The Rock remains one of the most popular professional wrestlers the industry has ever seen, and his influence is still being felt in the business. He had many fights during his time as a young wrestler in WWE and faced many adversities. John Cena ranted about having to lose to The Rock.
After the last episode of “Young Rock” finished airing, Rare editor Jack Hunter recently took to Twitter and commented on the episode.
Teen @TheRock knocking out a kid at school for calling wrestling “fake” just made my night. Because you know what happened. #YoungRock
The Rock responded to Hunter, where he said he hit a boy with a hammer in elementary school and then knocked out someone in high school for calling pro wrestling “fake.”
Hi Jack, it sure happened. Twice. Monté drove a boy in elementary school. KO a kid in high school. He was suspended both times. I was wrong. But back in the 80s, my dad and all the fighters taught me to “protect the business” always. It’s what we did. #YoungRock
The episode also featured the underbelly of the professional wrestling business, especially the promoters. The Rock responded to a fan who mentioned this.
There was a hard / seedy belly in professional wrestling for decades and decades. It was what it was and you did your best to keep your head spinning in those shark infested waters.
Hi Jack, it sure happened.
Monté drove a boy in elementary school.
KO a kid in high school.
He was suspended both times.
I was wrong.
But back in the 80s, my dad and all the fighters taught me to “protect the business” always. It’s what we did. #YoungRock https://t.co/sivjaCuNI6
– Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) February 24, 2021
There was a hard / seedy belly in professional wrestling for decades and decades.
It was what it was and you did your best to keep your head in a spin in those shark infested waters 🦈 #YoungRock https://t.co/8K34kbn4k0
– Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) February 24, 2021
Vince McMahon fires two big names in WWE
WWE fired Director of Talent Relations Nicole Zeoli, who worked for the company for 11 years and took over as Director in 2018. A WWE diva leaked a “banned” photo of Vince McMahon.
John Cone has been fired as Senior Manager of the Talent Relations Department. He still has a job as a referee. PWInsider broke the news of these layoffs.
Vince McMahon praised WWE management during today’s earnings call: “Like any other form of entertainment or sport, we came out of COVID. At first, we were in survival mode, but we found a new life. Sure, we saw this as an opportunity to rethink the way we do business and open what I call a WWE treasure chest. The only way to do that is by having the best management team in WWE history.
We have that team. A team that is innovative, a team that drives revenue, and has reorganized our company in a more efficient way to take advantage of new revenue streams, new online platforms, new consumer products, new content creation, and new opportunities to expand our portfolio. of media rights worldwide. I’m always excited about our business and I don’t think I’ve ever been more excited than I am right now. “
WWE Drop Huge Chris Jericho announcement
Current AEW star and former WWE Superstar Chris Jericho is arguably one of the most accomplished and popular professional wrestlers to ever set foot inside the squared circle. He has competed in various promotions such as WCW, WWE, ECW, New Japan Pro Wrestling and AEW among others. Chris Jericho could also meet a recently fired WWE Superstar.
According to PWInsider, Chris Jericho had a show on WWE Network called Living with Chris Jericho it has now been added to the Peacock library.
The ephemeral Living with Chris Jericho The WWE Network show has been added to Peacock’s library. It can currently only be found on the Chris Jericho themed carousel on the main page.
The WWE 365 dA documentary series has also been added to the streaming service.
A&E is running multiple reruns of its Biography: Stone Cold Steve Austin documentary and the first episode of WWE’s Most Wanted Treasured throughout the weekend, leading up to new Biography Episode 2: Roddy Piper and Treasures.
The third episode of WWE’s Most Wanted Treasures will feature Jerry Lawler in search of his debut crown and robe, as well as items related to his feud with the late Andy Kaufman.
Drake Maverick and Killian Dain impromptu therapy session: What’s NeXT, April 22, 2021
Charlotte Flair leaks sad claim of “plastic surgery”
Charlotte Flair had criticized Dave Meltzer for disrespecting her on a podcast. Charlotte Flair infuriates WWE with a ‘dirty’ photo.
Meltzer said: “She just got a complete makeover. It’s just one of those things that makes you feel self-conscious about your appearance when you’re a woman in wrestling. It’s just one of her negatives, but it’s a reality.” .
Charlotte replied, “Yes, I just heard. I thought @davemeltzerWON would have learned his lesson last time by commenting on women’s bodies, but apparently I’m fair game. Then I can answer. Again. To a rumor about my body. Again. You know what? This is when I stop.
Dave, go to hell. “
“You have my phone number. It would take you 30 seconds to ask instead of giving your listeners shit. Grow up. So that you, of all people, comment on the look of a woman …
Do you have any shame, decency, or professionalism left? Find a mirror. Take a good look Dave. “Charlotte was suspended from Raw Monday after an egregious attack on WWE referees following a match with Asuka. Charlotte had been off television after a pregnancy scare and tested positive for COVID-19 .