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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the most influential and biggest Pro Wrestler in the history of WWE and Pro Wrestling.

The Rock is also addressed as The People’s Champion, The Great One, The Brahma Bull, The most Electrifying man in the history of pro wrestling by the fellow wrestlers and the Wrestling fans all over the world.

He is also one of the highest paid actors in the world with many blockbusters in front of his name and soon will be seen as the DC’s Black Adam, just another milestone in his acting career.

On this day, 25 years back The Rock made his history Debut by the name of Rocky Maivia on Survivor Series at the Madison Square Garden.

The Rock’s Debut

25 years back one more name from the Samoan family entered the squared circle of WWE to make a name for himself.

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Little did he know that he will become one the biggest superstar and name this game has witnessed and produced.

The Rock then known as Rocky Maivia made his debut in a 8 man tag team match teaming up with Jake Roberts, Marc Mero and The Stalker to defeat Crush, Goldust, Jerry Lawler and Triple H( then known as Hunter Hearst Helmsley).

The Rock performed real well and helped his side grab a huge win.

The Rock did face a lots of Criticism during the time of his Rocky Maivia gimmick but it all changed when he transformed into The Rock.

He became one of the most hyped and loved superstar in the history of Pro Wrestling.

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The Rock’s Great Career

The Rock had a really great and magnificent career. He is undoubtedly one of the greatest of all times and his contribution to the sport is immeasurable.

The People’s Champion has won 17 championships throughout his career in the WWE.

He has won 10 World Championships, The Intercontinental Championship twice and The Tag Titles five times.

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He won the 2000 Royal Rumble and was the sixth triple Crowned champion.

The Great one has delivered countless great matches against the likes of Stone Cold Steve Austin, Triple H, The Undertaker, Kane, Kurt Angle and Brock Lesnar during his prime run.

He later made a return and claimed victory over John Cena and even defeated CM Punk for his last WWE Championship run in the WWE.

The Rock has one of the greatest Career and he is one of the Greatest to step foot in that ring and an inspiration for the upcoming generation.

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The Brahma Bull is rumoured to put on his wrestling shoes once again to face his cousin and the current WWE Universal Champion, The Tribal Chief Roman Reigns.

There’s no doubt that The Rock still got some fight in him and wrestling fans will just love to see him competing once again in the squared circle.

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Multi-media Journalist, Nikhil works as a Sub-Editor at The Vocal News. A sports enthusiast, who loves to follow and write about sports - Cricket, Football, Tennis, WWE, and many others. He is also a Movie cum Sports enthusiast and enjoys music. He has done Graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication from Chaudhary Charan Singh University.

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