George Foreman: 'Hulk Hogan Is No Racist'

Dennis Rodman is also defending the recently fired WWE icon.

Depsite Hulk Hogan's recently confirmed racist outburst against his daughter's African-American boyfriend, not every person of color in the sports community is anti-Hulk. George Foreman and Dennis Rodman have, in fact, come to his defense, saying that he's not, in the least bit, racist.


"I have known Hulk Hogan for well over 20 years," Foreman told TMZ. "I do not condone the language he used, but he is no racist, he's a good guy... He is a friend of mine. We have hung out together and we have even been in the ring together. I consider him a friend."

NBA star Dennis Rodman was the next sports star to come to the wrestling legend's defense. The retired baller has been friends with Hogan since working with him in WCW in the 1990s. Taking to Twitter, he encouraged other sports legends including Magic Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal, Mike Tyson and Scottie Pippen to "support" Hogan.

We wonder what their responses to Rodman's request would be. One thing's for sure: George Foreman and Dennis Rodman won't be the last to share their thoughts, whether positive or negative, on Hulk Hogan's comments.

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