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Hulk's Back Surgery Lawsuit

I Lost a $50 Million Shot

At John Cena

1/15/2013 4:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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It was supposed to be the wrestling match to end all wrestling matches -- Hulk Hogan vs. John Cena in a battle royale -- but it was all dashed to pieces thanks to some bogus back surgery ... according to Hulk Hogan ... and it cost him $50 MILLION.

TMZ broke the story ... Hulk filed a $50 million lawsuit against the Laser Spine Institute of Florida -- claiming its doctors duped him into undergoing multiple procedures in 2009 that were completely useless and damaged his career.

Hulk doesn't explain why he's suing for $50 million in the lawsuit -- but Hulk's legal team (headed by Wil Florin) tells TMZ, the reason for the massive sum is a lucrative "phase out contract" that was torpedoed by the bad surgeries.

According to Hulk's team, the contract outlined a blowout match between Hulk and Cena -- a match that was supposed to be Hulk's career ender -- but thanks to the surgeries, it never happened.

Hulk's claiming the contract -- along with subsequent appearance opportunities -- was worth $50 million.

LSI has yet to comment on the litigation.

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31.

Majestik    

Wrestlemania is coming up in April. Just the fact he brought up a wrestler from a different promotion from where he was already hired smells of a setup, and not a very good one. No one wants to pay 75 dollars to watch Hogan attempt his five moves on an athlete that is much more superior. If the WWE comes out and states this is all bogus and it turns into a war of words on TMZ for the next two months, well, we'll know we are part of a work.

583 days ago
32.

CherryBee    

Poor old fool. The steroids have slapped his brain into thinking he actually has a career left. Stick a fork in him, he's done.

583 days ago
33.

still2easy    

All fake garbage

583 days ago
34.

Questdelsangraal    

Surprised you have not sued the old guy that was rubbing lotion on your daughters butt. Oh wait that old guy was you. Forget it....

583 days ago
35.

TPF    

Every time this idiot opens his mouth he makes a fool out of himself. He's like a clown that the circus left behind.
Go away and grow up!

583 days ago
36.

Kelly Kelly    

This old fool wasn't even in the WWE when this surgery happened! He was and is contracted to TNA. STOP USING CENA TO TRY TO GET YOUR GRUBBY PAWS ON THE LOOT HOGAN.

583 days ago
37.

DaveT    

Can still remember when Hulk vs Ultimate Warrior was the match to end all matches way back around high school time, 20+ years later Hulk can still flatten most of his haters with one arm :D

583 days ago
38.

Pavlov    

The 50 mil would have went in the same direction of every other penny he ever made. A fool and his money are quickly parted.

583 days ago
39.

Reyna38    

Hey Hulk
shut the **** up..... Your old your slow and your fat and stupid... Your an idiot.. Can't even speak correctly..... Soo go hide under a rock..you has been..

583 days ago
40.

exlax    

he should just retire and make more porno's with his daughter since his back didn't appear to be hurt when he made that other one

583 days ago
41.

Spicy mag    

If hulks back wasn't messed up he could make porn.

583 days ago
42.

Doc    

The only thing McMahon would pay 50 mil
for is the senate race in Ct for Linda....

583 days ago
43.

fred whitacre jr     

if cena don't verse hogan i will kill my self i'm worth more than 50 mil people are worth 900 tillon

583 days ago
44.

homo     

nobody would pay hogan anything like 50 mill maybe 50 dollars to see him have sex with bubba the love sponge

583 days ago
45.

jan    

When you have a medical procedure you sign a consent to treat. He was very aware what the MD was doing as he had it done several times. Any moron know you cant fix a back with lasers - this is not STAR TREK. He is a has been who lost 1/2 his money to the old lady in his divorce. Now both are pimping themselves out like the D-list celeb they are. I hope the State of Florida throws this crap out of court.
Frivulous lawsuits are what is screwing all of our healthcare up. Take your two wannabe kids and GOOOO AWAY.

583 days ago
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