WWE fires Hulk Hogan over racist rant caught on tape

Credit: Dimitrios Kambouris

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The WWE has fired Hulk Hogan.

They've even completely scrubbed any mention of him from the WWE website, including the Hall of Fame page.

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This, after word was released that the National Enquirer has obtained a clip of Hogan going on a heavily racist rant, which they plan to make public very soon.

A post at thecoli.com states, "When the National Enquirer releases audio of the Hulkster dropping the N-word so liberally that insiders are saying 'there's no coming back from this.'"

All mentions of the Hulkster have also been deleted from the Tough Enough page and from the WWE shop.

The WWE released a statement regarding the contract termination of Hogan.

The news first broke out on social media.

Dave Meltzer, an industry insider, said on the industry's move, "WWE web site told a few hours ago to remove all references to him. That's all I know so far."

The move is seen as preemptive by the WWE before the debilitating audio is released.

Hogan, mysteriously tweeted early Friday morning, "In the storm I release control, God and his Universe will sail me where he wants me to be, one love. HH."

Later Friday morning, Hogan released a statement to People"This is not who I am. I believe very strongly that every person in the world is important and should not be treated differently based on race, gender, orientation, religious beliefs or otherwise. I am disappointed with myself that I used language that is offensive and inconsistent with my own beliefs." 

Hogan's lawyer claims the wrestler resigned from WWE.

See video of Hogan wrestling here.