The Rock remains one of the most beloved figures in wrestling history, and he has some truly fascinating backstage stories.
The Rock remains one of the most beloved figures in wrestling history. No matter how much success he finds in Hollywood, many of us will still first think of his WWE career. Everything Rock accomplished in WWE created a new level of success for the industry. The promos showed that the charisma of Rock was his greatest feat. Many Rock matches still are talked about among the best of all time.
We will look at the backstage aspect of life in WWE in between his Hollywood career. Rock had a positive reputation for getting along with others, but that doesn’t mean he didn’t have some wild stories as well. Find out just what happened behind the scenes. The following stories about The Rock will teach you more about The Great One’s time in WWE backstage.
10. Planned to wrestle Triple H at WrestleMania 32
The Rock’s most WWE match came at WrestleMania 32 when defeating Erick Rowan in a few seconds. It was more of a segment than a match with Rock facing off with The Wyatt Family. WWE originally had other plans for Rock to face Triple H at the major event.
Rock was forced to give up the idea of working a long match and taking bumps due to his acting schedule and past issues of getting hurt when working with John Cena. Triple H confirmed the match had to be canceled as he moved into a world title program with Roman Reigns instead.