It was 35 Years Ago Today that Hulk Hogan won his first WWE Championship in Madison Square Garden.
On Jan. 23, 1984, Hulk Hogan defeated The Iron Sheik in New York City’s Madison Square Garden to win his first WWE Championship. Thirty five years later, The Hulkster remembers a day that changed his life and created an icon.WWE.com
In a video posted on WWE’s Youtube channel, Hogan went into detail about how it felt to be back in the WWE.
Hogan talked about his celebration after the match and how excited he was about being the Champion for the first time. Hogan also commented on how this was the night that changed the momentum for him and really got him over with the crowd.