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roman-reigns3-620x361On July 4, 1993, Lex Luger arrived by helicopter to the deck of the USS Intrepid and body slammed the hell out of a 600 pound Yokozuna. This lead to the Lex Express tour in which Luger adopted a persona that was believed to be the replacement for Hulk Hogan. Despite his previous work for the NWA and his WCW  heavyweight championship run, and despite the fact that he was once a member of the then greatest stables in wrestling, The Four Horsemen, Lex was brought in to the WWE under a gimmick that failed to get over with fans. But after Hulk Hogan and Vince McMahon went their separate ways, Vince believed that he could repackage the young star to take Hulk’s place. After the gimmick failed to recapture the magic of Hulkamania, Luger would spend the rest of his WWE career in different feuds while never capturing the…

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