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The Rock Biography

Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known and sometimes credited by his ring name 'The Rock', is an American actor and professional wrestler who works for WWE. Johnson started off as a college football player. He was on the University of Miami's national championship team in 1991. He later played for the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League, and was cut two months into the 1995 season. Johnson is a third generation wrestler; his father and his grandfather before him were professional wrestlers. After wrestling at Jerry Lawler's United States Wrestling Association as "Flex Kavana" and winning the USWA World Tag Team Championship twice with Bart Sawyer in the summer of 1996, Johnson signed a WWF contract. Johnson made his WWF debut as Rocky Maivia, a combination of his father's and grandfather's ring names. He debuted in the Survivor Series in November 1996, in an eight-man elimination tag match; he was the sole survivor. On February 13, 1997, he won the WWF Intercontinental Championship from Hunter Hearst Helmsley on Monday Night Raw. Johnson is widely considered one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. He has held WWF/E championships sixteen times. This includes nine World Heavyweight Championships, two WWF Intercontinental Championship, and five WWF Tag Team Championship. He is the sixth WWF/E Triple Crown Champion, and the winner of the 2000 Royal Rumble. Besides wrestling, he has starred in several successful movies in Hollywood.

The Rock Latest News & Articles

5 Best WWE makeovers of all time

These wrestlers did not do well with their original characters, but were highly successful with others

WWE News: Paul Heyman says The Rock is scared of Brock Lesnar

Paul Heyman discusses the possibility of a matchup between Brock Lesnar and The Rock

WWE PPVs: 10 best pay per view events

Ranking the best pay-per-views (PPVs) in WWE history right from Armageddon to WrestleMania!

6 Members of Vince McMahon's "Kiss My A**" Club

It's an exclusive, invitation only club!

The Rock movies, tattoos, theme song, net worth, diet and everything you need to know about him

Everything you wanted to know about The Rock, his age, daughter, net worth, diet and achievements.

The Rock reveals original plans for Wrestlemania 29 main event

The Rock revealed something we all wish had happened.

WWE News: Paul Heyman teases Brock vs The Rock for Wrestlemania 33?

Is The Rock ready for Brock Lesnar?

WWE News: The Rock's ex-wife reveals there is no legal agreement between him and WWE

Meet the woman behind the commercial success of the 'People's Champion'.

7 Funniest complaints that WWE fans make

Some of the funny complaints that we wrestling fans have and a logical breakdown of them.

WWE News: The Rock will appear in an upcoming WWE Studios film, "Killing Hasslehoff" to debut at San Diego Film Festival

Dwayne Johnson will star in his first WWE Studios film, "Killing Hasslehoff" premiere confirmed?

WWE News: Kevin Nash speaks about CM Punk's UFC 203 fight and comparisons with The Rock

"He ain't the best in the world anymore"

WWE Entrance Themes and Jim Johnston

Can you imagine WWE without its iconic entrance themes? If not, then you cannot imagine WWE without Jim Johnston.

5 Cricketers and their WWE equivalents

Cricket and WWE are two of the most diverse sports out there, but the career path of a number of superstars have striking similarities.

WWE News: John Cena reveals what he said to The Rock after headlining Wrestlemania 29 together

Cena reveals his conversation with The Rock after headlining Wrestlemania 29.

WWE/MMA News: CM Punk reveals if he was jealous of the Rock

Many believe that the Hollywood star stole the spotlight from the former WWE Champion
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