• “He came back and wanted to help elevate me” – RAW Wrestler On The Rock
Current WWE RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch was recently interviewed on the SI Media Podcast, where she talked about what it felt to share the ring with WWF Legend Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson at SmackDown’s premiere on FOX in 2019.
Here’s what ‘The Man’ said:
“He’s great. He’s so great. You look at him and he’s the biggest movie star in the world and has a million different irons in the fire, but he still keeps his ear to the ground and knows what’s going on and wants to help us.
He’ll always offer advice and be kind. He came back and wanted to help elevate me. He doesn’t need to do that, but he does. What an incredible way to be, as a human being. It’s mind-blowing. I have so much respect for him.
After, you’re just standing there shaking like, ‘holy crap, what just happened!?’ The crowd is electrifying when he comes out. Being able to witness all of that and stand in it and experience it, you go, ‘woo, I want this every time’.”
You can watch their segment below:
The Rock’s WWF debut as Rocky Maivia at the Survivor Series 1996 PPV happened 25 years ago this month.
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (November 26, 1988) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling
On this day in 1988, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland and featured matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 1989’ PPV.
Here’s the match-card:
1. Jake Roberts vs. John Latu
2. Mr. Perfect vs. David Stoudimiere
3. Ultimate Warrior vs. Barry Horowitz
4. Rick Rude vs. Bill Woods
5. King Haku vs. Hercules
6. Young Stallions vs. Bubba Kirk & Max McGiver
7. Big Boss Man vs. David Isley