It is being said that Dana White was not initially comfortable with the idea of Ronda Rousey doing an in ring segment at Wrestlemania. Reports have now surfaced that The Rock played a big part in convincing the UFC president that it would not be nearly as bad as he thought it would be. WWE is hoping that Dwayne Johnson can do a bit more convincing because they want permission for Ronda to work an actual match next year.
April 15, 2015
It looks like the relationship between The Rock and UFC star Ronda Rousey has grown a bit closer. Not only are the two of them represented by agent Brad Slater, they are now managed by the same business manager. Rousey recently hired Dany Garcia to manage her business affairs. For those that do not know, she is the ex wife and current business manager of Dwayne Johnson. Lots of connection between the two of them now.
April 9, 2015
During his podcast interview with Chris Jericho, John Cena revealed just how he close he was to turning heel during his feud against The Rock. It was to the point where he spent $5,000 to have new ring gear created for his heel persona. However, WWE scrapped that idea. Instead of asking for a refund, Cena told the seamstress to put that money towards developmental wrestlers that come to her for new apparel. Yet another good deed by Cena.
April 9, 2015
The empire that The Rock is building just continues to keep growing and growing. USA Network has officially announced a deal between the two sides. The goal is for the WWE legend and his ex wife, who happens to be his business manager, to create and produce reality television series for the network. Hollywood is fully aware of how popular Dwayne Johnson has grown to become, and everyone is latching on to success train.
April 7, 2015
Since he has come a long way from his days as a wrestler for WWE, fans are naturally wondering about the net worth of The Rock. He is now one of the most well known movie stars on the planet, so his personal value has increased tremendously. While he would be the only one that would know for sure, analysts recently reported that Dwayne Johnson has a net worth that is approximately in the $125 million range. That will grow, of course.
March 24, 2015
During a What Culture interview, Dixie Carter was asked who her dream signing would be for TNA. Without any hesitation whatsoever, she firmly stated that The Rock would be the ultimate person for her to bring to Impact Wrestling. She feels that with his massive worldwide popularity, he would be able to open a lot of new doors for the company. Carter also stated that even though she has never met him personally, she is a huge fan.
January 21, 2015