Thirty years ago today, Hulk Hogan defeated The Iron Sheik for the WWF Championship and Hulk-A-Mania was born. WWE posted the video above looking back "at the birth of Hulk-A-Mania."

Hulk Hogan commented on the milestone, writing on his Twitter, "30 years ago a dream came true,I became WWE Champion and HULKAMANIA has been runnin wild ever since,30 years ,seems like yesterday brotherHH" also posted an interview with The Iron Sheik at this link, who discussed his role in the birth of Hulk-A-Mania.

"I had so much hate, people want to hurt me wherever I go," Sheik said. "He win and make all his All-American fans happy. Since then he become Hulkamania, but everybody remember, without Iron Sheik, no Hulkamania."

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