Rocky Johnson, WWE Hall of Famer and Dwayne Johnson’s Dad, Dies at 75

Published on Jan 16, 2020

Rocky Johnson, WWE Hall of Famer and Dwayne Johnson’s Dad, Dies at 75

WWE Hall of Famer and Dwayne Johnson’s father Rocky “Soul Man” Johnson died on Wednesday. He was 75.

His cause of death is not currently known.

“Soul Man” made history as the first African American world tag team champion as a member of the Soul Patrol alongside Tony Atlas. After retiring from the sport in 1991, the wrestling superstar later began training his son The Rock, who eventually became one of the biggest figures in the sport — something Johnson describes as one of his greatest achievements in his autobiography, “Soulman: The Rocky Johnson Story.” He was inducted by his son into

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Author: BreAnna Bell