Hulk Hogan made an appearance on the Howard Stern show earlier this morning. Here are some highlights courtesy of

* Hogan said Vince McMahon asked him to be the special guest host of the upcoming Monday Night Raw in New York City at Madison Square Garden on November 16.

* He added that Vince wanted to do a merchandising deal where WWE would get the rights to the “Hulk Hogan” and “Hulkamania” names.

* Hogan said he didn’t go back with Vince because he “wasn’t ready to be put out to pasture just yet.” He added that he has a lot to offer still and that is why he signed with TNA.

* He confirmed rumors that WWE talked to him about facing John Cena at WrestleMania 25, but he threw his back out.

* When Howard mentioned his signing with TNA and asked if Vince would be cool with it, Hogan said he imagines Vince wasn’t too pleased.

Video of yesterday’s press conference is up at this link.

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