Wrestling superstar Hulk Hogan has betrayed longtime pal Vince McMahon ankling WWE for rival grappling association.

Hot on the heels of his suicide bombshell admission in new tell-all Hogan has taken his tights and hit the proverbial road and inked a deal with TNA

"Hulk Hogan is one of the world’s top pop culture icons and the biggest superstar in the history of professional wrestling," TNA prexy Dixie Carter enthused today.

"We are truly excited to welcome him into the TNA family. Our goal is to become the world’s biggest professional wrestling company."

Hogan, makes his debut on this week’s TNA Impact!, said: "I’m thrilled to be jumping back into the world of professional wrestling.

"My fans have been asking me to return to the business for many years on a full-time basis, but the timing or the opportunity has never been right until now.

Insiders predict a heated rivalry and a cross-over pay-per-view championship grudge match in the near future.