture the World Wrestling Federation Heavyweight championship at Madison Square Garden in New York City. To quote Gorilla Monsoon, “Hulk-a-Mania is born!”